Brazil, one of the most charismatic places on Earth, offers you a new life with every sunrise. Be it the world famous dazzling beaches, picturesque mountains, virgin jungles, architectural gems, or cultural celebrations; Brazil is rich. Rainforest covered islands, hundreds of white-sandy beaches with clear waters, the worlds largest and richest forests, and stunning landscape; Brazilians seem to be right when they say God lives in Brazil. Get ready to explore the largest and richest ecosystem in the world, the Amazon. Visit the home of thousands of species of birds and animals like the wild alligator, capybara, anaconda, and jaguar. The city of Manaus is the gateway to the Amazon. While in Manaus, take a trip to Encontro das guas to witness a natural wonder, the dark waters of the Rio Negro that meets the beige waters of the Rio Solimoes. A boat ride along the Amazon River will bring you face to face with snakes, turtles, monkeys, and tapirs. And if you want to see the sky covered with thousands of Amazon parrots get to Belem and take an early morning boat ride to Parrot Island .