Blessed with the most stunning natural setting,Riode Janeiro is a city that is as famous for its beauty as it is for its beach culture. Stretching up into the mountains that hug glistening Guanabara Bay is the citys vast Tijuca National Park, which hosts the famous Corcovado Mountain.
From beautiful vistas and iconic locations, to some of the areas that have helped make this city the melting pot that it is, youre sure to findRioa captivating and complex place that will steal your heart forever.
Kick off yourRiotour with a bird's eye view of the city from the base of the Statue of Christ. This enormous white statue keeps constant watch overRio, offering sweeping 360 degree views of the citys natural wonders: beaches, lagoons, forests, bays, and mountains that seem to rise from the ocean.
Its no wonder that the Cristo statue (as its known by locals) was selected as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Soak up the views, pick out some ofRios most famous sights, and snap a must-have picture before getting a very different view of the city.
Next, its time to trade in this tourist icon for something less visited, the back streets of the Copacabana and Leme neighborhoods. Accompanied by your local Urban Adventures guide, you'll wander through the area tasting local snacks, sipping refreshing beer and learning all aboutthe lifestyle and beach culture of this quintessential area.
Well fill you in on all the important info youll need for your stay in town as we discover some hotspots in both the Copacabana and Leme neighbourhoods. Well show you a perspective that most visitors toRiodont get and youll learn how to enjoy the beach at its best.