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Rio Explorer

Rio Explorer

4 days / 3 nights

The city is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is ideally nestled between the mountains and the sea. Many bays, small islands, rocks and the beautiful coastline characterize the fascinating landscape. The beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema are among the most beautiful beaches are world famous. The approximately 6.5 million (Cariocas) account that the city also has many attractions and recreational areas. The best known are probably the 395 meter high "Pão de Açúcar" overlooking Copacabana beach. The "mountain" Rios is the 709 meters high Corcovado (Cristo Redentor / Christ statue). It was upgraded in early 2003 and is now also accessible for wheelchairs. The town was restored in the last two years, in many respects and presents visitors with a new vision. Rio offers a variety of entertainment and cultural events such as concerts, theater and shows.

Day 1: Airport Transfer GIG or SDU – Hotel. Historical and cultural tour of the city with the Sugar Loaf (4 hours)

(Change of program / transfer overnight possible according to arrival time).

In the afternoon, visit the city of Rio de Janeiro. Visit the most famous sights: The historic center with colonial influences and the Sugar Loaf. We leave the hotel and drive through the neighborhood of Botafogo and Flamengo Park. Then we continue towards the center on Avenida Presidente Vargas, which borders the futuristic office buildings. (The "Avenidas" are roads lanes 6-8) and go through the Candelaria cathedral. photo stop at the "Sambadrome". In this stage, the samba schools parade during the carnival. For the viewer, a world-class show for local participants parade, organized according to strict criteria. On the way back through Avenida Rio Branco, we see the municipal theater, a copy of the Paris Opera House, built in 1909. From there, via the famous Cinelandia "Arcos da Lapa". We continue to the famous modern cathedral "Sao Sebastiao" and Sugar Loaf in the neighborhood of Urca. A cable car takes us to the Sugar Loaf. The track is divided into two sectors. The first section up to the Urca hill, 220 meters above the level of the sea. After a first view and a short walk, you can take the second cable car to the top, 396 meters above the level of the sea ​​where you will enjoy a spectacular view of the city.

Optional: Rio by Night (5 hours). Dinner in a top churrascaria. Delicious buffet with fish, seafood, sushi and sashimi, salads, vegetables and approximately 25 types of meat served at the table "all you can eat" - alternative restaurant possible. Then enjoy a great samba show

Day 2: Free day or "Rio-individual and exclusive"

You can book a local tourist guide with the "available" car. This allows you to fully customize the program according to your wishes and expectations. Our guide accompanies you and gives you the latest information on events, shows, selection of restaurants, other highlights as well as insider tips. Evening programs are also possible. For example, "Lapa by Night" with many musicians, restaurants and the famous Rio Scenarium. Lapa proved to be a real and genuine "carioca joy" for the release. The music is played in every corner, many pubs invite you to linger. The atmosphere is relaxed, ideal for young people. You will be taken back to the hotel at 7 pm. We drive to the Lapa area where we eat in a typical restaurant. After a guided tour through the narrow streets, the respective hot spots of the stage are displayed. Caipirinhas and other drinks are available for a fraction of the cost in Copacabana. The tour ends officially at 10 am, accompanied by a transfer to your hotel. Night hunters may of course stay longer, but return transport is no longer included. The minimum duration is 4 hours. Day & night costs on request.

Day 3: ½ day with Corcovado rainforest

Morning tour of one of the most famous landmarks in the world: the Corcovado! Our tour takes you to the station of "Cosme Velho", located at the foot of the Corcovado mountain. Here we board the cogwheel train, which leads us to 710 meters high. We cross the largest rainforest in the world in the urban area, the Tijuca Forest. It is in the heart of Rio and separated from North to South. We appreciate the aerial views and wonderful fresh air already on the way up, which takes about 25 minutes. Terminus you climb 222 steps to the statue of Christ high of 38m. It was upgraded in early 2003 and is now also accessible for wheelchairs. Rio is at your feet. The panorama is unique! Our tour continues through the 2.1 km long tunnel "Reboucas" beyond the lagoon "Rodrigo de Freitas" through the tunnel "Dois Irmãos (two brothers)," through residential neighborhoods "Sao Conrado" ; We drive along the beaches of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana back to the hotel.

