8 Days / 7 Nights
- Rio de Janeiro "the marvelous city"
- Corcovado Mountain & Christ the Redeemer Statue
- Manaus, the gateway to the Brazilian Amazon
- Amazonian Flora & Fauna Tours
- Meetings with local communities
A trip to Brazil just wouldn't be complete without visiting Rio de Janeiro. We encourage you to travel to Rio de Janeiro, also known as the “Marvelous City”, and get a full taste of Brazilian culture through a day of Rio de Janeiro sightseeing. Follow a professional local guide and visit all of the highlights such as Guanabara Bay, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado Mountain, and Copacabana Beach. And don't stop there! Our expert Travel Consultants know about all of the hidden gems of Rio that you cannot miss on a tour of Brazil. Contact us today and we'll get you started.
For more Brazil travel inspiration, explore all the most luxurious beach resorts in Brazil or consider combining your Rio de Janeiro city tour with a trip to the Amazon Rainforest. Any of the Rio de Janeiro tours below can be combined with other popular destinations to make one fantastic Brazil travel package.
Here are some ideas and inspiration for "must-do" activities while you're in Rio de Janeiro: 1) Take a morning walk along on the beach: Join frolicking dogs and morning joggers for a pre-breakfast stroll along the uncrowded beach anytime of year. 2) Enjoy a Guaraná above the waves: Try Brazil's favorite sparkling beverage, made from the red Amazonian Guaraná berries, as you sit above the waves below the morro de Leme, the big rock at the eastern end of Copacabana in the neighborhood of Leme. 3) Climb to the top of the "rock of Leme" for a panoramic view of Copacabana & Praia Vermelha ("red beach") as well as Sugar Loaf Mountain looming over you just hundreds of meters away. 4) At the other end of Copacabana, the Forte de Copacabana, the relaxed military outpost and lifeguard training center hosts an interesting military museum as well as a more sophisticated café, with views of the entire beach with Sugarloaf in the background. 5) Another 15 minutes west of the Forte brings you to the jutting rock formation Arpoador, Portuguese for "harpoonist," as the natives used to hunt whales from this point. 6) After exploring Ipanema, consider jumping into Rio's modern, efficient & fast Metro to return to Copacabana 7) A Night of Stars: your tour of Rio de Janeiro is not complete without a view of Copacabana by night. Finish your day at one of the kiosks on the beach side of Avenida Atlântica.
Whatever your destination, our travel consultants will create unique experiences & tour packages for your trip to South America.
All of the below are our best Rio de Janeiro Tours. Any of them can be customized to fit your travel style, and/or you can request something very unique to you.
|Rio de Janeiro & the Amazon Rainforest Tour||$ 1730||8 Days / 7 Nights||Combine Rio & the Amazon Rainforest Adventure for 2 Highlights of Brazil|
|Rio, Tropical Island & the Historical Port of Paraty||$ 1390||8 Days / 7 Nights||Soak in the sunshine in Rio de Janeiro, Ilha Grande & the Port of Paraty|
|Rio Carnival, Buenos Aires & Iguazu Falls||$2850||10 Days / 9 Nights||The Definitive Carnival Tour to South America|
|New Year's in Brazil Tour||Get custom pricing||8 Days / 7 Nights||Iguazu Falls & New Year's in Rio de Janeiro|
|Pantanal Wetlands & Rio de Janeiro Tour||$ 1820||8 Days / 7 Nights||Brazilian Exuberance|
|Rio de Janeiro & the Route of Gold||$ 3405||8 Days / 7 Nights||The colonial gems of Brazil's mining region|
|Rio New Years Tour & Brazil Gold Route||Get custom pricing||9 Days / 8 Nights||Brazil's Gold Route Cities & the Rio New Year's Celebration|
|Rio's Carnaval & Colonial Treasures||$ 4610||9 Days / 8 Nights||Combine Carnival in Rio & the Colonial Brazil Gold Route|
|Rio de Janeiro and Buzios Beaches Tour||$ 1393||8 Days / 7 Nights||Rio Imperial: Petropolis, Rio, and Buzios|
|From Machu Picchu to Rio de Janeiro Tour||$ 4265||18 Days / 17 Nights||From the Lost City to the Cidade Maravilhosa, Plus Bolivia & Paraguay|
|Rio, Ouro Preto and the Brazilian Amazon||$ 4445||13 Days / 12 Nights||Combine colonial UNESCO sites with Adventures in the Amazon Rainforest|
|Iguazu Falls Golf Courses and Rio Carnival Tour||$ 7750||15 Days / 14 Nights||Golfing, Waterfalls and Rio Carnival|
|Tango, Samba, Waterfalls||$ 2675||10 Days / 9 Nights||Tours to Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls, Plus Rio de Janeiro: The City of Tango, Tropical Waterfalls, Atlantic Rainforest & Marvelous Rio|
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