Between the mountains and the sea, pulsing with the rhythms of samba, is a city so dramatic in its setting and so audacious in its culture that visitors are swept off their feet.
Transfer to hotel; rest of the day at leisure.
Embark on a small train which climbs the mountainside through a forest to the summit. Here, 2,300 feet above the city, stands one of South America’s most famous and inspiring landmarks and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World—the 125-foot statue of “Christ the Redeemer.” Upon reaching the top, visitors see a spectacular, panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro and discover why Brazilians call it “Marvelous City,” one of the most stunning cities in the world. (B)
Full day for discovering the delights of this vivacious city on your own. A Visit to H. Stern’s world headquarters to witness the fascinating process of jewel creation can be arranged upon request. (B)
Transfer to the airport for your departing flight. (B)