Looking for all-inclusive vacation packages to Brazil? Travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's primary tourist destination. Rio de Janeiro will become the first South American city to host the Olympic Games in 2016, so plan your vacation before Olympic madness sets in! Virgin Vacations offers deals to Rio de Janeiro that let you fully experience the history and culture of this beautiful city and still have time for relaxation. Virgin's affordable packages include the best hotels, escorted tours and top must-see spots for individual or group travel.
As part of your Brazil vacation package in Rio de Janeiro, Virgin Vacations' offers a selection of the best hotels - each one evaluated by the Virgin team. Most of these hotels are located in the heart of the shopping district of Copacabana near the famous Copacabana beach. From there, you can easily travel to other top spots such as the Botanical Gardens, Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Virgin Vacations offers once-in-a-lifetime excursions to all of the city's must-see sites. You can visit the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Hill, considered the largest Art Deco statue in the world. To get there, you'll first enjoy a scenic drive along the famous Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. When you arrive at the foot of the Corcovado Hill you'll board a small train to climb the beautiful mountain. At the top, you'll experience a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro and discover why it is known as the "Marvelous City." This tour also includes a drive along Rio's famous beaches, such as Ipanema and Copacabana, where you can admire the magnificent coastline.
There are, of course, more things to see. You can take a ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Located at the mouth of Guanabara Bay, this breathtaking mountain seemingly shoots straight up in the air 1,300 feet above the harbor. A bubble-shaped cable car will take you on a short ride to the summit where you can take in amazing 360-degree views of the city. Or take a half-day to visit the Tijuca Forest by jeep. You'll be picked up from your Rio de Janeiro hotel in open-top Jeeps for a drive into the lush Tijuca Atlantic Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. Enjoy spectacular views overlooking Ipanema and Copacabana beaches while you observe monkeys, sloths and exotic tropical birds.
Book your dream trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and get a great deal on an all-inclusive Rio de Janeiro vacation package today. Virgin Vacations also offers affordable multi-city vacation packages to Buenos Aires, Argentina and other South American destinations.