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New Years in Rio de Janeiro Brazil with International airfare*

Duration
6 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,935

Ring in the New at the hottest party in the Southern Hemisphere on Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. Tour the sights of colourful Rio, the heights of Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer to the grit of the favelas before celebrating the New Year on the famous beach in the world.


This 6-day trip takes you to colourful Rio in time to ring in the New Year amongst the crowds of Copacabana Beach.

When people imagine the bright colours, robust flavours, and romantic heat of Latin America, they’re likely thinking of Rio de Janeiro, the most famous of Brazil’s cites. Close out your year in colourful Rio, taking a full day tour of the city’s highlights, from Cinelandia Square where the theatre and fine arts thrive, up to Corcovado Mountain, where Christ the Redeemer watches over the city in benevolence. Your tour of the city includes a visit to the Favelas and Rocinha slum, the largest slum in South America, to see how over 150,000 Brazilians live their day to day. You’ll also have plenty of time to explore the city on your own. Relax on the world-famous beaches, dine on sumptuous churrascaria BBQ chicken, and take in a samba class to learn to move like the Brazilians. Of course, the highlight of your trip to Rio will be celebrating the New Year on Copacabana Beach with thousands of others, enjoying one of the best parties in the Southern Hemisphere.


 

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Duration
6 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,935

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Day 1

Depart North America

Depart North America and fly overnight to Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

Duration4 Nights
Accommodation

Windsor Plaza Copacabana

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    Windsor Plaza Copacabana



    The Windsor Plaza Copacabana is an ideal place to stay for a leisure or business traveller. The hotel is perfectly located, within walking distance from the beach, cinemas, shopping malls, and theatres. Surrounded by Copacabana's exciting night life, it offers easy and fast access to ...

    The Windsor Plaza Copacabana is an ideal place to stay for a leisure or business traveller. The hotel is perfectly located, within walking distance from the beach, cinemas, shopping malls, and theatres. Surrounded by Copacabana's exciting night life, it offers easy and fast access to downtown (10 minutes), to the domestic airport (10 minutes), and to Rio's international airport (20 minutes). Guest rooms and suites have been designed to meet the most demanding expectations and provide the maximum comfort for your stay.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Sauna

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Day 2

Sugar Loaf and Corcovado tour

You begin with a drive through downtown Rio, passing by the Sambodrome, the Metropolitan Cathedral, in pyramid form, with internal diameter of 96 meters and height of 80 meters. Visit the traditional Cinelandia Square with the many historical buildings, the Municipal Theatre, the National Library and the National Museum of Fine Arts. Visit the neighborhood of Urca where one of the world's most recognizable landmarks sit: Sugar Loaf. The journey by cable car is made in two steps. The first cable car takes passengers to Urca Hill which is 215 meters high and from where one can have a beautiful view of Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niteroi Bridge and Corcovado Hill. It is then onto the Sugar Loaf itself where panoramic views of downtown Rio, the city airport, Christ the Redeemer in the distance and Copacabana Beach are all on offer.

It is now onto Corcovado to stand at the feet of the immense statue of Christ. Taking a cog railway to the summit it is a short walk through the many stalls selling all incarnations of the statue to arrive at the country's most recognizable site and yet another world icon, the statue of Christ the Redemeer. With stunning views all over Rio it is a photo opportunity not to be missed and never forgotten. Return to your hotel.

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Day 3

Rio De Janeiro

Enjoy the day at leisure.

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Day 4

Favela tour PM

Today you visit the Rocinha slum, the largest slum in South America with around 150 thousand inhabitants, where we can watch the routine of this community, visiting local houses, day nurseries and schools. You walk through the small streets, watch the local commerce and visit the gym of the Samba School Academicos da Rocinha. There is also a free market with food and hand made goods from the North and Northwest regions at the Boiadeiro Square.

ROUTE:

Pick-up in convertible Jeeps at the hotel - Gavea Road - Rocinha Slum - walk throughout the streets up to the Boiadeiro square - Samba School gym - return to the hotel.

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Day 5

Onward travels

Please be ready to leave your hotel approx. 3 hours before the departure of your flight.

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29 Dec '17 -Departure from North America $ 3,494 $ 3,813 $ 3,770 $ 3,073 $ 2,974

Day 1 of the itinerary is the 29th of December of the itinerary, and the departure day from North America may require departing one day earlier. Land tour is guaranteed to depart with a minimum of 2 people. Rates include international and any domestic or regional flights. Listed flights may include stops en-route and on return. Direct flights may be available at a higher cost. Airlines will vary based on gateways. Listed rates include all airline and airport taxes and subject to change and availability.

UPGRADE OPTIONS
Upgrade the international flights on this itinerary to Business Class from $1869 to $4755CA and $951 to $1515US per person. Please ask one of our experts for more details.

PRICE INCLUDES:

International Airfare, All Rio airport transfers, All accommodation , Rio City tour, Corcovado and Sugar Loaf visit, Favela tour, Service fee and taxes, All meals as indicated by BLD

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

*Listed pricing is based on the Windsor Excelsior. Rates are per person in a double room. Single rooms available on request. Itinerary and hotels cannot be altered. Extensions to package permitted.

RIO
Free upgrade to superior room for all hotels EXCEPT the Miramar, based on availability at the time of check in. City, Corcovado and Sugar Loaf tours are in shared services with na English-Speaking guide. Arrival and departure transfers are shared services with a driver only. Hotels used in Rio are the Windsor Atlantica, Miramar, Plaza or Excelsior

 


30 Dec 2017
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