Travel Challenge: A Brazilian break during Rio Carnival
Friday 14 December 2012
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: Brazil for Rio Carnival. Prices are per person, based on two sharing, and include 10 nights' B&B, flights from Heathrow to Rio in February 2013, transfers and a one-day Sambadrome ticket.
Includes Air France flights via Paris on 7 February, five nights at the Mar Palace Copacabana in Rio, a half-day city tour and five nights at the Pousada Naturalia on Ilha Grande. "There are still some great value options available, enabling visitors to enjoy the parades at Rio's Sambadrome," says Jean-Sebastien Saleem (01993 838610; audley.co.uk).
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Includes Iberia flights via Madrid on 8 February, five nights at the Windsor Martinique in Rio and five nights at Pousada Naturalia on Ilha Grande. "This is the perfect carnival holiday: time in Rio for the best party on Earth followed by the chance to recover on a tropical island," says Megan Parkinson (020-8747 8315; journeylatinamerica.co.uk).
Includes BA flights on 5 February and 10 nights at Porto Bay Rio Internacional in Rio, sightseeing tours of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain and a carnival costume to take part in the Samba School Parade. "This is a fantastic trip for witnessing one of the world's greatest carnival parades," says Amanda Sweeney (020-7666 1260; rainbowtours.co.uk).
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