Corcovado & Christ the Redeemer Statue + Tijuca National Park Hiking + Santa Teresa and Lapa Private Tour

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Fabtastic view of Rio de Janeiro with Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado Mountain
Fabtastic view of Rio de Janeiro with Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado Mountain
Amazing Tropical Landscape, Beautiful Tijuca Forest Mountains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amazing Tropical Landscape, Beautiful Tijuca Forest Mountains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amazing Tropical Landscape, Beautiful Tijuca Forest Mountains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amazing Tropical Landscape, Beautiful Tijuca Forest Mountains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tram line in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro
Tram line in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro
Old-fashioned tram stands empty on the streets of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro
Old-fashioned tram stands empty on the streets of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Train drives along Lapa Arches in Rio de Janeiro
Train drives along Lapa Arches in Rio de Janeiro
Fabtastic view of Rio de Janeiro with Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado Mountain
Amazing Tropical Landscape, Beautiful Tijuca Forest Mountains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Amazing Tropical Landscape, Beautiful Tijuca Forest Mountains in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tram line in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro
Old-fashioned tram stands empty on the streets of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Train drives along Lapa Arches in Rio de Janeiro
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What To Expect

Skip the line at Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue. Then, hike in Tijuca National Park, known as the largest urban forest in the world up to Tijuca Peak. Get to see the Vista Chinesa view point and the Taunay Waterfall. In the afternoon, visit the charming 19th century districts of Santa Teresa and Lapa.

Highlights

  • Skip the line at Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue and enjoy the best views on Rio de Janeiro!

  • Take a 2:30 hours hike in the Atlantic Rain Forest of Tijuca National Park up to the Tijuca Peak and see the Chinese View Belvevedere and the Taunay Cascade

  • Explore the 19th century disctricts of Santa Teresa and Lapa and their charming cobblestoned streets

  • Private guided tour: it's only you and your tour guide!

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Departs From:
Rio de Janeiro
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick up
Duration:
8 hours
Availability:
daily at 8:00 AM
Product Code:
7277
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Description

You will be picked up from your hotel for a full-day tour including Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue, a hike in the Tijuca National Park up to the Tijuca Peak and a walking tour in Santa Teresa and Lapa districts of Rio.

First, your private tour guide will take you to the Corcovado mountain to admire the famous Christ the Redeemer Statue located at its peak. Avoid the line at the entrance with Skip the line tickets. This impressive 125 ft statue of the Christ has been elected as one of the New Seven Wonders of World. Admire the views considered as the best of Rio from the 360 degrees viewing platform located at the foot of the statue.

Then, head to Tijuca National Park and discover some of Tijuca National Park's highlights, such as the Vista Chinesa view point from where you'll enjoy spectacular views on Ipanema and Leblon beaches as well as Morro Dois Irmaos. Then you will go to the Taunay Waterfall before hiking up to the summit of Rio’s highest mountain, Tijuca Peak (3300ft - 1021 mts).

Take in the views on the largest urban forest on earth, on the huge mountains covered with tropical vegetation that contrast with dramatic granite rocks forming the unique background for Rio's beaches and constructions. You will also have time to relax at Tijuca Peak before hiking down.

After this 2:30 hours hike, go to Santa Teresa and Lapa neighborhoods.

Enjoy a walking tour in those charming and historical districts of Rio. Santa Teresa and Lapa are famous for their lifestyle, culture, ancient architecture and tram line. You'll travel back in time with their hilly cobblestone streets and old buildings from the 19th century), interesting museums and Rio's last surviving tram line.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Itinerary

  • 08:00 - Pick-up at the hotel

  • Drive to Corcovado mountain

  • Enjoy the view of the city from the statue of Christ Redeemer

  • Drive to the Tijuca National Park

  • Visit the Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and the Taunay Cascade.

  • 2.5 hour hike to Tijuca Peak (roundtrip)

  • Rest at the summit, at 3300ft

  • Drive from Tijuca National Park to Santa Teresa

  • Walking Tour in Santa Teresa and Lapa neighborhoods

  • 16:00 - Return to hotel

Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Round-trip transportation to Tijuca National Park

  • Professional tour guide

  • Private tour

  • Skip the line tickets to Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue

  • 2:30 hours hike to Tijuca Peak

  • Walking Tour in Santa Teresa and Lapa neighborhoods

  • Personal insurance

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge.

  • The difficulty level of this tour is easy / moderate.

  • We recommend you wear light clothing, a sun hat and hiking shoes.

  • We recommend you bring a backpack, sunscreen and bug repellent, water and extra money for meals and drinks.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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