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Tours are NOT included in the conference registration fee and should be booked directly with the concierge of Windsor Atlantica Hotel. Reservations can made by email ( or in person during the conference, directly at the hotel concierge. Conference participants and accompanying persons will be eligible for special prices listed below.

Carioca Tour: the most complete tour available. You will visit the Sugar Loaf and the Corcovado Mountain. The tour also includes lunch at a Brazilian Steak House and a sightseeing around Downtown area and Copacabana & Ipanema beaches. All the tickets are included. The tour can be changed due to traffic conditions or bad weather.

Corcovado & Sugar Loaf with City Tour: the tour goes to the Christ the Redeemer Statue on the top of Corcovado Mountain. After that you will visit the Sugar Loaf by the cable car. There is also a sightseeing at the city center with stops for photos. All the tickets are included.

Corcovado Express: one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, The Statue of the Christ the Redeemer, the largest and most famous Art Déco Monument in the world. There is also included a city tour around Downtown. Ticket included.

Sugar Loaf & Beaches: sightseeing on Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car. After that, take a tour through Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. Tickets are included.

Petropolis: Arriving in Petropolis you will visit the Imperial Museum, the former Santos Dumont residence, the Cathedral and other touristic sights. Tickets and lunch are not included.

Historical Rio Walking Tour: in this tour you will get the subway to Cinelândia Station downtown to visit the old and historical part of the city. You will walk around the city center and see monuments like the National Museum of Fine Arts, The Municipal Theater (The Opera House), The National Library, Largo da Carioca and Arco dos Teles. Not recommended to people with special needs and walking difficulties.

Plataforma Show: a great cast of dancers in beautiful costumes to take you into a multicultural journey through the Brazilian popular music and dance. It is a mix of Portuguese, African and American influences which gives you an idea of our folklore from North to South. The tour takes 3 hours with optional dinner in a Brazilian steak house (drinks not included).

Carnival Rehearsal at Salgueiro: one of the most traditional Samba Schools at the city. Every Saturday night the musicians and the cast prepare themselves for the Carnaval parade. You will fell the energy of the music and have a great experience what Carnaval is about.

Jeep Tours: different tours made by open-top military jeeps. You will know the Favela way of life and the Tropical Forest inside the city.
- The Tijuca Forest: Take a ride through the largest urban forest in the world.
- Favela tour: Tour over the alleys knowing the social life and enjoy the view of the community.
- Santa Teresa: Tour through the traditional Santa Teresa neighborhood.
- Corcovado: Tour over the Tijuca Forest getting to the top of the Christ.
- The Botanical Garden: Tour over the Botanical Garden opened on 1822.

Boat Tours: boat short tour cruises to Búzios, Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande. A bus will pick you up at the Hotel and take you to the place where you will board the boat. Stop for lunch and sea bathing. It’s a one-day tour that starts early in the morning and you will be back to the hotel in the evening. Drinks are not included.

Tours Frequency Pick-up time Returning time Cost Payment
Regular Tours
Carioca Tour Daily 9am 6pm R$ 250,00 Cash/
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Corcovado & Sugar Loaf with City Tour Daily 9am & 1:30pm 2pm & 6:30pm R$ 200,00 Cash/
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Corcovado Express Daily 9am & 2pm 1pm & 6pm R$ 150,00 Cash/
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Sugar Loaf with beaches Daily 1:30pm 5:30pm R$ 150,00 Cash/
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Petropolis Tue, Thu. & Sat. 10:30am 7pm R$ 160,00 Cash/
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Historical Rio by subway Mon. to Sat. 9am & 2pm 12pm & 5pm R$ 200,00 Cash/
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Night Tours
Plataforma Samba show Daily (Except Sunday) 9pm Midnight R$ 180,00 Cash/
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Plataforma Samba show with dinner Daily (Except Sunday) 7pm Midnight R$ 200,00 Cash/
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Carnival Rehearsal Saturday 9:35pm 2am R$ 150,00 Cash/
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Jeep Tours
Tijuca Forest Daily 9am & 2pm 1pm & 6pm R$ 100,00 Cash
Rio Antigo & Santa Teresa Daily 9am & 2pm 2pm & 7pm R$ 150,00 Cash
Favela & Tijuca Forest Daily 9am & 2pm 1pm & 6pm R$ 150,00 Cash
Favela Daily 9am & 2pm 1pm & 6pm R$ 100,00 Cash
* Corcovado and Tijuca Forest Daily 9am & 2pm 1pm & 6pm R$ 150,00 Cash
Botanical Garden & Tijuca Forest Daily 9am & 2pm 1pm & 6pm R$ 150,00 Cash
Boat Tours
Angra dos Reis & Ilha Grande Daily 8am (Sat. at 7am) 8:30pm R$ 200,00 Cash/
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Búzios Daily 8am (Sat. at 7am) 8:30pm R$ 200,00 Cash/
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Soccer Game Regularly Under request Under Request Cash/
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Private Tour (Car Service) Regularly Under Request R$ 80,00 p/ hour Cash/
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* On the entrance of the Christ The Redeemer Park, there is a charge of R$ 27,00 per person.