TOMORROW MUSEUM + AQUARIO + OLYMPIC BLVD

Welcome to Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Boulevard and Porto Maravilha, a vibrant area that has undergone a remarkable transformation. Your first stop is the Tomorrow Museum, or "Museu do amanhã" in Brazilian Portuguese, an architectural marvel and a hub for applied science. As you approach, marvel at the futuristic design that reflects the innovative exhibits within. Inside, immerse yourself in a journey through sustainability and coexistence. Explore the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for humanity in the coming decades. The Museum of Tomorrow provides a unique and interactive experience that encourages visitors to contemplate the future of our planet and the human race. Don't forget to capture some stunning photos in front of the unusual and captivating architecture that makes this museum one of Brazil's most visited. Next, head to the iconic Kobra Mural, one of the largest graffiti murals globally, created by the talented Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra. This masterpiece showcases five ethnic groups against a vibrant backdrop of geometric shapes. Take some time to appreciate the intricate details and cultural diversity portrayed in this colossal work of art. It's a perfect spot for unique and colorful photos. Finally, conclude your tour at AquaRio, the largest marine aquarium in South America. Step into a world of underwater wonders as you explore 28 saltwater tanks housing over 5,000 animals from 350 different species. From fish and invertebrates to rays, sharks, and corals, AquaRio offers a mesmerizing display of marine life. Don't miss the chance to walk through the main tank tunnel, where you'll be surrounded by marine creatures swimming overhead—a truly immersive experience for visitors of all ages. Capture the memories, enjoy the entertainment, and marvel at the diverse attractions that Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Boulevard and Porto Maravilha have to offer. This tour is a perfect blend of science, art, and the wonders of the ocean, making it a memorable journey for people of all ages who are excited to explore this dynamic city.

JEEP TOUR + ROCINHA FAVELA + TIJUCA RAINFOREST

Explore the unique culture, narrow alleys, and captivating sights of Rocinha, the largest favela in the country. Embark on a journey through Rocinha and the Tijuca Rainforest aboard a refurbished military jeep. A portion of the adventure involves traversing on foot, navigating the vibrant and colorful streets.   Begin your excursion with a hotel pickup to Rocinha Favela for a guided exploration. Gain insight into the historical and societal significance of Rio de Janeiro's favelas, integral to the city's tapestry.   Encounter local artisans showcasing their craftsmanship, offering an opportunity to support the community by purchasing their handmade souvenirs. As part of the itinerary, enjoy a captivating capoeira performance, a mesmerizing blend of dance, music, and martial arts, emblematic of Brazilian culture.   Venture into the expansive Tijuca National Forest aboard a vintage military jeep, passing by the scenic Lagoa with a picturesque backdrop of the Christ statue. En route to the rainforest, pause at the iconic Vista Chinesa to delve into its rich history while soaking in panoramic views, including a distant view of the Christ Statue.   Continue your journey to the enchanting Cascatinha Taunay waterfall and the historic Mayrink Chapel, dating back to 1855. Traverse through the lush Atlantic Forest, listen to the melodic sounds of cascading waterfalls, and encounter wildlife such as coatis, toucans, and monkeys along the way.

DAY IN RIO + CHRIST BY TRAIN + BBQ BUFFET

Experience the enchanting allure of Rio de Janeiro with a full-day city tour that immerses you in its iconic landmarks. Embark on a journey that begins with a visit to the renowned Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain, reveling in the breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Explore further with an external tour of the legendary Maracanã stadium, a glimpse of the vibrant Sambódromo, a stop at the modern Metropolitan Cathedral, and an exploration of the vividly adorned Selarón Steps. Eat your heart's content in a barbecue rodízio (all you can eat). Begin your journey by being picked up from a seafront hotel in Rio. We will drive you drive to the Cosme Velho station to board the Corcovado Train, a 20-minute ride through tropical forest. Arrive at the summit of Corcovado Mountain to witness the awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer Statue, recognized as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Returning to sea level, pass by the iconic Maracanã soccer stadium and venture to Sambódromo, the pulsating heart of Rio's Carnival celebrations. Explore the unique Metropolitan Cathedral, a contemporary architectural gem inspired by Mayan pyramids, and marvel at the vibrant mosaic tiles of the globally renowned Selarón Steps. End your morning exploration with a delectable barbecue lunch at a local steakhouse. Afterward, embark on the final leg of your journey to Sugarloaf Mountain, situated in the charming Urca neighborhood. Ascend to the summit through two exhilarating cable car rides, first arriving at Urca Hill and then continuing to the pinnacle of Sugarloaf at an elevation of 1,295 feet (395 m). Culminate your tour with a spellbinding panorama, capturing the essence of Rio de Janeiro's beauty in its entirety.
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A DAY IN PETROPOLIS + GUIDE

