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Rio de Janeiro Carnival

By Viator, January 2017

4.5 star rating: Recommended 588 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro is gearing up for Carnival 2017, set to take place February 24?28?and visitors coming to the big event are in for a treat with five days of flashy costumes, rhythmic samba, and ...  Read more

Samba and Carnival Fun in Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, January 2017

4 star rating: Recommended 41 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When it comes to Carnival in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro is the life of the party. Five days of extravagant street parades and lavish soirees take over the historic city, culminating in a massive samba ...  Read more

3 Days in Rio de Janeiro: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 789 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro isn?t known as the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) for nothing. Beautiful beaches, expansive mountains, the lively Cariocas and the grand Carnaval are only some of the reasons ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro's Nightlife

By Viator, August 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio de Janeiro?s reputation for caipirinha-fueled hedonism and pulsing samba beats precedes it, and if you?re heading to Brazil?s fun-loving cultural capital, you?ve likely set aside at least one ...  Read more

Day Trips from Rio

By Viator, August 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 127 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its swaths of white sand beaches hemmed in by the iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain, and an all-day party atmosphere, it can be hard to tear yourself away from Rio de Janeiro?s ...  Read more

A Day in Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, August 2016

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Rio de Janeiro, a city of incomparable natural beauty and incurably addictive culture, isn?t usually categorized as a one-night stand. In fact, once travelers have breathed in the intoxicating ...  Read more

Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

By Viator, August 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 174 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rio's 900+ favelas are home to hundreds of thousands of people, packed tightly in astonishing density and replete with all the violence, criminality and squalor that one might expect when extreme ...  Read more

What to Do in South America During the Olympics

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1999 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With the much-anticipated Olympic Games kicking off on August 5, all eyes are on Rio de Janeiro this summer. Those lucky enough to score tickets can make the most of their time in South America with ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro's Best Food and Places to Eat

By Viator, April 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 257 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From hearty meat dishes to a kaleidoscope of tropical fruit, eating out in Rio de Janeiro is never boring and you?ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to the city?s restaurants. Borrowing ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro Top Beaches

By Viator, February 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 95 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The beaches of Rio de Janeiro are the stuff of song and legend, and they certainly live up to their billing. An entire state unto itself rather than a single city, Rio sees nearly three million ...  Read more

Soccer in Rio

By Viator, May 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From Ronaldo?s record setting World Cup goals to Pele?s hat-trick of World Cup victories, few countries have churned out so many legendary international soccer players as Brazil, so it?s no surprise ...  Read more

Rio de Janeiro Tropical Islands

By Viator, May 2013

Even if your visit to Rio de Janeiro is a short one, you should budget a day or two to travel to some of the exotic tropical islands surrounding the marvelous city in the Green Coast Region. A ...  Read more

Exploring Tijuca National Park in Rio de Janeiro

By Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012

While Rio de Janeiro is growing rapidly?the metropolitan area now clocks in at some 6.3 million inhabitants?it has preserved, at its heart, one of the largest and loveliest urban greenspaces in the ...  Read more

Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

By Paige, Nicaragua, April 2012

Rio?s world-famous landscape is a vision to fly above, though most of us will see it only from the famous cable car up to Sugar Loaf Mountain and the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. More ...  Read more

Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janiero

By Paige, Nicaragua, April 2012

Even locals can?t agree on how many beaches there are here in Armacao dos Buzios (or just Buzios, among friends) though most put the number somewhere between 20 and 25. It?s a matter of ...  Read more

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