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Attend the Ginga Tropical Show, a dance and music that allows you to learn about Brazil's vibrant history and culture through its traditional music and dance. During this show, see talented performers dance the lambada, samba and bossa nova dressed in outrageous Carnival costumes. Hear folklore from around the diverse country, live drumming and the Brazilian martial art: capoeira.
Watch the biggest show on Earth! Witness the Carnival Samba School Parade in the Sambadrome and benefit from pickup & Drop off from your hotel or cruise ship and the expertise of a professional tour guide. Enjoy Carnival Parade with comfort and security !!!!!We offer a vast selection of Grandstand tickets (from Sector 5 to Sector 11).Note: GRANDSTAND SECTOR 9 IS ONLY NUMBERED SEAT TICKET.Located in the center of Sambadrome Avenue, it offers a panoramic view andIt's also on the side of drums section retreat (thrilling rhythm movement & one of the highlights of the parade).The other Grandstands are open seating area.Transportation - Shuttle service We have 3 departure times to the Sambadrome 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM (Note that depending on the hotel, the pickup time may vary)All the Transfers with Tour GuideWe offer to return options after completion of each Samba School performanceWe can pick you up in 120 different hotel and Cruise Port.
Considered by The Guardian as one of the top 10 bars in the world, Rio Scenarium is in the heart of the bohemian and traditional region of Lapa, located in a former antique store.Rio Scenarium is a three-level culture pavilion interconnected by stairs and an elevator from the belle époque. Its relics, flamboyant decor and obsolete items are commonly used in film productions.The venue is the scene of incredible live shows, where the best musicians bring to life Brazilian music genres such as Samba, Forró and MPB (Brazilian Popular Music). Live a genuine local nightlife experience while enjoying a delicious dinner.
Get a glimpse behind the scenes of Carnival during this tour of Cidade do Samba. On this outing, follow your guide on a tour of the Acadêmicos do Grande Rio's warehouse, one of Rio's top samba schools, where they store their outrageous costumes and grandiose parade floats. Toast to your insider's experience with a traditional caipirinha while you learn about the history and culture of the Carnival in Brazil. Brave visitors can even try on a few feathered costumes. Round-trip transportation from central Rio hotels is included.
Get picked up in Copacabana drive up to the statue of Christ the Redeemer - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - at the top of Corcovado Mountain. Travel through a short and beautiful route through Tijuca Forest – one of the largest urban forests in the world – before opening up to incredible views of the entire city. When reaching the top, enjoy the most famous tour attraction in Brazil and a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro in 360º, 710m (2,330 feet) tall. Return from the Christ the Redeemer and drive past Santa Teresa, the famous neighbourhood located on a hillside known for the narrow cobblestone streets, unique cultural flair, and iconic yellow tram.Arrive at the neighbourhood of Lapa, the area with Rio’s traditional nightlife and known for the Carioca Aqueduct, before reaching the brightly colored tiles of the world-famous Selarón Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks.Return to Copacabana.
Imagine yourself in Guanabara Bay on a two-story boat transformed into a nightclub with bar, DJs, professional sound and light system and much more!One of the best parties in town.Rio Boat Club is a completely unique and original party. Strolling through Guanabara Bay, one of Rio's most traditional and beautiful scenery, you will board a double-decker boat that transforms into a nightclub of bars, amazing djs and professional lights, along with a vibrant crowd of locals. All the world.Happy Hour from 11pm to 12amOpen bar for women2x1 in spirits for men
Explore Santa Teresa and discover the stronghold of Rio's plastic artists. A cultural site with many workshops to visit and restaurants with typical lunch foods, the high mountain neighborhood still preserves its local history.At the bottom of the mountains is located Lapa, perhaps the most bohemian neighborhood of Rio. Where the nightlife of Rio de Janeiro happens, but with a lot of history to present.
Visit the Roberto Burle Marx home and gardens during a private 4-hour tour from Rio. In the company of a local guide, explore the home of this artists and designer, surrounded by lush property filled with native plants. The Sitio Roberto Burle Marx is built in a distinctly Brazilian style, including elements of cubism and abstractionism. Walk through the peaceful gardens and admire the home's collection of folk art while learning about his life, work and esthetic from your knowledgeable guide. Round-trip transportation from Rio is included.
Rio de Janeiro can be a treasure trove for shoppers, but it’s all to easy to get lost if you don’t know where you’re going in the maze-like city. You’ll be in good hands (and have the chance to give back to the local community) on this shop hop to Rio’s hidden local street markets, shops, galleries, and workshops that would be difficult to find on your own.
A unique way to get to know the urban artistic life of the city, opportunity to get to know another Rio de Janeiro through Copacabana beaches. Also know the architecture and transformation of the former capital of the country, understand how the life style of Carioca was born. A simple way to integrate the city without feeling tourist and a simple lover of the arts.Each area of the city has a different culture and the center of the city is where all cultures meet.
Spend an epic day and night exploring all of Rio's attractions during this full-day tour. During the day, follow your guide to attractions like the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue on top of Corcovado Mountain, reached via a cog train ride through the Tijuca Rainforest. Take the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for spectacular views of Guanabara Bay and enjoy a downtown tour including Cinelandia Square and the Metropolitan Cathedral. In the evening, attend the Ginga Tropical show, a vibrant dance performance that celebrates the country's cultural roots. Lunch and round-trip port or hotel transportation are included.
