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Santa Teresa & Lapa With Tram Ride And Selarón Steps

1. Santa Teresa & Lapa With Tram Ride And Selarón Steps

Begin your tour at Downtown (“Centro”), where you will get the tram (“bondinho”) to the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa. You will drive over the Arcos da Lapa, the aqueduct used to connect water from Santa Teresa to Downtown and one of Rio’s most traditional postcards. At Santa Teresa, you will experience an interesting local atmosphere. Walk through the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, a bucolic area in Rio de Janeiro. Located on a hillside, Santa Teresa has become a district of cultural interest because of its architectural value and prime location, famous for its winding, narrow cobblestone streets and a favourite spot for artists and tourists. A flair similar to Montmartre, in Paris. You will visit the Ruins Park, a public park with an art gallery built around the ruins of a mansion. Take a minute to enjoy the city’s landscape, in particular the Downtown area and the Sugarloaf Mountain. Up next, you will walk down the colorful Selarón Steps, one of Rio’s landmarks, and arrive at the district of Lapa, the zone with the most traditional nightlife. Take a stroll in the Passeio Público, the oldest public park in South America, to reach Cinelândia, a lively spot in Rio thanks to its bars, restaurants, and cultural attractions. Among many remarkable constructions in the area, you will notice the Theatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro’s most traditional theatre and opera house, as well as the Biblioteca Nacional, Brazil’s most important library. Your last stop will be at Confeitaria Colombo, a permanent member of all must-see cafés rankings around the world. Enjoy the opulent art nouveau decoration with huge stained glass, tiles, and mirrors imported from France, Portugal, and Belgium. You can finish your tour tasting one of the Brazilian traditional snacks – such as the coxinha de frango (‘little chicken thigh’) – or desserts – such as the brigadeiro (‘brigadier’) in what was one of Rio de Janeiro’s most prestigious places at the beginning of the 20th Century.

Rio de Janeiro: Christ Redeemer, Santa Teresa & Sugarloaf

2. Rio de Janeiro: Christ Redeemer, Santa Teresa & Sugarloaf

Explore the best of what Rio de Janeiro has to offer on a guided sunset tour. See the World famous Christ the Redeemer, visit Santa Teresa, Escadaria Selarón, and take in sunset views of the city from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Begin your tour with a visit to Corcovado Mountain. After a 25-minute drive to the base of the Christ the Redeemer statue through the Tijuca Forest, take in the enchanting views of the city and surrounding countryside. Continue towards the Santa Teresa neighborhood where you will see its charming streets and its history by sight. Right after that, visit the famous Escadaria Selarón, before heading to Sugarloaf Mountain for the sunset. Board a cable car and head to the Morro da Urca station before continuing to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. From there, marvel at the fantastic panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro. Watch one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world while admiring Copacabana Beach from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.

Rio: Christ Redeemer by Train & City Highlights Morning Tour

3. Rio: Christ Redeemer by Train & City Highlights Morning Tour

After being collected from your hotel in Rio, you will drive up to the Cosme Velho station in order to catch the Corcovado Train. This train ride through tropical forest stakes about 20 minutes from ground level to the top of Corcovado Mountain. Once having ascended to the top of the mountain, you will discover the Christ the Redeemer Statue, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Once you're back at sea level, you will drive past the legendary Maracanã soccer stadium for an external visit of this park where you will have another photo opportunity. Following this, you will head to Sambódromo, the location of Rio's exciting Carnaval. Afterwards, you can pay a visit to the distinctive Metropolitan Cathedral, a modern structure that takes influence from Mayan pyramids. You can then check out the brightly colored tiles of the world-famous Selarón Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be comfortably returned to your pickup location.

