tour starts with the pick-up from selected hotels, to go to the
Marina de la Gloria, where the boat we will be waiting for us. There,
we will board the ship, to departure at 09.30 AM, giving us the
possibility to get to know the city of Rio de Janeiro from a
completely different perspective: from the sea to land.
01st January of 1502, a group of Portuguese explorers led by Gaspar
de Lemos discovered the Guanabara Bay. Since it was January and the
bay seemed to be the mouth of a great river, explorers called the
area Rio de Janeiro (River of January). Based on the volume of water,
Guanabara Bay is the largest in the world, and includes several
islands, such as Governor's Island and the Snake Island.
ship will sail the coast of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi, revealing the
beauty of the beaches of Flamengo, Botafogo and Urca, the Pao de
Acucar, the Fort of São João, Fort Lage, the Fortress of Santa
Cruz, Adão and Eva, Jurujuba, Icaraí, Charitas and São Francisco
beaches, Stone Itapuca, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Gragoatá
beach, Mocanguê Island , the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, Enxadas Island,
Cais do Porto, the Museum of Modern Art and Monument to the fallen on
World War II.
about 11.30 AM, we return to the dock, to then be brought back to our