"Rio 40 graus, cidade maravilha, purgatório da beleza e do caos" is what a brazilian singer once wrote in one of her songs. It means: "Rio 40 degrees, marvelous city, purgatory of beauty and chaos". Rio is very hard to define, since it's a city of many contrasts and diversity. This place has the best of what nature has to offer, sprawling forests and peaks, waterfalls and beaches, but on the other hand it is a bustling city, filled with hundreds of different people, different worlds and cultural manifestations. Rio de Janeiro is unique and we can assure you'll have unforgettable experiences. 

"Best of Rio" +Plus Tour.

For those who are not fans of BBQ skip the lunch and spend more time exploring. Snacks and refreshments are always available around every corner. Part of the fun of vacationing on cruise ships are the on shore excursions to see the sights and hear the sounds of the marvelous city. The Christ the Redeemer statue is known worldwide as the iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro, which is fondly celebrated as the "Marvelous City." Sugar loaf Mountain is on everyone's must do list. Rio's celebrated cable cars visit Sugar Loaf Mountain for the most spectacular views of the city that can be experienced. Located in the Urca area of Rio, your iconic cable car journey first takes in Urca Mountain (224 m/735 ft) and then proceeds to Sugar Loaf Mountain (395 m/1,295 ft). From there, you will feel like you are on top of the world as you absorb the breathtaking views of the city. Our next stop is an unforgettable tour of Copacabana with everyones's favorite stop at a Brazilian Rodizio barbecue.

"Best of Rio" with Lunch Tour.

We'll meet you at the pier! Part of the fun of vacationing on cruise ships are the on shore excursions to see the sights and hear the sounds of the marvelous city. The Christ the Redeemer statue is known worldwide as the iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro, which is fondly celebrated as the "Marvelous City." Sugar loaf Mountain is on everyone's must do list. Rio's celebrated cable cars visit Sugar Loaf Mountain for the most spectacular views of the city that can be experienced. Located in the Urca area of Rio, your iconic cable car journey first takes in Urca Mountain (224 m/735 ft) and then proceeds to Sugar Loaf Mountain (395 m/1,295 ft). From there, you will feel like you are on top of the world as you absorb the breathtaking views of the city. Our next stop is an unforgettable tour of Copacabana with everyones's favorite stop at a Brazilian Rodizio barbecue.

4hr Christ Statue and Copacabana Tour.

We will pick you up at your cruise ship and take you on an unforgettable journey exploring the sights and sounds of. Rio. The Christ the Redeemer statue is known worldwide as the iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro, which is fondly celebrated as the "Marvelous City." Here, unforgettable sights and sounds are literally just around each street corner. For this four hour tour, you will be picked up at your cruise ship pier by one of our safe, professionally chauffeured, air-conditioned vans. Our multi-lingual, licensed guides will explain what you are seeing on your tour every step of the way and can answer questions about your activities and itinerary. They also will provide valuable local insight and history about all the landmarks you will be visiting, ensuring that you and your party have an authentic "Carioca" experience.

4hr Sugar Loaf and Copacabana Tour.

We will pick you up at your cruise ship and take you on an unforgettable journey exploring the sights and sounds of Rio. Copacabana Beach and "Pão de Açúcar" (that is, Sugar Loaf Mountain) famously featured in the James Bond "Moonraker" film, is a must stop for anyone visiting Rio. Rio de Janeiro is celebrated as the "Marvelous City," where unforgettable sights and sounds are literally just around each street corner. On this half-day tour, you will be picked up at your hotel in Rio by one of our safe, professionally chauffeured, air-conditioned vans. Our multi-lingual, licensed guides will explain what you are seeing on your tour every step of the way and can answer any questions about your activities and itinerary. They also will provide valuable local insight and history about all of the landmarks you will be visiting, ensuring you and your party have an authentic "Carioca" experience.

