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Rio de Janeiro

On January 1st 1502, a Portuguese squad, commanded by Andre Gonçalves, discovered the Guanabara Bay and, judging to be a great river, and being January he gave it the name of Rio de Janeiro. It is the largest bay of the world in volume of water; it has several islands, as the Governor’s island, Fundão and Snakes Island.

In the west margin we see Rio de Janeiro, and East the municipal district of Niteroi. Neighborhoods of Botafogo, Flamengo, Urca, Sugar Loaf, Fort São Joao, Flagstone Island, Santa Cruz Fortress, Rio- Niteroi Bridge and all other surrounding beauty are seen from a different perspective as we as we leave “Marina da Gloria "" by Saveiro (schooner). On January 1st 1502, a Portuguese squad, commanded by Andre Gonçalves, discovered the Guanabara Bay and, judging to be a great river, and being January he gave it the name of Rio de Janeiro. It is the largest bay of the world in volume of water; it has several islands Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana.

Duration: Excursion is one hour and forty minutes to two hours; with transfers approximately six hours.

Start/opening time: Monday to Saturday at 8am approximately.

Languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese. Others: For clients who do not wish to use the pick-up service should make their way to the following meeting points:

On weekdays at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel for tours departing until 9am. After that, at the Marina Palace hotel. On Saturday at the Marina Palace hotel for all tours. On Sundays and holidays at the Windsor Atlântica Hotel for all tours.