Olympic fever’s on and sports enthusiasts must be gearing up for a treat. But it’s also a great time otherwise, to visit this fascinating city! Here is the price you have to pay for your trip…literally.
The Brazil currency is the “Réal” (pronounced ray-all) or plural “Réais” (pronounced ray-eyes)
1 Real (R$) = 100 centavos
But preferred currency is USD which is easily acceptable at most places. So grab a USD Forex card before you go!
Take to the Skies
Round Trip from India 4872.63 Real = 1,00,000 INR
Home away from Home
Double Room 121.245 Real/night = 2,493 INR/night
Savor the Flavor
Moqueca (pronounced moo-kek-a), a dee-lish Fish stew
14.00 Real = INR 300 (approx.)
Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail made from Sugarcane Hard liquor and lime
30.00 Real = 600 INR
Hit the Markets
Funky Havaianas, that’s Flip Flops for us mere mortals.
Find great deals at the FEIRA HIPPIE DE IPANEMA (Hippie Fair).
52 Real & up = 1040 INR starting
Take to the Road
Typical Tour Cost: 245.69 Real = 5000 INR
Look like the Locals
Sundresses, Surfwear & Shades!
Well-known Brands – Mormaii, Colci, Triton
150 Real & up = Starts INR 3000
Soak in the Sights
Historic Downtown Tour
- Notes come in R$2, R$5, R$10, R$20, R$50, R$100 denominations.
- US Dollars are very popular here and are widely accepted. Many tourist-oriented activities are quoted in dollars not dong, so be prepared to switch back and forth. Make sure you buy US Dollars online in India so that you get the best USD rates before you travel.
- Though ATMs are widely available, not all accept international cards. Keep your eyes peeled for BIDV, Incom, Techcom, Sacom, and Vietcom ATMs with Plus System logos.