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Rio de Janeiro: Salgueiro Samba School Rehearsal Tour

Product ID: 269827
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Experience true Carioca Carnival culture on this special 4-hour guided tour of a samba school rehearsal, discovering the real Rio while watching an enthralling show filled with samba dancing, flag bearers, and lively drumming.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Hotel pickup is available only from hotels located inside the listed areas, meeting at the reception area of your hotel. Please contact the local partner if your hotel is outside the pickup area to find out the closest meeting point.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the lively culture of Carioca Carnival
  • Enjoy a night out in Rio with locals
  • Dance to fabulous samba music all night long
Full description
Your Carioca Carnival adventure begins when you’re picked up from your hotel and driven to a local samba school to watch their rehearsal for the carnival. Here you’ll witness all the excitement of warming up for one of the greatest shows on earth, Rio Carnival.

Samba schools start their preparation several months before the Carnival Parade. The school you’ll visit was founded in 1953 and is one of the most traditional samba schools in carnival history, making it the perfect way to experience the powerful rhythms of the samba. The show takes place on Saturdays and has the capacity to fit 4,000 guests. You’ll have ample opportunity to buy drinks from one of the many bars and gifts from the samba souvenir shop. 

The performance itself lasts around 3 hours and throughout all the excitement you’ll have your expert bilingual guide at your side for information, advice, and assistance. When the fabulous show is over, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel with unforgettable memories.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in selected areas
  • Round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert bilingual tour guide
  • Samba show entrance fee
What’s Not Included
  • Foods and drinks
  • Personal expenses
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S2 Rio - Tours Rio de Janeiro

Product ID: 269827