4hr Tijuca National Forest Jeep Tour

Your first experience will be a stopover at the outstanding Vista Chinesa overlook point, high up a winding mountain road (Estrada da Vista Chinesa) that links the Jardim Botânico area with the Tijuca National Forest. The Tijuca park is the world's largest urban forestland, a protected sub-tropical cloud forest located entirely within Rio de Janeiro's city limits, stretching across some 32 km². Once inside, we will visit the Taunay Waterfall and Mayrink Chapel and go on a pleasant hike to the the visitors center. Finally, there will be a chance to stop in São Conrado to enjoy one of Rio's most beautiful beaches.

A day at Ipanema and H Stern Tour

The south zone is one of the most prestigious areas of Rio de Janeiro. In there you will find the best shops, restaurants, malls and hotels in the city. But let's talk about Ipanema: the place where one of the best known and most appreciated Brazilian Bossa Nova songs in the world was born. Ipanema beach is considered the jewel of the city. Imagine spending a morning on the beach and then having lunch at one of the best restaurants in town, then visiting Hans Stern's first jewelry store, who chose to use Brazilian stones for his artisanal productions of top quality jewelry. You will be surprised by the quality and sophistication of their pieces. With the help of one of our guides, or even self-guidedly, you will be able to choose freely the several and most pleasent tourism options in this neighborhood that has an European air with Brazilian notes that gives just the flavor you are looking for.  

A day at Jardim Botânico

The residential and affluent Jardim Botânico neighborhood is named after the Jardim Botânico of Rio, where visitors stroll through the orchid garden, imperial palm trees and giant water lilies of the Amazon. The elegant and meticulously planned landscape of both Jardim Botânico and Parque Lage that is next door, you can discover the tree-lined trails that lead from Morro do Corcovado to the statue of Christ the Redeemer, as well as the tropical forests of Tijuca National Park. You can choose the trails or even just walk in the parks, which are worth every minute.The neighborhood is full of diverse cultural and gastronomic experiences, popular or gourmets, you can even choose to visit the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, one of the most famous and beautiful landscapes in Rio de Janeiro.

A Magical Day Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Lifelong memories, the unforgettable experience of the most important and renowned landmarks of the "Marvelous City" in a single day! Choose our full-day combo, visiting the Christ the Redeemer Statue (either by van or by taking the famous train), Sugar Loaf Mountain via cable car, lunch in a fabulous Brazilian “churrascaria” (barbecue restaurant) and much, much more. Visit the Sambadrome and the Metropolitan cathedral and see if you can walk up the Selaron steps after a full Brazilian Barbeque lunch. Rio de Janeiro’s exceptional sights and sounds are literally just around each street corner. On this stunning one-day tour, you will be picked up in Rio by one of our safe, professionally chauffeured, air-conditioned vans. Our multi-lingual, licensed guides will explain what you are seeing on your tour every step of the way, will always have bottled water available and can answer questions about your activities and itinerary. They also will provide valuable local insight and history about all of the landmarks you will be visiting, ensuring that you and your party have an authentic "Carioca" experience.

AquaRio Attraction

AquaRio, or just Rio's marine aquarium, is a 100% private, modern and multifunctional place for public visitation, for education, research, conservation, leisure, entertainment and culture. Thus, it created the opportunity for the City of Rio de Janeiro – which has a natural vocation for tourism linked to the sea – to offer visitors a unique space with attractions and innovative technologies that are rarely seen in Brazil. With 26 thousand m² of built area and 4.5 million liters of water, AquaRio is the largest marine aquarium in South America and has more than 2 thousand animals of 350 different species on display. Several unique attractions, grandiose enclosures and tanks and all the necessary infrastructure to provide educational and pleasurable entertainment to the public.

