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Immerse yourself in the culinary scene of Rio on this interactive evening at a small cooking studio. Learn about the flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques specific to Brazilian food from your instructor. Cook a meal, either Bahian seafood Moqueca or a black bean Feijoada, using what you learned and then enjoy the fruits of your labor. The class is limited to 7 participants to ensure an intimate experience and personalized attention.
Discover Rio’s bustling nightlife on a pub crawl through the neighborhoods of Lapa and Ipanema. Stop at a variety of bars, clubs, and parties and enjoy free shots and caipirinhas throughout the evening. Enjoy a worry-free excursion with free transportation provided between stops as you explore with your guides. This is a fun and safe way to explore Rio at night and meet other travelers along the way.
Enjoy a traditional churrascaria in Rio de Janeiro, including round-trip transportation from your hotel. Be seated at your table and get ready for the impressive parade of all-you-can-eat meat borne on sizzling skewers by skilled waiters. This traditional Brazilian style of service keeps the food coming until you say stop by turning your table card to red. Sample all types and cuts of meat and side dishes that often include salads, collard greens, fried potatoes and black beans and rice. Be sure to bring your appetite.
This experience allows people to experience a unique moment, immersing themselves in flavors, aromas, sounds and behaviors of a very old culture that is a direct part of the history of Brazil, with all its ethnic mixes rescuing the gastronomic identity and the music of a people and still unknown by many.
Shake up your Rio visit with this 4-hour caipirinha-making class and skip-the-line pub crawl in the city’s Lapa nightlife area. Mix it up in a local bar selling craft ‘cachaça’ (the spirit used in caipirinhas) as you learn to prepare this drink of choice for Rio’s party-goers. Armed with your newfound knowledge, you’ll then ‘mix’ things up some more in the streets, bars and clubs of Lapa, enjoying included drinking games, a samba lesson, drink discounts, VIP entrance and the fun atmosphere of a night out in this lively area.
Dance, mingle and mix it up during a 5-hour skip-the-line nightlife crawl set in Rio de Janeiro’s legendary Ipanema neighborhood. Fuel your evening with some typical Brazilian snacks before joining some new friends for a crawl of the best local pubs and clubs in this buzzing evening area. Along the way you’ll play a fun selection of included drinking games, down free and discounted drinks and enjoy VIP entrance to one Rio’s hottest clubs. Double caipirinhas until 1am at your last stop help keep the party going until the wee hours.
Feel the rhythm of samba in one of the most emblematic places of Rio de Janeiro: Rio Scenarium. Dance till you can't take it anymore!
We will pick you up at your hotel in Rio de Janeiro at 19.00 hours, where we will go to the delicious dinner before watching the show. The barbecue dinner also offers a buffet. We will go to the emblematic Rio Scenarium. Did you know you're in the top 10 bars in the world, according to The Guardian?
Once you enter, you will hear the rhythm of the music and enjoy a unique place. Its walls are full of curious objects and on its stage there are always groups playing live.
You will spend the night dancing samba, choro, MPB and forró. During the week you will enjoy the live music shows and during the weekend there will be three shows. In addition, you can enter the Annex Lounge, which offers a reserved DJ environment.
After enjoying the Rio Scenarium show, we will return to your hotel.
In Rio de Janeiro, the party of samba schools begins long before the carnival. Rehearsals for the group A, B and Special Sambadrome parade begin mid-year and school courts open the door for revelers of all ages to warm up the tambourines.
So for Rio Special Group samba schools, the 2020 carnival has already begun. Whether on the court or in the nearby streets, revelers can enjoy a preview of what will pass by Marquês de Sapucaí next year.
Court rehearsals bring together young people, the community, tourists and celebrities in crowded parties, where drum queens and school muses tend to be a fixed presence.
Route and Days
Monday: Samba School ESTÁCIO DE SA
Tuesday: VIRADOURO Samba School
Thursday: TIJUCA UNITED Samba School
Friday: TUIUTI PARADISE Samba School
Saturday: Salgueiro Samba School
During this Food Tour we will introduce you to the main typical street foods of Brazil at an organic products street market, where we will show you the main fruits, vegetables and ingredients from the country with the greatest biodiversity in the world. Definitely come hungry – there’s a lot of food to be eaten!
Gloria Hill: We begin our tour visiting Outeiro da Glória, an important hill in the history of the founding of the city, where a colonial church is located. From the hill, we have an impressive view of Guanabara Bay and we can learn a little more about the Gloria neighborhood.
Gloria Street Market and street food: Then we go to the fair, the main attraction of our tour. There we will taste Pastel with Sugarcane Juice, Tapioca, Coconut Water, Acarajé, Crab Casquinja, Cocada, Minas Cheese and various fruits. At the end of the tour, the tourist who is interested can still stay in the area to enjoy a traditional Feijoada and Roda de Samba.
Get to know Brazilian cuisine with a 6-hour food tour around Rio. Visit the neighborhoods of Lapa, Gloria, Flamengo, and Laranjeiras and sample a variety of foods ranging from fresh juices to tasty bar snacks and even a few Amazonian dishes. Pass by a few sites such as the Carioca Aqueduct and Selarón Steps as you learn about the history of Rio and its cuisine from your informative guide.
