The best f Rio

Cultural & Theme Tours in Rio de Janeiro

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See the best of Rio with knowledgeable, English speaker, passionate guide. You can book this tour for your private group and then you get to choose 6 attractions or take the tour with other people. In that case we will go to Tijuca Forest, Christ the redeemer, Metropolitan Cathedral, Selaron Steps , lunch ( not included )and Sambadrome. In both cases you will have a tour to remember for life full of history and details about Rio de Janeiro and Cariocas.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroThe iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain is located in the Urca neighborhood. Surely one of the icons of the marvelous city of Rio. The ride in the cable cars occur in two stages: first at the boarding station to the Urca Mountain (224 meters - 735 ft); and secondly from the Urca Mountain to the top of Sugar Loaf (395 meters - 1,296 ft).The view is breathtaking!Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroFrom the top of the Corcovado Mountain, you will be able to have a 360º view of the city. Constructed between 1922 and 1931, the statue is 30 meters (98 ft) tall and it stands on the top of an 8-meter (26 ft) pedestal.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Escadaria Selaron, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroSelaron Steps the colorful mosaic decorated by the Chilean artist Jorge Selaron, a true tour around the world. Among more than 2 thousand pieces that compose it, there are tiles from about 60 countries along its 250 steps, many of them donated to the artist by tourists and fans of his art. The stairs connect Lapa and Santa Teresa.Duration: 25 minutesPass By: Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroThe Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí is a purpose-built area built for the Rio de Janeiro oficial Carnival parade, Brazil. The venue is also known as Passarela Professor Darcy Ribeiro or simply the Sambódromo in Portuguese or Sambadrome in English. It is located in the downtown area of Cidade Nova in Rio de Janeiro, and is the place where samba schools parade competitively each year during the Rio Carnival.Stop At: Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroWe will drive through the south zone of Rio de Janeiro beaches. You'll get to see Ipanema, Leblon Copacabana and Sao Conrado , where people do paragliding and hand gliding​. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroAn amazing mayan shaped Cathedral, full of symbolism. A must see even if you're not religious.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de JaneiroTijuca National ParkThe Tijuca Forest is home to hundreds of species of plants and wildlife, many threatened by extinction, and found only in the Atlantic Rainforest (Mata Atlântica in Portuguese). The vegetation is so dense that scientists have estimated that ambient temperatures in surrounding areas have been lowered by up to 9 °C. The forest also contains around 30 waterfalls.In 1961, Tijuca Forest was declared a national park.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Private transportation

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado Christ the Redeemer