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                     Romantic escapade in Rio de Janeiro                      

This trip to Brazil is a perfect getaway to Rio and surroundings for a honeymoon or a romantic stay. You will enjoy the best hotels in the area for an unforgettable stay. After exploring Rio and its highlights, take off to Buzios, former small fishing port, now one of the most famous touristic villages in Brazil because of its beaches and its nightlife. The famous French actor, Brigitte Bardot, used to stay in Buzios in the 60s and made it into a famous peninsula. It is 8 km (5 miles) long, surrounded by islands and counting more than 20 beaches of all kinds.

Map

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Rio De Janeiro - Copacabana
  • Day 2: Rio De Janeiro - Botanic Garden - Tijuca Forest - Corcovado - Copacabana
  • Day 3: Rio De Janeiro - Guanabara Bay - Copacabana
  • Day 4: Rio De Janeiro - Copacabana
  • Day 5: Rio De Janeiro - Búzios
  • Day 6: Búzios
  • Day 7: Búzios
  • Day 8: Búzios
  • Day 9: Búzios - Rio De Janeiro

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Rio De Janeiro - Copacabana

Airport pick up (time and flight number to be confirmed) and transfer to the hotel.
Meet with your English-speaking driver/guide at the hotel at 02:00pm. Knowing town perfectly, he will drive you where you want to go (Corcovado, Sugarloaf, botanical garden, museums, Maracanã stadium...) as you wish and with his good advice, depending of the weather or the season. Return to the hotel at the end of the day. The transportat with the English-speaking driver is included only from 02:00pm to 06:00pm.

Night at the Copacabana Palace (breakfast included). Street view room.
Included : english speaking guide, reception with english-speaking guide, private transport, room & breakfast

Day 2: Rio De Janeiro - Botanic Garden - Tijuca Forest - Corcovado - Copacabana

Your english speaking guide will meet you at the hotel at 09:00am for a city tour.

You will start the visit with the impressive botanical garden, proudness of the cariocas. Each of the 141 hectares of the park hosts species of the brazilian and world flora. The imperial palm trees, main attraction of the garden, were seeded under the order of the regent prince Dom Joao VI in 1809. centenary trees, orchids, vtorias regia, bromeliads, flamboyants in an atmosphere filled with tropical scents.

Free time to wander to your own pace between the water pools and to enjoy the freshness and peacefulness of the place.

Then transfer to the Tijuca national park in the centre of Rio. This oasis of vegetation of 3,200 hectares is the biggest urban forest in the world and is he best opportunity to hike both "around" and "in" Rio. You will pass through the "vista chinesa" and the "mesa do Imperador" which are great viewing points of the city.

In the afternoon, climb up the Corcovado (700 m el.) a worldly known symbol of Rio. At the summit take the time to appreciate the unique and wonderful panoramic view of the cidade maravilhosa in front of you.

Option: helicopter flight of a few minutes from the Dona Marta mirador, check with us.

Night at the Copacabana Palace (breakfast included). Street view room.
Included : english speaking guide, entrance fees, private transport, room & breakfast

Day 3: Rio De Janeiro - Guanabara Bay - Copacabana

At 8:30am, your drive will pick you up at the hotel to drive you to the Marina da Gloria (Carioca Marina) where your English speaking captain will be waiting for you on his sailing boat for a four hour trip to discover the Guanabara bay and beaches on the South region of Rio de Janeiro. A calm boat ride will offer you a new perspective on many famous landmarks such as the Sugarloaf Mountain, Niteroi and the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Icarai beach, the forts at the entrance of the bay, the Urca beach (red beach) and Copacabana beach.
The itinerary can be modified if you want to. Your captain will offer you some advice. Depending on weather conditions, the itinerary can also be modified.

Option: it is possible to visit the Cagarras islands, facing the Ipanema beach, in a 6 hour boat ride. Please contact us for more information.

Back at the hotel at 1pm.

Night at the Copacabana Palace (breakfast included). Street view room.
Included : boat ticket, private transport, room & breakfast

Day 4: Rio De Janeiro - Copacabana

Day free.

You can enjoy the beaches of Rio de Janeiro: Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon, or you can go for a cultural tour of the city and discover its many museums.

Night at the Copacabana Palace (breakfast included). Street view room.
Included : room & breakfast

Day 5: Rio De Janeiro - Búzios

Private transport from Rio de Janeiro to Búzios.

Night at the Insólito Boutique Hotel (breakfast included). Superior room.
Included : private transport, room & breakfast

Day 6: Búzios

Day free.

You can enjoy the many beaches of the city. If you are into adventures, you can choose to go for a buggy ride.
You can also go on a boat trip to discover the beaches of the Costa del Sol (Sun Coast).

Night at the Insólito Boutique Hotel (breakfast included). Superior room.
Included : room & breakfast

Day 7: Búzios

Day free.

You can enjoy the many beaches of the city. If you are into adventures, you can choose to go for a buggy ride.
You can also go on a boat trip to discover the beaches of the Costa del Sol (Sun Coast).

Night at the Insólito Boutique Hotel (breakfast included). Superior room.
Included : room & breakfast

Day 8: Búzios

Day free.

You can enjoy the many beaches of the city. If you are into adventures, you can choose to go for a buggy ride.
You can also go on a boat trip to discover the beaches of the Costa del Sol (Sun Coast).

Night at the Insólito Boutique Hotel (breakfast included). Superior room.
Included : room & breakfast

Day 9: Búzios - Rio De Janeiro

Departure from Búzios in a private vehicle for your transfer to the airport of Rio de Janeiro. Flight from Rio (airport, flight time and number to be confirmed).
Included : private transport, transfer departure

Belmond Copacabana Palace   Copacabana

Level : 5*
Included : room & breakfast

This glamorous landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Since its Art Deco doors swung open in 1923, Belmond Copacabana Palace has been welcoming the rich and famous. A truly iconic city-centre hotel, Copacabana Beach only a heartbeat away, this is the best place to stay in Rio. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the Piano Bar. Each room is unique, featuring fine period furniture and original works of art. Widely admired as the best hotel in Brazil, Belmond Copacabana Palace offers two different room categories. Choose between charming city views or magnificent beach vistas.

Insólito Boutique Hotel   Búzios

Level : 5*
Included : room & breakfast

Insólito Boutique Hotel & Spa combines a fusion of art, decor and culture. Birthed from excellence and residing in the natural beauty of Armação de Buzios. The hotel is a celebration of Brazilian culture, and each area has been carefully designed according to the unique history of the country. Insólito is more than a Boutique Hotel, with every care taken in its creation and having the Brazilian soul that embodies and exemplifies the essence as the Insólito Handcraft Hotel.

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