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Private Limousine Tour: Best of Rio de Janeiro

Private Limousine Tour: Best of Rio de Janeiro
Duration:
5 hours
From:
USD 899.00
Take a chauffeured journey around Rio de Janeiro on this private 5-hour tour. Enjoy personalized attention from your local guide, who will share interesting insights into historic neighborhoods and show you the city's best views. Check out Rio's famous beaches and visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. Explore the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa and stop for a Brazilian lunch. Top off the day with optional drop-off at the Sugar Loaf Mountain for sunset. Travel in style in a private limousine as you visit the top attractions.

Skip Line Rio Scenarium Nightclub in Rio de Janeiro

Skip Line Rio Scenarium Nightclub in Rio de Janeiro
Duration:
Flexible
From:
USD 60.00
Experience a true carioca night when you visit Rio Scenarium nightclub on this tour. This place will introduce you to privileged samba, MPB,(Brazilian Popular Music), “choro, forró and gafieira” as it has become one of the prime music spaces. Rio Scenarium is located in downtown Ancient Rio, where you will see a mixture of show houses and antique shops. Your tour includes transport and a professional guide.

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Have a private driver waiting exclusively for you at the Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport from USD 116 or book a safe and economical shared Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport shuttle transfer from USD 38.
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 Other Items of Interest at Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport


Services at Rio Airport include:


  • Drug store
  • Flower shop
  • Beauty shop (hairdresser)
  • Key maker
  • Luggage storage
  • Post office

 

Tip: Listen carefully to the airport announcements and you will hear the voice of Iris Lettieri. The popular radio and news announcer has been making the airport's announcements for 30 years. Stories abound of passengers missing their flights as they listened, enthralled, to her sensual voice - one she developed to calm nervous travelers.

 

The history behind the airport's two official names:


  • Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport is the airport's full official name
  • The first name of the airport is a reference to Praia do Galeão (Galleon Beach), located in front of the original passenger terminal (the present passenger terminal of the Brazilian Air Force) and where in 1663 the galleon Padre Eterno was built
  • The second name of the airport is in honour of Brazilian musician Antônio Carlos Jobim (Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim): Galeão Airport is explicitly mentioned in his composition "Samba do avião"




 Disabled Facilities at the GIG Rio de Janeiro Galeão Airport


There are facilities for disabled travellers, including wheelchair ramps, wide automatic doors and specially equipped restrooms. You are advised to contact your airline with any special requirements prior to arriving at the GIG Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport.





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Last Updated: 13 Nov 2017