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Tour ID:121236
Ages:2 - 80
Arrival:Rio de Janeiro (GIG)
Dates are flexible
Prices are Per Person

Seasonal Information

1st Jan - 28th Feb
High Season
1st Mar - 30th Jun
Low Season
1st Jul - 31st Jul
High Season
1st Aug - 10th Dec
Low Season

Brazil has a lot to offer so this is a specially prepared itinerary to make an unforgettable family trip! With a mix of activities that will please all ages, discover the wonders of Rio de Janeiro, the Marvelous City, discover more about our wildlife with all safety at Pantanal and enjoy the crystal clear waters in Bonito. If you have a bit more time, an extension to Paraty will add a touch of history and a view of the Atlantic Rainforest, followed by Ilha Grande with it’s beautiful beaches for a relaxing end.

Example Itinerary

(B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

On your arrival, reception and private transfer from the airport to the hotel in Rio de Janeiro (approx 17km – 30 min). Overnight.
Included: Bilingual Guide (English, German or French), Room & Breakfast

On day 2, you will have a private driver guide at your disposal for 6 hours to see the main sights in Rio de Janeiro: Corcovado & Sugar Loaf. Everything begins on board  a centenarian eco-friendly electric train. It cuts through the well-preserved Atlantic Forest, which is part of Tijuca’s National Park. At the foot of Cristo Redentor, one of the Seven New Wonders of the Modern World, the most beautiful view overlooking Rio de Janeiro opens out in front of you. The ride to the Sugar Loaf cable Car unfolds a 360º scenery of breathtaking views, including Leme, Copacabana and Flamengo beaches; the Pedra da Gávea, Maciço da Tijuca and Corcovado mountains, the latter showcasing the statue of Christ the Redeemer;  Guanabara Bay; the downtown area; the Santos Dumont Airport; Governador Island; the neighboring city of Niterói; the Rio-Niterói bridge; and the Serra do Mar mountain backdrop, with the famous Dedo de Deus (“God’s Finger”) peak. The cable car ride is included in the tour.
Included:  Bilingual Guide (English, German or French), Excursion, Room & Breakfast

On day 3 we’ll have a day full of activities starting with the  Tijuca Forest Family Hike (Private). A hiking trail takes the group to the top of Pedra Bonita (696m/2283ft), one of the most stunning summits of Rio de Janeiro with great views of the city, the coastline and the rainforest around. In a 50 minute hike going uphill you’ll reach the top and see from an unique angle, Pedra da Gávea, the famous majestic flat rock that is one of the biggest monoliths in the world that ends directly in the ocean at 842m/2762ft high. From this summit, in clear days, we can also see the West coast of Rio, the Barra area with its lagoons and mangroves, also Ipanema and Leblon beaches and Dois Irmãos Peaks Hill. The trail goes through Tijuca Rainforest National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world with more than 40 km2 and located in the heart of Rio. On the way up, it may be possible to see some wildlife like toucans, coatis and monkeys. During the tour, discover the history of Rio and Tijuca Forest and all about the coffee farms that used to exist there, the reforestation held in the XIX century and a lot about the flora and the tropical rainforest ecosystem. The tour also includes a visit to another sector of the Tijuca Park, stopping by the Chinese View summit, an amazing belvedere in Rio with views to the Southern side and one of the very few spots in the city where you can get Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, the beach and the lagoon in the same frame.

Duration: 4 to 5h
Hike Trail: 3.5 Km
Elevation gain: 203m
Difficulty: easy
Features: Requires reasonable fitness. Short but steep trail up and downhill on rough terrain
What to take: ready-to-eat lunch (fruits, sandwich, etc), water (1.5 litres/person), suncream, insect repellent and a small backpack.
What to wear: athletic clothes and shoes (no sandals!), hat.

Maximum capacity on regular tours: 10 participants (larger groups can be arranged however). Age: 6 + (parents must certify the child enjoys hiking). In case of bad weather, the hike/trail may be adapted for safety reasons.
From Monday To Friday (except holidays/weekends and days in between) Private driver guide on disposal for 4 hours in Rio de Janeiro.

We’ll continue to the Cook in Rio Tour (Private). Learn to cook Brazilian recipes, then eat! Learn a mix of Brazil´s favourite recipes in one fun cooking class. Discover exotic ingredients, techniques and flavours you can use in your dinner parties. English spoken and located in Copacabana. Food and drinks included.

Duration: 4 hours
Attention: transfers not included – you must go to the meeting point by yourself. Closed on Sundays.
Included on day 3: Excursions, English bilingual guide, Ticket, Transport, Room & Breakfast

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