Take a day trip from Rio de Janeiro to experience the cosmopolitan style, quaint charm and elegant architecture of Buzios. Walk through the town on a guided tour before there is free time to explore Buzios at your own leisure.
Rio De Janeiro
Head out of Rio for the day, where a schooner awaits to take you on a cruise of the turquoise blue waters and islands of Angra dos Reis. With roundtrip hotel transportation and a buffet lunch included, a day of relaxation lies ahead.
Discover the history of Copacabana and learn about the Carioca (local resident) lifestyle on this small-group walking tour in Rio de Janeiro. Step back in time as you visit the historic military base, Copacabana Fort. You’ll take in views of Ipanema Beach while atop Arpoador Rock before heading to a traditional bar in Ipanema to try the Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail. Your guide will show you historical and cultural sites of Copacabana while you take in the beautiful beach views.
Take an afternoon tour to Corcovado Mountain topped with the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. You’ll travel through the Tijuca Rain Forest by cog train to Corcovado Mountain for breathtaking views of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. This afternoon tour takes you to Rio’s most famous attraction, leaving you with time in the day free to explore Rio on your own.
Experience Rio de Janeiro??s famous Corcovado Mountain in the most rewarding way possible ?? by hiking up it! With an experienced guide, take a 2.5-hour hike through the mountain??s rainforest to its peak, where you??ll be justly rewarded with spectacular views of the city and Guanabara Bay. You??ll also get to see the mountaintop??s defining feature ?? Rio??s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue ?? up close. And don??t worry ?? you??ll go back down by minivan to rest your weary legs.
Venture into a Rio de Janeiro favela (the Brazilian version of a shanty town) on this half-day educational tour. See the day-to-day lifestyles of locals who live in Santa Marta, one of Rio??s many dense favelas. With a local expert guide, you??ll travel inside the favela, interact with locals and gain a new understanding of Brazilian society.
Spend half a day sailing on Guanabara Bay, for the most beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro with Sugar Loaf Mountain towering in the distance. Pass the bay’s islands and forts as you cruise the idylic waters. The Guanabara Bay Cruise includes roundtrip transportation from your Rio de Janeiro hotel. An optional buffet seafood lunch is also available on your return, in a local Rio restaurant.
Combine two of Rio’s most popular tours on a full-day shore excursion packed with breathtaking views. Int he morning, you’ll enjoy a panoramic city tour and have the opportunity to ride a cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain. After lunch, you’ll travel through the Tijuca Rain Forest by cog train to the statue of Christ the Redeemer on top of Corcovado Mountain. This tour is an excellent option if your time in Rio de Janeiro is limited, giving you the best of Rio in one great day.
Escape the crowds of Rio de Janiero at Petropolis, the beautiful mountain retreat of Brazil’s only two emperors. Wander through the Imperial Museum. Pay your respects at Catedral Sao Pedro de Alcantara, the burial place of Brazil’s last imperial family. See the stunning glass Crystal Palace built by the French in 1879.
Put your survival skills to the test on this guided tour through the Amazon Rainforest from Manaus! As you walk through the lush rainforest, your expert guide will teach you how to conquer your natural surroundings. Learn how to identify trees that produce fruits and nuts you can eat — like a??ai palm berries, passion fruit and Brazilian nuts — as well as vegetation to avoid. Spot medicinal leaves and roots; learn how to find sources of clean water; and practice building traps for small animals. Afterward, enjoy lunch and take a scenic canoe ride before discovering local village life with a visit to a real Amazonian home.