This tour will get you under the skin of Rio. You will see a Wonder of the World on the Big Dude Tour, Visit the amazing street art around Rio on the Rio Street Art tour and you will also party the night away on your choice of one evening activities - Samba, Favela Funk Party or Boat Party.
Please note the order of activities may change depending on the day of the week you arrive.
Pick up from the airport and transfer to Mango Tree Hostel. Settle in at your hostel or head to beach to catch some rays!
Rio Street Art tour
Besides having great museums, beaches and nice people, Brazil also have some of the best Urban arts and grafitti painters in the world. And this tour is for you, who wants to check some of these marvelous arts scaterred around the city of Rio.
During our tour we will give you the opportunity to understand and enjoy how the Street Art began with the tags in the suburbs of Rio and developed into a wide variety of forms of art expression today, when Rio got to be one of the Mecas of global Street Art Scene.
Big Dude Tour
This 5-hour tour in Rio de Janeiro provides a unique chance to see many of the cities best attractions. You’ll be picked up from your hostel and met by a professional English speaking tour guide and driven around in a 14 seat mini bus. The first stop will be to watch the hang gliders landing area at Sao Conrado beach.
From there, you will go to the Tijuca National Park and get a glimpse of the greenest tropical rainforest and see magnificent views and a spectacular waterfall. The next stop is to see the ‘Big Dude’ himself. You will swap buses and drive to the Christ The Redeemer Statue (ticket price is included to the price of the package). We know the views will blow you away!
After our visit to the Big Dude we will stop for a lunch (lunch is not included in the price of the package) in Santa Teresa. This is one of the traditional old neighbourhoods of Rio which still retains much of its original architecture and character of previous years. Next up you will see the famous Lapa steps which are covered in tiles from all over the world. You might recognise it from Snoop Dogg’s video for Beautiful with Pharell.
Finally, you will be offered two options. The first option is to be dropped off at Sugarloaf Mountain (ticket is not included in the package price) in time for sunset - this is an especially romantic time for couples! The second option is to simply be dropped off in front of your hotel or hostel.
Depending on day of week. Saturday = Samba or Sunday = Favela Funk Party or Monday = Boat party
If you are looking for a samba show in Rio de Janeiro, you are on the right track!
A real samba show in Rio is not to be missed. An English speaking guide will pick you up from your hostel and your ticket to the show is included. Make sure you bring your dancing feet so you can join in!!
Favela Funk party
Hit the best clubs in town and get your groove on to the local popular funk rhythms
You will be met at your hostel by a local English speaking guide who will transfer you to the best pary in town. Entrance fees included!
The boat party starts around 2pm, you will meet like minded partygoers and enjoy beers and caipirinha bar as your boat tours the Guanabara bay. Take a dip, splash around and as the sun is setting you will hear back. This is a great way to see some of the cities best sites from a new angle.
Today you must check out of the hostel and continue with your travel plans.
Located in one of the best spots in Rio, just a block away from the world-famous Ipanema beach, the Mango Tree Hostel offers a relaxing place to sleep, meet other travellers, and taste a chilled caipirinha. At the hostel you will find the comforts of a guest house (sprung mattresses, 100% cotton sheets, towels, a real Brazilian style breakfast, and gas heated power showers) coupled with the warm welcome and atmosphere of a backpacker hostel.
Ipanema is a safe residential district within easy reach of the Sugar Loaf and Corcovado. As well as the beach, it offers a wide range of bars and restaurants to suit all budgets, and plenty of shopping opportunities such as the weekly Sunday Hippie Market.
The Mango Tree is based in a newly renovated 1930’s colonial style house in a quiet residential area. It has 13 private rooms (2 triple, 2 twin, 10 with en-suite, all air-conditioned), 30 dorm beds, and all the facilities to make your stay with us the most memorable of your trip
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Trip Name: Ultimate Rio Package
Duration: 5 Days
From Price: $683
Supplier Tour ID: RIOURP/159023
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