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Rio de Janiero Experiences


Rio de Janiero has much more to offer the discerning traveller than just shopping, explore the vibrant city of Rio with these spectacular experiences, activities, sightseeing tours, including dining options, pre-booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

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Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour of Santa Teresa and Selaron Steps



Price From: £24 per person

Discover a different side of the vibrant city of Rio, away from the bright lights Santa Teresa is Rio’s hidden gem. Your journey through this colonial neighbourhood starts with a rickety Tram ride through the former aqueduct Lapa Arcs. Walk through the cobbled streets of Bohemian Santa Teresa, where local artisans display their artistry inspired by these magnificent surroundings. Walk through the Park of Ruins, once an enchanting house belonging to Brazilian heiress Laurinda Santos Lobo, the hub of artisans and intellectuals until her death in 1946, enjoy a small gallery on the ground floor and stunning views from the viewing platform on top. From Joaquim Silva and Pinto Martins Streets, the tiled Selaron Steps with its own unique kaleidoscope of artwork donated from over 60 countries around the world a masterpiece of local artist Jorge Selaron.

Includes

  • Professional tour guide
  • Walking tour
  • Public transportation fees

Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
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Maracana Stadium Tour

Price From: £30 per person

Join this tour and get to see the legendary Maracana Stadium. After a scenic drive through Ipanema, Copacabana and downtown Rio de Janeiro for hotel pick up we head towards the most important stadium of Brazil.

Recently renovated for the 2014 World Cup Finals and the 2016 Olympics, the Maracana is trully impressive.

We explore its history with videos, sounds and different experiences that will last forever in your memory through the different levels of the stadium.

Discover the collection of relics of the stars who made the history of this temple of football.

Visit the Press Tribune, the Locker rooms, the Honor Grandstand and the Booths. Spend some time inside the warm-up room, feel like the world's biggest stars as you cross the tunnel to the pitch and you hear the recorded voice of thrilled fans!

Seat on the pitch grass and imagine Zico, Pele and Garrincha playing just there! Marvel at the size of the stadium - more than 70.000 seats and try them out. You will feel the history and the excitement of the games in the air.

The specific pick up time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation You don’t have to be a football fan to enjoy this fantastic tour of the legendary Maracana Stadium, recently renovated for the 2014 World Cup finals and 2016 Olympics, Explore its fascinating history through Video, its collection of mementoes from history making stars of this stadium. Visit the Locker Rooms, Press Tribune, Honour Grandstand and Booths, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the locker room, walk through the tunnel onto the pitch to the background recording of enthusiastic fans, feel the excitement of this world famous stadium.

Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrance fee to the Maracana Stadium
  • Guided visit of the Maracana Stadium
  • Professional tour guide (English, Spanish, Portuguese)

Excludes

  • Food and beverages
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
 





Samba School and Soul Experience


Price From: £30 per person

Immerse yourself in Rio’s Samba Culture, enjoy a scenic drive through Rio for hotel pick up, then onwards towards Cidade do Samba (Samba City) the main Samba Schools in the Gamboa neighbourhood. During and before the Rio Carnival, fantastic samba shows held in the central square with Samba dancers, drummers and percussionists. Your tour continues onwards to the famous Academicos do Grande Rio warehouse, ranked among the best of Rio’s Samba schools where you will discover the preparation for the annual competition, the history of Samba and the Carnival Parade along with the stunning costumes and colourful floats, with the opportunity of trying on your favourite carnival costume! At the end of your tour, celebrate with a traditional Caipirinha a toast to the Samba Spirit.

Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Admission to Samba City
  • Guided tour of Academicos da Grande Samba School inside Samba City
  • Carnival costumes fitting
  • A traditional Caipirinha
  • Professional tour guide (English, Spanish, Portuguese)

Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Food
  • Personal expenses
Sentosa monorail





Soccer Match in Rio

Price From: £85 per person

Brazilians are passionate about Soccer and you don’t have to be a football fan to enjoy the sheer exhilaration and enthusiasm of a Soccer Match in Rio. Take advantage of this fantastic tour to experience from four of the most power teams in Rio; Botafogo, Fluminense, Vasco and Flamengo. Witness the electric atmosphere surrounding the spectacle of a Brazilian soccer match with an English speaking Tour Guide.

Includes

  • Roundtrip transportation to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
  • Guide
  • Tickets to the stadium

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
Sentosa monorail





Rocinha Favela Tour

Price From : £18 per person

Discover Rio’s Favela in this half-day tour of Rocinha Favela Tour. Favela’s first appeared in the late 19th century, built by homeless soldiers, over the years the Favela have grown in population and numbers. Explore the Rochinha Favela; learn its history, its different cultural mix and social levels, exposing the ‘carioca way of life’ with incredible views of the city and its residents.

Includes

  • Transport
  • Guide

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs
Sentosa monorail





Pedra da Gávea Hiking Tour

Price From: £81 per person

Pedra da Gávea one of the highest mountains in the world, ending directly in the ocean, rises majestically 844 metres (2,769 ft) from the Tijuca Forest floor. Trails originally opened by the local farming population in the 1800’s, today tourist from all over the world enjoy hiking to the peak of this fantastic mountain. During two thirds of your trail, hike inside the verdant Atlantic Rain Forest, from here to the top the vegetation is lower giving you breath-taking views over the magnificent city of Rio. An experienced bilingual climbing instructor who will provide you with climbing equipment, safety instructions and information and will accompany you throughout the hike, only recommended for the reasonably fit and experienced hikers.

Includes

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Climbing equipment
  • Personal insurance

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs





Canopy and Zip Line at Lagoa Aventuras

Price From: £71 per person

Adrenaline junkies of all ages will love the Canopy and Zip Line adventure at Lagoa Aventuras. The Lagoa Aventuras circuit soars 19 feet above ground level running for 120 metres, with nine different attractions demanding courage balance and attitude. Discover the biggest challenge, the exhilarating Zip Line on this tour, the 246 feet crossing gives you spectacular views of Lagoa Rodrigo de Treitas and the Two Brothers Mountains and views over the Catacumba Park.

Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Canopy and zipline activity
  • Use of equipment
  • Bilingual guide

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional activity costs


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