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Rio de Janeiro – A city of charismatic appeal

Exploring one of Brazil's most famous holiday destinations

When you think about Brazil than the first thing that comes into mind is spirited soccer loving people, colorful street parades at carnivals, passion for life, pristinely beautiful beaches, sunny skies, fabulous cities, luxurious hotels and inspirational restaurants. All this makes it one of the world’s dominating countries which cater the need of even the most discrete travellers.

Latin American holiday destination

Brazil is a country of contrasting cultures and topographies which is quite evident over here. If on one hand there are Amazon rain forests then on the other side the mountain towns of Minas Gerais, if Sao Paulo is the largest city in the southern hemisphere then Copacabana and Ipanema are its world famous beaches. It all adds up to an exciting and exotic Latin American destination Brazil which is known for samba, sunshine, soccer and smiles.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro city, one of Brazil's most famous holiday destinations

So make a plan and visit Brazil with Tam Airlines and explore its one of the hottest and happening city Rio de Janeiro which has its unique charm and charisma. The name Rio evokes the images of hot street parades, the Sugarloaf Mountain, infectious Brazilian music, annual carnival and natural beauty that range from beaches to mountain peaks. So explore some jewels of city that makes your journey a memorable affair.

Enjoy a jeep tour to Tijuca Forest

A jeep tour to Tijuca Atlantic Forest is one of the most popular tours in the city. The forest is considered to be the largest urban forest in the world which is situated right in the middle of the city and boasts the views of Sugarloaf Mountain, Ipanema and Copacabana beaches and Guanabara Bay. The tour also includes a visit to Taunay’s fall, Cascatinha fall, the Chinese View Belvedere and Pepino Beach where you can enjoy lots of adventurous activities as well.

Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
One of the most famour beaches, not only in Brazil but in the world, is the stunning Copacabana Beach in Rio De Janeiro

Historical tour of Rio

If you are more interested in seeing the historical past of city and acquaint yourself with the rich cultural heritage then the best way to explore the city is historic Rio walking tour and wander among some of its most famous sites including the Bento Monastry, the Imperial Palace, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Library, the Opera House and various other monuments of French and Portuguese influence.

Imperial Petropolis Tour

Leave the hustle and bustle of city and escape to the attractive mountain resort of Petropolis which is 60 Km away from Rio. Settled by the Germans, Petropolis represents the Imperial Brazilian history with its dramatic buildings and charming streets. The tour starts with the visit to Imperial Museum which was once the summer palace of the Emperor D. Pedro II. Visit the museum to catch the glimpses of furniture and precious objects worn by the emperors and continue on to the Gothic Cathedral and Crystal Palace etc.

The statue of Christ the Redeemer hovers over Rio de Janeiro
Considered one of the largest Art Deco statues in the world, the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue has been dominating Rio de Janeiro's panorama since late 1920s

Guanabara Bay Cruise

Discover the city’s incredible coastline by sailing on the Guanabara Bay and enjoy the fantastic views of Rio de Janeiro on this 3-hour cruise. Navigate your way to beautiful and tranquil waters of Guanabara Bay and capture the glimpses of Sugarloaf Mountain, Botafogo and Flamengo beaches and world famous Oscar Niemeyer’s famous museum of modern art.

Niteroi City Tour

The Niteroi city tour takes you to the other side of Guanabara Bay to the Niteroi city which is renowned for its beautiful beaches and excellent restaurants. It is considered as one of wealthiest cities due to better quality of life and higher incomes. Also referred as Smile city, it is just a short ferry ride from Rio across Guanabara Bay will surly sooth your senses with its beauty and charm.

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