Take a journey along the route leading to the historic city of Petropolis, established under the reign of Emperor Dom Pedro II and known as the "Imperial City." Embrace the refreshing mountain climate and delve into its array of cultural attractions, historic edifices, and lush vegetation. We will pick you up and you will take a one-hour drive from Rio de Janeiro to Petrópolis in an air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy the picturesque mountain vistas and panoramic scenes of Serra dos Órgãos National Park. En route, catch a glimpse of the "Palácio Quitandinha," once a prominent casino-hotel dating back to the 1940s, and acquaint yourself with São Pedro de Alcântara’s Cathedral, a monument characterized by neo-gothic architecture and the final resting place of Dom Pedro II, one of Brazil's emperors. Immerse yourself in the history of Brazil and the imperial lineage at the Imperial Museum, housing a diverse collection of artifacts, including Dom Pedro II's crown. Take in the elegance of the Crystal Palace, a venue renowned for its grand soirées and gatherings. Navigate through the city's thoroughfares to explore Santos Dumont’s House (optional visit – tickets not included), a museum commemorating the achievements of the famed Brazilian inventor and aviation pioneer. Subsequently, indulge in leisure time tailored to your preferences: opt for a stroll along Rua Teresa, renowned for its expansive shopping district, or embark on a tour of Bohemia Brewery to sample traditional Brazilian brews. The tour allows for a lunch break (meals not included – restaurants will be suggested), providing an opportunity to savor local cuisine at recommended establishments.

A DAY IN RIO + CHRIST BY VAN + BBQ BUFFET

Experience the enchanting allure of Rio de Janeiro with a full-day city tour that immerses you in its iconic landmarks. Embark on a journey that begins with a visit to the renowned Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain, reveling in the breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Explore further with an external tour of the legendary Maracanã stadium, a glimpse of the vibrant Sambódromo, a stop at the modern Metropolitan Cathedral, and an exploration of the vividly adorned Selarón Steps. Indulge in a sumptuous lunch at a local steakhouse before ascending Sugarloaf Mountain on a captivating cable car ride. Your adventure commences with a pickup from your Rio hotel, leading you to the awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer Statue, a marvel recognized as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Traverse the picturesque Tijuca Forest, unveiling stunning city vistas upon reaching Corcovado's summit. Returning to sea level, pass by the iconic Maracanã soccer stadium and venture to Sambódromo, the pulsating heart of Rio's Carnival celebrations. Explore the unique Metropolitan Cathedral, a contemporary architectural gem inspired by Mayan pyramids, and marvel at the vibrant mosaic tiles of the globally renowned Selarón Steps. Conclude your morning exploration with a delectable barbecue lunch at a local steakhouse. Afterward, embark on the final leg of your journey to Sugarloaf Mountain, situated in the charming Urca neighborhood. Ascend to the summit through two exhilarating cable car rides, first arriving at Urca Hill and then continuing to the pinnacle of Sugarloaf at an elevation of 1,295 feet (395 m). Culminate your tour with a spellbinding panorama, capturing the essence of Rio de Janeiro's beauty in its entirety.
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MARACANÃ + FLAMENGO CLUB SOCCER TOUR

Immerse yourself in a day of themed exploration of Brazilian soccer, featuring a visit to the iconic Maracanã Stadium and two captivating attractions in Flamengo: the Flamengo Museum and the Gávea Tour. Begin your journey at the legendary Maracanã stadium, delving into the inner workings of Brazil's most significant soccer arena. Explore a collection of historical artifacts, capturing pivotal moments, matches, and the legacies of prominent players. Tour the dressing rooms, warm-up area, press room, and the field, with opportunities for memorable photos beside the sideline, on the players' bench, or in the lively fan zone. Continue your adventure at the Clube de Regatas do Flamengo near Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. Embark on the Gávea Tour, offering insights into the key areas of Rio's most emblematic football team. Traverse the basketball/volleyball gym, soccer stadium, gymnastics zone, and the water park. If luck is on your side, you might even encounter a former soccer player or Olympic athlete during the tour! Explore the rich history and achievements of "Mengão" at the Flamengo Museum. Journey through time with an extensive collection of images, audios, shirts, and a visit to the team's dressing room from the 1981 Intercontinental Cup. Capture memories with photos alongside the trophies from recent triumphs, including Brasileirão 2019, Conmebol Libertadores 2019, Supercopa do Brasil 2020, and Conmebol Recopa 2020. End your day by visiting the official Flamengo store to take a photo on the balcony with an expansive flag and the iconic Christ the Redeemer in the backdrop. This immersive day in Rio de Janeiro is a perfect treat for all football enthusiasts and passionate fans.

