With one of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet, the city of Rio de Janeiro is fully deserving of the title of “Wonderful City”. With a unique geography, the city is surrounded by natural beauty, which enchant all who know it. The city can integrate in perfect harmony its Tijuca forest with its beautiful beaches and lagoons. Its warm, friendly people provide an even more enjoyable experience and make Rio de Janeiro one of the most sought after destinations in the world.

The tour includes visit to the following sights of the city:

Tijuca Forest (Christ the Redeemer Path)
Christ the Redeemer
Sugar Loaf
Maracanã (External Visit)
Metropolitan Cathedral
Selarón Staircase
Lunch at a buffet restaurant in Copacabana
Tickets Included: Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

Approximate Duration: 8 Hours
Boarding Time: 8:30
Boarding Place: South and Central Zone Hotels (consult)
Transport Type: Van
Frequency: Daily

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch
    • Christ the Redeemer Ticket
    • Sugar Loaf Ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
    What's excluded :
    • Beverages and Desserts
    • Maracanã Stadium Ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Maracanã
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, Estrada Redentor - Alto da Boa Vista Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    Christ the Redeemer is an art deco statue depicting Jesus Christ, located on the top of Corcovado Hill, 709 meters above sea level, in Tijuca National Park, overlooking most of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2007 it was informally elected as one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

    Located at the top of Morc do Corcovado, in Tijuca National Park, the monument is the best known Brazilian image in the world. Every year, more than 600,000 people are brought to Christ the Redeemer by the centenary Corcovado Railway, the country's oldest sightseeing tour.

    It all starts with the electric locomotive, centennial and twice environmentally friendly. It does not pollute and crosses the preserved Atlantic forest, belonging to the Tijuca National Park. At the feet of Christ the Redeemer, one of the Seven New Wonders of the Modern World, the most beautiful view of the city, showing from above what Rio de Janeiro has to offer.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain, Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255 Brazil

    One of the most beautiful postcards in Rio de Janeiro offers stunning views of the entire city.

    From Praia Vermelha, visitors take the first tram leading to the Urca hill, and from there a second cable car takes them to the top of the Sugarloaf hill, which is 396 meters from sea level. Different stories justify the name of this tourist spot; the most popular one says that during the 16th and 18th centuries, at the height of sugarcane production, producers stored sugar blocks in forms for export, and the similarity of the object to the Sugarloaf hill gave rise to the name. .
    Inaugurated in 1912, the Sugar Loaf Cable Car was the first cable car in Brazil and the third in the world, connecting the Morro da Urca to the Sugar Loaf Hill. Since then, over 40 million people have used the cable cars.
    From the top of the two hills, a breathtaking landscape of the city is revealed, including Botafogo Inlet, Copacabana waterfront and Guanabara Bay entrance. In summer, the amphitheater located at the top of Morro da Urca is the stage for nightly shows and events, combining fun with a beautiful view of the city lights.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Av. Pres. Castelo Branco, Portão 3 - Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20271-130, Brazil

    (External visit to the stadium)

    Scenario of the most important classics of Brazilian football Maracanã has also received historical moments of international football. Monumental facts, such as King Pelé's thousandth goal in 1969, also took place on the grounds of the temple of Brazilian football.

    Inaugurated on June 16, 1950, it has hosted World Cup games of that year and some 2014 World Cup matches, including the grand final. It also hosted the 2013 Confederations Cup games, the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2007 Pan American Games and, more recently, the 2016 Olympic Games and 2019 Copa America. In addition to sporting competitions, Maracanã has played host to important events. events such as Madonna shows, Rolling Stones twice, Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, and then Pope John Paul II's field masses in 1980 and 1997.

    Maracanã has undergone a major overhaul for the 2014 World Cup and currently has a capacity of 78,838 fans. The stadium has been modernized and today meets international safety, logistics and sustainability requirements. New bars and cafeterias provide more comfort for the public, which also has retractable chairs divided by colors and produced with certified materials, such as PET bottles. Divided into five levels and in the north, south, east and west sectors, Maracanã bets on divisions to facilitate access and location of fans. Gate, sector, block, level, row and chair are the subdivisions that will allow the fan to locate their seat with greater safety and comfort. There are seats for the obese, an area reserved for people with special needs and a tactile floor for the visually impaired.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai, Rua Marques de Sapucai, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-100 Brazil

    The stage of the best show on earth. Here the main samba schools of Rio parade. Always with great luxury and originality, the parades bring news every year.

    Through the Sambódromo pass the most beautiful floats, incredible fantasies and unforgettable experiences for both the international and national tourists, as well as for the carioca people who come from various neighborhoods of the city.

    Whether tourist or local, the revelers parade with joy or watch enchanted up close, in the friezes, stands, cabins etc.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Avenida Republica do Chile 245, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-170 Brazil

    Inaugurated in 1976, the São Sebastião Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro or Metropolitan Cathedral, as it is better known, is located in the city center. The project is by modernist architect Edgar Oliveira da Fonseca, coordinated by Monsignor Ivo Antônio Calliari.
    With a capacity to house 20,000 fans, its 106 meters in diameter at the base and 96 meters in height draw attention by the cone-shaped structure. The main door is composed of 48 bas-relief bronze plates that address faith-related themes. The interior has 60-meter-high stained glass ripped from the walls to the dome, providing the church with beautiful natural light.
    In the basement, the Museum of Sacred Art features a collection of sculptures, murals, works of art, and the fonts used to baptize the princes of the royal family. Also on display are the statue of Our Lady of the Rosary, the throne of Peter II and the Golden Rose granted to Princess Isabel by Pope Leo XIII celebrating her signature of the Slavery Abolition Act in Brazil.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Carioca Aqueduct, Rua Riachuelo 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010 Brazil

    The famous Lapa Arches are part of Rio de Janeiro's history, beginning in the colonial period.

    The old Carioca Aqueduct, known as Arcos da Lapa, is one of the city's postcards, as well as being the most representative symbol of the Old River preserved in the bohemian Lapa region. The structure, in mortar stone, has a Romanesque style, whitewashed, has 42 double arches and glasses on the top. Arcos da Lapa is considered the largest architectural work undertaken in Brazil during the colonial period. Around you are two of the city's most important venues: Fundição Progresso and Circo Voador.

    Stop At: Escadaria Selaron, Rua Joaquim Silva S/N, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110 Brazil

    The Selarón Staircase is an architectural masterpiece located between the Santa Teresa and Lapa neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, decorated by long-living Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, who declared it a "tribute to the Brazilian people" .

    The Selarón Staircase fills with color one of the paths between the Lapa and Santa Teresa neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro. The gigantic mosaic is the work of Chilean plastic artist Jorge Selarón, who began to devote himself to decorating the staircase in the early 1990s.

    With his continuous work, and his own resources, he left a gift for the city: the 250 steps between Joaquim Silva Street and Santa Teresa Convent became a monument and an icon of Rio.

    The Selarón Staircase has already traveled the world. It was the scene of clips, advertisements, fashion editorials. And the world is in the Selarón Staircase: among the more than 2,000 pieces that form its design, there are tiles from over 60 countries, many of them presented to the artist by tourists and fans of the work.
    After securing your selfies in Rio's most colorful scenery, be sure to take a closer look at the pieces that make up this mosaic.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    2: Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    3: Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    4: Leme, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    5: Centro, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We look for you in the main hotels in Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme and Centro. (If you are staying in a residence or if your hotel is not on the way we will inform you of the nearest place of departure)
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-177263P11

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