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Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour

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    Pass By: Copacabana Beach, Av. Atlantica - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-011 Brazil

    After the pick-up we will start the tour from Copacabana Beach, one of the most famous beach in the world.


    Pass By: Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-040 Brazil

    Botafogo is a beachfront neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro. It is a mostly upper middle class and small commerce community, and is located between the hills of Mundo Novo, Dona Marta (which separates it from Laranjeiras) and São João (which separates it from Copacabana).


    Pass By: Guanabara Palace, Rua Pinheiro Machado s/n, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-901 Brazil

    The official residence of the State Governor

    Pass By: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil

    The Tijuca Forest (Portuguese: Floresta da Tijuca) is a tropical rainforest in the city of Rio de Janeiro covering an area of roughly 32 km² (12.4 mi²). The tour will reach Tijuca Forest with a stop at Paineiras to board the official vehicles of the National Park Authority to be able to reach the top of the Corcovado Hill where The Christ The Redeemer Statue is located.


    Stop At: Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, Parque Nacional da Tijuca Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    From the top of Corcovado Hill you will be able to admire The Christ of the Redeemer statue, which has 38m in height and was made of reinforced concrete clad in a mosaic of thousands of triangular soapstone tiles, and also will have a chance to see some of the most beautiful views of the city.


    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Estr. Mirante Dona Marta, S/N Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    Only in case of poor visibility on the summit of the Corcovado, we will make an alternative stop at Mirante Dona Marta which offers one of the most incredible views of the city, guaranteeing the title of one of the most visited tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro. From there, you can see the Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Cristo Redentor, the Maracanã, the Guanabara Bay and the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.


    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Boticario Square, Rua Cosme Velho 6 Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-900 Brazil

    The Largo do Boticário (Apothecary's Square) is a square in the Cosme Velho neighbourhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The area is characterised by large, neo-colonial houses and Atlantic Forest vegetation.


    Stop At: Bondinho Pao de Acucar, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    We will travel to the top in two steps by cable car. The first will take you to Urca Hill, at the height of 220 meters above sea level where you already will have great views from Baia de Guanabara. From there, after enjoying the views for a bit, will take the second cable car all the way to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, 396 meters above sea level. From up there, you will have a chance to see the most breathtaking views of Rio de Janeiro and will definitely understand why everyone says that Rio is “The wonderful city”

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Ipanema Beach, Avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-002 Brazil

    Ipanema is a neighborhood located in the South Zone, between Leblon and Arpoador. The beach at Ipanema became known internationally with the popularity of the bossa nova jazz song, "The Girl from Ipanema" ("Garota de Ipanema"), written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes.

    Pass By: Leblon Beach, Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Separated from its more famous neighbour, Ipanema, by a narrow canal, Leblon is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Rio, and accommodation here comes at a price.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your Hotel is not in the list please contact us. We will help you finding the nearest meeting point.
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pick up and drop off - selected hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
    • Transportation in a Deluxe Van with driver
    • Bilingual certificated tour guide
    • Ticket to Christ the Redeemers Statue is included
    • Entry/Admission - Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
    Exclusions
    • Drinks and Food
    • Ticket to Sugar Loaf Cable Car is not included
    • Entry/Admission - Bondinho Pao de Acucar
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour is available twice a day: early in the morning or in the afternoon. Please choose the best time for you.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    I was Very surprised how nice and chill the tour guide was...Not only he told us a lot of interesting things, he also acted as our professional photographer! He also gave me some awesome restaurants recommendations.I had afternoon plans with my friends so couldn't be...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Chao D
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Carmen was a really lovely, helpful and informative guide. She spoke excellent English and was better than a lot of other guides. A lot of guides say they speak English but then talk in Spanish or Portugese for half an hour and then only say...More

    Thank 311debrap
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Amazing and informative tour. Aside from the attractions, our guide Heraclito (Kiko) was the star of the show. His historical knowledge of the city is excellent and I left the tour better informed because of him. The views are simply stunning. I’m well traveled and...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank A P
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We can’t thank the tour company enough. We have two young children and they couldn’t of been better constantly supporting and even carrying the kids at times. We saw everything in the half day (Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf) and I even proposed to my...More

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    MirellaSchvaitzer, Guest Relations Manager at Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of Carioca Tropical on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that everything went well during the tour and that you were able to take home with you great memories of your day. We...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

    We completed this tour last week and we are so glad we booked it. Carmen our tour guide was such a lovely, warm lady and made our group feel like a family. The pickup was early so we could be at Christ the redeemer first...More

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    MirellaSchvaitzer, Guest Relations Manager at Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Lucy, Thank you for sharing your experience and for recommending us. We are glad to know that you had a lovely time in Rio. Carmen is grateful for you kind comments. Best regards, Mirella Schvaitzer

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    ferrostaal337
    8 October 2019|
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    Response from MirellaSchvaitzer | Property representative |
    Hello, Thanks for your contact. We do offer this tour in the afternoon as well. It departs between 2:00 and 2:30pm depending on which hotel you are staying at. Please contact us directly for more info. Besta... More
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    28 September 2019|
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    Response from Rahulpanditaa | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, usually all hotel in Copacabana area have pick up service. And Uber facilities there are quite good so you don't have to worry about this aspect.
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    14 July 2019|
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    Response from Ageorges75 | Reviewed this property |
    I had to Uber to Hilton Copacabana since they didn’t have shuttle that picks up from my original stay at Hotel Prime Americana. When you make reservation/ purchase the tickets online, you will be provided with a list of... More
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