Welcome to South America’s capital of glamour, Rio de Janeiro. Your local host will be available with suggested activities during your free time.
Today, a private tour takes you to the Cosme Velho district, where you board a cog-wheel train that will take you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below is one of the new Seven Modern Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below. The afternoon and evening are at leisure. Tonight you may opt to join an outing to a fun churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats that are marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style, followed by a Samba show, where the sheer vitality of this country explodes in a colorful extravaganza.
Enjoy a full day at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest an optional Jeep tour to the rainforest in the middle of the city, Tijuca National Park and its bird sanctuary. This afternoon you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, a mountain resort and site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II or take an optional excursion to visit the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Fly to Iguassu Falls at the crossroads of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. This masterpiece of nature encompasses 275 separate falls and spans almost two miles. The afternoon’s private tour is dedicated to enjoying the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrential downpour. With some cataracts as high as 250 feet, it’s nothing short of hypnotic. The clouds of spray, the incessant roar and the surrounding luxuriant tropical growth make this an unforgettable natural wonder.
This morning, take the Ecological Jungle train and tour the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls with numerous walkways that wind under the crashing water. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore on your own.
Fly back home with the beautiful memories.
Upon arrival, our collaborators offer a welcoming reception and will transfer you to the hotel.
The tour starts in the morning, with the participants pick up by bus at the hotel. After this, the bus will take the participants through some of the finests touristic spots heading to the Cosme Velho ́s district, where the railroad station to the cable car that lift up to the Corcovado is located. At the top of the Corcovado 's mountain, at a 710 metres height is placed one of the most famous postcards of Rio de Janeiro, the fourty meters height statue of the Christ Reedemer. This impressive statue with 1100 t. with its magnificent belvedere, spreads the amazing sights of the city of Rio de Janeiro, mainly some of the most typical districts of the town and as well the famous beaches. At the end, return by bus to the hotel.
The day is at leisure for own activities.
At proper time, transfer from the hotel to the airport. Arrival in Iguassu, meet and transfer to the hotel.
Departure in vehicle heading to the National Park of the Brazilian Falls. The tour starts with a visit to the Main Center of the park, where the participants will have the opportunity to get some hints about the local ecosystem. From there the tour follows with a walking time through the most important track of the park where the participants could enjoy an astonishing view of the waterfalls. From the local belvedere the participants will have a privileged sight of the both parks of the waterfalls. Return to the main point via the panoramic elevator.
Fly back home with the beautiful memories.
Upon arrival to Rio de Janeiro spend a day in leisure
Proceed for day trip to the Sugar Loaf & City Tour, go all the way up to the top, in two steps by cable car, from where you'll enjoy the beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach, the bay, the surrounding mountains, the islands in the ocean and Rio’s landmark – the Christ Redeemer. After this amazing experience, go to the city center and the old town of Rio, with its antique churches, the main cathedral of the city.
Relax and prepare for the big Carnival party coming up! A fantastic evening is waiting for you – Rio’s famous Carnival! You will be taken the Sambodromo where Brazil’s biggest party takes place. Be part of this huge festival and watch the representatives of the best Samba Schools of Brazil dancing and singing . The energy coming from the passers-by can be felt in every inch of the venue, and you will definitely fall for it. Sing along with the coral, dance to the drums, get excited with each School and emotional with its components, all this and more. Enjoy this mind-blowing show the whole night – as long as you want to!
A tour through the city. Arriving at the station, where the environmentally friendly train will take you through the jungle to the top of Corcovado. On either side of the railway you will have spectacular views of the Tijuca forest, inhabited by monkeys and other exotic animals and birds. At the top of Corcovado, at an altitude of 700 m above sea level, stands the landmark of Rio – the Statue of Christ the Redeemer (38m), which was built in 1931. You will have a breathtaking panoramic view of the metropolis and its environs Bridge Niteroi, Guanabara Bay, the Botanical Garden, the world's largest soccer stadium, Sugar Loaf, and more is possible from the top of Corcovado.
Enjoy a free day to discover more of the city by yourself
Depart with colourful memories of the Rio carnival
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