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Rio de Janeiro: 6-Stop Highlights of Rio with Lunch

4.8 / 5

60 reviews

Activity provider: Rio Carioca Tours

Rio de Janeiro: 6-Stop Highlights of Rio with Lunch

Activity provider: Rio Carioca Tours
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From US$ 74.42 per person

Enjoy an 8-hour city tour in Rio de Janeiro to admire Christ the Redeemer, and the Sugarloaf Mountain. Have a buffet lunch and explore the city by visiting the Maracanã Stadium, Selarón Steps, Sambadrome, and Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro.

About this activity

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
French, Portuguese, English, German, Italian, Spanish
Pickup included
Hotel pickup and drop-off from Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo, Flamengo, Catete and Centro Pickup between 07:45 AM and 09:30 AM, depending on hotel location. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time. Tour guide will call you by your name in the hotel lobby.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from Christ the Redeemer
  • Admire the beauty of the colorful tiles of the Selarón Steps
  • Learn more about Brazilian's passion for football and samba at the Maracanã and the Sambadrome
  • Marvel at the beautiful landscape by taking the cable car ride on the Sugarloaf Mountain
  • See the beautiful stained-glass inside the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro
  • Benefit from small groups up to 19 passengers
Full description
Start your adventure with a pickup in the morning from hotels located in the South Zone and head towards your first stop at Christ the Redeemer.  Enjoy great jungle views in the minivan ride through the Tijuca Forest that surrounds the Corcovado Mountain. Reach the peak of the mountain and meet the statue of the Christ the Redeemer with its arms right open over the city. Admire the sweeping views and take breathtaking pictures. Head to a nice walk outside the Maracanã Stadium and find out more about the passion of the Brazilians for football. Learn about the samba tradition in Rio by visiting the Sambadrome, the place with the biggest Carnival parade on the planet. Marvel at the beautiful street art of the Selarón Steps, a gigantic mosaic work of the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón. He started dedicating himself to decorate the stairs in the early 90s. The 250 steps have become a monument and an icon of Rio and have more than 2 thousand pieces of more than 60 countries.  Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro to revel at the biblical passages on the stained-glass inside it, following a stop for lunch in an all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant. With the batteries recharged, there is still one place left.  Head to Urca neighborhood and marvel at the beauty of the Sugarloaf Mountain and be amazed by the cable ride to the top. From 220 meters above sea level take in the breathtaking 360-degree view of Rio de Janeiro, Guanabara Bay, the city of Niteroi, and the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry Fees to Christ the Redeemer, Cathedral, and Sugarloaf
  • External visits to Selarón Steps, Maracanã, and Sambodrome
  • Multilingual Guide
  • Drinks and dessert
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Wheelchair access: a small section of the Christ the Redeemer requires tour guide assistance for wheelchair access
  • All participants who are over 49 years old must present proof of their 3rd dose of the COVID-19 vaccination
  • Pickup between 7:45am-9:30am according to hotel location. Contact local supplier to find out pickup time.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 60 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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Our guide was excellent and gave a lot of information about the places we were visiting always with a smile! In one day we visited the most famous highlights of Rio. It’s a value for money especially if you don’t have many days to spend in Rio! The lunch buffet was also very good!!

April 20, 2022

Juan is the best guide we've had, all countries combined. He speaks more than 7 languages including Japanese, it's just amazing. You can feel the love he has for his country and its culture, and the pleasure he has in sharing his knowledge. The excursion was super nice, rewarding, we were able to see the main points of Rio and the group was very friendly

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April 16, 2022

We spent 1.5 hours collecting all the guests. Cristo Redentor was great, time allocated was sufficient. We did not stop at Sambodromo, just saw it from the van, which was a pity. Lunch was done only after all the attractions were done (3:30pm) and we were starving by then. Pão de Acucar was done in a rush. Barely enough time to take the teleferique to the top and enjoy the views. The tour through the city was ok, but more information from the guide about the various sights would have been great. Timing should be worked on.

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April 1, 2022

Product ID: 388272