Corcovado with Christ Statue , Sugar Loaf & Lunch plus other 25 attractions

Tour to Corcovado Hill to visit the greatest national icon – The Christ Redeemer Statue of Rio de Janeiro – On the way, you will see Copacabana beach, Botafogo Soccer Club, Federal University, Guanabara Palace, the official residence of the State´s Governor,Fluminense Soccer Club and São Judas Tadeu Church. By Van reach Tijuca Forest, make a stop at Paineiras to board the vehicles of the National Park Authority. The visit to the monument lasts some 45 minutes. Afterward, reach the almost centenary Sugar Loaf cable-car station (the first service in South America and the world´s third oldest). On the way see the Yacht Club, Institute Benjamim Constant, for the blind and the National Institute for Mineral Resources. Visit Urca Hill (200m) and Sugar Loaf (395m). Stay around 30 minutes at the top of Sugar Loaf. Afterwards, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy lunch at a Churrascaria or eat light and enjoy Ipanema square. Continue the tour with a panoramic visit of Maracanã Stadium. You'll then make a stop at Bellini´s statue and a stop at the Sambadrome (the stadium for the city´s main Carnival parade). Continue the tour with a visit to the cone-shaped Metropolitan Cathedral, not only one of the Brazilian city`s landmarks, but also a masterpiece of modern art. Then, visit the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa, the Escadaria Selarón – one of the most fascinating and original staircases in the world. See the São Bento Monastery, which has been compared to a museum, and has a monastic simplicity making it one of the most beautiful architectural complexes in Brazil. On the way back, along Aterro do Flamengo, you'll see the Museum of Modern Art, the Monument to the Fallen in World War II, the Church of the Outeiro da Glória, the beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo and return to hotels via Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon.

Daily - morning

Visits or stops : Paineiras, Monument to Christ Redeemer, Sugar Loaf complex , Ipanema district, Maracanã, Sambadrome, Metropolitan Cathedral, Escadaria Selarón and São Bento Monastery.

Duration: 8 hours
Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Led by a local professional guide
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees at Corcovado to the Christ Statue
  • Drinks
  • Lunch - you have the option to eat at a Brazilian Steak house (Buffet all inclusive) or eat light and enjoy Ipanema area where you will find many restaurants options
  • Sugar Loaf cable car ticket - this you can by once you get by the station without waiting in a line, using cash or credit card. Discount for kids, students and senior with paper passport copy or ID with photo
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional info
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers for passengers 5 years old and up
  • Child rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat with ID
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide - English and Spanish always
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking to check if possible
Infant with ID (0-4 ) free on the lap. Deposit per person USD 25.00 (not refundable) Please pay remaining amount to your tour guide on the day of your tour in cash,in American Dollars or equivalent in our currency called Reais.