RIO WILDLIFE TOUR + BIOPARK + AQUARIO

Explore the fascinating world of terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity in Rio de Janeiro with a visit to the main hubs of education, research, and conservation: BioParque do Rio and AquaRio - Rio Marine Aquarium. Embark on your journey to Quinta da Boa Vista, situated in the historic São Cristóvão neighborhood, once the residence of the Royal Family in the 19th century. Dive into the modern and revamped Rio Zoo, BioParque do Rio, where animals now thrive in thoughtfully designed environments rather than conventional cages. BioParque boasts over 1,000 animals representing 140 different species, organized into various sectors such as Imersão Tropical (Tropical Immersion), Vila dos Répteis (Reptile Village), Horto (Vegetable Garden), Reis da Selva (Kings of the Jungle), Asiáticos (Asians), Sumatra, Savana Africana (African Savanna), Carnívoros (Carnivores), Cerrado (Brazilian Savanna), Ilha dos Primatas (Primate Island), Polinizadores (Pollinators), and Jardim Burle Marx (Burle Marx Garden). The Fazendinha (Little Farm) offers an additional activity (separate ticket, available within the park) where supervised interactions with farm animals, including touching, petting, and feeding, are possible. Continue your exploration at AquaRio, South America's largest marine aquarium. Witness over 5,000 animals representing 350 different species from around the globe housed in 28 saltwater tanks. Experience close encounters and even interactions with a diverse array of fish, invertebrates, rays, sharks, and corals. Capture a memorable photo inside the main tank tunnel as marine life passes overhead—an enchanting nature show suitable for all ages! Located in the revitalized Porto Maravilha area, AquaRio is part of the city's port region that has undergone a complete transformation, housing the newest tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro. After the visit, choose to explore the area independently or return to your hotel with us.
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RIO CARNAVAL TOUR + MUSEUM + SAMBA CLASS

Embark on an immersive journey into the heart of Rio de Janeiro's Carnival with our behind-the-scenes experience. Visit the City of Samba, an exclusive complex where the city's most renowned samba schools craft the elaborate floats and costumes that bring the Carnival to life.  Step into the Samba Factory of Grande Rio, gaining access to the secrets unveiled only during the Carnival parade. Witness the intricate production of floats and costumes, gaining insight into their creation's creative concepts and craftsmanship. Go to the exhibition room and learn the rich history of the Rio Carnival and its iconic Samba with videos and images. Choose a costume and feel the rhythm as you learn the basic steps of Samba from an expert, and cap off your experience by savoring the "Samba flavor" with Brazil's signature cocktail, the caipirinha. Your journey through the world of Carnival will be complete, leaving you with a true taste of the vibrant culture and festivities that define Rio de Janeiro. The immense effort of thousands of professionals, including musicians, choreographers, dancers, artisans, samba masters, and producers, make the Rio de Janeiro Carnival a monumental event attracting enthusiasts from across Brazil and around the globe. The Carnaval Experience, presented by Pimpolhos of Grande Rio, is a celebration and a socially-driven tour program. Operated by a youth samba school and NGO, it aims to promote social interaction and education through the rich cultural lens of Carnival, contributing to the sustainability of future festivities.
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SAILBOAT TOUR + GUANABARA BAY + COPACABANA BEACH

Embark on a unique journey showcasing the captivating contrast between nature and the cityscape of Rio de Janeiro from a sea perspective. Begin with a panoramic 360º view of Guanabara Bay, encompassing the stunning beaches of the South Zone: Flamengo, Botafogo, and Urca. Cruise past the historic forts of Fortaleza de São João and Forte da Laje towards your first stop at Praia Vermelha. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery, take a refreshing dip at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain, and capture memorable photos of the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain Cable Car with Christ the Redeemer in the backdrop. Next, venture to Copacabana, renowned as one of the world's most famous beaches, where you'll witness the picturesque merging of Copacabana and Leme. Anchor in the tranquil waters near Copacabana Fort (Posto 6) after passing through Arpoador. Your journey continues to the Cagarras Archipelago, a protected natural area, where you can unwind with a refreshing beverage amidst the serene surroundings, far from the city's hustle and bustle. On the return journey, explore the Niterói region, passing by the enchanting beaches of Adão and Eva and the iconic MAC – Museum of Contemporary Art designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer. As you near Santos Dumont Airport, marvel at the aircraft landings and take-offs up close. Finally, conclude your voyage as you return to Urca pier. This tour package includes insurance coverage and offers the option of round-trip transportation from your hotel for added convenience.

FULL DAY IN MIGUEL PEREIRA + DINO LAND + LUNCH

Embark on a full-day adventure exploring the captivating tourist attractions of Miguel Pereira. Begin your journey with a scenic drive through the picturesque mountain range, immersing yourself in the natural beauty until you reach the city. Your first stop is the Land of Dinos, an exhilarating ecological reserve spanning over 1.4 million square meters. Here, marvel at life-size dinosaur models, some of which come to life with movement and sound. Capture unforgettable moments at the park's Instagram-worthy areas and the Fotossauro. Allow the little ones to roam freely as they explore the grounds and interact with prehistoric inhabitants. They can delve into the dig site, traverse the hanging trail, venture through the creature cave, and meet the park mascot. For the adventurous souls, experience the region's longest zip line, offering a breathtaking panoramic view. Following your visit to the Land of Dinos, indulge in a delectable buffet at Relíquia Restaurant, one of the city's renowned dining establishments. Then, venture to the town center, where you'll have two hours of free time to explore the charming area. Stroll along Rua Torta, a winding street adorned with enchanting lighting and landscaping. Discover the Covered Street, a newly opened space featuring bars, snack bars, and restaurants, including the T-Rextaurant, a thematic eatery. Delight in afternoon activities with the children at the Children's Space and explore local products at the Farmer's Space and Artisan's Fair. Conclude your tour with a serene view of Lake Javary and its pedal boats before returning to one of the designated meeting points in Rio de Janeiro.
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