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Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch

Badge of ExcellenceRio de Janeiro, Brazil
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From $112.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 8 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive 8-hour tour. With a local guide, travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras to board transportation to the top of Corcovado, home of the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included. 
  • Get an overview of Rio's most important attractions during a comprehensive sightseeing tour
  • Travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras to board the vehicles up to Corcovado, home of the Christ the Redeemer statue
  • Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses
  • Visit Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome
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What's Included

  • Guided full-day city tour of Rio de Janeiro via air-conditioned van
  • Entrance fees to Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf
  • Barbecue buffet lunch at Brazilian steakhouse
  • Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) hotels
  • Comfortable air-conditioned van with maximum capacity of 19 passengers
  • Drinks (available to purchase during lunch)
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

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Start time

08:30 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Departure Point: Hotels in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) Return point: Hotels in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca)

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please contact us informing your hotel to arrange your pick up
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Maximum group size is 19 people
  • This tour operates rain or shine.
  • Roundtrip transportation available from West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) and South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) hotels via air-conditioned van. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveler Tips


This is a must for all visiting Rio de Janeiro.
The minibus is very comfortable, not much lines, very good lunch and great atmosphere during the all day thanks to Camila :-) Very very Recommended!
If you've not got much time or you want an overview of rio this is an ideal start
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Great time with Renaldo!
Darla_B, Jan 2023
This tour was amazing! Renaldo was absolutely wonderful! The places we went were great, especially Christ the Redeemer. Such a spiritual experience, along with hundreds of other people! Ha! The van was very comfortable and roomy! Highly recommend!
Amazing tour of Rio!
Patrick_J, Jan 2023
Amazing tour! We had a great guide and bus driver! This tour allows you to see all the major highlights of Rio in one day! The tour does last about 11 hours from start to finish so keep that in mind. My favorites on this tour were Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, but plan on long queues to get to see these two attractions - they are worth the wait! Lunch was good as well. 5 stars!!!
Great tour!
Jared_S, Jan 2023
Prycilla was the most amazing tour guide and made sure we got everything out of the tour that we wanted! Very knowledgeable and speaks three languages perfectly! We saw everything we wanted to see in Rio!
Our tour guide Gustavo...
Jordan_A, Jan 2023
Our tour guide Gustavo was fantastic! He was able to communicate with our whole group in 3 different languages and was very attentive throughout the tour. And the barbecue lunch was very good as well!
Great Tour
Ewa_v, Jan 2023
A wonderful way to see the most important places in Rio. You never can do that alone! In one day. G was a great guide, thanks a lot!
Great Tour! Great Lunch!
RAHIM_D, Jan 2023
Great tour, perfect if you have one day to cover RIO. Guide was professional and nice! We enjoyed it very much and lunch was fantastic!
Christ and Sugarloaf panaramas
Alan_M, Jan 2023
Went above the clouds to clear view of Christ. Drive about town was informative. Lunch was delicious with abundant salad bar and many types of meat. Cathedral with stain glass windows is beautiful. Homeless Jesus sleeping on bench very moving emotionally.
Great tour
Hayler_O, Jan 2023
The trip showed the highlights of Rio. The guide Pedro was fabulous. You want to go with him. Lunch was sensational.
Wonderfull
husain_a, Jan 2023
good trip with great guide .. thaks alot for every thing .. and i hope to get another trips with same guide as soon pousple
Outstanding
Glenn_M, Jan 2023
The tour guide, Renato Marino, was excellent; very knowledgeable and fluent in English. The tour took us to a number of key attractions. At each location we were given time sufficient time to “explore”.
Rio toue
Deborah_S, Jan 2023
Great tour with our guide Manuel. Unfortunately the weather was foggy. Loved it all. Cable ride to top of s SUGARLOAF a lot of fun N
Great experience with our tour guide Renata!
DeOnte_C, Jan 2023
Trip was as advertised! Great experience with our tour guide Renata! Would recommend to others. Only wish, is that we had more time for the other excursions.
More of a hop on hop off experience.
Shiva_P, Jan 2023
It was more of a hop on hop off experience. Didn’t get much out of the tour in regards to information and history of the city. Our tour guide ran the tour in two languages and that wasn’t helpful.
Good tour but needs improvement
Paula_G, Jan 2023
The tour was very well organized but the guide was not as expected. There was very little narrative or detail provided about the places we visited or drove by. It was a beautiful tour but very uninformative.
Good Tour
rudolph_T, Jan 2023
Fantastic one day tour. Lovely people and got to do all the things I wanted to do. Would recommend it.
Awful customer service
karisia_g, Jan 2023
Did not pick me up. Person I spoke with hung up on me/ waited over and hour at one of the “pick up” locations
You can’t go wrong!
Alicia_L, Dec 2022
The guide, David did a great job on the tour. It was a wonderfully paced tour, and the lunch was great.
Quick overview for tourists
Vineeth_A, Dec 2022
This tour provided a good to do touristy things in Rio de janeiro. Nothing fancy but it's a nice overview to for a day
It was pouring rain so a...
Lisa_O, Dec 2022
It was pouring rain so a bit challenging and uncomfortable; however, our guide, Leandro, managed the weather challenges and provided a great tour!
Must do when visiting Rio!!!
Ariel_i, Dec 2022
This is a must do tour when visiting Rio. My son and I had this experience yesterday and it was worth it! Our tour guide Priscilla and our driver did an excellent job to make our tour productive and given us enough time to tour around and take pictures. I highly recommended it. Just a reminder to give tips to the tour guide as some people forget it-it is just one way to show that they are appreciated.
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