Rio Samba Retreat

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Gisella Ferreira
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Feb 20 - Mar 3, 2019
Group size: 4 - 10
Rio Samba Retreat
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gisella Ferreira
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$700
Deposit: $400
Feb 20 - Mar 3, 2019
Group size: 4 - 10

About this trip

Come enjoy a journey to the land of Samba! Awaken your soul and experience the joy of Samba and what it personally means to you. Discover your desires and reflect on areas in your life around dance, healing and the calling of the drums. 


This is a special opportunity to learn and connect to Samba in Brazil with Samba Queen Gisella Ferreira as your guide.  

This trip includes a 2 day healing and Energy transformation through Samba Workshop on the beach guided by Gisella. 

Visit the  Samba Schools, experience the Ensaio (Samba Rehearsal & Party),  learn the history of Samba roots, bask in the sunshine on Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, tour the night market, visit the City of Samba, take a private workshop with a Samba Queen, get access to exclusive Brazilian Fitness Wear Shopping, party the Brazilian way with a visit to Lapa the night life scene of Rio, enjoy the live music and bloco parades in the street. 


Note from Gisella 

Hi guys,  I am so excited to share this special Samba Retreat opportunity with you! 

We will be dancing Samba in the heart of Brazil's Carnaval, visiting the Samba Schools and experiencing the culture, people, places and spirit of this gorgeous land. 

People often ask me if it's safe to travel to Rio. And my answer is, it's not, unless you have someone to show you around that knows the ins and outs. That is one of the reasons I have put this trip together. I would love to help people be able to experience the beautiful spirit of Rio's Samba and to feel safe and be able to enjoy the full experience. 

I am also very passionate about this trip because we will be doing energy healing, inner study and bringing intention to our Samba as our connection to our dance deepens. 

I would love to show you the best of Rio. Come join me on the adventure of a lifetime  in the beautiful land of Samba! 

What’s included

  • Beach Samba Retreat
    1-2 of Healing Samba Workshop, movement, meditation, journaling, manifesting.
  • Portuguese Lessons
    2 Basic Portuguese Language Lessons with Gisella before your trip.
  • Walking Beach Tour
    Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches
  • Night Market
    Tour the night market of Copacabana
  • Escada
  • Cidade do Samba
    House of Samba Floats
  • Samba Schools
    Visit the historical Samba Schools such as Salgueiro and Mangueira for a rehearsal, party and or tour.
  • Airport pick up
    All members of the tour will be picked up from the airport upon arrival on Feb. 20th
  • ticket to Carnaval
    Watch the world's most famous parade. Ticket to watch 1 night of parades.
  • Visiting landmarks.
    Christ Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain.
  • Brasil Samba Congress
    We encourage all who join this tour to do the full weekend of the Brasil Samba Congress. Each person must register themselves for the full weekend or day pass.
  • airfare
  • airport drop off
    departure transportation.
  • Other activities
    Only the activities described in the tour description are included. and all activites are subject to change based on availability.
  • Parading
    If you would like to parade in Carnaval please let us know and we will find you a school to parade with at an additional cost.
  • lodging
    Lodging is not included. Once you confirm your presence we will help you find lodging. We will all stay close together in Copacabana between Posto 4-5 near the beach.

Available Packages

Carnaval tour 6 days
Available until Jan 19, 20195 left

This tour runs 6 days  from February 27th-March 4th.  

$700
Deposit: $400
Samba Full Retreat and Tour 12 days
Available until Jan 19, 20196 left

This Tour runs 12 days from Feb. 20th-March 3rd. 

$1400
Deposit: $600

Available options

Christ Statue8 left
$80
Sugar Loaf Mountain8 left
$60
$700
Deposit: $400

Carnaval tour 6 days
Past Trip

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Gisella Ferreira
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Reviews

MC
Gisella was a great host for the Samba retreat! She is Brazilian and has extensive knowledge of the culture and samba and it’s origins. We participated in the 2019 Samba Congress, and best of all, we were able dance in Carnaval in Rio! She gets 2 thumbs up from me! 👍🏼👍🏼
By Mennette Camberos for Rio Samba Retreat on Oct 18, 2019
This was probably the best experience in my life. Gisella was the best tour guide I could’ve asked for. She prioritized when it came to everyone’s safety. Made sure to take us to our hotel at most times and would even come and pick us up. She introduced us to some yummy Brazilian food. I will say that we were always busy, which I loved! She took us to the Brasil Samba Congress and carnival! Parading in Carnival was probably the highlight of the trip. Also, we went to Copacabana beach and Ipanema beach. Never seen such beautiful beaches in my life before. We got to see sugar loaf mountain and even went to see Christ the Redeemer. If you love samba this is the samba retreat for you! I hope to do this again one day! Excited for all of y’all that are joining her next year!
By Carina Espinoza for Rio Samba Retreat on Jul 29, 2019