Watch the biggest show on Earth! Witness the Carnival Samba School Parade in the Sambadrome and benefit from pickup & Drop off from your hotel or cruise ship and the expertise of a professional tour guide. Enjoy Carnival Parade with comfort and security !!!!!Front Box Sector 8 and 9 (numbered seats) are the most exclusive tickets in the hole Stadium.From this location you will be able to see every detail of the imposing floats, the perfection of the costumes and even the expressions full of emotion and the dance of each participant of the Samba School, which is so fascinating.Transportation - Shuttle service We have 2 departure times to the Sambadrome 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM (Note that depending on the hotel, the pickup time may vary)Transfers with Tour Guide.We offer to return options after completion of each Samba School performance.We can pick you up in 120 different hotel and Cruise Port.Important: It is not permitted to take the transfer with costumes.
See more of Rio in one action-packed day during this 9-hour sightseeing tour covering some of the city’s highlights. Live like a ‘Carioca’ (Rio local) as you explore the famous Copcabana neighborhood, enjoy the views during a cable car ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, sample some snacks in the historic Urca area, and much more.
Explore the historic and contemporary neighborhoods of downtown Rio de Janeiro on this food and history walking tour. Travel by subway and the new electric tram as you discover iconic areas such as Copacabana and the Olympic Boulevard, built for the 2016 Olympic games. Sample local delicacies on route as you listen to fascinating commentary from your guide.
See the colorful art that’s hidden throughout Rio de Janeiro on a half-day walking tour of the Gloria neighborhood, Praça Mauá, Olympic Boulevard, and Pedra do Sal, using the metro to explore the city. You’ll see a massive mosaic, landmark architecture, murals, Olympic art, and an area that overflows with samba and choro music. Walking through Rio with a local, art-loving guide means you’ll learn the stories behind each place you see, and the group size is limited to 12 people for a fun, flexible experience.
Enjoy all the energy of carnival in a unique exciting night of live samba dancing with beautiful samba dancers in a special group school rehearsal. The samba schools start practicing for Carnival way in advance. This means composing songs, dance practicing, creating the costumes and building the floats. Some of the big schools open up their doors to visitors to come witness a carnival rehearsal at the samba school. Don’t miss one of the best things to do in the city of samba and the perfect opportunity to be part of the spirit and magic that is behind one of the biggest events in the world the Rio Carnival!
Get a glimpse into the local street art scene in Rio de Janeiro during this 4-hour arts and culture tour. Follow your local guide around the city, stopping to view popular works of art in unlikely places like a tunnel, a schoolyard and on the sides of buildings. Admire graffiti projects, murals and hit up a gallery/microbrewery in Leblon. Learn about the local arts scene and the cultural impact it has on the city through your guide's informative, engaging commentary. Snacks and transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle are included.
Visiting a samba school is a memorable and authentic experience of real Rio culture but, as a visitor, it can be difficult to gain access to one. This guided tour takes you off the tourist path and lets watch a show in one of the most famous Samba schools of Rio de Janeiro where you will listen to the unmistakable sound of samba drums and watch colorful dancers.
Immerse yourself in the art and fashion of cosmopolitan Rio de Janeiro on this guided 5-hour tour. Visit the Jardim Botânico neighborhood's Parque Lage, home to the Escola de Artes Visuais (School of Visual Arts), where free art exhibitions and occasional performances take place. Head to Ipanema, the epicenter of fashion and luxury, to tour the H Stern factory and get a look at the jewelry-making process. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
Combine visits to the National Library (Biblioteca Nacional) and the National Theater (Teatro Nacional) on this 3-hour tour in Rio de Janeiro. Learn about the history of each building and the role they have played in Rio's vibrant cultural heritage. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation from local hotels included.
Spend an evening on the town at the Rio Scenarium nightclub during this evening excursion in the neighborhood of Lapa. Party like a 'carioca', or resident of Rio, as you dance the night away to samba, Brazilian Popular Music and other world music. With your local nightlife guide, explore what the Guardian has called one of the Top 10 best bars in the world. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
Rio Scenarium is one of Rio de Janeiro’s coolest nightclubs and a popular place to enjoy live music, dancing, and cocktails. On this tour, enjoy a VIP experience with skip-the-line tickets and round-trip hotel transfers, so you don’t have to worry about finding a taxi after dark. Once inside, spend the night drinking caipirinhas, order some tasty Brazilian food, and dance to traditional Brazilian Samba and Choro music. Food and drinks are not included.
Discover and experience the best of Rio de Janeiro City on unforgettable private photography tours. Rio Photo Tours is a wonderful opportunity for amateurs and professionals photographers or enthusiasts to meet the city and discover non-touristic areas, new points of view and capture amazing photos from one of the most beautiful cities in the world.Each tour is tailored according to the specialty or the preferences of the client. It doesn't matter what kind of photography you want, or which kind of experience you seek, we are going to make it happen.Our guide is a professional photographer that will show Rio from an original approach out of traditional tours, offering an unforgettable experience.Make a deep dive into the Carioca's culture. Come and see cultural events, live music and a lot of attractions that a regular tourist can't find on traditional city guides.*We provide Car with Driver, for more safety and fast logistics.
How to have fun on sundays nights in Rio de Janeiro? Experience a truly brazilian night on the town with Rio Samba Dancer. On every sunday you can join us for one hour forró dance class, which is an easy and fun brazilian partner dance. Meet at our studio, by yourself, with a partner, or with a group of friends, for the class at 08:00 PM. Afterward we’ll all go to a local forró club where you can show off your new dance moves with the locals or simply just watch. The forró club always have a live band playing on the stage, and the club is open and welcoming to all ages and dance levels. Your dance instructor and tour guide will be with you at the club, as well your classmates, and the wonderful people of Rio de Janeiro.