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Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s biggest parties during this tour in Rio de Janeiro. See all the work that goes into this week-long party as you tour the City of Samba, a warehouse where floats and costumes are kept, and the Grande Rio’s Samba Factory, to learn about the history of samba and how to samba while wearing a traditional costume.
  • Learn about Rio’s Carnaval culture during this tour
  • Visit the City of Samba and Grande Rio’s Samba Factory
  • Try on Carnaval costumes and learn some dance moves
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included for South Zone hotels
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Guided tour with transportation via air-conditioned van
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Costumes to wear and photograph
Basic samba class
Welcome drink – caipirinha, juice, or water
Professional guide with live tour commentary in English and Portuguese (on site only).
Roundtrip transportation from South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Leme) hotels
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Departure Point

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hotels in Copacabana.

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Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hotels in Ipanema.

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Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Leme, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hotels in Leme.

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Departure Point

Av. Rodrigues Alves, 10 - Praça Mauá, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20081-250, Brazil

Terminal de Cruzeiros - Armazém 4 | Cruise Terminal - Warehouse 4

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please inform the name of your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat
  • This tour operates rain or shine
  • Roundtrip transportation available from South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) hotels via air-conditioned van.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • OPERATED BY C2Rio Tours & Travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba.
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What is the social distancing policy during Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba.

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star-3
Interesting but not very well organised
Anni
, Feb 2020
Very interesting tour - got to know a lot about samba and the carnaval. The tour started and finished an hour late and there was a lot of waiting around in the heat which was uncomfortable.
star-4
Floats
hlm7
, Feb 2020
Would have been excellent if it started on time but our guide was wonderful The floats and costumes were amazing
star-5
Samba surprise
johnharris
, Feb 2020
The guide's personality, his sense of humor, his patience, his knowledge of the materials and language skills.

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