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Rio Carnival Bolt on - 5 days

Every year Rio de Janeiro is home to the mother of all carnivals, the legendary Rio Carnival when hundreds of thousands of people flock to the city to celebrate. It’s a time to sing, dance, party and have fun whilst immersing yourself in the Brazilian spirit.

A major highlight of the carnival is the spectacular Samba Parade where different samba schools battle it out to win the hearts and minds of the audience and the judges. Fabulous floats cruise along whilst dancers dressed in sensational costumes samba their way through the streets to the infectious rhythm of the percussion bands. The most extravagant parades take place on the Sunday and Monday night of the carnival whilst outside of the parade ground, free street pageants and block parties revel from dusk till dawn. A variety of themed carnival balls are also on offer.

Departs: Fri 13 Feb - Tue 17 Feb 2015.

Day 1 – Hotel check in.

Days 2 - 4 – Free time for you to explore Rio de Janeiro and enjoy the world’s biggest party at Rio Carnival. Try your hand at samba dancing at the special bandstands that are erected throughout the city and its suburbs or join in the free street parties, singing and dancing with the locals long into the night. On Sunday night enjoy the famous Samba Parade at the Sambadrome.

Day 5 – Hotel check out.

Additional Information

  • Applicable to: Road to Rio, Rio to Iguazu Falls, Bolivia to Brazil and South American Salsa tours (and the reverse route of these tours).
  • If you would like to book this bolt-on for the start or end of your group tour, please inform us at time of booking. It is also important that you secure your flights well in advance due to the carnival’s popularity.
  • Carnival prices are subject to change. In the event that prices increase closer to carnival time, you will be liable to pay the difference even if the price changed after you booked and paid for your holiday in full. Affected travellers will be notified and re-invoiced prior to travel. All additional payments for Rio Carnival must be paid in advance of travel.

What's Included

  • Rio Carnival group tour bolt-on - 4 nights accommodation in a simple hotel on a shared room basis with breakfast included daily. (Accommodation from Friday night until Tuesday morning)
  • Ticket to the famous Sambadrome parade on Sunday night in sector 13 (or equivalent). If you want to get closer to the action, upgrades to Sector 11 are available upon request and subject to availability.

Applicable Prices

Dates Price/Person Single Supp.
Rio Carnival Bolt on - 5 days All Dates USD $1259 -

Available Dates

Please note that this bolt-on is only available during the following periods.

  13th Feb 2015 - 17th Feb 2015
  5th Feb 2016 - 9th Feb 2016

Rio Carnival Bolt on - 5 days is available on the following trips

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