Day trip

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

Activity provider:Rio Carioca Tours
Day trip

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

Activity provider:Rio Carioca Tours

From US$ 85.85 per person

Enjoy a city tour of Rio de Janeiro; admire Christ the Redeemer, and the Sugarloaf Mountain. Explore the city by visiting the Maracanã Stadium, Selarón Steps, and more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
French, Portuguese, English, German, Italian, Spanish
Pickup included
Please select a pickup and drop-off from the available options. Pickup is between 7:45 - 9:30 AM, depending on the hotel location of your hotel. Contact the activity provider to find out your exact pickup time. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Your tour guide will call your name in the hotel lobby. Drivers will wait no longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible


  • 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
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.


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.

  • 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
  • Entrance to Maracanã and Sambodrome
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

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
  • Pickup is between 7:45 AM to 9:30 AM, depending on the hotel location of your hotel. Contact local supplier to find out pickup time
  • The order of the itinerary is subject to change without notice
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 685 reviews

Review summary

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If I (try to) forget the rain that almost didn't stop, the rest was above my expectation. In one go, we've managed to see most interesting places in Rio. The guide was positive and joyful guy, willing to explain whatever asked related to tour. This tour worth every penny spent. I would recommend it for certain.

May 13, 2023

Really good guide -- Daniel kept our energy up and shared his own stories. It's nice to skip the line at many of the attractions, but this is not so much of tour (there's not a lot of explaining or history.) In most of the areas, you are dropped off, given tickets, and then you have free time to take photos and wander. You could probably do all these for cheaper with Uber.

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May 6, 2023

Everything was ok. I really appreciate the assistance of guide and driver. But unfortunately, I expected we will visti Maracana stadium. For some reason, we didn’t visit. It was the main disadvantage for me. I supposed to check main places in one visit. But I couldn’t reach my plan. That’s why I have to book another trip to go to Maracana(((

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April 23, 2023

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