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Rio: Private Custom Highlights Tour with Christ the Redeemer

1. Rio: Private Custom Highlights Tour with Christ the Redeemer

Hello, sailor! Welcome aboard! We are the Pirates Rio! An tour agency specialized in private tours around the Rio de Janeiro region. In this experience, our mission is to take you to discover the city's main tourist attractions in a single day! In our standard itinerary we go to the following points: - Christ the Redeemer - Dona Marta Viewpoint - Selaron Staircase - Royal Portuguese Reading Room - XV Square - Lunch break - We finish at Sugarloaf Mountain "Ah but, I didn't like all the points in the schedule, can't I change it?" - But of course you can! We can exchange up to 4 tourist attractions for others of your choice, just send us a message first! - You can even customize the pick-up and drop-off places! - We are open to customize the tour lenght time to better suit your needs it can be a 3, 4, 6, 8 or 9 hour tour! Throughout the tour you will have what we call a pirate boat (a super comfortable car with air conditioning) + the boat captain (an certified tour guide) at your disposal to pick you up at your hotel and take you on this adventure! On our boat there will always be fresh water and some snacks to make you feel comfortable! And when lunch time arrives, where are we going? Wherever you want! Tell us your culinary preference and we’ll reserve a table at the best restaurant in town! So, sailor, shall we do this? We are waiting for you! "Please note that the Royal Portuguese Reading Room are closed in the weekend and holidays, in those days we will visit the Metropolitan Cathedral instead." "In Rio de Janeiro touristic places, the earlier the better, to avoid crowds is always better choose the earlier starting times as 7, 8, 9 a.m hour!" "Tickets not included, we will help you to get the tickets online"

Rio de Janeiro: Full-Day City Tour with Optional Tickets

2. Rio de Janeiro: Full-Day City Tour with Optional Tickets

Make the most of your time in Rio de Janeiro with an 8-hour city tour. Throughout the duration of this experience, you'll discover the city's most iconic attractions whilst enjoying the company of a bilingual local guide.Enjoy a lively day filled with popular attractions such as the Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Maracanã Stadium (outside), the Selarón Staircase, and the historical downtown district. You'll also encounter both the Sugar Loaf and Corcovado mountains, along with the Christ the Redeemer Statue and other sights.Later, discover the bohemian Santa Teresa neighborhood, which is home to a collection of local boutiques and galleries. The tour follows a set itinerary for people of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities seeking to discover the beauties of the city in the company of an expert guide.

Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain Full-Day Tour

3. Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain Full-Day Tour

Discover the highlights of Rio de Janeiro on a full-day sightseeing tour, with your choice of transportation options. Benefit from pickup at your hotel in the South Zone, and then journey past the beaches of Leblon and Ipanema. Cross the Santa Barbara tunnel to take a panoramic tour of the downtown area and see the Sambodrome and Metropolitan Cathedral. Make your way to Urca to board the cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain in 2 stages. Look across Guanabara Bay and its islands and see landmark monuments such as the Rio-Niterói Bridge. Next, enjoy a traditional all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch of typical churrascarias or tasty vegetarian options.  Continue to Corcovado Mountain by van and visit the Selaron Steps, or catch the train from Cosme Velho station in Laranjeiras and make a visit to the Maracanã Stadium, depending on option booked. Travel through the dense Tijuca rainforest to reach the amazing Christ the Redeemer Statue, where panoramic views await at the summit.

Rio de Janeiro Private: Christ, Sugarloaf, Maracanã and more

4. Rio de Janeiro Private: Christ, Sugarloaf, Maracanã and more

Enjoy a full day tour of the most emblematic sights in Rio de Janeiro with just your group and without the rush of cheap tours, but with 20 to 40 people together! We'll pick you up from your hotel and head straight to Corcovado Mountain. On this path we will pass through the largest urban forest on the planet which is the Tijuca Forest. We will make the first stop at the Paineiras Visitor Center, where we will depart by van to see the majestic statue of Christ the Redeemer, with beautiful panoramic views of the wonderful city. Then, we'll go down through Santa Teresa, a neighborhood with a strong artistic and cultural appeal, and we'll make a second stop at the Mirante das Favelas. The third stop will be at Escadaria Selarón, covered in colorful mosaics, from where we will continue to visit the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro. Your exploration continues with a stop at the legendary Maracanã football stadium and a tour of the famous Sambodromo, home to the vibrant Carnival parade. After all this time, it's time for lunch and we can stop either at a steakhouse or at another place of your choice agreed beforehand. After lunch, we continue on to Sugarloaf Mountain for an up-close encounter with one of the most beautiful natural wonders in Rio, which will yield beautiful photos! As this is a private tour, we can customize the itinerary to suit your preferences, as long as it does not exceed the total duration and that changes are requested and agreed with the guide responsible for your tour.

Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Selarón Steps 6-Hour Tour

5. Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Selarón Steps 6-Hour Tour

Discover the best of Rio de Janeiro on a 6-hour guided tour of Corcovado, Selarón Steps, and Sugar Loaf Mountain and see it all! Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Corcovado Mountain through the Tijuca Rainforest. Ascend to the summit to see the 38-meter (128-foot) tall statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy spectacular views of Rio and its surrounding countryside. Then, travel back downhill to take a tour of the bohemian Santa Teresa neighborhood. Admire its charming architecture and go to the famous Selarón Steps made in ceramic by the artist Jorge Selarón. After that, head to the Sugar Loaf Mountain taking a ride through the charming neighborhood of Urca to take the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf in two stages. The first cable car takes you to Urca Hill, from where you will get beautiful views of Guanabara Bay, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain. Continue to the summit for unrivaled views of Copacabana, Santa Cruz Fortress and the beaches of Niterói.

