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Samba Lessons at Samba City

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Starting from $149 USD / Adult
Dance the Samba at Samba City and get an up-close look at the floats and costumes of Rio's world-famous Carnival. Rio de Janeiro is defined by the Samba. The rhythm fills the city's bars, restaurants, and streets, and Rio moves to its beat. You'll journey to Samba City, home to some of the world's most renowned Samba dancers. Samba City provides Rio's 14 top Samba Schools space to build their floats and prepare their song and Samba performance for the Carnival. Visit one of Samba City's barracões, where you can view the floats and costumes that paraded down Rio's streets during past Carnivals. Then, listen to the Samba beat and watch some of Rio's best Samba dancers perform the intricate dance moves. Learn some steps to this essential Brazilian dance. Afterward, sip a refreshing drink before returning to the pier. This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
  • Visit Samba City's barracões with its exhibition of costumes and floats from former Carnivals.
  • Watch dancers perform the Samba's complex steps and learn some new dance moves.
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Carnival's intricate costumes and floats.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothes
Important NotesShow
  • Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.
  • Guests must be able to walk over flat and paved surfaces and negotiate approximately 20 steps.
  • Guests may encounter hot temperatures on this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Tour is not available during Carnival period and on New Year, when Samba City is closed.
Location Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Tour Code RJ8L RJ8L
Duration2.50 Hours 2.50 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous #Strenuous
RestrictionsMinimum age: 12 years
Minimum age: 12 years
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