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New Year's Eve in Rio – 7 days

Cost: from $ 2,150 AUD
Flights: no flights included
Duration: 7 days
Departure: 27.12.2014 - 2.1.2015
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Tour Description

Welcome the New Year in Rio de Janeiro, which is famous for its carnival, samba and beaches with white sand. Magnicificent firework can be experienced over the sky at Rio de Janeiro's famous Copacabana beach. New year celebrations are accompanied with a rich program and many predominantly pagan customs and traditions such as throwing flowers into the sea or New Year dip in the sea. Come with us and discover the true Brazilian New Year's Eve celebrations!


Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro
Today you are free to explore the city on your own. Maybe you might want to have a walk around beach Ipanema or you can take Samba lessons, relax on the beach or take part in a football or volleyball match there, since they are played all day long from dawn till dusk. Overnight is in the hotel by the beach.

Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro - Corcovado (B)
Get ready for a full day tour. You will be taken to the top of Corcovado Mountain, to visit the statue of Christ at 2,330 feet above sea level. The statue of Christ became the symbol of Rio de Janeiro and also among one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. You can also enjoy the fantastic view of Rio de Janeiro.

Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro - Sugar Loaf (B)
The third day you will be taken on a cable car ride to the top of Sugar Loaf mountain to enjoy a panoramic view of Guanabara`s bay and the downtown of the city.

Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro - Guanabara Bay (B)
Today is arranged for you a half-day sailing through the calm and warm waters of Guanabara Bay. Here you will get a unique view of Rio de Janeiro, its breathtaking coastline and exotic tropical islands.

Day 5 – Rio de Janeiro - New Year's Eve (B)
Last day of the year can be used to rest before the spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations. We recommend to go to Copacabana beach, where you will enjoy a rich program. Overnight is in the hotel by the Copacabana beach.

Day 6 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
There is no fixed program today. Free day to relax or enjoy swimming at Copacabana. You can soak up the unique atmosphere during tasting a Brazilian cocktail Caipirinha. Overnight is in the hotel by the Copacabana beach.

Day 7 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
Last day in Rio can be used for example for buying souvenirs. You might want to relax and sunbath on the beach before flying to Australia. In the evening hours we will take you to the airport so that you can continue with your travelling.

Package Inclusions

All services, transfers and excursions detailed in the program; Local English speaking guide during tours; Meals detailed in the program (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); National Parks entrance fees; 6 Nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel near Copacabana or Ipanema beach; Taxes.

Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)

Package Exclusions

Airfare; Meals and services not detailed in the programme; Tips; Insurance; Personal expenses; Optional excursions


Single supplement – ask for more details

4* hotel upgrade - ask for more details

Rio de Janeiro - Samba show with traditional dinner and transfers - ask for more details

Maracana stadium excursion - ask for more details

Soccer match in Maracana - ask for more details

Full day boat trip along the coast - ask for more details

Domestic flights to other sights and locations in Brazil


We recommend to combine this package with our "Break in Paraty" package.
See our special package for “Carnival in RIO”.

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