City tours

Sugar Loaf, Selaron Steps and Christ Redeemer full-day tour with optional barbecue lunch

Availability: Daily
Duration: 10 hours
Language: English , Spanish , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy a full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro
  • Discover the main attractions of the city, its history, its lifestyle and delicious food
  • Visit the Sugar Loaf, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Selarón Steps, and Christ Redeemer
  • Expert tour guide (English, Portuguese and Spanish speaking)
What to expect

Enjoy the Sugar Loaf, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Rio de Janeiro downtown, Selarón Steps, and Christ Redeemer all in one day! In the morning, while we move along the beaches of the South Zone of Rio to collect guests, you will catch up nice views from Rio’s charming beaches. As you stroll through Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana you’ll hear all about these beaches.

After that, head to Botafogo neighborhood where Sugar Loaf stands. But before your visit, you will go to the downtown to learn a bit more about the history of the city, passing by the Guanabara Palace, the famous Rio Sambodrome, and the Metropolitan Cathedral, where you have a stop. After a brief visit, you will make your way to Urca and Sugar Loaf.

There you will catch some of the best views in Rio. You will travel all the way to the top in two steps by cable car. 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 Dumont Airport, the Rio-Niterói Bridge, Urca’s neighborhood and Corcovado Mountain. After some time allowed up there, you will head down to an all-you-can-eat-style barbecue house (if option selected). If you choose the option without lunch, your guide will offer a variety of nearby suggestions.

After lunch, you will take a van ride to Santa Teresa, a neighborhood where laid-backness and tradition meet. But it also brings you street art, such as the amazing Selarón Steps, the beautiful steps done in ceramic by the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón. You will have about 10 minutes or so to contemplate it . From there, you will leave by van up through the Tijuca National Park. Where you will arrive at the park’s visitor center. From there you’ll make your way up to the statue where you will spend some time enjoying the views from one of the world’s most famous landmark. After riding the van back down, you will make your way back to your hotel.

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What's included
  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
  • Professional tour guide (English, Portuguese and Spanish)
  • Panoramic city tour
  • Visit to the metropolitan cathedral
  • Cable Car ticket to the Urca and Sugar Loaf Mountains (if option selected)
  • Van ride to the Corcovado Mountain (if option selected)
  • Lunch at barbecue house (if option selected)
  • Visit to the Selarón Steps
What's not included
  • Beverages
  • Optional gratuities
Reduced price
  • Infants 0-2 years old: free
  • Children 3-12 years old: reduced
Where
Meeting point:

Pick-up from your hotel

What to remember
  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation
  • Please be aware the local operator offers different options: with tickets and lunch and without tickets and lunch. If you select the option without tickets, you should bring the amount in cash so it can be paid directly to the guide so you can be included on the voucher, otherwise, you may have to enter the line for the purchase of the ticket
  • Light clothes, sunscreen, and sunglasses are recommended

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When
  • Daily at 8.00am
  • 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
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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