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Rio Shore Excursion: Full Day Christ Redeemer, Selaron Steps and Sugar Loaf

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Pass By: Pier Maua, Avenida Rodrigues Alves 20 Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-250 Brazil

Meeting point is Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá - The guide will be waiting for you at the
exit gate of the Cruise Terminal 4 (right in front of the Kobra Mural), and will walk with you to the vehicle.

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

You will pass through the historic Laranjeiras neighborhood, which hosts the Guanabara Palace, the ancient home of Princess Isabel who signed the Golden Law to free all slaves. Nowadays, the Palace is the official headquarters of the government of Rio de Janeiro.

Stop At: Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai, Rua Marques de Sapucai, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-100 Brazil

Before reaching downtown you will pass next to the Sambodrome, where the Samba School Parade happens every year.

Stop At: Rio de Janeiro Historic City Center, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20000-000 Brazil

A comprehensive city tour of downtown area. Take a panoramic tour through historical streets and buildings and get to know stories and curiosities of this prominent area. Get nice perspectives of the traditional Cinelândia Square with its historical buildings, and take a look at the Municipal Theater with its Art Nouveau Architecture.

Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Avenida Republica do Chile 245, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-170 Brazil

See from outside and get inside the iconic Metropolitan Cathedral which was built in a pyramidal form with an internal diameter of 96 meters and a height of 80 meters.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aterro Do Flamengo, Avenida Infante Dom Henrique s/n, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-140 Brazil

You will make your way to Urca through Aterro do Flamengo and its parks, designed by Burle Marx and hear all about Brazil’s participation in World War II as well as the founding of the city back in the late 1500s, just before arriving to Sugar Loaf.

Stop At: Morro da Urca, Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270 Brazil

The first cable car takes you to Urca Hill, a vantage point 215 meters high for which already grants beautiful views of Guanabara Bay and its islands, Flamengo and Botafogo beaches, Santos Dummont Airport, the Rio-Niterói Bridge, Urca’s neighborhood and Corcovado Mountain.

Duration: 10 minutes

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

A second cable car takes you up to the top. When you get there, you will understand why Rio is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. At 395 meters you’ll enjoy breathtaking views from Copacabana beach, Niterói and the Santa Cruz fortress. From up there, you will have no trouble understanding why Rio is nicknamed “Wonderful City”.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Carretão Ipanema Classic Grill, R. Visc. de Pirajá, 112 - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22410-003, Brazil

After visiting Sugar Loaf Mountain, you will head down to an all-you-can-eat-style barbecue house. Brazilian Churrascarias (Barbecue places) offer a wide variety of sides and alternative options, in case you decide to stick with a vegetarian option, you will still leave delighted. Lunch is included only if option selected. If selecting an option without lunch, our guide will offer a variety of nearby suggestions that can fit any budget or taste!

Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes

Stop At: Santa Teresa, Rua Aurea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-210 Brazil

Pass through this unique and charming neighborhood.

Stop At: Escadaria Selaron, Rua Joaquim Silva S/N, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110 Brazil

The beautiful steps done in ceramic by artist Jorge Selarón are one of a kind. You will have about 10 minutes or so to contemplate it .


Duration: 10 minutes

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

Pass by the park in a van ride to get to the Corcovado Mountain

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

Upon arriving at the Statue, you will have two options of reaching the top, by a lift and then an escalator, or the traditional way, by stairs, 222 Steps, but the prize makes it all worthwhile. Once up, the views and the imposing statue will take your mind off the walk up! Looking up you will feel blessed and protected by this beautiful monument of Christ with open arms, now one of the new Seven Wonders of the World! From up there you can see most of the city, all of the south zone and all the way to Niteroi. A unique view that will astound you. You will have about 40 minutes to get to know all the sides and views of Corcovado and take pictures.

Duration: 40 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Roundtrip Transfer to Rio de Janeiro's Port.
Meeting point is Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá - The guide will be waiting for you at the
exit gate of the Cruise Terminal 4 (right in front of the Kobra Mural), and will walk with you to the vehicle.

Ports
Rio de Janeiro's Port
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Barbecue Lunch (Vegetarian options available) - On option with Lunch only.
  • Cable Car Ticket to Sugar Loaf Access
  • Panoramic city tour
  • Professional Guide with Live tour Commentary in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
  • Van Ticket to Christ Redeemer Statue Access
  • Entry/Admission - Morro da Urca
  • Entry/Admission - Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Exclusions
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Carretão Ipanema Classic Grill
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Barbecue Lunch (Vegetarian options available) - On option with Lunch. If selecting an option without lunch, our guide will offer a variety of nearby suggestions that can fit any budget or taste!
  • It is recommended to wear light clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses
  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation
  • Tour runs in any weather
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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