ASSADOR BBQ + Sugar Loaf Combo

Enjoy the panoramic view of the main wonders of the city of Rio de Janeiro, up to 396 meters above sea level. A cultural, gastronomic and enchanting experience for all ages. Afterwards, have the delicious experience of eating at one of the most famous barbecue restaurants in Rio. Barbecue appeared in south of Brazil, 300 years ago. The ASSADOR used to be the one who prepared the meats, understood the cuts, knew the materials, the knives, the grills and even the best floor to stick the wooden skewers to start roasting. At that time, barbecue was done anywhere, only bt experts, who passed the knowledge onto their children and grandchildren. Since then, almost nothing has changed. They brought the whole barbecue ritual and the ancestral knowledge of the ASSADOR. The difference is that you can enjoy all this in one of the most charming places in Rio de Janeiro, with a privileged view of the Sugar Loaf. The soul of the ASSADOR remains the same. They just changed the story that the best barbecue is made anywhere. 

Casa Roberto Marinho

This is one of the many beautiful cultural events you can go to in Rio. Born in 1939, the house was built by the engineer César Melo Cunha, assistant to Joseph Gire who was responsible for the projects for Copacabana Palace and the Laranjeiras Palace. This house was a stage for music, literature, visual arts and theater events. Nowadays, it holds some art expositions of renowned international and national artists. It also has a little restaurant where you can taste some of our raw and pure grains of Brazilian coffee and have a delicious gastronomic experience. We strongly recommend this one. 

Forte de Copacabana and Arpoador

The Copacabana Fort is a military base at the south end of the beach that defines the district of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. The base is open to the public and contains the Historical Museum and a coastal defense fort that is the actual Fort Copacabana. In the fort you will be able to have breakfest or lunch in the Confeitaria Colombo, one of the finest and most sophisticated restaurants in the area. Copacabana is one of the oldest neighborhoods of Rio and offers the most beautiful views. Right next to it, there's the Arpoador, which defines the end of Ipanema and we can assure that it is one of the most beautiful sights you'll ever see. Wait to watch the lightshow that the sunset offers, a true carioca experience with a bit of brazillian culture that will make your trip even more special.

From the Christ to the Aquarium

Go to one of the most popular the largest urban forest in the world, becoming both national and carioca icon. It is an incredible opportunity to be able to visit such a beautiful park and so close to a metropolis like Rio de Janeiro. You'll come from a beautiful road where you might see hundreds of wild life animals, like toucans or coatis, inside a air conditioned and comfortable shuttle van and see one of the seven wonders of the world and one of the most visited places of the world - Christ, the redeemer. It is an actually beautiful experience from begining to end. Afterwards, you will be taken to the immersive experience at AquaRio, a 100% private, modern and multifunctional place for public visitation, for education, research, conservation, entertainment and culture. With 26 thousand m² of built area and 4.5 million liters of water, AquaRio is the largest marine aquarium in South America and has more than 2 thousand animals of 350 different species on display. Several unique attractions, grandiose enclosures and tanks and all the necessary infrastructure to provide educational and pleasurable entertainment to the public.

Ginga Tropical - A Carnival Experience

Get ready for the most bright and colorfull show you have ever seen. The Ginga Tropical offers a show makes a rhythmic tour through Tupiniquin lands, passing through the Parintins Festival, Lambada, Carimbó, Xaxado, Forró, Frevo, Maculelê, Capoeira, Orixás Dance, Boleadeiras (RS), Bossa Nova, Samba de Gafieira, the world famous Carnival and much more from the purest Brazillian Culture Experience. The creator of Ginga Tropical, who deeply loves Brazil's folklore and national culture, traveled around the world to establish her market research, so she could make this dream come true, which is to offer people everywhere the true experience of samba and other musical genres little known around the world but that has a unique and priceless value for the Brazilian people. With all the swagger, pride and live music, Ginga Tropical will offer everything you need to have an unforgettable night.

Half Day in Downtown Rio de Janeiro Tour.

Enjoy a half day of sightseeing and experiences in the most fascinating part of Rio de Janeiro: Downtown otherwise known as "Centro". Downtown has always been an area busttling with activity and on this half day tour you will see it all. Winding through the old cobblestoned streets of Colonial Rio not a lot has changed. It is still an area bustling with activity and life. Visit "Cais do Valongo" the oldest wharf in the city and then explore the new port area including the Museum of Tomorrow. After your visit go back in time to the São Bento Monastery a a primary example of Portuguese colonial architecture in Rio and the country. Then let's take a look at the Olympic Flame and Praça XV located deep in the center of Rio. After all of that adventure it is now time for some snacks and refreshments at Rio oldest and historic tea house: Colombo.

