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Places to Visit
Copacabana - Famous beach and entertainment center, with numerous restaurants, clubs and bars, many of which have esplanades on the beach front.
Corcovado – Mountain with the 125ft statue of Christ the Redeemer, Brazil's most famous landmark and spectacular views over the city.
Ipanema – Beach and exclusive residential area, with a good selection of boutiques and entertainment. Home of the 'Garota de Ipanema' bar, where Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim wrote the famous song.
Petropolis – Imperial city near Rio named after the Portuguese king Pedro II. The summer residence of the court is now the Imperial Museum and other attractions include the Palacio de Cristal.
Sugar Loaf – Rock mountain overlooking Guanabara Bay and Copacabana Beach. Its twin peaks reached by cable car rides provide splendid views of the beaches and city center.
Tijuca – Rain forest National Park with a wide variety of plants and trees. There you will see Mesa do Imperador, a large granite table used by the Royal Family for their picnics in the park.
Rio New Year  

New Year in Rio de Janeiro is the party of a lifetime. About 2 million people, mostly dressed in white to follow tradition, descend on Copacabana where about four stages are set on the beach, each with its own style of music from Rock to Samba. At midnight there is an impressive fireworks display over the bay, as flowers are placed in the ocean in the Afro-Brazilian tradition.
Rio Carnival
A vacation in Rio is fun at anytime of the year, but during Carnival the city hosts the greatest party in the world. For a whole year the Samba Schools prepare their floats and costumes, to parade through the ‘Sambadrome’ and compete for the title of Carnival winner. Tickets for the event should be purchased in advance with your Carnival Vacation package.
If you miss the main event, the week after Carnival there is the ‘Winners Parade’.

Local Tours (optional)
Tour Name
Optional Sightseeing Tours
from $
Sugar Loaf
half day
half day
Rio Cultural Tour
half day
Favela Jeep Tour
half day
half day
Tropical Islands Cruise (L)
full day
Sugar Loaf & Corcovado (L)
full day
Rio by Night & Samba (D)
Buzios & Schooner Cruise (L)
full day
Angra dos Reis
full day
Prices per person in US dollars, subject to change. Prices may vary depending on the departure location.
Tour / Package Extensions, Local Sightseeing Tours, Car Rental and/or other services can be arranged, subject to availability and price alteration.

Known as the "Marvelous City", Rio is nestled between the sea and striking mountains, with a magnificent shoreline indented with bays and beautiful beaches. The city's 8 million inhabitants known as "Cariocas" are friendly, smiling, sun tanned and carefree people who try to enjoy life to the fullest. Rio has great nightlife and landmarks include the Sugar Loaf Mountain, a solid rock 1,299 feet high and Corcovado Mountain rising 2,329 feet above the city with the statue of Christ the Redeemer.
Suggested Intinerary
  Day 1 - USA/Rio de Janeiro
Overnight flight to Rio de Janeiro.
    Day 4-7 - Rio de Janeiro
Days free to enjoy Rio your own way. You can go on an optional tour to Sugar Loaf Mountain or the Imperial City of Petropolis; an optional tour of the Tropical Islands; go shopping in the fashionable Ipanema district or relax at one of Rio's fabulous beaches. (B)
  Day 2 - Rio de Janeiro
Early morning arrival. Transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax and explore the surroundings. Dinner at a Churrascaria is recommended.
    Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro/USA
Day free to say goodbye to Rio your own way. Evening departure for your return overnight flight to USA. (B)
  Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro
Morning tour of Corcovado, with its landmark statue of Christ the Redeemer, for a breathtaking view of the city. Continue through the park to the Tijuca Forest. Afternoon optional complimentary visit to a Gem factory. In the evening an optional Samba Show at a nightclub. (B)
Hotels Featured     Package Features
Hotel Caesar Park
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Hotel Praia Ipanema
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Hotel Copacabana Palace
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Hotel Sofitel Rio Palace
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Hotel Othon Palace
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Hotel Luxor Regente
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• Round trip airfare (6 nts package).
• Accommodation for 3 or 6 nights at the hotel selected, with optional extensions.
• Buffet breakfast daily.
• Round trip airport transfers.
• Hotel taxes and service charges.
• Services of the local Skyline's Representatives.

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