Rio de Janeiro — Brazil
Rio de Janeiro tour packages are most popular among people as Rio tours. Before moving towards the packages details, you must have a glance on the interesting facts of that place. Rio is the third top city in Brazil according to the population in Brazil. The part of the city called “Carioca”, is World’s Heritage Site according to UNESCO. It is present between Sea and Mountains. The landscape is spectacular and makes the Rio de Janeiro packages interesting. The city spans an area of about 1,221 square kilometers.
The headquarters of oil, mining, telecommunication, and several other companies are present in Rio de Janeiro. The city houses the best universities and institutes of Brazil. Even the search centers of Rio contributed 17% in nation scientific output according to the data of 2005. Thus, during Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages, you can also learn about the revolution in science. In Southern hemisphere of the world, Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city. The city is famous for its natural landscapes. Other than these, you will love to see one of the seven wonders of the world, present on the top of Corcovado mountain, “Statue of Christ the Redeemer”. The world’s largest football stadiums are also worth seeing while the tour.
Why should You Avail Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages?
Before heading towards the Rio de Janeiro, one question pops up in everyone’s mind that why should we go there to spend our vacation? To answer that simple but confusing question we have enlisted some of the reasons to visit Rio de Janeiro here:
1. The Marvelous City – with Marvelous people
The Portuguese explorers on their voyage at New Year’s Eve broke into the city in 1502 . The named the city Rio de Janeiro which means the River of January. Because of the river of China flowing from the lush green hills, after it though turned into giant Guanabara Bay. Nowadays the city is famous with the name “ Cidade Maravilhosa ” which means the Marvelous City. Even it is the nickname of the city, which suits best to it. Despite the high crime rate, poor traffic system, and poverty, the people of the city have spirits to do something innovative. The natural settings and people of the city make the city best to avail the Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages.
2. Visit Praia de Copacabana — Explore the City’s Beauty
Rio de Janeiro is famous for natural locations in the city. The beaches of the city are the part of them. All the beaches offer the visitor best landscape view and activities but the best among them is Praia de Copacabana. It is one of the most celebrated beaches in Rio. The beach starts from Morro do Leme Hill in the northeast and ends up at Arpoador rocks in Southeast. The beach remains full with visitors around the year, but on New Year’s Eve, there are great celebrations. So, try to avail Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages during at the end of the Year.
Till the construction of the tunnel that connects the beach with Botafogo in 1892, the area looks like preserved barren land with picturesque dunes. But, later in the start of 20 th century, after the introduction of trams, the area become modernized. After the construction of Copacabana Palace, the neighborhood had nearly 30,000 people resided there. now, it is the most densely populated area of the world.
3. Parque Nacional da Tijuca – the Stunning Park
Present at the center of the city, Parque Nacional da Tijuca is one of the most famous tourist’s attractions in Rio de Janeiro. The best in the park is to visit the Floresta da Tijuca, which is one of the largest urban forests in the world. Therefore, it is really a spectacular place to see. The park also provides countryside to the huge Carioca Mountains. The park covers an area of 15 square miles, providing the glimpse of a paradise. There are numberless plant and animal species, one who is fond of photography, must visit this park during Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages.
4. Witness One of the Seven Wonders of the World – Christ the Redeemer
The symbolic statue – Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer), is the icon of independence of Brazil. It is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The arms are stretched outwards, the deco art depicts the expertise of its creator. It is present at the top of the mountain Corcovado. The statue is a commemoration of Brazil’s independence in 1921. Like Sugarloaf, a train takes the visitors up to the hill. Visiting the spot in lovely weather is the best thing to do during Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages.
5. Relish the trip of Sugarloaf
Sugarloaf is the point where Guanabara Bay encounters the Atlantic Ocean. The places are named Sugarloaf because, during 16 th to 17 th century, the people of Brazil used the molds that resemble the shape of this mountain. This point is famous as Pau-NH-Acqua which means tall, isolated, pointy hill. In 1912, a cable car was launched, to transport the visitors to the top of the mountain which was 396 meters away. To have a glance of spectacular sensate visit the mountain in the late afternoon. It is also one of the best places to visit during Rio de Janeiro Tour Packages.
6. Visit Centro — Explore the History & Culture
Mostly the tourists ignore Centro, as it looks to be a busy area with high traffic volume. But, beneath the lofty flyovers and sparkling skyscrapers, you will love to explore the remnants of Rio’s colonial past. You will also love to see the modern architecture, fine cultural spirit entitled with perfect labels. Praca XV is the historical building once graced by Portuguese royal family. The extravagant interior of the national libraries, Cinelandia are the best spots the tourists must visit there.
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In my opinion, the best attractions that the visitors must visit during their tour are as follow:
- Christ the Redeemer
- Sugarloaf Mountain
- Santa Teresa
- Tijuca Forest
- Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
- Parque Lage
Book your hotel individually, if the hotel is not offered in Rio de Janeiro Packages. It is the first and foremost necessities before arriving the destination. The pre-booking helps you avoid the misconception, difficulty and you can head towards the hotel directly to get yourself charge for the tour.
The best hotels list is as below:
- Villa Alexandrino
- Varandas do Vidigal Hostel & Lounge
- Pousada lagoon
- Ave Maria Homestay
- Condominio Barra Vento
- Hotel Caracas Rio Aeroporto Galeao
So, book your hotel today and make the tour memorable with your family. Wish you good luck for the tour! Don’t forget to share your tour memories with us!