Brazilian local cuisine – Feijoada Brazilian local cuisine – Feijoada

Rio de Janeiro in-depth

World Journeys can now offer in-depth touring options in Rio de Janeiro, for travellers who want to see beyond the usual tourist sights.


A Brazilian Food Tour sees clients strolling the streets with a foodie host, eating at street markets with the locals as they visit eateries and bars. A Brazilian Craft Beer Tour of the craft beer scene, visits local brewers and bars, for stories and tastings of Brazilian beers. On a By Night Samba Lesson & Rio Scenarium Tour, guests will learn the basic steps then head out with an instructor to the clubs of the Lapa district, including Rio Scenarium, where locals gather for Brazilian jazz and samba. On a Brazilian Coffee Tasting tour, clients will head to a café in Copacabana for a Brazilian Coffee Tasting with a barista who leads guests through a sensory experience, and the history of coffee in Brazil – how it became the black gold of the 19th century, leaving a rich heritage of historical farms in the mountains of Rio and Sao Paulo states. Rates start from $109pp, and can be booked with World Journeys in conjunction with other tailor-made travel arrangements, contact 0800 117311.