WHAT TO DO

What do you do? Go to the beach? Visit historic buildings? Make a cultural tour? Rest outdoors? Know good restaurants? The city is democratic and not let anyone without nothing to do.

Be sure to visit the South Zone and to stop by in Copacabana. For those who prefer a more focused ride in history, the center of Rio, with its old buildings, is the place where you should go. Rio has a bit of everything and is lively day and night. Just choose what to do!

JEEP TOURS in RIO de JANEIRO

The tours by jeep is inserted in the routine in Rio de Janeiro. With the Eco 92, the world was focused on environmental issues. And the preservation of nature was a factor attribute to be focused to give the starting point, working ecotourism. Several tours are offered to enjoy the main points of the city.

CORCOVADO and CHRIST THE REDEEMER

You will take the train that will ride you up to the statue of the Christ. To reach the top of Corcovado Hill, the train goes through the largest urban forest of the planet called Tijuca Forest. It is a pleasant 20-minute ont he rythm of Samba. Be ready to enjoy the best 360º C view of Rio.

PÃO de AÇUCAR: SUGA LOAF

The tour is set in 360ºC stunning landscapes, such as the beaches of Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema, Flamengo, Leblon; Pedra da Gávea, the imposing massif of Tijuca and Corcovado, with the image of Christ the Redeemer; Guanabara Bay with the Botafogo Bay; Town center; Santos Dumont Airport; Governor’s Island; Niterói… And what a sunset, the best you can get in Rio.

HELICOPTER TOUR

8 wonderful itineraries ranging 6-60 minutes long trips. The prime location on the helicopter offers unforgettable postcards of the city with new angles. On the way back to Christ the Redeemer, you´ll see details hidden by distance; the beauty of their craftsmanship coating and seamless integration with the imposing statue of Corcovado.

BOTANICAL GARDEN

The Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden is listed by the Institute of National Historical and Artistic Heritage. Because it has great historical, cultural, scientific and scenic importance and the area has been defined by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve area. It has a very diverse area and we can see about 6500 species of plants, with some even endangered, distributed over a large area of ​​54 hectares.

RIO by NIGHT: PLATAFORMA FOLKLORIC SHOW

A large cast of percussionists and dancers presents a lively performance, a historical review of the Brazilian folklore – the rich combination of Africa and Portugal with Ameríndia, Carnival, Capoeira, Candomble. See indigenous, northeastern and gaucho traditions and breathtaking Carnival costumes: everything merges in brightness, color and motion within that exuberant cultural melting- pot.

RIO by NIGHT: RIO SCENARIUM

Rio scenarium, The carioca´s night par excellence. Privileged space of samba, MPB, choro, forró. Rio Scenarium reinforces the process of cultural revitalization of the historic center of Old Rio. The ‘Pavilion of Culture’ as it is called, receives, only on weekends, about two thousand people in three floors and lounges.

NITEROI CITY TOUR

You´ll cross the bridge of Niteroi for a spectacular view of Rio de Janeiro . You´ll visit the Art Contemporany Museum , designed by the renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer. The museum is the main tourist spot of Niteroi . Crossing the coast, you´ll visit the fantastic fortress of Santa Cruz da Barra with a historical importance in the control of the territory by the Portugueses.

HANG GLIDING TANDEM FLIGHT over RIO de JANEIRO

Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro is a very special experience. You will have the unique sensation of flying like a bird, with a light breeze of tropical air in your face and surrounded by the beautiful mountains and beaches of Rio de Janeiro. The ramp is located in São Conrado where the beauty of nature is strongly present.

RIO de JANEIRO MUSEUMS TOURS

There are a variety of museums in Rio to cater for all interests. The Chacara do Ceu in Santa Teresa, the Museum of Modern Art, National History Museum, Edson Carneiro Folklore Museum, the Museum of Fine Art, and the Banco do Brasil Exhibition Centre are just a few worth mentioning. The MIAN has the world’s largest and most complete collection of its kind. There are more than 8,000 paintings by artists from all over Brazil and from 130 other countries.”

MARACANÃ STADIUM VISIT

The Estadio Mario Filho is the second most visited site in Rio de Janeiro, losing the lead only to Christ the Redeemer. Since the doors reopened, the Maracana has been a major destination for tourists, fans and football fans. Visitors have access to the backstage stadium, Tribune Media, Cloakroom, Tribune Honor, Cabins and part of the historical collection of the Maracanã.

RIO de JANEIRO MUSEUMS TOURS

There are a variety of museums in Rio to cater for all interests. The Chacara do Ceu in Santa Teresa, the Museum of Modern Art, National History Museum, Edson Carneiro Folklore Museum, the Museum of Fine Art, and the Banco do Brasil Exhibition Centre are just a few worth mentioning. The MIAN has the world’s largest and most complete collection of its kind. There are more than 8,000 paintings by artists from all over Brazil and from 130 other countries.”

SANTA TERESA TOUR

Santa Teresa is one of the most bucolic neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro and is close to the city center. There is the last existing tram station in town that go to Santa Teresa. The path on the lift lasts approximately 20 minutes. Meandering through the charming streets of the neighborhood, the open tram takes us to a different places of Rio de Janeiro, no traffic jams, many cultural attractions such as the ‘Chácara do Céu’ and the Ruins Park, and the famous ‘Escadaria Selarón’

ADDITIONAL TOURS in RIO de JANEIRO

Diving in the Cagarras – Guanabara Bay – FD Petropolis – Samba lessons and visit of Samba shool – Carnival activities such as Ball and Copacabana palace Magic ball. Sambodrome show and costumes.

What to expect of the region?

Brazil Trip Specialist

Brazil Trip Specialist