Rio de Janeiro City Essentials Private Tour with Sugar Loaf

Private & Custom Tours in Brazil

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Enjoy a private city tour of Rio de Janeiro with an English-speaking driver/guide or separate driver and guide for a more complete experience (choose the option that suits you better when booking). Visit major landmarks, such as Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer Statue), Sugar Loaf, the Rainforest, Selaron Stairs and more ! A truly unforgettable experience !!
Begin your day with convenient pickup service at either your hotel, the airport or cruise terminal. Board a private vehicle with your English-speaking driver/guide or separate driver and tour guide. Head to the Corcovado train station to visit the Christ the Redeemer Statue. The driver will drop you off at the train station. If you chose a driver/guide option you go up by your own, at your pace, while he/she waits for you; if you chose the separate driver and guide option, the tour guide will follow you. Once you come back, join the driver again for a visit to continue the tour. Next stop is the Apothecary Alley. Travel back in time and spot the beautiful neo-colonial houses surrounded by small garden. Continue on to the Dona Marta observation point for a spectacular view of the city. Journey to the rainforest, along a scenic drive through Tijuca Park. See the world's largest urban forest. Visit the Chinese View observation point and the Taunay waterfall. Head north of the city to Maracana, one of the world's most famous football stadiums. You can take some pictures from the outside. Enjoy some Brazilian cuisine at a local restaurant (own expense) before heading to the Selaron Stairs. Admire this staircase decorated with colorful tiles from all over the world. Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral to check the amazing architeture. Drive through Flamengo Park to Sugar Loaf Mountain. The driver will drop you off at the cable car station. If you chose a driver/guide option you go up by your own, at your pace, while he/she waits for you; if you chose the separate driver and guide option, the tour guide will follow you. Take the cable car up the mountain. See the majestic landscape and view the sunset from atop the mountain. Once you finish, meet the driver on the bottom station and enjoy a drive through Urca, a wealthy neighborhood dating back to the 1920s. Return to hotel/airport/seaport at the end of the tour.

What’s included

  • Private car and driver
  • Hotel, airport or cruise terminal pickup and drop-off
  • Tour Guide (if chosen when booked, check the prices options)
  • Bottled Water and snacks

What’s not included

  • Tickets for the attractions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
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