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10th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - November 17-21, 2014


Discover the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro and surrounding areas. There are plenty of sightseeing tours, excursions and other activities to fill the spare time you might have while in Rio. These activities are NOT included in the conference registration fee and should be booked directly with the Concierge of Windsor Atlântica hotel. Reservations can made by email ( or in person during the conference, directly at the hotel Concierge. Conference participants and accompanying persons are eligible for the special prices listed below.

Traditional Tours
Tour Description Depart. Time Duration Cost
Full-Day Tour The must see monuments of Rio in one day! Corcovado + Sugar Loaf + city tour around Downtown area. Lunch included. 8:00 AM
9:00 AM
8 hours
Corcovado &
Sugar Loaf
Half-day tour. You will visit the Christ the Redeemer statue and the Sugar Loaf mountain. 8:00 AM
2:00 PM
4 ½ hours
Rio Express Half-day tour. Christ the Redeemer + Sugar Loaf + sightseeing around Maracanã Stadium, Metropolitan Cathedral and Sambadrome. 9:00 AM 1:30 PM 5 ½ hours
Corcovado Express From the top of the Corcovado mountain, the Christ the Redeemer statue opens his arms for all visitors. 8:00 AM
2:00 PM
3 hours
Corcovado Tour Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue + sightseeing around Downtown area. 9:00 AM
1:30 PM
4 hours
Sugar Loaf & Beaches Half-day tour. Sugar Loaf mountain tour by the cable car + sightseeing around Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. 1:30 PM 4 hours
Petrópolis Known as the Imperial City, Petrópolis is a premier mountain resort in Rio. You will visit the Imperial Palace and learn more about the history of Brazil. Lunch is not included. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 10:10 AM 8 hours
Historical Tour Walking tour around the historical area of the city, Downtown. Visits to the Cinelândia, Colombo Café, XV November Square and Candelária Church. Monday to Saturday. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
3 hours
Rio by Night
Tour Description Depart. Time Duration Cost
Folklore show of Brazilian rhythms.
Transfer + Show. Monday to Saturday.
9:00 PM 3 hours
Plataforma & Dinner Folklore show of Brazilian rhythms. Transfer + Dinner (Brazilian food) + Show. Every night except on Sunday. 7:00 PM 5 hours
Carnival Rehearsal
Rehearsal of musicians and dancers at the Salgueiro Samba School hall. Feel the atmosphere of the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Every Saturday. 9:35 PM 5 hours
Jeep Tours
Tour Description Depart. Time Duration Cost
Favela Tour Located in São Conrado neighborhood, the “Favela da Rocinha” is considered one of the biggest favelas in South America. The community reflects the “carioca way of life”. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
3 hours
Tijuca Forest Tour through the National Park of Tijuca, the biggest urban forest of the world. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
3 hours
Favela & Tijuca Forest You will visit the “Favela da Rocinha”, community with more than 70,000 habitants. The tour continues through the Tijuca Forest. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
4 hours
Corcovado & Tijuca Forest You will visit the Christ the Redeemer statue by the Paineiras road and the Tijuca Forest, located inside the National Park of Tijuca. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
4 hours
Corcovado, Forest  &
Santa Teresa
Visits to the Christ the Redeemer statue, Tijuca Forest and Santa Teresa, neighborhood of colonial style. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
5 hours
Botanical Garden & Forest The Botanical Garden was founded in 1808, by King John VI of Portugal. You will find more than 6.000 different species of tropical plants. 9:00 AM
2:00 PM
4 hours
4 Wonders Full-day tour to the main attractions of Rio. Corcovado + Sugar Loaf + Botanical Garden + Forest. Lunch included. 9:00 AM 8 hours
Boat Tours
Tour Description Depart. Time Duration Cost
Angra dos Reis &
Ilha Grande
Full-day tour. Schooner tour along the green and transparent waters of Angra dos Reis. Stop for swimming. Lunch and tropical fruits included on board.   8:00 AM 12 hours
Búzios Schooner tour along the charming beaches of Búzios, famous village located in north of Rio. Stop for sea bathing and lunch included.   8:00 AM 12 hours
Splash Tour Tour inside an amphibious bus. “Splash down” at Guanabara Bay and you will see Rio by a different view! 9:30 AM
11:30 AM
13:30 PM
2 hours
Rio by Boat Boat tour along Guanabara Bay. Stop for seabathing. Drinks and snacks on board. 8:30 AM
3:00 PM
3 hours
Special Tours
Tour Description Depart. Time Duration Cost
Soccer Game Feel the atmosphere of a real match at Maracanã Stadium. Under request
Private Tours Exclusive tours planned according to your preference. Under request
Hiking/ Motorcycle Tours/ Sailing Please contact the Concierge


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