Downtown Rio  
Tour Price per person USD 44.99
Deposit per person USD 25.00

We require booking a tour with at least 24 hours in advance. If you need to book your tour within 24 hours, please contact us at: (carioca@cariocatropical.com

After pick-up at the hotels, the tour starts with a visit to the Maracanã Stadium (Bellini´s statue) and a stop at the Sambadrome (the stadium for the city´s main Carnival parade). Continuing we will tour along Avenida Presidente Vargas to see the Central Railway StationDuque de Caxias Palace (former headquarters of the Ministry of the Armed Forces), Itamaraty Palace (former headquarters of the Ministry of Armed Forces), Campo de Santana and via Avenida Passos to Tiradentes SquareLapa ArchesLavradio street and Avenida Chile.

We will Visit the cone-shaped Metropolitan Cathedral, not only, considered a city landmark but also a masterpiece of modern art.

Next we will visit the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa where we will see the Escadaria Selarón which is one of the most fascinating and original staircases in the world with Its vibrant colored steps, made by the artist Jorge Selarón as a personal tribute to the Brazilian people.

Continuing the tour we will visit The São Bento Monastery, with its monastic simplicity making it one of the most beautiful architectural complexes in Brazil. There is a surprising contrast between the austere, purposefully simple appearance of the exterior and the richness of the interior highlighting gilded Baroque engravings with plants motifs. You will appreciate the exuberant Rococo style in the engraving on the high altar followed by a view of the dome and the Chapel of the Santíssimo Sacramento.

On our way back, through Aterro do Flamengo, we will see the Museum of Modern Art, the Monument to the Fallen in World War II and the Church of the Outeiro da Glória.

You will also see the beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo as we return to the hotels via Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon.

Tour Features

Tour availability:  Daily, afternoons
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Inclusions: 

● Hotel pick up and drop off in a selected range of hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

● Transportation in a Deluxe Van

● Bilingual licensed guide

● Entrance fees

● Small group tour

Exclusions: 

● Food and drinks.

Additional info:

● Visits or stops:  Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome, Metropolitan Cathedral, Selaron Stairs and São Bento Monastery.

Price: US $44.99 per person

Infant with ID (0-5 on the lap) Free

* Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (not refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais), to your tour guide on the day of your tour.

 

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Carioca Tropical - Tour Operator
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 - Bloco A - apto 501  CEP: 22031-071 - Copacabana - Rio Janeiro- RJ - Brasil
Tel.: RJ - +55 (21) 2547-6327 - +55 (21) 2256-6273
Cel.: 55 21 98619-0708
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