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.
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.
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
GPS-triggered live audio commentary (available in Portuguese, English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Russian)
Cable car fee
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Price & Options
Children 3 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Printed VELTRA voucher
Sweatshirt / light jacket
Please call the activity provider 72 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
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.
You can book a maximum of 10.
Frequently Asked Questions
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