The inimitable call of drums sets the alluring tempo of the samba, reaching its zenith during the Rio Carnival date, when all work stops in Brazil for the week prior to Ash Wednesday.
The world’s largest festival, the Rio Carnival is once again round the corner and will be even larger with thousands of celebrants joining in the parades and street parties. It is time for you to plan your exciting trip to Rio for a week of amusement and pleasure.
Book your tickets in advance and make sure your Carnival is unforgettable. Take the chance to feel the real spirit that surround the Rio Carnival date.
You may have the good luck to participate in the famous Carnival balls, the Gay Ball at the Scala and the Magic Ball at the Copa. But you must go to the Sambadrome is the only place to watch the most magnificent extravaganza where samba schools compete for the title of Champion of Champions.
Look out for their richly decorated floats and dazzling, exotic carnival costumes. Enjoy the fantastic display of samba dancers moving to the pulsating rhythm of the samba drums. The Carnival attracts stupendous crowds so do take a few tips from experts.