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The many sights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro 3 Day / 2 Night Tour

Day 1
Arrive in Rio de Janeiro. Reception and private transfer to your lodgings. Enjoy walking or lounging at the beautiful Copacabana and Ipanema beaches at leisure.

Night at a hotel of your choice.
The world-famous Copacabana Beach

The cable car climbing up Sugar Loaf Mountain

The awesome statue of Chirst on top of Corcovado Mountain
Day 2
Today you visit one of the true icons of Rio de Janeiro: The Sugar Loaf Mountain. A ride up to the top of this mountain gives spectators a wonderful view of the city nestling between the mountains and the sea. If you take this tour in the late afternoon, you have the sight of the sun going down over Copacabana Beach, a truly magical spectacle.

Day 3
Today, visit Rio's second major highlight: Corcovado Mountain. Start the day with a visit to the huge Christ Statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain. Drive through the luxuriant Tijuca forest, and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside.

In the evening, transfer to airport and fly onward.

What's Included:
* 2 Nights Accommodation at lodgings of your choice
* Transfers in/out at destination
* Tours as described
* Breakfast(s) at your hotel

Trip Add-Ons:
Add on any of the excursions below to your itinerary to enhance your visit. Add-ons can be incorporated in the beginning, middle, or at the end of your visit. These excursions will simply extend the length of your visit.

Rio de Janeiro City Tour City Tour:
A three hour city tour of Rio de Janeiro is the best way to get familiar with the sights and history of this fascinating metropolis. Your knowledgeable guide will pick you up at your hotel and provide insightful commentary on the city's numerous landmarks and diverse neighborhoods. Note: This three hour tour does not include tours of Sugarloaf or Corcovado Mountains.

Futbol Rio de Janeiro Tour Soccer Match Tour:
Soccer, or as the locals call it, futbol, is an important part of Brazilian life and culture. Attend a futbol match at Rio's famous Maracana stadium and get caught up in the passion and excitement of the Brazilian fans.

Futbol Rio de Janeiro Tour Helicopter Tour:
This tour is one of the best ways to enjoy Rio's unbelievable views, and a unique perspective on all the beauty of this city. There is a selection of different flights that last from 6 minutes to a full hour.

Hang-gliding Rio de Janeiro Tour Hang-gliding in Rio:
Hang gliding is an extremely popular activity in Rio. The starting point is Pedra Bonita, considered the best hang gliding site in all of Brazil, and just a short distance from Ipanema. Enjoy a birdseye view of Rio as you coast serenely down to the beach, with the refreshing sea breeze washing over you.

Rio de Janeiro Multi-Day Trips:

The many beautiful beaches of Buzios, Brazil Buzios
This spectacular beach resort lies only 2 hours from Rio de Janeiro, and boasts over 20 beaches and more than one hundred inns. Buzios' marvelous beach culture creates a pleasant and tranquil atmosphere; distinguishing it from the nonstop energy of Copocabana and Ipanema. Buzios is an excellent three-day trip, allowing visitors the time to relax and explore the full range of beaches, restaurants, and shops.
More Buzios Highlights

The quiet town of Parati, Brazil Parati
The historic town of Parati is simply enchanting. Three hours drive from Rio de Janeiro; Parati is a charming colonial town, surrounded by hundreds of gorgeous beaches and tropical islands. Experience both culture and relaxation at this popular destination
More Parati Highlights

Rio de Janeiro Nearby Luxury Beach Resort:

A tranquil view from the Pestana Angra Resort Pestana Angra Resort
Two and a half hours from the bustle of Rio de Janeiro lays this decadent oasis. With access to unique excursions such as waterfall trekking and river fishing, you will be constantly entertained both on and off the resort premises. Furthermore, the seclusion of each individual guest accommodation provides an unmatched venue for honeymooners and travelers who prefer both privacy and serenity.
More Pestana Angra Resort Information

Rio de Janeiro Day-trips:

Boat Cruise near Rio de Janeiro Tropical Islands Tour
A day trip to the tropical islands provides ample opportunities for sailing, snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing. The tour stops at several gorgeous islands throughout the day, including a visit to spectacular Marambaia Bay, where one may have the unforgettable experience of watching Dolphins playing in the turquoise waters.

Futbol Rio de Janeiro Tour The Petropolis
Nested among the forested hills, The Imperial City, as Petropolis is known, is a popular summer retreat for wealthy Brazilians seeking relief from the heat. Steeped in history, this delightful town is home to the neo-gothic Cathedral São Pedro de Alcantara, as well as several museums, including the former summer palace of the Brazilian Emperors. This is a wonderful tour for people interested in Brazil's intriguing past.

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Special Interest: Carnaval in Rio De Janeiro | New Year in Rio De Janeiro

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