City tours

Rio in a day: city tour with Sugarloaf, Corcovado Mountain with Christ Redeemer

Availability: Daily
Duration: 10 hours
Language: English , Spanish , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See all the top attractions of Rio in one day
  • Stop in front of the world-famous Maracanã Stadium
  • Learn about the history of Rio and Brazil itself, from its discovery all the way to modern days
  • Enjoy an internal visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral
What to expect

Rio de Janeiro is a giant metropolis with many beautiful landmarks that you won't want to miss. But it can also be overwhelming, busy and crowded. This tour offers to take you to most famous sights in Rio de Janeiro by bus in a one day tour. No fuss, no muss, everything is taken care of, from pick-up at your hotel in the morning to the lunch and the rides up and down the surrounding mountains.

During this tour you will:

  • start the bus tour in the morning with views of Ipaneman and Copacabana beaches
  • pass through the historic Laranjeiras neighborhood, see the Guanabara Palace and along the charming Botafogo's shore
  • see the Sambodrome on your panoramic bus tour of downtown Rio with a professional guide
  • get off the bus to visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and take some pictures of downtown Rio
  • get back on the bus and see Cinelândia Square, its historical buildings, the Municipal Theater, the National Library and the National Museum of Fine Arts
  • ride the iconic cable cars up to Sugarloaf on the Corcovado Mountain, stopping at Urca Hill and its vantage point overlooking Guanabara Bay and the Rio-Niteroi bridge
  • finish your ascent to the top of Sugarloaf, enjoying gorgeous views of the Copacabana beach and the impressive Christ Redeemer statue overlooking the city
  • enjoy lunch at a barbecue house before you head over to the base of Corcovado Mountain via the Cosme Vehlo Train
  • ride through the lush and dense Tijuca rainforest on a typical train and do some sightseeing around Urca before getting back on the bus
  • learn more about the rich history of Rio, anecdotes about Sugarloaf, traditions about Rio and its inhabitants
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What's included
  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana (South Zone), and some in Barra da Tijuca
  • Professional tour guide
  • Panoramic city tour by bus
  • Internal visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Cable car Ticket to Urca Hill and Sugar Loaf Mountain access (if option selected)
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Skip-the-line train ticket to Corcovado Mountain with Christ Redeemer access (if option selected)
  • Audio guide (available in 9 different languages)
What's not included
  • Beverages
Reduced price
  • Children 3-12 years old
  • Free for infants 0-2 years old
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up from your hotel in Rio. There are pickups in hotels in the South Zone of the city and Barra da Tijuca. They are distinct zones with different prices. If you are staying in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema or Copacabana, please select the option South Zone hotels. If you are staying in Barra da Tijuca, please select the option Barra hotels

What to remember
  • Please contact the local operator at least 72 hours before your tour date to arrange your pick-up. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Bring a bottle of water
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat in case it’s hot
  • Barbecue lunch (Vegetarian options available) on option with lunch. If selecting an option without lunch, your guide will offer a variety of nearby suggestions
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When
  • Daily
  • This tour does not operate on Carnival, 24/25/31 December, and 1 January

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Provider
Gray Line Brazil
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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