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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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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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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