Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 6-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.
Trip Dates: March 1-6, 2019 This package is jam packed full of inclusions. Get a Rio welcome with a samba class and caipirinhas, Guanabara Bay boat party, Sambadrome tickets for Carnival, daily pre-party drinks, blocos (block parties), Portuguese lessons, and face painting.Day-By-Day ItineraryDay 1 - Friday, March 1 Check in upon arrival. Welcome drink and samba class, and then attend a party at Av. Presidente Vargas to see the samba schools preparing for the big parade. Day 2 - Saturday, March 2 (B/L) Have breakfast, and then party at ‘Céu na Terra’ bloco in Santa Teresa. Lunch at Gloria Maria and 3-4 hour cruise in Guanabara Bay, followed by an evening outing.Day 3 - Sunday, March 3 (B/D) Free morning, optional city tour. Tonight is the Sunday Night Sambadrome Parade with pre-party drinks and face painting. Have dinner at a famous Churrasco barbecue restaurant. Section 12-13 tickets to the Sambadrome. (Upgrades available at an additional cost.) Day 4 - Monday, March 4 (B) Breakfast at hotel and morning Beatles-themed Bloco with your local guide. Optional visit to Copacabana Beach.Day 5 - Tuesday, March 5 (B) Have breakfast, and then drive to Tijuca National Park to Corcovado for our half-day guided tour of Rio. See historic Santa Teresa, the tiled Steps of Selaron in Lapa, and the Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car. Go out tonight with your guides.Day 6 - Wednesday, March 6 (B) Our carnival package officially finishes after breakfast today. Check-out is at midday.