Rio de Janeiro: Half-Day Christ the Redeemer and City Tour

4. Rio de Janeiro: Half-Day Christ the Redeemer and City Tour

Discover the best of what Rio de Janeiro has to offer on this 5-hour city tour with a visit to Christ the Redeemer at the top of the Corcovado mountain. Admire not only the iconic statue but also the incredible views of the city from above. Start with a pickup in the morning from hotels located in the South Zone and make your first stop at Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a great jungle view while riding through the Tijuca Forest in a minivan and take in the stunning surroundings of Corcovado Mountain. Reach the peak of the mountain and see the statue of Christ the Redeemer with its arms right open over the city. Admire the sweeping views and take fantastic pictures. After going down from Corcovado Mountain, enjoy a nice walk outside the Maracanã Stadium. Find out more about the passion of the Brazilians for football. Then, learn about the samba tradition in Rio by visiting the Sambadrome, the place with the biggest Carnival parade on the planet. Marvel at the beautiful street art of the Selarón Steps, a gigantic mosaic work of the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón. The 250 steps have become a monument and an icon of Rio and have more than 2 thousand pieces from more than 60 countries. Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro to revel at the biblical passages on the stained-glass inside it. Afterward, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Private Customized tour in Christ & SugarLoaf with tickets

5. Private Customized tour in Christ & SugarLoaf with tickets

A flexible itinerary ensures a customizable experience during this private sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. Your private group can choose to focus on nature or history, with either a driver-guide or a group with a van a guide. Choose from highlights such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and the Selaron Steps. History buffs can explore the historic city center while nature lovers may opt to visit Tijuca Forest. In History decision you canVisit some of the most popular attractions in Rio de Janeiro on a day tour. See the Christ the Redeemer statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain, ride the cable car at Sugarloaf Mountain, and more. Get picked up from your Rio hotel and drive up to the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take in this famous monument, snap some pictures, and enjoy the views before returning to sea level. Check out the brightly colored tiles of the world-famous Selarón Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks. History places like lapa Neighborhood and Metropolitan Cathedral will be also a nice experience for your Rio day tour. Go up Sugarloaf Mountain using a series of cable cars and reach a height of 1,295 feet (395 m). Finish off your tour with panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro before getting dropped back off at your hotel. If you decide for main attractions with Tijuca rain forest, You will first stop is at Christ the Redeemer, which you reach by a train ride through the Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forests worldwide. At the top, get sweeping views of Rio and take the time to snap photos. After that, Nature lovers can visit the Tijuca forest and its waterfall, meander Pepino beach at São Conrado, and stop by Leblon's belvedere for some more city views, Cascatinha Taunay, pedra do imperador and Chinese view. The last attraction will be at sugar loaf. Your full-day private tour of Rio ends with convenient drop-off at your accommodation, the airport, or the cruise terminal

Rio de Janeiro: Full day experience

6. Rio de Janeiro: Full day experience

Embark on a thrilling journey from Rio de Janeiro's heart Ascend to majestic heights with a visit to Corcovado - home to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue Immerse in the captivating ambiance of Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí Elevate your senses as you glide up the famed Sugarloaf Mountain aboard a cable car Find tranquility atop Morro da Urca, overlooking breathtaking vistas Exquisite city expedition aboard a plush, air-conditioned vehicle All levies, dues, and handling expenses covered Delectable lunch awaits at an authentic churrascaria, offering a succulent rodizio experience Tour Guide, fluent in Portuguese, English, Spanish or Russian, accompanies you, engaging in live, fascinating narrations Round trip transportation from any hotels within Rio de Jeneiro city Comfortable vehicle with air conditioning

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4.6 / 5

based on 590 reviews

Ederson was super friendly, warm & engaging. He took us to a few extra spots because our weather was very cloudy so he wanted us to make the most of our day. He drove us around for the afternoon so we didn't have to worry about transport. Highly recommend.

Great day. G the tour guide was so informative. Took us to off the beaten tracks to areas with no tourists which was wonderful. Explained the diffferent architecture and hidtory of the area. Loved the whole day.

Book Book it. Emerson is the man to book. We had the best time in Rio with him. His skills and network of connections made our journey easy. Highly recommended. See you soon hopefully.

Absolutely to recommend. The tram ride is great. You drive in small, sweet alleys and always have a great view of the city.

The excursion was very good. The place is very picturesque. L very professional guide