Rio Sightseeing Tour

From: $50.00

NOW $ 40.00 !
Booking during 2021 you get a “$10 discount per person” ! 


What makes this tour unique?

Be one of the first visitors at the Christ the Redeemer Statue in the morning for mesmerizing views. Choose to continue and visit the Sugar Loaf Mountain, or choose a full day tour to see the Maracanã Stadium, Selarón Steps, the cathedral and much more. .

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What to expect:
Rio Sightseeing Tour:3 different tour in one. You can choose the best option for you. Just Corcovado with Christ Statue. Half day tour with Corcovado and Sugar Loaf. Or full day tour. After a pick-up from selected hotels, you’ll head to Corcovado Hill to see Brazil’s greatest national icon – the Christ the Redeemer statue of Rio de Janeiro.
On the way, you’ll see Copacabana beach, pass in front of Botafogo Soccer Club, see the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, take a look at the Guanabara Palace, view the official residence of the State’s Governor, see the Fluminense Soccer Club, and view the São Judas Tadeu Church.
Next, go through the Tijuca Forest, which is 3.5% of the city of Rio de Janeiro and the biggest urban forest in the world, then stop at Paineiras to board the vehicles of the National Park Authority. The visit to the monument lasts around 45 minutes. On the way back, those who haven’t chosen the half-day or the full-day tour will be driven back to the pick-up point.
For those who chose the half or full-day tour, be prepared to take the famous cable car and be mesmerized on the way up to Urca Hill, your first stop. You will see the city from a different and incredible point of view. After that, you will take the cable car again to Sugar Loaf Hill where you’ll have 30 minutes to enjoy the jaw-dropping view. After, those who picked the half-day tour will be taken back to the pick-up point and those who opted for the full-day will be driven to General Osório Square in Ipanema for a lunch break.
After lunch, you’ll be driven around Maracanã Stadium taking a quick stop at the Bellini statue in front of the main entrance. On the way to the Sambadrome, get ready to see where the magic happens every year. You’ll see where the biggest carnival parade happens, try on some typical costumes and even try to dance some samba, Rio’s main dance and musical style. Your next stop is the St. Benedict Monastery, which was the first one to be built in the city, and it’s baroque-style church is covered in carved wood gold-leafed sculptures. Moving forward to the next visiting point, be able to see a completely different and modern church, the opposite of the classical St. Benedict: the Metropolitan Cathedral. At the end of this wonderful day, finish your visit at Selarón staircase, which is located in Lapa, Rio’s bohemian heart. This special staircase was covered in colorful tiles from all around the globe by the Chilean artist Selarón, and it has starred in many music videos such as “Beautiful” by Snoop Dog and Pharrel Williams in 2002. Enjoy this Rio Sightseeing Tour in Rio de Janeiro!

Visits or stops: Paineiras, Corcovado, Christ Statue, Sugar Loaf Complex, Ipanema, Bellini monument, Sambodromo, São Bento monastery, Cathedral, Selaron staircase

Additional information

About this activity:

Hotel pick up in a range of hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

Informative, friendly and professional bilingual guide

Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day

Small-group tour by deluxe van transportation


3 – 8 hours


Pick-ups between 7am and 7:30am

Tour departs from selected hotels along the shore of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. If your hotel is outside the pickup area contact us to know the best pick up location and time.


Drop-offs at the original departure point

Tour Cost Includes

Professional guide

Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs (selected hotels only)

Small-group tour transported by an air-conditioned deluxe minivan

The Trip Cost Excludes

Entrances fees* – Estimated local cash needed for entrance fees: USD 12 = BRL 43,00 / USD 41 = BRL 153,00 per person (depending on the choice). Our guide will assist you with your purchase.

* Entrance fees will be paid directly at the attractions. All major credit cards are accepted in both attractions. Attraction prices are subject to changes without prior notice.

*Discount at the Sugar Loaf tickets for: Childern, Juveniles, Students and Seniors above 60 years old and people whut disabilities. To guarantee your discount you must present an identification document with photo and date of birth on paper. No eletronic documents will be accepted.

*Lunch and drink – entirely optional. You will have many options at your disposal, so choose the best one for your, a Brazilian steak house or a light sandwich

Good to know before you go:

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers older than 6 years

Infants with ID (0-5 on the lap) are free of charges

Tours operated in English and Spanish

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking to check if possible

Payment Info:

Price: US $50.00 Corcovado Only: Early Access Morning Tour

Price: US $65.00 Corcovado Early Access and Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-day Tour

Price: US $85.00 Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Maracanã and Sambadrome Full-day Tour

Infant (0-5 years old, sitting on the lap) with ID: Free

Deposit required of US $25.00 per person (non-refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais) to your tour guide on the da

Online bookings usually need to be made at advance, If you need to book your tour with in 24 hours. please contact us at:

Tour Full Payment

In case you prefer to do the full payment of the tour, please contact us by email and we will send an Invoice for payment online, with credit card.


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