1 DAY IN RIO TOUR
Get acquainted with Rio's most important landmarks like the Christ Redeemer Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain and other secret hidden gems on this private tour with approximately duration 8-hours. Experience Rio de Janeiro like an insider and enjoy personalized attention while you learning about the city culture, history and traditions from your local guide (who’s born and raised in the City) will help you make the most of your time in Rio. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Meet your local guide at your Rio hotel lobby, take a seat in your private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the Rio'a most famous landmark the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, travelling through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras station to board the vehicles without many of the crowds up to Corcovado to see the statue up close, considered one of newest seven wonders of the modern world, the statue is located in the top of Corcovado mountain at (710m), and Tijuca Forest is considered the largest urban forest in the whole world. Leaving Corcovado you will head to visit to the Maracana Stadium from the outside for pictures, famous football stadium and stage during the Rio 2016 Olympics games for Opening and Closing ceremonies. In continuation, you will visit the iconic " Sambodromo" in Portuguese or Sambadrome where Carnival's samba competition takes place and you will visit a little Carnival Shop to take photos with costumes or try few Samba steps. Next stop is the Rio's Downtown to visit the cone-shaped Metropolitan Cathedral a masterpiece of modern art famous for its unusual architecture. Then you will be driving into Lapa neighborhood, where is located the old aqueduct (Lapa arches) and appreciate some graffiti arts, until you get at the Escadaria Selarón in Portuguese or Selaron Stairs – 215 colorful steps, one of the most fascinating and original staircases in the world. hop into your private car and travel along the coast of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beaches, where you will stop at Leblon viewpoint where to contemplate a gorgeous bird’s-eye view of Ipanema and Leblon beaches together and listen to the waves hit the rocks right below you. Finally, the Sugar Loaf Mountain you will travel by cable car from Urca hill (220m) up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain (396m), this unique rock formation also offers a fun way to reach it's summit. marveling at the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and enjoying views out over Rio and its surroundings.
At the conclusion of your 8-hour comprehensive private tour in Rio, Enjoy drop-off at your hotel.