Called `Cidade Maravilhosa` (Wonderful City) is world renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and location, nestled between steep, green mountains and crystal clear seas.
Day 1:Arrival in Rio de Janeiro
Day 2:Rio (Corcovado and dinner show)
Day 3:Rio (Tijuca Forest and Sugar loaf)
Day 4:Rio (Full day tour to Tropical Island)
Day 5:Fly out from Rio
Hotels used in this tour (hotels can be changed on request for most tours)
Day 1: Arrival in Rio de Janeiro
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to hotel. Overnight in your selected hotel.
Day 2: Rio (Corcovado and dinner show)
Buffet Breakfast at hotel. Half day tour to Corcovado. The Corcovado, that holds the Statue of Christ Redeemer, is the face of faith and sympathy of the Carioca people. You will climb the Corcovado in the historical train (Electric Car), stopping a few feet away from the access stairs of the statue of Christ the Redeemer where we have a wide view of Rio de Janeiro, with its beaches and mountains. Afternoon at Leisure.
At night you will enjoy the Rio by night show at Palataforma with BBQ dinner. Enjoy a spectacular samba show with singers and dancers in elaborate costumes who present Brazil’s rich folkloric traditions and capture the famous rhythms of Carnaval. Dinner included. Overnight in your selected hotel. B, D
Day 3: Rio (Tijuca Forest and Sugar loaf)
Breakfast at the hotel. Half day Jeep Tour Tijuca Forest (sharing basis). Following your pick-up in open-top jeeps at your hotel, you will be taken to the stunning Tijuca Atlantic Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. We will make stops at the Chinese Lookout with magnificent views of Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, Guanabara Bay and Sugar Loaf. During the tour, guests can casually observe tropical animals like monkeys, sloths and exotic birds. On the way back to the hotel, we will stop at the Pepino Beach to watch the hang gliders fly through the air. Duration: 4 hours
Later you will take a half day tour to Sugar Loaf. Over a million tourists a year visit the world famous "Pão de Açúcar", or Sugar Loaf Mountain in English, which has become an iconic symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Rising up from small peninsula at the entrance of Guanabara Bay, its name is said to refer to its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined sugar loaf. The tour is done in two steps by glass cable-cars. The first cable-car takes passengers to the top of Urca Hill, which rises 215 meters above sea level and offers spectacular views of the entire bay its islands. From Urca Hill, passengers continue in a second cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf which rises 395 meters above sea level and offers a 360 degree view of the entire city including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, the Corcovado and downtown Rio. Overnight in your selected hotel. B
Day 4: Rio (Full day tour to Tropical Island)
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day tour to Tropical Island (in sharing basis. From May until August 6 people requested min). Overnight in your selected hotel. B, L
The Tropical Islands are part of the Sepetiba Bay, which is located in the city of Itacuruçá. Our tour includes the ride from the hotel in the morning, traveling the 95 km that separate Rio de Janeiro from Port Authority Itacuruçá, in the southern area of the city. When we get to Itacuruçá we will board a yacht provided with well-trained lifeguards available for everyone. Tropical fruits and the famous “caipirinha” are offered on board. Before reaching the island, where lunch is served, the yacht will make a stop for those who want to dive in very clear waters of the bay. The lunch is buffet style with a great variety of seafood or barbecue. We stay on the island for approximately 3 hours, long enough for bathing or play the available sports.
Day 5: Fly out from Rio
Buffet Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the international airport in Rio on time for your flight back home. B
Key: B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner