Rio Marathon Sample Itinerary

 

 

RIO DE JANIERO MARATHON

ITINERARY

 

Depart USA - July 16th evening departure from your home airport.

July 24
Arrive in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by gorgeous mountains, ocean waters and beautiful people. The name of the city is synonymous with sun, fun and rhythm of the sensuous samba.  Few places on earth can match the hospitality, natural charm, beauty and excitement of this city.  Now its your turn to discover it.  Welcome reception at the hotel.

 

July 25
Half day sightseeing tour. Visit famous Corcovado Mountain - a short and scenic train ride through the forest takes you to the summit.  Here, 2,400 feet above the city, stands one of South America's most famous and inspiring landmarks -- the 125 foot statue of "Christ the Redeemer."  The panorama of the city below is testament to why most visitors consider Rio one of the most spectacular cities in the world. We will make a schedule stop at the Expo to pick up our race kits.

July 26
Free day to explore Rio de Janeiro at your leisure.

July 27

Race Day! Transportation to the race start is provided from your hotel.  Plans will be made among the group to have a post-race celebration and dinner for those interested.

 

July 28

For those interested in purchasing an optional half-day tour before flying home, let us know if you are interested and we will arrange for one.  Transfer to the airport for flight back to USA.

 

OPTIONAL TOUR TO IGUASSU FALLS

(price to be announced)

July 28

Transfer to the Rio airport to board your flight to Iguassu Falls. Upon arrival,  transfer to the hotel.  Then depart on your Half day Brazilian side of Falls: The Iguassu Falls, one of the world’s greatest natural wonders. Iguassu consists of over 275 separate cataracts across a span of 2 ½ miles, comprising 2 countries: Brazil and Argentina. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the Brazilian side of the falls.

Your tour begins at the Iguassu National Park where we drive through the lush, subtropical vegetation of the park en route to the falls. Than stroll the trail descending the canyon that offers a panoramic view of the more than 240 falls. Take the glass elevator up the cliff face for an exquisite view from the upper deck. 

 

July 29

This morning after breakfast you will be treated the Macuco Safari Boat excursion where you will experience the Falls at a thrilling ride upstream and as close to the falls as safety permits.

 

July 30

After breakfast this morning, private transfer from hotel to airport to board your flight to Rio with connection to the US