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Skip the Line - Sugar Loaf by Cable Car + Corcovado Mountain with Christ Redeemer Statue by Rack Railway + Lunch - Rio de Janeiro Day Tour

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Visit to Corcovado and Sugar Loaf in just one day and enjoy skip the line access to the two most famous sights of Rio de Janeiro ! Take the cable car to Urca and Sugar Loaf, and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside. Lunch at a traditional Brazilian Churrascaria. Enjoy a wonderful rack railway ride through the beautiful Tijuca rain forest, and discover the legendary Christ Redeemer Statue at the peak of the Corcovado Mountain.

Highlights
  • Enjoy a panoramic city tour of downtown Rio, including the Metropolitan Cathedral and more
  • Ride a cable car to Morro de Urca (Urca Hill) and Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Ride a train up to the top of Corcovado Mountain through the lush Tijuca Rainforest
  • Visit the famous Christ Redeemer statue overlooking Rio
  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

Description

If time is limited for you, with this tour you will get the unique opportunity to see the best of Rio in just one day. Visit both legendary Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mountains, famous for its impressive Christ Redeemer statue overlooking the city!

Get picked-up in the morning and enjoy the views over the beautiful beaches of the South Zone of Rio while traveling. You will pass through the historic Laranjeiras neighborhood, which hosts the Guanabara Palace, former home of Princess Isabel who signed the Golden Law to free all slaves.

The tour really begins with a panoramic tour of downtown Rio. Pass by the Sambodrome and stop for a few minutes to visit the pyramidal Metropolitan Cathedral.

Familiarize yourself with the traditional Cinelândia Square with its historical buildings, the Municipal Theater, the National Library and the National Museum of Fine Arts. Through the Aterro do Flamengo, you will be taken to the neighborhood of Urca where one of the largest symbols of the city is located: Sugar Loaf.

You will travel all the way to the top in two steps by cable car. The first cable car will take you to Urca Hill, a vantage point 215 meters high for which already grants beautiful views of Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain. At this point, the second Cable Car will take you up to the top! At 395 meters, you will enjoy splendid views of Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and several beaches of Niterói.

Discover the wonders of Urca and Sugar Loaf hills for about 45 minutes before getting back down to enjoy a traditional barbecue lunch at a Brazilian Churrascaria.

In the afternoon, you will head to Cosme Velho to enjoy a 20-minute rack railway ride from the bottom of the Corcovado Mountain to the top. Travel through the dense Tijuca rain forest and reach iconic 38m tall (125ft) Christ Redeemer Statue - one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. From there, you will marvel at the spectacular views and wonderful sights of Rio and the surrounding countryside.

Highlights

  • Panoramic City Tour of Downtown Rio

  • Short visit of the Metropolitan Cathedral

  • Cable Car ride to Urca Hill and Sugar Loaf

  • Views from Sugar Loaf to the Guanabara Bay

  • Lunch at a traditional Brazilian Churrascaria

  • Rack Railway ride to the Corcovado Mountain

  • Christ Redeemer Statue

  • Views from the Corcovado Mountain

  • History of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, from its discovery all the way to modern days

Includes

  • GPS-triggered live audio commentary (available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Russian)

  • Lunch

  • Admission

  • Transportation fee

  • Train fare

  • Cable car fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Pick-up from Barra da Tijuca Hotels

Duration: 11 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: GPS-triggered live audio commentary (available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Russian) / Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / Train fare / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 07:00

    Pick-up from Select Barra da Tijuca Hotels

  • Drive to Downtown Rio

    After your hotel pick-up, start the morning well with spectacular views of the Leblon beach and the Ipanema beach, two of Rio's famous beaches. See the Guanabara Palace along the way and listen to your GPS-triggered audio device to hear tips, facts and more.

  • Downtown Rio

    Here you'll get to pass by the Sambadrome which is where parades are held during Brazil's Carnaval. Make a stop at the pyramid-like Metropolitan Cathedral then head to the Cinelândia Square for a sample of Rio's history and culture.

  • Two-Step Cable Car Ride to the Top of Sugar Loaf Mountain

    After passing through the Aterro de Flamengo, arrive at the Urca neighboorhood to reach the bottom of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Hop on a cable car to reach the top of Urca Hill followed by another ride to the top of Sugar Loaf. Enjoy unforgettable panoramic views of the city from the top.

  • Barbecue Lunch

    Savor the flavors of Rio with a traditional all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch at your Brazilian Churrascarias (Barbecue places) of choice. Whether you're a vegetarian or a meat lover, end up with a full stomach with a variety of alternatives and side options.

