Rio Top 4 Attractions - 7 Hours Private Tour

Corcovado and Sugarloaf mountains, Santa Teresa District and Selaron Steps in one day. Take a 7-hour, private tour to the 4 most visited attractions in Rio with a private local guide. Ideal for those who have limited time in Rio, see Christ the Redeemer and the southern beaches of Rio; then take a Swiss-made cable car up to the impressive Sugarloaf. Visit Santa Teresa district. To wrap the day we’ll visit the colorful and famous Selaron’s Steps. Tour includes pickup and drop-off from the location of your choice in Rio. Tour can be conducted at your pace and adapted to your needs.

per adult from

$85

NZD

Duration

7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Tolls and parking fees
    • Hotel/port/airport/flat pickup and drop-off
    • Local guide
    • Private tour
    • Transportation by private, air-conditioned car
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees will be paid directly at the attractions. All major credit cards are accepted.
    • Estimated local cash needed for entrance fees: BRL 210.00 per person
    • Meals or drinks (if any)
    • Entry/Admission - Trem do Corcovado
    • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    • Entry/Admission - Morro da Urca
    • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Luis Darin Private Tour Guide In Rio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-002 Brazil

    After leaving your hotel we’ll drive towards Cosme Velho neighborhood. On the way we’ll pass Palacio Guanabara and start the day going all the way up to the summit of Corcovado Mountain at 2,100 feet to visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue.
    Places we will drive by on the way to the first attraction depend on your hotel location.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mirante Do Leblon, Av. Niemeyer, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Depending on your hotel location we’ll drive by or even stop for a picture at this vantage viewpoint at the end of Leblon Beach.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Leblon Beach, Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Depending on your hotel location we'll pass by this very nice beach in the most expensive neighborhood in South America.

    Pass By: Ipanema Beach, Avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-002 Brazil

    Depending on your hotel location we'll drive by this very iconic beach on the way to the main attractions of the tour.

    Pass By: Arpoador beach, Avenida Francisco Bhering, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22080-050 Brazil

    Depending on your hotel location we'll drive by this rock at the end of Ipanema Beach considered one of the best spots in Rio to observe the sunset during the summer.

    Pass By: Copacabana Beach, Av. Atlantica - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-011 Brazil

    This worldwide famous beach is also the area where most hotels are located in Rio.

    Pass By: Avenida Atlantica, Avenida Atlantico, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001 Brazil

    The seaside avenue in Copacabana is the most famous beach area in Rio.

    Pass By: Praia do Leme, Avenida Atlantica Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-000 Brazil

    At the very end of Copacabana Beach Leme Beach is the best place for a picture of Copacabana.

    Pass By: Leme, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Depending on your hotel location we’ll drive by this less busy beach located at the very far end of Copacabana.

    Pass By: Botafogo, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

    On the way to the main attractions we’ll drive by this nice neighborhood that can easily be seen from the top of Corcovado Mountain.

    Pass By: Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Guanabara Bay is 100 miles in diameter and has its 1 mile wide entrance at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain.

    Pass By: Flamenco Beach, Route 251, 00775 Puerto Rico

    Depending on your hotel location we’ll drive by this classical neighborhood that offers the best view of Sugarloaf Mountain.

    Pass By: Guanabara Palace, Rua Pinheiro Machado s/n, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-901 Brazil

    This was the home of Princess Isabel, the daughter of Brazil’s second emperor. Today the beautiful building houses the headquarter of Rio de Janeiro State government.

    Pass By: Cosme Velho, Zona Sur, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-220 Brazil

    On the way to Corcovado Mountain we’ll drive through this neighborhood that was once the home for most embassies in Brazil when Rio was the country capital.

    Stop At: Trem do Corcovado, Rua Cosme Velho 513 Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-125 Brazil

    This is one of the ways to reach the Christ Monument on top of Corcovado Mountain.
    The cogwheel train runs up and down the mountain every 20 minutes taking 120 passengers each time.


    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil

    The area of Tijuca National Park represents 7% of the city. The park located inside Tijuca Forest houses several waterfalls and hiking trails. Tijuca National Park is also the home for the Christ Monument.


    Pass By: Centro de Visitantes Paineiras, Estrada das Paineiras S/N Boarding center for Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    The visitors center was created in 2013 and houses an environmental education center and can be visited when going to the Christ Monument by minibus.

