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Tips for planning a solo trip (and destination recommendations in Brazil)

Families with children, couples and groups of friends tend to have different preferences when traveling. But, even though it may seem easy to plan a solo trip, as conflicts related to the types of tours are not a problem, you need to take some precautions to avoid problems and ensure a safe trip. experience positive.

Here, we've put together some tips to make the most of your own company and discover new places or revisit destinations. Follow with us!

How to choose the destination
The first recommendation is to define the objective of the experiment. Those who want to rest by the sea, for example, may not like a more cosmopolitan city full of clubs. It may seem obvious, but knowing what you want prevents people from falling into traps like “you have to do this or that” to have a good solo trip.

Once you decide what to expect from the tour, it becomes easier to choose where to go. An important factor to take into consideration when traveling without a companion is the safety of the city.
Especially if the tourist is the type who likes to walk the streets, especially at night, the ideal is to choose destinations and accommodations located in busier places. It is worth researching the crime rates there, as well as the reports of other tourists in that destination.

Where to stay
Knowing how to choose hosting medium It is essential to have a good experience. Many people recommend that solo travelers stay in hostels. They are a cheaper option and suitable for those who like to meet new people. However, if tourists prefer more privacy and tranquility, inns and hotels are the best choice.

The choice of location depends on the traveler's goals. More isolated establishments or those surrounded by nature are recommended for those who want to relax and rest. Those looking for comfort and rest may prefer resorts, which are usually further away, while people who prefer to enjoy the night tend to like hotels in more central regions.

When planning your trip, don't forget to check whether the facilities, leisure options and amenities offered by the accommodation meet your needs. Availability of bars, swimming pools, spa and amenities quality can make all the difference to a good stay.

See places in Brazil to visit on a solo trip

Florianópolis (SC)
Known as the Island of Magic, the Santa Catarina capital Florianópolis is ideal for those who like to mix calm, fun and beautiful landscapes. In addition to beaches for all tastes, the city has excellent infrastructure – accommodation, bars, restaurants and clubs – to welcome tourists. It is ideal for those traveling alone, as it is considered very safe and has been voted the friendliest city in the world.

Foz do Iguaçu (PR)
Who likes contact with nature and culture, you will certainly like Foz do Iguaçu, in Paraná. In addition to tours to enjoy the local fauna and flora, such as Parque das Cataratas and Parque das Aves, tourists can also visit Paraguay and Argentina, visit a Buddhist temple and go to one of the most traditional Islamic mosques in the country.

Jericoacoara (CE)
Tourists who prefer a bit of adventure, but also moments of rest by the sea, will love Jericoacoara, Ceará, affectionately known as Jeri. It is the ideal place to read a book while relaxing in a beach as paradisiacal as it is for adventuring on buggy rides through the dunes, trails and diving in warm, crystal-clear waters.

Ouro Preto (MG)
Ouro Preto, in Minas Gerais, is a great option for those who like to walk and discover historical places. The town has stone hills full of museums, churches and houses from the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as antique shops and small restaurants to enjoy traditional Minas Gerais cuisine.

In addition to being safe, the city is also ideal for revelers, as it hosts the largest university carnival in the country and is considered the best carnival in the state.

Recife PE)
Another favorite destination for those who love Carnival, but which also has tours for all tastes, is Recife, in Pernambuco. There are hundreds of historic buildings from the 16th century and lush beaches, as well as cultural expressions – such as maracatu, frevo and manguebeat – and cuisine, which captivate all tourists.

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