PLACES YOU MUST SEE BEFORE OR AFTER THE EVENT
For Participants and Accompanying Persons interested in travelling before or after the Rio Congress, we are pleased to offer some options in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil to provide you and your family an unforgettable experience! The tour options below do not include air tickets. We highly recommend that you purchase your air ticket in advance for Pre & Post tours that require flights. We are available to assist you. They will be charged separately and price will depend on the availability in airline companies.
All services will be provided on regular transfer exclusive for ICMA XXI Participants. The rates for the Pre & Post tours below include the best hotels in each city with the best room categories. Rates are being revised and soon there will be other package options with better rates! For different room categories or group information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for personalized packages.
We can adjust all options upon your request.
A famous touristic seaside town surrounded by greenery and clear waters. Its name comes from a kind of shell abundantly found in its sand .Elected one of the 10 most beautiful areas in the world, famous for its unique combination of rustic charm, architectural harmony, incredible beauty and sophisticated boutiques and restaurants frequented by discerning visitors who come from all over the world to savour its magic. We invite you to take a tour around Búzios
Trancoso got all the best elements: a set of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, one of the most appealing and colorful historic center entirely preserved, situated just above the ocean, an international community mingling with local people, and of course a rich musical and night scene.
ANGRA DOS REIS
Angra dos reis is a marvelous city and an archipelago composed of around 365 islands, where the mountains embrace the tropical waters. You will certainly dive and discover an impressive aquatic flora and fauna, or even among galleon’s wrecks sunk during epic fights against pirates. Today, the colorful fishes, the dolphins and the sea turtles have replaced swords and cannonballs.
FOZ DO IGUAÇU
Iguazu Falls, Iguazú Falls, Iguassu Falls, or Iguaçu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. They are the largest waterfalls system in the world. Chosen by more than 500 million of votes from all over the world the destiny is one of the new 7 wonders of nature.
Fernando de Noronha lies in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 220 miles off the Brazilian coast. This archipelago consists of 21 islands, including one main island that is 7 sq. miles, with a population of just over 3,000. Fernando de Noronha has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Since the islands are so small and fragile a maximum of only 460 tourists are allowed at a time. There is also an Environmental Preservation Tax that is more expensive the longer you stay.
Bonito, in Mato Grosso do Sul, is one of the main ecotourism and adventure tourism destinations in Brazil. The place is worth its name. It is a true heaven, with clear-water rivers and colorful fishes contrasting against the deep greens of the native vegetation. Located in the Bodoquena Hill, the city is 300 km away from the state capital, Campo Grande, and has good access roads.