Rio: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Express Tour

4.7 / 5

19 reviews

Rio: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Express Tour

From $81.26 per person

Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain - 2 must-see attractions in Rio de Janeiro - during an express tour. Enjoy a short trip which is perfect for those with little time available in the city.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Roundtrip transportation available from South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) hotels – no hostels or B&B – via air-conditioned van.


  • Marvel at the Christ the Redeemer Statue up close
  • Ascend to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain via a cablecar
  • Discover 2 of Rio's top attractions in a short time
Full description
Participate in a quick tour in Rio de Janeiro visiting the 2 most famous landmarks: the Christ the Redeemer Statue and Sugarloaf Mountain. Get picked up from your hotel and drive up to the Christ the Redeemer Statue - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - on top of Corcovado Mountain. The drive is short and beautiful, traveling through the Tijuca Forest before opening up to incredible views of the entire city. Then go to Sugarloaf Mountain, located in the neighborhood of Urca. Ride a series of 2 cable cars en route to the summit, first arriving at Urca Hill, and then continuing to the top of Sugarloaf, reaching a height of 1,295 feet (395m). Conclude the tour with an exquisitely beautiful panorama of Rio de Janeiro.
  • Guided 5-hour tour via air-conditioned van
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Cable Car tickets
  • Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish, and Portuguese - other languages upon request
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) – no hostels or B&B
  • Food and Drinks (available for purchase at the attractions)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunscreen

    Know before you go

    •  Please inform the name of your hotel to arrange your pickup
    •  Children must be accompanied by an adult
    •  This tour operates rain or shine
    • This experience requires a minimum number of people. If it is canceled due to lack of travelers, the local partner will offer a different date or a full refund
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 19 reviews

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    excellent guide called newton who was very informative about the history of buildings we past .he was very friendly and such a lovely gentleman. I recommend this trip to anyone didn't have to queue that long and was not too overcrowded the views are amazing so make sure your phone /camera are fully charged.

    September 19, 2019

    This was an excellent way to see the sights and still get some extra time in the day. Priscilla was a delight and so helpful when my partner was unwell. She checked on us lots and enjoyed sharing her experiences of Rio and all the beautiful history. Thank you!

    February 29, 2020

    February 22, 2020

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