Rio de Janeiro highlights (3 days / 2 nights)

3 days / 2 nights

Rio de Janeiro highlights (3 days / 2 nights)
Rio de Janeiro highlights (3 days / 2 nights)
Rio de Janeiro highlights (3 days / 2 nights)
Rio de Janeiro highlights (3 days / 2 nights)
Rio de Janeiro highlights (3 days / 2 nights)

Multi-day trip description

Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil !

World-famous for its carnival, but also for its natural landscape and its sandy beaches, Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in South America. Visitors after cultural discoveries, with a bit of partying and relaxing in the sun will have an amazing time visiting the city!

The accessible activities we have selected will give you a chance to discover Rio de Janeiro and its landmarks such as Christ the ...
Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil !

World-famous for its carnival, but also for its natural landscape and its sandy beaches, Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in South America. Visitors after cultural discoveries, with a bit of partying and relaxing in the sun will have an amazing time visiting the city!

The accessible activities we have selected will give you a chance to discover Rio de Janeiro and its landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer and the Sugarloaf mountain as you take part in exciting tours!


Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Tour Guides/ Staff have been trained by Wheel the World to provide assistance to people with disabilities during the Multi-day Trip

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed

  • Equipment

    Adaptive equipment is included and two people assisting are needed

From $1606 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival thumbnail

Day 1: Arrival

Welcome to Rio!

On arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by your driver, who will help you with your luggage and get you to your hotel i...
Welcome to Rio!

On arrival at the airport, you will be greeted by your driver, who will help you with your luggage and get you to your hotel in a private accessible van. On route, they will explain what is planned for the next few days activities.

Stay:

Windsor Plaza Copacabana
Day 2: Sugarloaf + City guided tour thumbnail

Day 2: Sugarloaf + City guided tour

Get ready to discover the world-famous Sugarloaf mountain and to learn more about the Rio carnival thanks to this guided tour!

After breakfast...
Get ready to discover the world-famous Sugarloaf mountain and to learn more about the Rio carnival thanks to this guided tour!

After breakfast, around 09:30, you will be picked in an accessible vehicle directly from your hotel. You will then head to the Sugarloaf mountain cable car station. 2 cable car lines will take you to the highest point of the mountain, where you will be able to enjoy a breathtaking view over Guanabara Bay and the city of Rio de Janeiro. Your guide will tell you more about the place, its history, and will be able to answer all your questions.

The stations, toilets, and elevators are accessible and mobile ramps can be installed whenever needed to get into the cable cars. After you have enjoyed the view and made your way back down, you will go for lunch in a Churrascaria, located at Botafogo district. You will then go onto a city guided tour. To make the experience more comfortable, a Lomo 360 will be provided and installed onto your wheelchair.

Visit the narrow streets of the city, observe the iconic building of the science museum : Museum of Tomorrow, and the both historic and modern architecture building complex of the MAR Museum. Enjoy the famous street-art murals of Kobra and the Selaron steps. This colourful staircase has been renovated and covered with tiles, ceramics and mirrors by Chilean-born Jorge Selaron, making it an iconic tourist attraction. You will then discover the largest stadium in the world, globally know as Maracana! Built in 1950, it has been created to host the Brazil World cup. Next, you will head to the Santa Teresa neighborhood.

Located on top of a hill, it has a village atmosphere. It is characterized by its old mansions, art galleries, colonial-style churches, boutique hotels, trendy cocktail bars and restaurants, but above all, its yellow tram, that crosses the neighborhood from end to end. As you wander around the city, you will be able to see craft makers, and purchase souvenirs, coco water and caipirinhas in the street!

After the tour, your guide will drive you back to your hotel.

Day 3: Christ the Redeemer guided tour + Departure thumbnail

Day 3: Christ the Redeemer guided tour + Departure

Today, you will discover the iconic and world-famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, but also get a more complete overview of the city thanks to a...Today, you will discover the iconic and world-famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, but also get a more complete overview of the city thanks to a guided tour!

After breakfast, at 09:30, you will be picked up in an accessible vehicle, directly from your hotel. After a 30-minute drive, you will get to the Corcovado train station. The 15-minute train ride will let you discover the beauty of the mountain, and the exotic and diverse wildlife of Corcovado. An elevator and an escalator will then help you reach the feet of Christ the Redeemer.

Listed as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, this is a symbol of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil in general. No trip to the city could be complete without a visit there!

The members of staff working onsite will provide assistance to whoever needs it. You guide will tell you more about the surrounding nature, but also about the history of Christ the Redeemer and what it represents around the world.

After you have enjoyed the view, taken pictures and made the most of it, it will be time for you to make your way down for lunch in a typical restaurant in the Humaita district. Later on, enjoy some free time until you get transferred to the airport, depending on your departure time.

    What's included

  • Tickets

  • Tour Guides

  • Adaptive equipment

  • Airport transfer

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Insurance

  • Tourist city taxes

  • Gratuities

  • International flights

  • Domestic flights

Important information

  • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

  • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

  • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

  • Spoken language(s): Portuguese, English, Spanish.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

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