Kick Off Your Brazil Adventure with an Overview of Exciting Rio de Janeiro
Famed for its golden beaches, infectious samba beats and exuberant Carnival, Rio de Janeiro is Brazil's most exhilarating city. Spend a full day enjoying the famous sights of the Cidade Maravilhosa, the "Marvelous City." It's an urban metropolis threaded with lush rain forest, mountains, surf breaks and intoxicating beaches that persist as the city’s bona fide backyard. Visit the iconic landmarks atop Corcovado Mountain and dip in to vibrant neighborhoods like edgy and artsy Santa Teresa as you spend a day getting in sync with the rhythms of Rio.
- Famous Rio de Janeiro Site VisitVisit the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, with his outstretched arms surveying the city from on high, and marvel at the stunning views
- Cable Car Ride Above the CityRide the double cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, overlooking the site of the city's founding by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century
- Culture and Arts ImmersionExplore the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, a lively locus for art and street culture, and admire the 19th-century coffee-baron mansions that hug the hillside