Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, affectionately referred to simply as ‘Rio’, maybe the most scenic city in all of South America! Home to the stunning Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain, the historic Pão de Açúcar cableway that summits Sugarloaf Mountain, and two of the most famous beaches in the world, Copacabana & Ipanema. Nature lovers can explore Tijuca National Park, go hiking, hang-gliding, or stroll down the beaches. Art, history, and culture can be found as well in places like Ruinas Park and the Museum of Modern Art. Of course, you can never overlook the tremendous annual Carnival celebration that has been recorded by Guinness World Records as the largest on earth! All these reasons, and many more, make Rio one of the most popular cities in the Southern Hemisphere, and we think you’ll agree it’s worth a visit!