Rio Carnaval - Superior Overview

Travel to South America and visit Brazil to experience the spectacle of the Rio De Janeiro Carnaval. Visit Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay.

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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,465
      CAD $5,480
      AUD $5,230
      EUR €4,135
      GBP £3,330
      NZD $6,475
      ZAR R49,950
      CHF FR5,330
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Rio Carnaval - Superior.

Trip Validity

  • 2011-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Visit Brazil and experience the spectacle of Rio De Janeiro's Carnaval.

Travel to South America and visit Brazil to experience the dynamic atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro's legendary Carnaval. Spend the days enjoying the best of Rio from the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to the architecture of colonial Rio and the waters of Guanabara Bay. By night, soak up the pulsating rhythms and bright hues of lively street celebrations. After a lively lead up, witness the climactic finale - a furious blend of music, culture, lavish fashion and heaving masses of party people all out to celebrate life. With comfortable hotels providing a deluxe haven to recharge and revive, this is a chance to do Carnival in style.

  • Revel in the colourful spectacle of the Sambadrome
  • Check out colonial Rio de Janeiro
  • Marvel at Brazil's legendary Christ the Redeemer statue
  • Ride a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Cruise Guanabara Bay at sunset
  • Meet locals at a community project
  • Join in lively and lavish street celebrations

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Finish:

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 24
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (6 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Metro, Private vehicle, Train
  • Included activities:

    Churrascaria welcome dinner, Colonial Tour, Historical Samba Tour, Morrinho Project Tour, Sambadrome Ticket, Sunset Cruise on Guanabara Bay, Visit Pao de Azucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain), Visit to Corcovado

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    410kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. While there will be one leader for every 24 travellers, there may be more than 150 travellers joining you on this experience. 2. There are several optional activities available with this itinerary, and which must be booked in advance. These are listed under each day in the trip notes. Please see Trip Notes (Optional Activities) for booking instructions.

  • Total price from

    USD $5,465
    CAD $5,480
    AUD $5,230
    EUR €4,135
    GBP £3,330
    NZD $6,475
    ZAR R49,950
    CHF FR5,330
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $780
    CAD $782
    AUD $747
    EUR €590
    GBP £475
    NZD $925
    ZAR R7,135
    CHF FR761
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Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Welcome to Rio! Settle in, feel the excitement in the air and get ready for the world's biggest party! Thrilling bursts of colour, electric energy and wild dancing all combine to create Rio's captivating Carnaval. Liberate your hips and join this epic celebration full of saucy South American passion and excitement

Day 2 Rio de Janeiro

Get a sneaky behind-the-scenes look at Carnaval preparations, seeing the Sambadrome pre-party, checking out some smaller street parades and visiting the Gamboa district, the birthplace of Samba.

Day 3 Rio de Janeiro

Catch a morning tram to Corcovado Mountain and take a train through lush rainforest to the Christ the Redeemer statue, seeing spectacular 360-degree views over Rio. Take some time to relax as then it's time for night one of Carnival and the party lasts well into the next morning! Get caught up in the frenzy of dancing, drumming, music and sequins, and watch Brazil's best samba schools wow audiences with their Samba skills.

Day 4 Rio de Janeiro

Relax on Ipanema beach, people-watch over coffee or simply sleep in after an amazing night. Visit Sugarloaf Mountain in the afternoon, taking a cable car over the treetops with spectacular views of the ocean and city below. Dress up fancy as it's time for night two of the Sambadrome - and this time it's possible to join in the parade! Taking part is glorious chaos and something that won't soon be forgotten!

Day 5 Rio de Janeiro

There's ample time to relax this morning before an afternoon visit to the fascinating favela project, Morrinho. Want more of Rio's spectacular party atmosphere? Tonight there's the opportunity to go to a Carnival Ball - glitter, glam and outrageousness is compulsory!

Day 6 Rio de Janeiro

Wander cobblestone streets, see colonial architecture and discover Rio's heritage on a morning tour to see another side of the city. Later, jump aboard a boat cruise on Guanabarra Bay and witness the beauty of Rio from the water. Watch the sun set over the bay with a glass in hand while swapping wild Carnaval stories with new friends.

Day 7 Rio de Janeiro

Farewell this magical city or perhaps stay on a few days to see more of colourful Rio.
    • 7
    • GDKA
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $5,465
      CAD $5,480
      AUD $5,230
      EUR €4,135
      GBP £3,330
      NZD $6,475
      ZAR R49,950
      CHF FR5,330
      *
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    • Festivals and Events
    • Comfort
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