Day 4: Transfer Hotel - Airport GIG or SDU

 

Accommodation
Unterkunft
Hébergement
Price per person in USD
Preis pro Person in USD
Prix par personne en USD
Validity
Gültigkeit
Validité
B/B Hotels Rio de Janeiro ***
Copacabana/Arpoador
375.00
330.00
2.1. - 29.2.2020
1.3. - 29.12.2020
55/Rio ***
Copacabana
360.00
343.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.10. - 27.12.2020
1.4. - 30.9.2020
Villa Laurinda B/B at Artists' House ***
St. Teresa
374.00 2.1. - 27.12.2020
Best Western Plus Copacabana Design ***
Copacabana
380.00 2.1. - 30.6.2020
Windsor Palace ****
Copacabana
431.00
410.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.9. - 15.12.2020
1.4. - 31.8.2020 / 16.12. - 28.12.2020
Gran Mercure Copacabana ****
Copacabana
437.00
427.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020
1.4. - 28.12.2020
Novotel Leme ****
Leme
463.00
437.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020
1.4. - 28.12.2020
Best Western Premier Arpoador Fashion ****
Arpoador/Ipanema
455.00 2.1. - 27.12.2020
Arena Leme ****
Leme
467.00
449.00
2.1. - 28.2.2020
1.3. - 28.12.2020
Windsor Excelsior ****
Copacabana
465.00
443.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.9. - 15.12.2020
1.4. - 31.8.2020 / 16.12. - 28.12.2020
Windsor Leme ****
Leme
465.00
443.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.9. - 15.12.2020
1.4. - 31.8.2020 / 16.12. - 28.12.2020
Arena Copacabana ****
Copacabana
474.00
466.00
2.1. - 28.2.2020
1.3. - 28.12.2020
Arena Ipanema ****
Ipanema/Arpoador
491.00
467.00
2.1. - 28.2.2020
1.3. - 28.12.2020
Porto Bay ****
Copacabana
584.00
544.00
3.1. - 31.3.2020
1.4. - 31.10.2020
Windsor California ****(*)
Copacabana
534.00
500.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.9. - 15.12.2020
1.4. - 31.8.2020 / 16.12. - 28.12.2020
Miramar Boutique Hotel by Windsor *****
Copacabana
625.00
580.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.9. - 15.12.2020
1.4. - 31.8.2020 / 16.12. - 28.12.2020
Santa Teresa MGallery by Sofitel *****
St. Teresa
732.00

 

709.00

3.1. - 31.5.2020 / 1.9. - 27.12.2020
Weekend: + USD 15.00 per person/night
1.6. - 31.8.2020
Weekend: + USD 15.00 per person/night
Fairmont *****
Copacabana
745.00
722.00
745.00
3.1. - 1.6.2020
1.6. - 31.8.2020 
31.8.2020 - 31.3.2021
Fasano *****
Ipanema
1'041.00
990.00
2.1. - 31.3.2020 / 1.10. - 27.12.2020
1.4. - 30.9.2020 * For stays with a minimum of 2 nights, the following night is complimentary. Valid Sunday till Thursday during the months of April to August 2020
Belmond Copacabana Palace *****
Copacabana
1'021.00
1'100.00
2.1. - 27.12.2020 midweek price
2.1. - 27.12.2020 weekend price friday/saturday

Hotel classification: assessment of Brazil Insider. The official classification is generally higher.

Price based on 2 people. Another number of people, route guidance and residence time on request

Exceptions: separate prices for Christmas, New Year, Carnival, Easter and local holidays.

Departures: Daily

Included:

  • 3 nights in a double room, standard category, including breakfast and all taxes
  • English speaking guide for all private excursions and including Corcovado cog railway and cable car Sugarloaf
  • Portuguese speaking driver for private transfers). Supplement for English speaking guide: USD 50.00 per person total, in and out transfers
  • All meals mentioned in the program (breakfast)
  • All taxes and service charges

Not included:

  • Personal expenses such as drinks, etc.
  • Gratuities (optional for guides, drivers, etc.)
  • Travel insurance (eg, luggage, cancellation, return extra)
  • flights

Prices and programs subject to change