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Magical Rio de Janeiro – 4 days

Cost: from $ 499 AUD
Flights: no flights included
Duration: 4 days
Departure: daily
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Tour Description

Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture, carnival and samba. Its landmark is a gigantic statue of Jesus on Corcovado hill. The Brazilians have their own explanation for the beauty of the city: God created the world in 7 days, two of them devoted to Rio. Set out for a journey to experience the real Brazilian lifestyle!

This package is also included in our popular tours From Brazil to Argentina as well as in The Best of South America, click here for more information.


Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. You will be met by an English speaking tour guide at the airport. On the way to your hotel in Copacabana, you will start to experience the amazing natural beauty as you ride around Guanabara`s bay, through the Corcovado Mountain, by Rodrigo de Freitas` lagoon until you reach your hotel. The afternoon is free for you to relax on the beach or at the rooftop of your hotel, and start to get acquainted with this new life style.

Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro - Corcovado, Tijuca; Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema beaches (B)
Get ready for a morning tour. You will be taken on a ride through the city to a 19th century train station to go through Tijuca Forest, on a cogwheel train, to the top of Corcovado Mountain, to visit the statue of Christ at 2,330 feet above sea level. From there, you will be able to see why people kindly say that God is a Carioca (a local from Rio). After that, you will go to Sao Conrado`s beach to see the hang gliders land on the sand, and after that you will ride along the beaches of Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and back to Copacabana. Free afternoon.

Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro - Sugar Loaf; Botafogo and Flamengo beaches (B)
This morning you can sleep in late. In the afternoon, 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. Your sightseeing will continue along Botafogo`s and Flamengo`s beaches until you reach the downtown area of Rio de Janeiro, where you will visit the ultra modern Cathedral, the Sambodromo (Carnival`s dome), among other places.

Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
Time to say goodbye and we hope to see you back soon. We will take you to the airport depending on your schedule, 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; All 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 – $ 200 AUD

4* hotel upgrade - from $ 99 AUD

Rio de Janeiro - Samba show with traditional dinner and transfers - $ 130 AUD

Maracana stadium excursion - $ 29 AUD

Soccer match in Maracana - from $ 95 AUD

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

Domestic flights to other sights and locations in Brazil


Extend your stay with our "Break in Paraty" package.

See our special package for “Carnival in RIO”.

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