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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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.