    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

    The monument is located inside the Tijuca National Park, is reachable by train or van, and the ride through Tijuca Forest is quite pleasant. Going by van we’ll make a quick stop at the Paineiras Visitors Center and take a shuttle van to reach the monument. The train does not stop at the visitors center. At the monument we’ll enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the city.

    From there we’ll go to Sugarloaf Mountain, the second most visited attraction in Rio.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Floresta da Tijuca, Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Tijuca Forest is the largest reforested urban forest in the world. The forest takes 10% of the city area and houses the Tijuca National Park.

    Pass By: Vermelha Beach, Praca General Tiburcio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270 Brazil

    At the foot of Urca Mountain lies a small and beautiful beach with red sand and surrounded by mountains in both sides.

    Pass By: Claudio Coutinho Trail, Praia Vermelha Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270 Brazil

    This flat trail located at the base of Sugaloaf Moutain is a place for a short walk looking for marmoset monkeys with Sugarloaf and the Red Beach as background.

    Pass By: Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-240 Brazil

    This small and picturesque neighborhood is located at the foot of Sugarloaf Mountain.

    Pass By: Morro da Babilonia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    This solid granite wall rises above the entrance of Sugarloaf cable car. Here we’re very likely to observe climbers trying to reach the mountain summit.

    Pass By: Trilha do Pao de Acucar, Pista Claudio Coutinho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270 Brazil

    This hiking trail staring at Claudio Coutinho Trail also grants access to Urca Mountain.

    Stop At: Morro da Urca, Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270 Brazil

    The round shape of this mountain next to Sugarloaf reminded the Portuguese a ship used to carry sugar.
    This is the first step to reach Sugarloaf Mountain by cable car.


    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The second most visited attraction in Rio, Sugarloaf is a monolithic solid granite block over 1,200 feet above sea level located at the very entrance of Guanabara Bay in Rio. The access to the monument is at Urca neighborhood. The monument can be reached by taking 2 cable cars to the summit of Sugarloaf.

    The cable car station at Urca is at the foot of Morro da Babilonia, and the Swiss-made cable car will take us first to Morro da Urca, and then we’ll take another cable car to reach the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain.

    The views are spectacular during the entire trip.

    From there we'll go to Santa Teresa, a bucolic district on a hillside and Rio’s bohemian neighborhood known for its steep cobblestone paved streets.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Santa Teresa, Rua Aurea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-210 Brazil

    Our third stop is this picturesque and well preserved colonial style area born in the mid-1800s that turned into an artsy neighborhood full of bars, cafes and good restaurants that offer a myriad food options including the best Acai and cheese bread in Rio.

    The place offers great photo opportunities with its painted murals, street art, cobblestone streets and a variety of souvenirs shops, including the only one in Rio listed on Lonely Planet for having only items made by local artists.

    Upon leaving Santa Teresa we'll visit Selaron Steps to see the beautiful work of Jorge Selaron.


    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Also known as Arcos da Lapa the aqueduct used to supply the city with water from the rivers born at Tijuca Forest. Now it is used as a passageway for the tram that connects Downtown Rio and Santa Teresa neighborhoods.

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

    Escadaria Selarón is our last stop.
    A colorful tiled stairway, gracefully decorated by the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón who moved to Rio in 1983.
    The steps connect the areas of Lapa and Santa Teresa.
    The 215 steps that he entirely covered with tiles mostly donated by visitors from all around the world.
    Since 1990 Selarón has laid over 2000 tiles to the stairs as a tribute to the Brazilian people.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Avenida Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22471-001 Brazil

    One of the nicest areas in Rio this tidal lagoon connects with the sea and it is surrounded by a bike lane.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from the pier, airport, hotel or rental apartment in Rio. Please make sure to enter your hotel name. In case of a rental apartment or unlisted hotel please enter the full street address. Places we will drive by on the way to the first attraction will depend on your hotel location. Airports
    • Internacional Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    • Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    Ports
    • Pier Mauá
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. ENGLISH, SPANISH & PORTUGUESE 4/1/2020 - 11/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    12/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    4/1/2021 - 11/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    12/1/2021 - 3/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    PORTUGUESE ONLY VERSION 9/26/2020 - 11/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    12/1/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    9/26/2021 - 11/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    12/1/2021 - 3/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of 4 people per booking
    • Operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • 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
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Luis Darin Tour Guide In Rio

Activity ID: V-53888P20

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