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Rio Carnival Parade 2020: VIP Lounge & All-Inclusive Service

Product ID: 336876
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Enjoy the Rio Carnival Parade in VIP style with the best combination of comfort and service. Benefit from a covered air-conditioned lounge, open bar, catering buffet, dance floor with renowned DJs, live shows, and all with a great view of the parade.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration: 5 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish

Pickup optional

• For hotel pickup and drop-off, pickup is included for hotels located at: Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon, Catete, Flamengo, Botafogo, Centro and Barra da Tijuca. • Please provide your hotel name and address. You will receive the exact pickup time by email. • If you are staying in a private apartment or outside the pickup route, you will be provided the closest meeting point available. • It is not permitted to bring any parade costumes at transfers of hotel pickup and drop-off option. • Remember you need exchanged your tickets before date chosen at Monte Líbano at Av. Borges de Medeiros, 701 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro; from February 19, 20 and 24 - 2:00 / 10:00PM, and February 21, 22, 23, 24 and 29 - 2:00 / 11:00PM.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Get amazing views from the privileged Sector 6 location and get very close to the parade
  • Party with DJs and live shows on the parade breaks
  • Enjoy a premium open bar and international buffet dinner
  • Choose between shuttle service from meeting point, hotel pickup and drop-off or a special option for in-transit customers in cruises
Full description
During the famous Rio Carnival get a complete view of the festivities with a VIP experience. Enjoy Brazilian music, an acclimatized spaces with air-conditioning, TV’s to watch the parade, a beauty area, full covered panoramic area to watch the parade and zen area offering massages and sofas to relax. Benefit from an open bar and a catered buffet. 

Understand each ticket:
- The Folia Tropical allows you to move freely through the floors 1 and 2 plus the open lounge area. Folia is the regular ticket which grants you live shows, dance floor with DJs, catering buffet, open bar and entertainment services.
- The Super Folia Tropical allows you to move freely through the 3 floors. In addition to everything included in the regular ticket, you’ll access to the restricted area on the 3rd floor, besides a VIP space on the open lounge, super-premium beverages and catering, exclusive view of the parade and live shows.

Choose to see the incredible event from 4 days of the parade which are divided into 3 categories: Access Group, Special Group and Parade of Champions.

– February 22nd, 2020 (Saturday): Access Group (2nd league)
– February, 23rd, 2020 (Sunday): Special Group (1st league)
– February 24th, 2020 (Monday): Special Group (1st league)
– February 29th, 2020 (Saturday): Champions’ Parade (“All-Star Parade” with the 6 best-ranked schools)

Access Group - Saturday, Feb. 22
Watch as some schools compete. This event is perfect for those that want to experience the magic of carnival but have a limited budget.

Special Group - Sunday, Feb. 23 and Monday, Feb. 24
Experience the main days of the Carnival Parade. Marvel at the best Samba Schools in Rio de Janeiro. Tickets are more expensive for these days as it is the most popular parade and features the major league schools.

Champions Parade - Saturday, Feb. 29
The top 6 Special Group Schools plus the Access Group champions repeat their performances. 
  • Carnival Samba School Parade admission ticket
  • Open bar (vodka, caipivodka, whisky, champagne, caipirinha, energy drinks, water, soda and beer)
  • Catering buffet (appetizers, dinner, desserts and breakfast)
  • DJ and live shows
  • Roundtrip transportation from meeting point to Sambadrome (if option chosen)
  • Hotel or pier pickup and drop-off (if option chosen)
  • T-shirt
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (unless option chosen)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• The emailed voucher must be exchanged for tickets or can request to have them delivered at an additional cost.
• When redeeming your ticket, you will receive a "kit" containing a bag carrying the official ticket and an exclusive Folia Tropical’s shirt; it’s mandatory to wear this shirt to the event, you may customize your shirt as long as you keep the print on the front of the shirt visible
• It is not permitted to bring any parade costumes to transfers of hotel pickup and drop-off option
• The lounge is located in Sector 6, at the heart of the stadium with a complete view of the parade

From £175.10 per person

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