Rio de Janiero’s famous icons include Copacabana, Sugar Loaf, Samba, Ipanema, Caipirinha cocktails, beach culture and of course the magnificent subtropical rainforests. Brimming with vitality and life, there has never been a better time to explore the beauty and energy of Brazil’s unofficial capital.

Highlights

  • Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Corcovado National Park
  • Christ The Redeemer

 Places to stay

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Belmond Copacabana Palace

Hotel Style: Heritage

The magnificent Belmond Copacabana Palace is a vintage hotel with imposing buildings that are reminiscent of age-old times.  See Hotel

Beach by Miramar Hotel by Windsor in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Miramar Hotel by Windsor

Hotel Style: International

Located on Copacabana Beach.  See Hotel

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Porto Bay

Hotel Style: International

Simple yet elegantly designed, the Porto Bay has everything you need to make your stay in Rio a memorable one.  See Hotel

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Santa Teresa

Hotel Style: Heritage

Concealed in a historical coffee plantation mansion, the Santa Teresa is an absolute highlight amongst all.  See Hotel

Exterior view of Tulip Inn Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tulip Inn Copacabana

Hotel Style: International

One of the Tulip Inn Copacabana's greatest assets is its location, right on Copacabana Beach.  See Hotel

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Windsor Atlantica

Hotel Style: International

The Windsor Atlantica Hotel, located on the magnificent beach of Copacabana, ensures that you will have unforgettable stay in Rio de Janeiro, the ‘Marvelous City'.  See Hotel

 Things to do

Half day Sugar Loaf tour(cable car)

This half day tour starts in downtown Rio and takes you to Praia Vermelha to travel via cable car to the world famous Sugarloaf Mountain. After soaking in the bird’s eye view of the city and the ocean, you will not be able to resist whistling the tune – Girl from Ipanema as you wonder about nature’s fascinating artistry. (Duration 4 hours: please indicate to your Travel Consultant what time you prefer to reserve the tour, Private Activity)

Half day visit to Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro

On this half-day city tour, you will visit the Botanical Garden, constructed in 1808 by Portuguese King João VI to grow spices such as nutmeg, pepper and cinnamon. Now with over 6,000 different plant species admire the diversity of Brazilian fauna. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)

Half day Colonial tour in Rio de Janeiro

On this half-day walking city tour, you will gain a deep insight into the rich history of Rio de Janeiro. Visit the historic center of the city with its many monuments and spectacular buildings reflecting Rio’s history as Brazil’s capital city for almost 300 years. See the Paço Imperial, built during colonial times to serve as a residence for the Portuguese governors of Brazil, the first cathedral in the city and Cinelandia Square, so named for the many cinemas that once surrounded this plaza. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Walking tour, Private Activity)

Half Day visit to Colonial & Santa Teresa

On this half-day city tour, you will gain a deep insight into the rich history of Rio de Janeiro. First visit the historic center of the city with its many monuments and spectacular buildings reflecting Rio’s history as Brazil’s capital city for almost 300 years. Then head up the hill to the pretty bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa where you can wander the winding, narrow cobblestoned streets, pass magnificent colonial mansions and visit the many museums and galleries. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)

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