Rio de Janeiro: Private Full-Day Highlights Tour

6. Rio de Janeiro: Private Full-Day Highlights Tour

Discover the highlights of Rio de Janeiro on our exclusive 7-hour private tour, accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide and chauffeured in a private vehicle by a professional driver. Immerse yourself in the city's finest attractions, beginning with a picturesque train journey through a lush rainforest, culminating at the summit of the mountain with an awe-inspiring view of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. Our route then winds through the enchanting bohemian quarters of Santa Teresa and the bustling Lapa District. Here, you'll marvel at the quaint old aqueduct and explore the vibrant, 215-step masterpiece known as the Selaron Steps. Continuing our exploration, we'll delve into the historic city center. Take a step inside the architectural marvel of the Metropolitan Cathedral and treat yourself to a visit to the renowned Colombo bakery, a cherished institution since 1894. Indulge in its storied past and delectable offerings. The grand finale awaits—a thrilling cable car ride to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain. At the pinnacle, relish in the breathtaking panoramic vista of Rio and its stunning environs. This is an experience of a lifetime. Please Note: Tickets for both the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain are not included in the tour package. Following your reservation confirmation, we will furnish you with a link to secure your tickets via the official websites.

Rio de Janeiro: Skip-The-Line Sugarloaf & Private City Tour

7. Rio de Janeiro: Skip-The-Line Sugarloaf & Private City Tour

Your half-day private tour begins in the city of Rio de Janeiro, where you’ll visit the Selaron Stairway, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the historical downtown area. Afterward, you’ll head to Sugar Loaf Mountain. Experience spectacular views of the city, sky, the sea, and the surrounding area from Sugar Loaf, the mountain that is made up of pure rock and partly covered with Atlantic rainforest. It never disappoints visitors that decide to make their way to the top. Going up Sugar Loaf is nearly obligatory for those who visit the Marvelous City. From the top, it is possible to see not only Rio de Janeiro with its beaches and historical sites, but Niterói, across Guanabara Bay as well. Travel to the top of Sugar Loaf by cable car. We'll have Fast Pass Tickets, which means no lines to embark on the 4 stations. There are 2 stops on the way up. The first is Morro da Urca, a bit more than 500 meters from the starting point, where you’ll find a restaurant and can enjoy panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro. After this, there are only 750 meters left to reach the second stop, at the summit of Sugar Loaf. There are various stories about the origin of the name of the mountain, known as Pão de Açúcar in Portuguese. According to legend, during the peak of the sugar cultivation, the Portuguese put the sugar in clay cones to be exported to Europe. The farms were called sugar loafs, and the mountain had a similar shape to the cones. ATTENTION The tickets for Sugar Loaf are not included. After booking, we’ll send you a link to buy the tickets on the official Sugar Loaf website. The Fast Pass tickets cost around 45 US Dollars per person.

Christ the Redeemer and Escadaria Selarón Half-Day Tour

8. Christ the Redeemer and Escadaria Selarón Half-Day Tour

Explore some of Rio de Janeiro's top sights with this fantastic guided tour. After being picked up from your hotel by your driver/ guide, you will set off for your first stop at Rio's infamous Christ the Redeemer statue. On your journey up Corcovado Mountain, you will pass through dense Tijuca rainforest to the 38-meter tall Christ the Redeemer statue. From the top, enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Rio and the surrounding countryside. After descending back down the mountain, you will take a pleasant drive through the charming Santa Teresa neighborhood, where old Rio comes alive! Admire its stunning street art as you make your way to the amazing Selaron Steps. Decorated in ceramics artist Jorge Selarón, these steps are truly are one of a kind. Following your exploration of Rio, sit back and relax as your driver transfers you back to your hotel. Or, if you choose an option with a visit to Sugarloaf Mountain included, you'll then travel all the way to the top in 2 steps by cable car. At 395 meters, enjoy splendid views of Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress, and several beaches of Niterói. Enjoy this magnificent scenery for about 45 minutes until you head back down to catch the van which will bring you back to your hotel.

Private Customized tour in Christ & SugarLoaf with tickets

9. 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

10. 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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What a fantastic trip planned by Patrica and driver Wagner We can only agree with the other reviews this was a perfect day We saved time lots of time very little queuing so worth every single penny Nothing was too much trouble or rushed Thank you very much Paul & Linda

We had a great time in the private tour! We wanted to explore as much of Rio as possible during our short stay and felt like the tour did exactly that! The tour guide and driver were very kind and we had a great time. Highly recommend!

Great tour guide and excellent driver made the experience tailored to our wishes and very comfortable for us. Also the guidelines given ahead of time made sure we could manage through efficiently long lines eventually.

Max was very informative and made the tour a lot of fun. We tried a quite a few caipirinhas, atmosphere in all the clubs was very enjoyable and different, but never overwhelming.

Unbelievable tour. Our guide Flavio was very good and really showed us everything. Can only recommend it