Thursday, June 20 - Arrive today in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, surrounded by gorgeous mountains and ocean waters and check into the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema. Tonight will be a welcome reception at the hotel.
Friday, June 21 – Today enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour vising the 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. A stop at the Expo to pick up your race bib is also planned for today. Enjoy the rest of the day on your own. (breakfast included)
Saturday, June 22 – Half-Marathon Day! Come cheer on the half-marathon runners or enjoy a free day to explore Rio de Janeiro at your leisure. (breakfast included)
Sunday, June 23 – Marathon Day! Transportation to the race start and back from the finish line is provided from your hotel. Plans will be made among the group to have a post-race celebration and dinner for those interested. (breakfast included)
Monday, June 24 – Enjoy a leisure morning before transferring on your own to the airport for your flight home. If interested, we can help to arrange an optional half-day tour before your departure. Those joining the post-race extension to Iguassu Falls will have an early morning transfer to the Rio Airport. Details will be shared as the date gets closer. (breakfast included)
Itinerary subject to change.