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Suggested itinerary: City break Rio de Janeiro in 4 days

Day 1: Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. The Smart Route will indicate you the best way to get from the airport to the city center. For the first day, we will give you a "botecos" tour (tapas bars), the  hottest locals in Leblon neighborhood. Night in Rio (in the Smart Route we will recommend you, for each city or town, the hotels and pousadas where to sleep depending on your price range).

Day 2: Rio beaches, Corcovado and Sugar Loaf

In the morning we suggest to do a route to enjoy and watch the atmosphere of Rio beaches (Ipanema, Leblon and Copacabana). After eating, we will show you how to get to the famous Corcovado to see the statue of Christ the Redeemer. Then climb to the Sugar Loaf to see the sunset and dine in the picturesque district of Urca. Night in Rio.

Day 3: Maracanã, Santa Teresa and the centre (Lapa)

In the morning, visit the most famous football stadium in the world, Maracanã. At noon, go to the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, we will indicate you its most emblematic restaurants. In the afternoon go down to the city center where you will see the most important buildings of the city, including the famous Metropolitan Cathedral. Night in Rio.

Day 4: The favelas and the botanical garden

If you have time before your flight's departure, we recommend you to spend the morning visiting a favela and the Botanical Garden. The Smart Route will tell you how to do both things in the safest way and how to get to the airport to take your flight back home.

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City break Rio de Janeiro in 4 days

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Jesús Catania of Spain traveled to Brazil

Jesús Catania of Spain traveled to Brazil
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