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Botanical Garden Private Tour – Guided Visit
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
4 Hours Approximately
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure.
The area was defined by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve area.
Fountain of the Muses and the avenue of Royal Palms.
Victoria Lillies in the Frei Leandro Pond
Old Gunpowder Factory
Many Sculptures and Fountains
Variety of birds and monkeys
Great historical, cultural, scientific and landscaping importance
Private Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
Private Professional Tour Guide
Food and Drinks
Botanical Garden Ticket
The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
Please wait for your guide in the hotel lobby of your selected hotel.
This tour does not operate on Carnival, Dec 24, 25 and 31, and January 1st
Light clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended
Tickets to the Botanical Garden are not included. Prices are as follows:
Entrance fee for foreign visitors: BRL 60.00.
Entrance fee for Mercosur visitors: BRL 45.00.
Entrance fee for visitors residing in Brazil: BRL 24.00.
The above prices are subject to change without notice.
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Have a pleasant tour in the world famous Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro and discover the wonders of this oasis in the middle of the urban center. Founded in 1808 by King D. João VI of Portugal, the Botanical Garden shows the diversity of Brazilian and foreign flora. The 140-hectare park lies at the foot of Corcovado Hill, just below the right arm of the Christ the Redeemer statue, and contains more than 6,000 different species of tropical and subtropical plants and trees, including 900
varieties of palm trees, bromeliads, orchids, carnivorous plants, and more.
The garden also houses monuments of historical, artistic and archaeological importance. The Botanical Garden has an important research institute, declared a member of the Atlantic Forest Biosphere Reserve (RBMA), which develops a wide range of botanical studies in Brazil.
On this guided tour of the sprawling UNESCO biosphere reserve, amble down the Avenue of the Royal Palms, and also through trees and plants from around the world, including the gigantic water lilies from the Amazon. Learn the history of the garden and observe the wildlife, being able to come across some of the various species of birds in the Botanical Garden, such as the colorful toucans, as well as small monkeys and even iguanas. Then, enjoy free time to stroll through the gardens on your own before returning to the shuttle that will take you back to your hotel.
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