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Brazil

Rainforests

Hiking Tours / Brazil – Brazil has two different rainforest biomes; the Amazon and the Atlantic Rainforest / (Mata Atlântica). While the Amazon is a flat tropical inland rainforest with large river systems, the Atlantic Rainforest is a moutainous tropical and subtropical coastal rainforest.

Biodiversity of the Atlantic Rainforest is particularly high because it comprises 7 ecosystems with up to 5 altitudinal zones (see biomap). It is considered one of the top 5 hotspots in the world and comprises the second largest biosphere reserve on Earth. About 600 of Brazil's 900 conservation units are to be found in the Atlantic Rainforest. It comprises four World Heritage Sites – Brazil Travel / Tours.