Rio Icons Private Tour: Christ Statue, Sugarloaf, Santa Teresa, Selaron Steps

In this tour we will visit 4 of Rio’s main icons ( Sugarloaf Mountain, Selaron Steps, Santa Teresa Historical Neighbourhood, and Christ the Redeemer Statue. These icons are chosen because of their cultural heritage importance and because they give you the best experiences and photos.

We will pick you up at your accommodations in a private and comfortable transport, along will be a fun Rio Official Guide to explain to you all the curiosities and to facilitate the experience.

We aim to have fun and leave you with great memories and photos. Our Official Guide can pass the public ticket lines at the attractions, so you have more time enjoying them and less time in lines.

Your private group can be up to 17 ppl.

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4 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Experienced driver & comfortable vehicle with AC
    • Rio Official Certified Guide (Our guide will be able to avoid lines when buying tickets)
    • All entrance tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain - Urca, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Sugarloaf Mountain is a peak that rises 396 meters high and presents a bird’s eye view of Rio de Janeiro from the mouth of Guanabara Bay. To get to the top we take two cable cars called “bondinhos”. The first cable car takes us up to the Urca Mountain and the second to Sugarloaf.

    Our Rio Official Guide will facilitate your entrance tickets, avoiding the public long line to acquire them.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

    These iconic steps created by donated tiles from all over the world have been used in several music videos by world famous artists such as in Snoop Dogg's video "Beautiful" that can be found on YouTube. This is the last stop on our tour and optional is to have a Brazilian BBQ lunch here if time allows.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

    We will visit the historical and today bohemian neighbourhood Santa Teresa with it’s famous yellow Tram. This part of Rio is also famous for artistry, culture and restaurants and we could visit a local art shop/gallery. Here is also where we have a tasty Brazilian BBQ lunch at a traditional restaurant.

    Duration: 1 hour

    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

    Our last stop will be to visit Brazils main icon and on of the new seven wonders of the world, on top of the Corcovado mountain. This is the highest point we will visit during this day, with 710 meters, and allows for a stunning 360 panoramic view of the Marvellous City. We go up by van.

    Our Rio Official Guide will facilitate your entrance tickets, avoiding the public long line to acquire them.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your specific pick up hotel is not listed then let us know where to pick you up by communicating to us on the Trip Advisor Platform. We pick up in Hotels and AirBnBs in Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana and Barra da Tijuca. We also pick up at airports and at Port of Rio De Janeiro dock at Maua Pier.Airports
    • Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    • Internacional Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    • Pier Maua
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • We understand that we have to take great care these days considering Covid. We are a small team that knows each other very well. Our 2 guides are either Tavi or Edilson. Our drivers are either Daniel or Yuri. We work as a team to take care of our clients and ourselves.
  • 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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Organised by Rio Love Story

Activity ID: V-65233P4

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