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Rio de Janeiro City Tour

Rio de Janeiro 5 days/ 4 nights 

This Cidade Maravihosa (marvelous city), as Brazilians call it, where sparkling waters, beautiful people, stunning nature, and historic neighborhoods and museums combine with the rich sounds of Samba and a thriving nightlife, is an unmissable destination for anyone visiting Brazil.

 

This tour can be added onto any other itinerary with corresponding national and international flights. 

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Fly to Rio

Day 2 - Arrive in Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio. A transfer to your accommodation, followed by check-in to your hotel. Subject to your arrival time, you may have free time to relax or time to partake in an optional excursion. Overnight stay.

Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel, followed by a half day tour to Sugar Loaf mountain. On the way you pass the beaches of Praia do Botafogo and Praia Vermelha, in the urban district of Urca. From there you board the cable car to go up sugar loaf. The first stop, on Morro da Urca hill, has several gardens and panoramic viewing platforms. At the second stop you can enjoy spectacular views over Rio de Janeiro, its beaches and Guanabara Bay. On the horizon you can also see Corcovado mountain. At the end of this breathtaking excursion, you move on to Copacabana. Duration 4 hours. 

Return to hotel and have the afternoon at your disposal for optional excursions. Overnight stay. 

Day 4 - Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, your day starts with a half day city tour and an excursion to Corcovado mountain. You start in the urban district of Cosme Velho, which is located between the city centre and Copacabana. By train you will pass the tropical forest of "Tijuca" which is the biggest urban forest in the world. It is also a fantastic place to look over Rio de Janeiro and to see the mountain. Corcovado has a height of 710 meters, and it is possible to reach the top by train or via the listed cog railway (approximately 2.3 miles).At the top of Corcovado is the monument of Christ the Redeemer, which can be seen from almost everywhere in Rio de Janeiro. From this viewing platform you can enjoy one of the most spectacular panorama views in the world. On one side you can view Sugar Loaf mountain and the beaches of Guanabara and Niteroi, and on the other side the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, as well as the Laguna Rodrigo de Freitas. Corcovado is located in the middle of the Tijuca nature park, which is a tropical reserve.

Return to hotel and overnight stay.

Day 5 - Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport in time to board next flight.

 

OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS

  • Helicopter Tour from Sugar Loaf. Duration: 6 - 7 minutes. 

A helicopter tour is the best and most exciting way to admire the natural beauty of the city from a different angle. Due to the privileged location of our heliport, within moments passengers will experience breathtaking views. Departure from Sugar loaf; flight over Vermelha beach to admire the Sugar loaf mountain and then proceed onto Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beach. Transfer to the heliport is not included. Child pays the same rate as adults, without discount. Complimentary service is valid only for babes in arms, that do not require their own seat. 

  • Rio by Night Plataforma Show and Dinner. Duration: 5 hours. 

Enjoy a spectacular samba show with singers and dancer in elaborate costumes who present Brazil's rich folkloric traditions and capture the famous rhythms of Carnaval. Does not operate on Sundays. Available from Monday to Saturday. For a more private dining experience, dinner is served at Plataforma 1. For a regular dining experience, dinner is at a barbeque restaurant. 

 

What's included?

  • International flights; Fly with TAM Brazil, economy class, from London Heathrow to Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport (via Sao Paulo)
  • Transfer in and out
  • over night stay, standard room, and breakfast
  • Afternoon transfer to Galeão Airport for your next flight
  • Private excursion as per program

What's NOT included?

  • Drinks
  • Not listed meals
  • Optional excursions
  • Early check-in, late check-out or room upgrades

 

COST OF TOUR, PER PERSON, STARTING FROM: 

Hotel    2017 Low Season Price       2017 High Season Price       
Windsor Plaza 4*                     Single from GBP £1280                Single from GBP £1325              
Windsor Plaza 4*  Double from GBP £1115 Double from GBP £1135
Windsor Atlantica 5*  Single from GBP £1495 Single from GBP £1525
Windsor Atlantica 5*         Double from GBP £1210 Double from GBP £1235

 

 

 

 

 


Costings for extra nights available on request. 
All prices are per person and include airport taxes and charges and the specified transfers. All prices are subject to availability. These prices do not include staying during the following dates; New Year's Eve, Carnival, Easter or Special Events such as the Olympics. These dates can be requested for an additional fee. 

 

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