Best flavours of Brazilian cuisine
Aside from all the beautiful attractions, there is another side of the city not so well known to visitors.
Brazilian cuisine specialties from different areas of the Country are found in Rio. According to your preference we can design a tour mixing a visit to a Brazilian cultural sight or even one of the famous attractions followed by a special meal with an extraordinary view of the city (subjected to restaurants availability and weather forecast).
Another possibility is taking cooking lessons that includes drinks, appetizers, one typical dish and desert and after all is done enjoy your own meal prepared with a little assistance (available on week days only).
1) This tour can offer stops at farmer's markets, visit smaller shops, show what is best to eat at the beach and of street food or
2) another option is taking a culinary course for a day.
3) At last a third way for taking a gastronomic tour is going to the top restaurant of the city to try some of the local dishes.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: You'll be picked up at your hotel or at another place of your convenience.
End location: You'll be dropped off at your hotel or at another place of your convenience.
Duration: 5 hours
The duration is calculated based on the restaurant location. Tours can vary from 4 to 8 hours (if the restaurant is located out of the city area).
private car - currently I drive a 2017 GM spin
For larger groups I rent a Mercedez van.
Private, English-speaking guide, private car (for individual tours), parking and tolls.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 Real - Cash is only needed when street food or a farmer's market is visited. We have a few Brazilian snacks such as the popular "tapioca" that is served in many of the street stands like crepes that can be filled with ham/cheese, jerked beef or sweet flavors like the banana/sugar/cinnamon one.
Attraction tickets when needed, souvenirs and meals.
*Meals and "tapas" are suggested items of this tour, we approach all diversities of Brazilian cuisine. It is the customer that chooses and selects what he/she wants to try and pay for.
As an example, some street food like a tapioca or a pastel cost approximately R$ 5,00 (Usd 2.00) going to a restaurant trying a "caipirinha" and some of the snacks like "bolinho de aipim" it is suggested to client to bring at least a R$ 50,00 (Usd 15.00) or s credit card that it's easier.
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Did a great job - really hit mark on types of places that we wanted to see