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Discover the world of samba

Discover the world of samba

Duration:5.5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English and Portuguese

About your host

It is our pleasure to show the roots of samba and Carnival, so that you can better understand that, behind this enchanting party, there is a beautiful community and history. Workers, children, families, and artists gather together to build the greatest popular show in the world. To be part of a samba school is to be part of a team of love, joy, music, and glitter.
Pimpolhos
Pimpolhos
Pimpolhos
Pimpolhos

About Pimpolhos da Grande Rio

We are the Pimpolhos of Grande Rio, a youth samba school and non-governmental organization. Our goal is to promote social inclusion and educate through art, culture, and Carnival. We are built on three pillars—our essential Youth Parade, our educational Carnival School, and the Carnaval Experience—the socioeconomic sustainability tool of the institution.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Pimpolhos da Grande Rio. .

What we’ll do

The main part will be you, dancing with more than 5000 dancers of our samba school in an technical dance rehearsal for the next carnival. But let's start from the beginning. We will meet at Praça Maua—Maua Square. Then we'll go to Pedra do Sal, the place where samba was born. You will be invited to come to our place—the Carnival Factory in the City of Samba. We’ve thought of every detail, so you…

What else you should know

Wear closed-toe shoes and light, comfortable clothes. After the rehearsal we will take you back to Zona Sul—the South Zone.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Salgadinhos—snacks
Drinks
Beer, drinks, and water
Transportation
Transportation

What to bring

Camera

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Where you'll be

We'll visit Pedra do Sal, the place where samba was born. Then we'll go to City of Samba to see the shed of the Grande Rio Samba School—one of the main samba schools of the city. Then you will participate in a technical dance rehearsal.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Wear closed-toe shoes and light, comfortable clothes. After the rehearsal we will take you back to Zona Sul—the South Zone.
Pimpolhos
Entertainment
Discover the world of samba
7 reviews
$63 per person
7 reviews
$63 per person