Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 7-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.
Trip Dates: February 9-15, 2018
Day 1 - Friday, February 9
Check in upon arrival, and then kick off the week with a welcome drink and samba class. Party at Av. Presidente Vargas to see the samba schools preparing for the big parade.
Inclusions: Orientation walk, welcome briefing, Caipirinhas, samba class, guided visit to Av. Presidente Vargas, and night out.
Day 2 - Saturday, February 10 (B/L)
Have breakfast, and then party at ‘Céu na Terra’ Bloco in Santa Teresa. Eat lunch at Gloria Maria before a 3- to 4-hour party cruise on Guanabara Bay, and then hit the party scene for the second night in a row.
Inclusions: Breakfast, guided Bloco, lunch, Guanabara Bay boat cruise, and guided night out in Rio.
Day 3 - Sunday, February 11 (B/D)
Enjoy a morning on your own, or join an optional tour of the city. Have pre-party drinks, get your face painted, and enjoy dinner at a famous Churrasco barbecue restaurant. Then party at the Sunday Night Sambadrome Parade, with tickets for Section 12-13. (Upgrades available at an additional cost.)
Inclusions: Breakfast, group trip to the beach, guided Bloco street party, Sambadrome tickets with guide, and Churrasco BBQ dinner.
Day 4 - Monday, February 12 (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, hit a morning Beatles-themed Bloco with your guide, and then make an optional trip to Copacabana Beach.
Inclusions: Breakfast, guided Bloco with drinks, hats and water pistols, Copacabana Beach excursion, and guided night out in Rio.
Day 5 - Tuesday, February 13 (B)
Have breakfast, and then drive to Tijuca National Park and Corcovado to begin a guided tour of Rio. See historic Santa Teresa, walk the tiled Escaderia Selaron in Lapa, and ride the cable car to Sugarloaf Mountain. Join the guides for an evening out.
Inclusions: Breakfast, full-day guided Rio city tour, admission to Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf, and guided night out in Rio.
Day 6 - Wednesday, February 14 (B)
Eat breakfast, and then set out on a morning tour of Favela Vidigal followed by a guided mountain hike at Dois Irmãos. You'll have the option to join a group dinner and Carnival Finale at your own expense.
Inclusions: Breakfast, favela tour of Vidigal, hike, açai refreshment, and guided night out in Rio.
Day 7 - Thursday, February 15 (B)
This Carnival experience concludes with mid-day check out from the hotel
Inclusions: Breakfast and guide on-hand.