Free ebook: Guide to Rio Carnival

A Guide to The World's Greatest Party

There are parties, there are mega-parties, and then there's Rio Carnival. There's the Carnival the world knows from its TV screens - the parades, the beaches and the nightlife. But how about the neighbourhood blocos? The local scene in Lapa? And how to possibly squeeze it all in to one fun-filled week? 

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For almost 30 years Tucan Travel has been helping visitors get the very best of the Carnival experience with a team of on-the-ground experts on hand throughout the week to assist with directions, finding the best events, tickets and any other local tips and advice needed. This guide is a distillation of our decades of experience at Rio Carnival, offering an indispensable handbook to making the most of the world's greatest party.

What's inside?

Over 70 pages packed with detailed tips and advice on:

  • How to get involved with the samba school parades
  • Everything you need to know about the Sambadrome experience
  • Where to find the best blocos street parties
  • Taking part in the pre-Carnival rehearsals
  • Where to stay and how to get around
  • Pre and post-Carnival activities in Rio and beyond

Practical resources

  • City & Sambadrome maps
  • Detailed neighbourhood guide
  • Carnival food & drink guide
  • Key phrases & vocab
  • Useful contacts
  • Notes on staying safe

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Rio Carnival - A Guide to The World's Greatest Party

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