Murals of Kobra and Ferris Wheel Sunset Tour

We're talking about a Guiness Record Champion over here - the Ethnical Murals of Kobra is one of the biggest graffitti panels in the world. Inspired by the Olympic rings, there are five different indigenous people representing the 5 continents. The 2500 m² art called "Ethnic Group" is signed by Eduardo Kobra, a brazillian man who has spread his giant paintings around the world, countries such as France, England, Sweden, Greece and the USA. Witness the immense beauty located at Gamboa, right next fo the Museu do Amanhã (Tomorrow's Museum) and MAR - Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio's Art Museum). Afterwards, enjoy the sunset on the town's Ferris Wheel - or as they call it, the best view of the town. It is a 20 minute ride in climate-controled cabin to just watch the view from an 288ft Ferris Wheel in Rio de Janeiro. 

Ruins Park - The "Montmartre" Experience in Rio

Parque das Ruínas (the Ruins Park) is the perfect cultural program for couples, friends or family. A kid-friendly experience, you can have a romantic or playful date while watching the view of Guanabara Bay and Rio's downtown. There you can also go to exhibitions, circus and music performances, plays for children and, on weekends, you can try a delicious breakfast made especially for visitors. The Cultural Center was built by a great Maecenas of the Belle Époque Carioca. Laurinda Santos Lobo was known as the "Marshal of Elegance" and had meetings with intellectuals and artists in this beautiful palace that today is a public park for visitors. The palace was awarded for its unique architecture by Ernani Freire. It's a delicious program, very rich in culture and you can also get to know the Santa Teresa neighborhood that is known as the Montmartre carioca.

Santa Teresa, Lapa & Cinelândia Tour.

Go back to a forgotten time of tram cars rides and elegant cafés. Your tour starts with a Tram car ride up to quaint Santa Teresa before visiting a park with an art gallery built around the ruins of a mansion. Then a Rio must-see! Escadaria Selarón, also known as the 'Selaron Steps,' is a set of world-famous steps and are the work of Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón, as "my tribute to the Brazilian people." Next: The Passeio Público, a public park and also the oldest public park in Brazil. Actually, one of the oldest in the Americas. When you get to Cinelândia you will see the site of the former Monroe Palace, which served as home to Brazil's Senate from the 1930s to 1960s. Everyone's favorite last stop is always the Confeitaria Colombo, an elegant turn of the century coffeehouse located in the heart of downtown Rio de Janeiro. It is one of city's most important landmark establishments and one of the 10 most beautiful cafés in the world.

The CCBB and Rio Antigo Experience

Culture is a fundamental element of a people; of a country. The CCBB, for over 30 years, has been bringing components of international and national culture into a building with influences from Art Nouveau, Neoclassical and Art Deco. Next to the Candelária Church and close to beautiful architectural points and also the França house, which is also home to all kinds of exhibitions, you can walk through Old Rio and have lunch experiencing what is most classic in Rio de Janeiro. An iced beer and food with the essence of Rio.

Theatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro

The Theatro Municipal is not just any opera house. Since the early twentieth century, the Theatro Municipal is considered to be one of the most beautiful and important theaters of the city and the country. With an eclectic style, the building was inspired by the Paris Opéra of Charles Garnier. You can go on spectacles or just have yourself and your family or friends a guided tour inside one of the city's jewels. The theatre Cinelandia, in the Centro of Rio de Janeiro and also where the Theatro is located, is also a true carioca experience, in there you will be able to go to the Odeon Cinema, to the National Biblary, the Amarelinho Bar and the Arcos da Lapa,  also known as Aqueduto Carioca (carioca aqueduct), that was built in the 18th century to transport water from the Carioca River to the Carioca broad, in order to supply the population around the area - it is useful, but in fact it is actually beautiful. 

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