Our Full Day in Rio de Janeiro lasts 8-hours and includes a visit to Rio’s most famous attractions. For this tour you’ll be assigned a knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide, who will take you to the most iconic attractions of the city. The tour will begin at your hotel. (Keep in mind that your hotel must be located within the Southern Zone).
Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Urca neighborhood
Sugarloaf Mountain and its cable car ride, is one of Brazil´s best known attractions. You will go up to the top of this beautiful mountain on a ride that is divided into 2 stages, each ride lasting approximately 3 minutes. During this tour our guide will take the opportunity to describe Rio´s astonishing landscapes. (Entrance tickets are included).
Urca Hill is a traditional small but wealthy residential neighborhood right next to Sugar Loaf Mountain, most of the neighborhood dates back to the 1920s, it is full of Art Deco and modern constructions.
Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer)
The Statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. It is considered by many, Rio´s top tourist attraction. It is impossible to imagine a trip to Rio de Janeiro and not visiting Christ the Redeemer. (Entrance tickets are included)
Copacabana and Ipanema beaches
Copacabana is one of the world´s most famous beaches. This four-kilometer strip of beach is full of activities and places to visit.
Ipanema beach has been immortalized in one of Tom Jobim’s most famous songs “The Girl from Ipanema”. This beach has an excellent nightlife, really good restaurants and is considered to be one of Rio´s major recreational areas.
On this part of the tour you will walk through the streets of the historical center of the city, and listen to informative commentary about the history and legends that turned Rio into the wonderful city that it is today.
Lapa and SantaTeresa neighborhoods
In these neighborhoods you can appreciate some lovely old colonial buildings. These two neighborhoods are also known for having a quite active nightlife. You will be able to enjoy fabulous scenery, and a mix of modern and colonial Art Deco architecture.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Private Transportation with an expert English-speaking Tour Guide
All taxes and fees
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
Airline ticket to the destination (get in touch for a quote here)
Meals not mentioned
The itinerary described above is only a suggestion of what can normally be seen during the length of the tour. Foreign conditions such as traffic, pace of the group, time of the day at which the tour is held, amongst others, could make the tour itinerary vary and some places run the risk of not being seen. If this were to happen, you can choose to hire more hours on the spot to complete the suggested itinerary.