Rio de Janeiro Day Tour with Cruise Terminal Pickup

Shore Excursions in Rio de Janeiro

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Enjoy a shore excursion in Rio de Janeiro visiting all the must-see attractions in one-single day:  Christ The Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain,  Sugarloaf Mountain,  Selarón Steps,  Maracanã Stadium,  Sambadrome, and  Metropolitan Cathedral. The tour includes  lunch at Brazilian steakhouse. You will also get Cruise Terminal pickup and drop-off and be accompanied by a professional tour guide.
Spend a full day shore excursion soaking up the sights of Rio de Janeiro starting from Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá. Begin with a trip to see the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain, followed by a panoramic visit to the Maracanã stadium and additional stops at the Sambódromo (Sambadrome), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Selarón Steps. After lunch at a steakhouse, ride the cable cars up Sugarloaf Mountain.Get picked up from the Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá and drive up to the Christ the Redeemer statue - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - on top of Corcovado Mountain. The drive is short and beautiful, traveling through the Tijuca Forest - one of the largest urban forests of the world - before opening up to incredible views of the entire city.Once you're back at sea level, drive past the legendary Maracanã soccer stadium and head to Sambódromo, the location of Rio's exciting Carnaval. Pay a visit to the distinctive Metropolitan Cathedral, a modern structure that takes influence from Mayan pyramids. Check out the brightly colored tiles of the world-famous Selarón Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks. Then head to a local steakhouse to sit down to a delicious barbecue lunch.After lunch, make a final trip to Sugarloaf Mountain, located in the Urca neighborhood. Ride a series of 2 cable cars en route to the summit, first arriving at Urca Hill, and then continuing to the top of Sugarloaf, reaching a height of 1,295 feet (395 m). Conclude the tour with an exquisitely beautiful panorama of Rio de Janeiro. Return to the Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá.

What’s included

  • Guided full-day shore excursion of Rio de Janeiro via comfortable air-conditioned coach
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Barbecue buffet lunch at Brazilian steakhouse
  • Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese.
  • Pickup and drop-off from Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)