Discover the humble botequins of Rio de Janeiro on this 4-hour tasting tour. Spend the evening eating and drinking at four of these gastropubs and see what daily life is like in this vibrant city. Sample a number of ‘petiscos’—appetizers—and a nice cold glass of ‘chopp’ beer as well as the famous caipirinha made with Brazilian cachaça as you immerse yourself in Brazilian culture.
Dine on one of Brazil's most traditional meals, a feijoada, during this excursion in Rio. With your local guide, sit down at an authentic Brazilian restaurant to dig in to what is widely considered the country's national dish. There are as many variations as there are chefs, but the dish typically includes black bean stew with sausage, sundried beef, collard greens and manioc flower. Pair it with a caipirinha, Brazil's national drink, to get the full experience. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
Bust a few moves and mingle with Rio’s locals during this 5-hour tour of the city’s top nightlife venues. Toast your new friends with a complimentary drink, starting your evening in Rio’s Lagoa District. Then get ready to party with skip-the-line access to some of the city’s top nightlife venues, including two more drinks along the way. All cover charges, a guide and transport between clubs is included. Want to get even more VIP? An optional upgrade for private table service and 5 included drinks is also available.
There is no better way to learn about a place´s culture than a food tour! Embark on this adventure, feel like a local and have lots of fun learning about the popular and exotic Brazilian treats! Its ingredients, textures and history. Discover why the Brazilian food is some of the most nutritious and interesting in the world, and also caloric! While we embark in this gastronomical journey, we'll also visit some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Rio.
We'll taste typical delicious carioca snacks such as empada, tapioca, pão de queijo, feijoada cream, açaí, the popular Brazilian coffee, caipirinha and wonderful deserts too!
Explore the best bars in Ipanema and enjoy Rio’s vibrant nightlife. This IPANEMA’S NIGHTLIFE TOUR is the perfect opportunity to meet locals and other travelers while experiencing Rio de Janeiro’s nightlife, tasting the typical local drinks and dancing to the rhythm of samba.
During this nightlife tour, you’ll be taken to some of Ipanema’s top bars, with VIP entrance. The nightlife tour takes place on Tuesday nights, so put aside a Tuesday during your travels to experience the best of Brazil’s night scene.
The IPANEMA’S NIGHTLIFE TOUR is for anyone who wants to fully enjoy the city’s legendary nightlife. Spend a night meeting new and interesting people from all over the world and the fun-loving locals. It’ll be a night you won’t forget!
• The IPANEMA’S NIGHTLIFE TOUR is for people over the age of 18. To participate, please bring your ID.
Stray from the beaten path and gain insight into life in a Rio favela on a tour that reveals parts of the city that most first-time visitors miss. As well as meeting local residents, you’ll hike to a lesser-known viewpoint before learning how to make Brazil’s most-famous cocktail during a caipirinha workshop.
This, and my Brazilian Flavours, are the first and only vegan cooking class available in Rio and is a hands-on experience and a unique occasion to try something new with unexpected results. All this in an incredible setting. Meet travellers and expats like you, learn some handy cooking techniques and how to prepare a tasty, satisfying, plant-based meal every time. Learn how to prepare the best caipirinha you will probably taste during your stay. And, at the end, even get a free ebook with the recipes to take home and replicate for your friends and family.
Your experience tour in Rio includes the tasting of different chocolates prepared with between 55% and 92% of pure cocoa. No additives, artificial flavours or extra ingredients are added to Chocolate Q’s products, one of this reasons it has been highly awarded internationally.
Find out more about the history and cultivation of cocoa in the domestic Brazilian market and international market on this tour. Most importantly, taste some of the best chocolate in Brazil. Book your heavenly Chocolate Experience in Rio Tour now!
Brazilians are known for their jovial personalities and fun parties and no party is complete without great food and drinks. Get a taste of Brazil’s artisanal wine and cheeses on a 3-hour tasting tour overlooking the hills of Santa Teresa and some of Rio’s most iconic landmarks. Enjoy hotel or port drop-off included in the tour price.
See a completely different side of Rio de Janeiro without having to worry about personal safety on a guided tour of Rio’s vibrant Red Light District. This tour allows you to break away from the usual tourist trail and gain local insight into the culture and politics of Brazil’s second city. Plus, a late-night departure time allows you spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Explore the daily markets of Rio and Ipanema with a guide on this craft-focused tour. Let your guide show you where to get the best souvenirs at the best bargains; you'll be sure to return home with a suitcase full of treasures. Learn about the food, art, music, and crafts of northeastern Brazil through guided commentary.
Explore Rio's vibrant gay nightlife scene with a local guide during this evening excursion. Head out on the town to neighborhoods like Ipanema, Copacabana and Rua Teixeira de Melo. Visit a variety of clubs, bars and restaurants where gay residents of Rio go out to enjoy the nightlife. Destinations can include Bofetada, Dama de Ferro, Le Boy Bar or the Rainbow Kiosk, among others. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.