Rio – I Love you and I’m not the only one!
It’s no surprise that Rio is every lover’s retreat on feel good movies! Rio is a city full of love. You can either share it with a special someone, with your friends or with the people you will find here.
Four nights will make you feel like you are a local. You will know the restaurants, the bars, the beaches and the forest like a Local would. With its Lush green hills, charming coastline, and beautiful warm people will make you fall in love with Rio.
Our package is comprised of a 5 day/ 4 night at a 3, 4 or 5 star hotel in the south zone of Rio, right in the heart of the city, where you are close to restaurants, the beach, the nightlife and the main sights of Rio.
Three tours are included; however, you’ll be given a few options to customize your package and change the tours which are more in synch with your interests. Two of our Rio Essentials Collection, One from our Off the Beaten Path Collection and one of our Rio Passions Collection.
Rio Essentials Tour:
- Sugar Loaf City Tour and Cable Car.
- Corcovado with Christ Redeemer Statue.
- Rainforest Jeep Tour.
Off the Beaten Path:
- Petrópolis – The Imperial City.
- Rio de Janeiro Favela Tour.
- Guanabara Bay.
Rio Passions Collection:
- Rio Samba Soul.
- Maracanã: Behind The Scenes.
During your stay you will enjoy a selection of our best tours and will be given time to explore on your own. Our Local Expert Guides will let you know all about the best options in the city for you to make the most of your trip.
Below an brief description of each tour:
Sugar Loaf City Tour and Cable Car takes you on a panoramic city tour with a stop at the metropolitan cathedral and then off to Urca, from where you will get on the Cable Car to Urca Hill and Sugar Loaf to catch breath-taking views of the City.
Corcovado with Christ Redeemer Statue tour, takes you on a train ride through the Tijuca Rainforest up the Corcovado Mountain. At the top you’ll be at the feet of the Iconic Statue elected as one of the new seven wonders of the World.
Rainforest Jeep Tour will take you on an open top Jeep in a journey through one of the biggest urban forests in the world – the Tijuca Rainforest. This lush jungle is home to hundreds of species of plants and wildlife. The drive is exciting but the places we stop at are even more thrilling. We will take a 30 minute hike the trails under the canopy and interact with this amazing ecosystem as well as take gorgeous pictures from the Chinese View.
Petrópolis – The Imperial City. See the mountainous city of Petrópolis where the Royal Family used to spend their summers. There you’ll be able to visit the Imperial Palace, the Cathedral and the cobbled streets that will take you back in time.
Rio de Janeiro Favela Tour – See up close how is like to live in a Favela. But not just any Favela – You’ll see the biggest favela in Latin America. All the little streets and stairs, which will take you to see some wonderful views which a lot of people in Rio never had a chance to see. There you will learn that people there have a tighter sense of community and that they have an unique view of city - Both literally and figuratively
Guanabara Bay – See for yourself that Rio is also wonderful from Sea. You’ll cruise on the bay that was crucial on giving the city its name. on January 1st 1502 The Portuguese arrived in Rio through it and thought it was a river – hence the name – Rio de Janeiro (River of January). From there you’ll catch lovely views from the south Zone, Sugar Loaf and Christ the Redeemer Statue.
Rio Samba Soul - There is no better way to get inside Rio’s Samba Culture than this. Although the famous Carnival Parade happens once a year, the ongoing work on the backstage happens every day. You will go to the Cidade do Samba and visit the Academicos da Grande Rio warehouse and contemplate their costumes, allegories and curiosities. A guide will lead you through a tour where the Carnival Spirit will get inside of you. Learn about the history of Samba and Carnival Parade. And after seeing so many carnival costumes, why not try them? Feel like a local, get your camera and share this moment with your best shots. In the end, make a toast with the traditional Caipirinha to celebrate the Samba Spirit!
Maracanã: Behind the Scenes- How about feeling like a soccer star entering the field? Discover the legendary Maracana and get behind the scenes of the most important stadium in Brazil. From the Press Tribune to the Locker rooms zone, through the Honor Grandstand, Booths and a collection of relics of the stars who made the history of the temple of world football. Get ready for an exciting journey, exploring its history with videos, sounds and different experiences that will last forever in your memory.
Our Guide will meet you at the airport for your private transfer to your hotel in the South Zone.
You’ll will sort out your schedule with your guide and purchase other tours if you want to add something else to your package.
Second Day: You will be doing one of our incredible Rio Essentials Tours and see the “must see” of Rio and will be allowed to explore on yourself.
Third Day: You will enjoy one of our off the beaten path tours and see a different part of Rio or the State that is less known but still thrilling and worth the visit.
Fourth Day: Carioca’s have two passions: Samba and Soccer. If you want to feel like one, try at least one of our Rio Passion Collection and see what make the heart of the Cariocas (Those born in Rio) run faster!
Fifth Day: You will put the icing on the cake getting to know one of Rio’s most beautiful landmarks on another Rio Essentials Tour. Then off to the airport as you bid farewell to Rio.
What’s not to love about Rio?