• RIO CARNIVAL (8N/9D) : Rio de Janeiro, Ouro Preto, Paraty, Tiradentes,
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Arrive in Rio for Carnival's Winner's Parade and combine it with the gems of the colonial hinterland of Rio: The Rio de Janeiro "Gold Route". It traces the route from Brazil's gold mines to the important towns and ports where the gold was shipped to the Old World. Visit Ouro Preto, a city in the Atlantic Rainforest that was a hub for gold miners. Also see the port of Paraty, whose cobblestone streets encircle many a colonial mansion. Also see São João del Rei, Tiradentes, and other gold mining towns with unique architecture and beautiful rain forest scenery. The Carnival's Winner's Parade, which is included in this tour package is when all the champion samba schools from the previous days of the Carnival festival show off their costumes, music, and dancing for one grand finale performance. It's a must-see show!


  • Accommodation on Double Sharing basis
  • 3 Star Hotel / Resorts
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • Brazil Visa Fees
  • All Sightseeing Tours & Transfers As Per Itinerary
  • All Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • All Currently Applicable Taxes


  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Corcovado Mountain & Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain & Cable Car
  • Rio Carnival Winner's Parade
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Paraty & Ouro Preto
  • Train ride to Tiradentes & Schooner Excursion
  • Visit to São João del Rei
  • Visit to a Gold Mine in Mariana


  • Any Air Ticket (Unless Specified)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Increase in Govt Taxes, Fuel Price And Any Applicability Of New Taxes From The Govt
  • Any Up Gradation in Hotel Room Category
  • Guide Charges / Entrance Fees for Any Sightseeing
  • Price of Insurance Portage (Coolie Charges), Laundry, Telephone Charges, Shopping, Wines & Alcoholic Beverages, Mineral Water (Unless Specified), Items of Personal Nature And Food And Drink Which is Not Part Of Set Group Menu
  • Any Extra Cost Incurred on Behalf of Any Individual Due to Illness, Accident, Hospitalization or Any Personal Emergency
  • Any Services or Activity Charges other Than Those Included in The Itinerary
  • Anything Specifically Not Mention in The Tour Price Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees & Guide Charges of Sight Seeings Mentioned In The Itinerary Are Not Included
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner Charges During Xmas And New Year Period (Any Special Event Charge by Resort)
  • GST 5% (Government Tax) on Total Package Price

Tour Plan

Day 01


Arrive today in Rio de Janeiro, a city of stunning natural beauty, nestled between the Atlantic Rain forest-covered hills and the dazzling waters of Guanabara Bay. Rio de Janeiro has been nicknamed the "Marvelous City," and on this Rio Carnival & Gold Route tour, you'll have the opportunity to find out why.

Your tour guide will greet you at the airport or port and take you to your hotel on Copacabana Beach. Famous for its wide sidewalks, high-rise hotels, warm waters and white sandy beaches, Copacabana shouldn’t be missed. Next door is the world-renowned Ipanema Beach. Go for a stroll along the boardwalk or take a dive in the rooftop swimming pool of your hotel.

In the evening, sip on a complimentary caipirinha, a typical Brazilian cocktail while enjoying rodizio buffet dinner. Rio Carnival Performers. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02


Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain this morning, a granite peak that overhangs Guanabara Bay and offers panoramic views of the city. Ride to the top of Sugarloaf by cable car. Peer out of the gondola’s wide windows to soak up the views of the city, forests and bay from all angles.

Afterward, your guide will show you some of the historic sites and beaches of Rio de Janeiro. Learn about how the prince of Portugal broke away from the royal family, naming himself Emperor of Brazil and declaring independence from Portugal.

In the evening, your guide will escort you to the Sambadrome Stadium to watch the Rio Carnival Champion's Parade. The six best samba schools perform in a "grand finale" parade, with over 3000 dancers and musicians dressed in colorful, vibrant costumes. Soak up the atmosphere, shake your hips and clap your hands in time with the beat at this unforgettable event. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03


Visit the impressive Christ the Redeemer statue which stands and welcomes newcomers into the city with outstretched arms. Take a tour to the top of Corcovado via the trenzinho cogwheel railway to see the iconic statue, a world-renowned icon that is indicative of the openness and kindness of Cariocas, the residents of Rio de Janeiro.  

The rest of the day is free for exploring the city. Go shopping, sunbathe or swim at the beaches, or take an optional tour. Or relax in the green open spaces of the Botanical Gardens if an escape from the city is needed. After sunset, there’s a choice to see a dinner and samba dance show or perhaps sit down and enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants showcasing authentic Brazilian cuisine. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04


Today there’s the option of a free day or take one of several city tours instead. A 4x4 off-road trip tour of the Tijuca Forest is perfect for adventurous travelers that yearn to get out of the city. There’s also a tour of the green and leafy Botanical Gardens, or on Sundays, hunt for a bargain at the weekly street fair known as the Hippie Market.

