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Carnaval Samba Parade - Grandstand Seats

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Starting from $629 USD / Adult
Experience Rio's annual Carnaval from the grandstands of the Sambadrome. Celebrated every year before Lent, the Carnaval is considered one of the largest festivals in the world, bringing together people and cultures from across the world. Though Carnaval is celebrated throughout Brazil, nowhere is the parade as large, as extravagant, or as dazzling as the annual Samba Parade in Rio—the culmination of Carnaval's celebrations. Join in the party from popular grandstand seats as revelers clap, sing, shout, and root for their favorite Samba School. Hop aboard your coach for a transfer from the ship to the Sambadrome. Then, put on your mask, put in your earplugs, and make your way to your bird's-eye-view grandstand seats. Meet locals and revelers alike, as Rio's top Samba Schools parade and compete to earn the title of the festival's best ensemble. Rio has over 100 Samba schools, but only 12 make it to the Samba Parade. The result is a masterpiece of melody, percussion, acrobatics, costume, choreography, and special effects. Marvel as floats, performers, and Samba dancers party down the half-mile, dazzling white parade route. Your bench-style grandstand seats in sector 9, perched high in the Sambadrome, offer a breathtaking view of the entire parade length from above. Be a part of the unique community and spirit of Carnaval's thrilling Samba Parade. 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.
  • Put on your Carnaval mask and immerse yourself in the energy of one of the largest festival celebrations on earth.
  • Watch as samba dancers, floats, and other performers parade across the half-mile exhibition road of the Sambadrome.
  • Party with Rio revelers cheering for their local Samba School from your popular grandstand seats.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Insect repellant
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Guests will receive earplugs, seat cushions and a Carnaval mask, as well as a cash allowance to purchase one drink at the parade.
  • Guests must be able to walk over even and uneven surfaces, climb several steps to reach the grandstands, and be prepared to stand for prolonged periods of time in an uncovered seating area.
  • Guests should expect to experience loud music and occasional scanty attire.
  • Shuttle services are available if guests wish to return to the ship only after midnight.
  • Grandstand seating in Sector 9 are the most popular of all seats: they make the "heart of the beat" above the ground. There you will get in direct contact with the local people and the genuine cheerers for the schools. Tickets are non-refundable if canceled.
  • Open-air bench grandstands (Sector 9)
  • Reserved seating
  • Great views of the parade Group transportation
  • Group transportation Earplugs
  • Carnaval mask Cash allowance to purchase one drink at the parade Seat Cushion
Location Rio De Janeiro, BrazilRio De Janeiro, Brazil
Tour Code RJ1LRJ1L
Duration6.50 Hours6.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium#Medium
RestrictionsMinimum Age: 6years
Minimum Age: 6years
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