  • Rack Railway Ride to the Top of the Corcovado Mountain (40-60 mins)

    Go to the Cosme Velho neighborhood, up the Corcovado Mountain and through the thick Tijuca rainforest to reach the monumental Christ Redeemer statue. Known to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World, stand under the majestic sculpture and feel protected by its open arms.

  • 18:00

    Drop-off at Select Barra da Tijuca Hotels

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From
Pick-up from Central Rio de Janeiro Hotels

Duration: 10:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: GPS-triggered live audio commentary (available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Russian) / Lunch / Admission / Transportation fee / Train fare / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

Starting time: 07:55 - 08:00 (Show more)
  • 07:55

    Pick-up at Select Central Rio de Janeiro Hotels

  • Drive to Downtown Rio

    After your hotel pick-up, start the morning well with spectacular views of the Leblon beach and the Ipanema beach, two of Rio's famous beaches. See the Guanabara Palace along the way and listen to your GPS-triggered audio device to hear tips, facts and more.

  • Downtown Rio

    Here you'll get to pass by the Sambadrome which is where parades are held during Brazil's Carnaval. Make a stop at the pyramid-like Metropolitan Cathedral then head to the Cinelândia Square for a sample of Rio's history and culture.

  • Two-Step Cable Car Ride to the Top of Sugar Loaf Mountain (45 mins)

    After passing through the Aterro de Flamengo, arrive at the Urca neighboorhood to reach the bottom of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Hop on a cable car to reach the top of Urca Hill followed by another ride to the top of Sugar Loaf. Enjoy unforgettable panoramic views of the city from the top.

  • Barbecue Lunch

    Savor the flavors of Rio with a traditional all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch at your Brazilian Churrascaria (Barbecue place) of choice. Whether you're a vegetarian or a meat lover, end up with a full stomach with a variety of alternatives and side options.

  • Rack Railway Ride to the Top of the Corcovado Mountain (40-60 mins)

    Go to the Cosme Velho neighborhood, up the Corcovado Mountain and through the thick Tijuca rainforest to reach the monumental Christ Redeemer statue. Known to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World, stand under the majestic sculpture and feel protected by its open arms.

  • 18:00

    Drop-off at Select Central Rio de Janeiro Hotels

  • 08:00

    Pick-up at Select Central Rio de Janeiro Hotels

  • Drive to Downtown Rio

    After your hotel pick-up, start the morning well with spectacular views of the Leblon beach and the Ipanema beach, two of Rio's famous beaches. See the Guanabara Palace along the way and listen to your GPS-triggered audio device to hear tips, facts and more.

  • Downtown Rio

    Here you'll get to pass by the Sambadrome which is where parades are held during Brazil's Carnaval. Make a stop at the pyramid-like Metropolitan Cathedral then head to the Cinelândia Square for a sample of Rio's history and culture.

  • Two-Step Cable Car Ride to the Top of Sugar Loaf Mountain (45 mins)

    After passing through the Aterro de Flamengo, arrive at the Urca neighboorhood to reach the bottom of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Hop on a cable car to reach the top of Urca Hill followed by another ride to the top of Sugar Loaf. Enjoy unforgettable panoramic views of the city from the top.

  • Barbecue Lunch

    Savor the flavors of Rio with a traditional all-you-can-eat barbecue lunch at your Brazilian Churrascaria (Barbecue place) of choice. Whether you're a vegetarian or a meat lover, end up with a full stomach with a variety of alternatives and side options.

  • Rack Railway Ride to the Top of the Corcovado Mountain (40-60 mins)

    Go to the Cosme Velho neighborhood, up the Corcovado Mountain and through the thick Tijuca rainforest to reach the monumental Christ Redeemer statue. Known to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World, stand under the majestic sculpture and feel protected by its open arms.

  • 18:05

    Drop-off at Select Central Rio de Janeiro Hotels

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Restriction(s)
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  • Children 3 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
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  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Sweatshirt / light jacket

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  • Please call the activity provider 72 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.

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  • The meeting point for those staying at Tropical Barra or Royalty Barra Hotels is at Rio Tur Kiosk.

  • The meeting point for those staying at Barra or Mercure Barra Hotels is at Barra Grill Barbecue House.

  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.

  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.

  • Gratuity is not included in the price.

  • Drinks are available for purchase.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

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  • You can book a maximum of 10.

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