After lunch, transfer to the coastal city of Paraty. Travel along the coastline of Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest region and look up to view the scenic cliffs. Paraty features cobblestone streets, a protected port with calm waters, and colonial-era mansions and churches. End the tour at the harbor, the site where gold was loaded and shipped to Portugal. Find a local restaurant to dine at and remember the events of the day while enjoying your meal. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05


After breakfast at the hotel, stroll along the streets and the waterfront and absorb the scenic view of the sky meeting the water. At the port, board a schooner for a half-day cruise around the bay. Enjoy a Brazilian buffet lunch on the ship. The rest of the day is free to explore Paraty or you can take the chance to discover even more of the area with an additional excursion. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06


Escape from the city and take a trip through the Serra da Bocaina National Park to observe intriguing prehistoric rock formations. Continue to Minas Gerais, the region where Brazil's gold rush began. Stop in Caxambu along the way, a resort town that is a remnant of Brazil's imperial past. Finally, make your way to São João del Rey, another important gold mining town during Portugal’s rule. Check into your hotel, explore the town with a walk through the streets and enjoy a dinner at a local restaurant, included in your tour. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07


This morning, take a train ride to the town of Tiradentes and pass through small historic towns that exhibit striking colonial-era sculptures and architecture. You’ll have the chance to see the creations of Aleijadinho, the "Michelangelo" of Brazil, who sculpted the Prophets and other remarkable statues in the Congonhas.

Continue to follow Brazil's Route of Gold and travel to Ouro Preto which means "Black Gold." Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ouro Preto was once a bustling mining hub during the 18th century. Check into your hotel and relax. Tonight's dinner is included. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08


Begin the day with a historical walking tour through Ouro Preto. Learn about both its incredible wealth during the gold rush days and the bloody rebellions that were fought over this precious metal. Continue onto Mariana, a quiet town 12km from Ouro Preto. Venture into a former gold mine to get a glimpse of what life was like for miners. There's also the opportunity to shop for locally-made handicrafts in Mariana. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09


The final day of the Rio Carnival and Brazil Route of Gold tour includes a stop in Petrópolis. Formerly the summer palace of the emperor of Brazil, Petrópolis is located several miles inland from Rio de Janeiro where the imperial capital was located. Admire the palace’s architecture and grounds and continue onto Rio de Janeiro.

Your driver will drop you off at the airport for your flight home or to your next Brazilian destination.

Travel Documents

  • Original passport with minimum 6 months validity from the date of tour arrival along with sufficient blank pages for the stamping of visa.

Visa :

  • Brazil visa required for Indian passport holder. You need to obtain sticker visa from embassy before your travel to Brazil.

Payment Terms

  • Payments can be made by Cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS or IMPS. Cheque/Demand Draft should be in favor of "VM HOLIDAYS AND HOSPITALITY LLP".
  • You can also book your package online with Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.

Cancellation Policy

  • If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated here under. 
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.

Cancellation Charges :

  • Before 31 Days :  00%
  • From 30-22 Days :  25%
  • From 20-16 Days :  50%
  • From 15-07 Days :  75%
  • From 06-00 Days :  100%

Refund Policy :

  • Refund Process time is 21 working days for any normal cancellation. You will get refund by Bank transfer only.

Note : For any natural disaster or Government Travel Ban, you will get refund as per supplier / hotel / airline policy. If they provide credit note than you will get credit note as per their terms & conditions. We are not responsible for any cash/Bank transfer refunds for it.

Booking Tnc

  • The above price is per person basis. High Season Surcharges are applicable; rates are not valid for long weekends and public holidays.
  • Child up to 4 yrs is Complimentary, Adult: 12 years and above.
  • Personal identification is mandatory to carry on tour for Air Travel, Hotels for security reason like: election card, Driving Licence, Passport.
  • All rates are valid for Indian national only.
  • The above given prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • The quotation is based on Standard room of individual hotel, however if unavailable then the upgrading cost to be borne by the guest.
  • Hotel check in is 1400 hrs and checkout would be 1000 hrs. Early check in and late check out subject to availability.
  • If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels are used as hotel rooms are subject to availability.Hotels may provide room heater at an additional price on direct payment basis.
  • Meals provided at the hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) are based on a set menu.
  • Anything other than the set menu will be charged extra.
  • Driver is NOT A GUIDE; he will take you to the sightseeing’s mentioned in the itinerary. You will have to explore the place of visit on your own.
  • Vehicle will be not at disposal. If guest wish to go for additional sightseeing extra charges will be applicable.
  • Itinerary is subject to change.The above mentioned cost is not valid during National Holidays, festive season/long weekends, Christmas & New year.

Special Notes

  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. 
  • The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.


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