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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 5 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Get more out of your visit to the famous Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden when you go with a guide. Walk through the highlights of this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve while learning about learning about its history and mission, plus see plants and animals from around the world like monkeys, toucans, and giant Amazonian water lilies. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden guided tour
  • See the highlights of this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve
  • Enjoy free time to explore the garden on your own
  • Entrance fee and transportation from centrally located Rio hotels included
Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Botanical Garden Ticket
Gratuities
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Roundtrip from most major hotels in the zones Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. Please stay at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before pick up time

Following pickup at your Rio de Janeiro hotel, travel to the Botanical Garden, located at the base of Corcovado Mountain.

Follow your guide into the 346-acre (140-hectare) park, heading straight to highlights such as the Avenue of Royal Palms, Lago Frei Leandro pond, and a greenhouse containing more than 500 types of orchids—a world-famous collection.

After your 90-minute guided tour, spend some free time wandering at your leisure. Check out the onsite Museu do Meio Ambiente, the botany library, or the gift shop.

At the conclusion of your tour, get dropped off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Botanical Garden
Founded in 1808 by King John VI of Portugal, The Botanical Garden shows the diversity of Brazilian and foreign flora. The 140-hectare park lies at the foot of the Corcovado Mountain, far below the right arm of the statue of Christ the Redeemer and contains more than 6,000 different species of tropical and subtropical plants and trees, including 900 varieties of palm trees. The Garden also houses monuments of historical, artistic and archaeological significance. The Botanical Garden has an important research institute, which develops a wide range of botanical studies in Brazil.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Light clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Gray Line Brazil

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour.

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  • "It is a lovely and relaxing tour as the gardens are well maintained." See review

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A rainy surprise
mkzl
, Feb 2020
It takes a very special guide to make a tour interesting on a very rainy day & JB managed to accomplish this! The garden is wonderful & JB is very knowledgeable & enthusiastic.
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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour
VA-933
, Dec 2019
Excellent overview of the creation of the garden and of the plant types, where they come from and what they were used for. Really enjoyed it.
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Our guide Karla was friendly and...
Linda W
, Sep 2017
Our guide Karla was friendly and knowledgeable of the gardens. It is a lovely and relaxing tour as the gardens are well maintained.
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There were only 3 of us on this...
travelman
, Jun 2017
There were only 3 of us on this tour, so we got a lot of personalized attention. A hot day made for a nice, leisurely walk among some beautiful scenery. Also a nice escape from city traffic!

Product code: 2484GARDEN

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