- Sun, Nov 12, 2017 05:00 PM
Av. Atlântica, 1702
Latitude: -22.9672, Longitude: -43.1788
Summary: Visit the largest urban rainforest and the most famous sites of Rio through a comprehensive tour. Make the most of your time accompanied by a multilingual guide with in-depth knowledge about the city, its histories, and the "carioca" way of life. Highlights: Pass by and see, the picturesque beach of São Conrado and the bucolic neighborhood of Santa Teresa. Visit the Tijuca Forest, get to know some of its trails, take photos at the waterfall, and stop at Chinese View to admire the lagoon and the Christ. Get to know the Sambodrome, where the parades of the samba schools take place, the Maracanã Stadium, and the Samba City, where the floats are created. Take pictures next to the Museum of Tomorrow and the Rio Art Museum. Walk through the Olympic Boulevard and its harbor sheds. Admire the Municipal Theater, the Cathedral, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Selaron stairs, and the Aqueduct in the Bohemian neighborhood of Lapa. Learn how to reach the main tourist attractions, such as the Christ the Redeemer, with tips on the best way to visit them without mishaps. Description: We prepare this comprehensive tour for you to know the main tourist attractions of Rio. During the tour, you will learn how to visit attractions of your interest avoiding unforeseen. Know where are the places of the city to enjoy a night life, typical restaurants for lunch or dinner, beaches, gardens, parks, and museums that deserve to be visited, among other attractions. Since 2012, the city of Rio de Janeiro is considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of Urban Cultural Landscapes. For this reason, we designed this itinerary contemplating natural attractions: forests, beaches, lagoons, and human-made attractions: the bucolic neighborhood of Santa Teresa, Lapa Aqueduct, Sambodrome, Maracanã Stadium, Flamengo Park, museums and buildings of modern and ancient styles such as the Museum of Tomorrow, and The Municipal Theater. The tour starts in the south zone passing through the Lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas appreciating the surrounding mountains seeing the Christ the Redeemer as a highlight on top of the hill of 710 meters high. Then we head to the beach of São Conrado from where we can see the famous Gavea Stone (Pedra da Gávea) and the ramp of the hang gliding in Beautiful Stone (Pedra Bonita). We enter the Forest following the direction to the waterfall “Cascatinha” and the Visitors Center in Tijuca National Park, where we will stay for a while.Afterward, we will go towards the Chinese View (Vista Chinesa) to admire the lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas and the slopes of Christ the Redeemer. We will continue to the city center towards the Sambodrome, Maracana Stadium, the Museum of Tomorrow and the Rio Art Museum, Cinelândia, Cathedral, Carioca Aqueduct and stairs Selaron. After, we pass by the Flamengo Park ending the tour in your indicated lodging place. During the tour, there will be five major stops. Note: Upon request, by a message, we can pick up the group at the same lodging location, including port Cruise, within a 15 km radius of the meeting point, at a previous time that allows us to arrive at 07:50 at the meeting point.