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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Experience

6-day vacation with G Adventures

G Adventures South America Itinerary
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Rio de Janeiro
Included full-day city tour, visiting Rio's most iconic sites like Sugar Loaf, Corcovado Mountain and its crowning monument, the Christ the Redeemer statue, and Maracanã stadium. Free evening to relax or search for Carnival street parties as the city gears up. Use the centrally located hotel in Copacabana as a base for your time in Rio. (1B)

Day 3 Rio de Janeiro
Free day in Rio to explore the city, or take optional excursions like hang gliding or a favela tour. Carnival street parties in the evening. (1B)

Day 4 Sambadrome/Rio de Janeiro
Free day to relax and prepare for Carnival parade night. Transfer to the Sambadrome, marvel at the outrageous costumes, arresting beats and soulful rhythm of this incredible competition. Cheer on a favourite samba school as their floats make their way past you in an unbelievable parade of colour, movement and sound that lasts all night. (1B)

Day 5 Rio de Janeiro
Free day to relax and recover from a late night out. Afternoon and evening street parties are ongoing for the brave and strong. (1B)

Day 6 Rio de Janeiro
Depart at any time. (1B)
Tour Map
Vacation Highlights
  • Revel in one of the biggest parties on earth
  • Witness the spectacular scenery of Rio
  • Experience the craziness of the Sambadrome
  • Relax knowing you have local support taking care of all the details
All This Included
Experience Rio's biggest party! Dance the night away and see the sights and sounds of this truly epic annual event. From the street parties to the immense Sambadrome parade, this is something not to be missed.
  • Arrival transfer
  • Rio de Janeiro city tour (full-day)
  • Carnival festivities
  • Sambadrome tickets in Section 5
  • Carnival parade
  • Experience Carnival with other G Adventures travellers
  • Additional CEOs and G Staff available to offer assistance and support
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 5 breakfasts. (Allow USD200-240 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, private van, taxi
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO), local guides.
  • Hotel (5 nts).
Accommodations on this Vacation
Hotel (5 nts)
  • You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package, at the price quoted.

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