During Carnival 2020 (February 22nd - February 25th) the Rio Express - Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf will be the only sightseeing tour operated.


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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) - if pick-up is not available at your location you will be directed to the nearest available pick-up point
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Boat tour and lunch included
  • Local specialized tour guide
  • Languages offered on activity/tour: English, Spanish and Portuguese
  • Immediate confirmation 

ITINERARY

Begin your full-day tour with a 165 km (100 miles) ride from Rio de Janeiro to Angra dos Reis, located in the Costa Verde (Green Coast) region. After your arrival at the port Cais de Santa Luzia, board the boat (schooner), sit back and enjoy the views of paradise.

Stop at the Ilhas Botinas, two small islands surrounded by calm and translucent waters, to snorkel (available for rental) and observe marine life. Then, visit Praia do Dentista. a tropical beach with thin white sand and intense water colors that vary according to the sky - one of the most beautiful beaches in the region. Explore the island with a 10-minute hike (optional) through steep areas to reach the pier.

Navigate around Ilha da Gipóia to stop for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant at Praia do Vitorino. On your way back, visit Capela do Senhor do Bonfim, a historical chapel built around 1780.

Finally, return to Cais de Santa Luzia port to drive back to Rio de Janeiro.


PICKUP & DROP OFF

  • Departures in the morning from Monday to Saturday and return at night - no tours on Sundays.
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) - if pickup is not available at your location you will be directed to the nearest available pick-up point.
  • Estimated times: between 06:00 and 7:30 am (pickup) and 8:00pm (drop-off) – subject to changes according to traffic conditions.
  • Please contact the company responsible for the tour to confirm the pickup time.

INCLUSIONS

  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Boat (schooner) tour in Angra dos Reis with stops for swimming
  • Buffet lunch at Praia do Vitorino with vegetarian options
  • Professional tourist guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) - if pick-up is not available at your location you will be directed to the nearest available pick-up point.

EXCLUSIONS

  • Desserts (available to purchase during lunch)
  • Drinks (available to purchase during lunch and on the boat)
  • Diving mask/snorkel (available for rental on the boat)
  • Access for people with physical limitations
  • Tips (optional)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

  • Ages considered for: Adult – 11 years and up; Child – 5-10 years; Infant 0-4 years (not occupying seat).
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • There is no access for people with physical limitations
  • Roundtrip transportation from Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Please inform the name of your hotel to confirm the nearest pickup point.
  • This tour operates rain or shine.
  • The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour date.
  • For your safety, the boat (schooner) ride in Angra dos Reis, as well as all nautical routes, are subject to change according to maritime conditions and intervention by the Brazilian Navy.
  • It is recommended that you bring water, sunscreen, a towel, extra dry clothes and a camera.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • At least 12 hours in advance, full refund.
  • No refunds for cancellations on the day of the tour.

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During Carnival 2020 (February 22nd - February 25th) the Rio Express - Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf will be the only sightseeing tour operated.


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