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Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing: Corcovado, Christ Statue & Copacabana Beach

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    Start time: 8:00am
    Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Christ Statue entrance fee
  • One draft beer & two local snacks
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Get to know the real Rio on this fascinating tour
  • Heart-stirringly beautiful views and photo-opportunities
  • Get close up to one of the Modern Wonders of the World
  • Knowledgeable local guide to lead you
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Admire the panoramas of Guanabara Bay from our favourite rooftop vantage point
  • Taste unique flavors as you eat and drink your way through the famous Copacabana beach area
  • Kick back with new friends at a funky spot in a great local neighborhood
  • Get the lowdown on the city from a local and get all the latest up to date information you won’t find in most guidebooks

Overview

Stunningly beautiful and full of contradictions, Rio de Janeiro is a captivating city that can steal your heart. Discover the real Rio, not the one obscured by myths and half-truths, on this enthralling tour.

Visit the vast Christ Statue, named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Stand at the base and marvel at the awesome vistas of the surrounding beaches, lagoons, bays, mountains and forests.

From beautiful vistas and iconic locations, Rio is blessed with the most stunning natural setting. Experience the vibrant city life and see where the Michael Jackson video about them was filmed. Marvel at views of Guanabara Bay and Botafogo area from Michael Jackson’s lookout.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    Start time: 8:00am
    Duration: 4 hours

  • Meeting Point

    The start point for the tour is Copacabana Palace Hotel (Address: Av. Atlantica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-001). Right by the statue outside the hotel.
    Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point.

Itinerary

  • Blessed with the most stunning natural setting, Rio de Janeiro is a city that is as famous for its beauty as it is for its beach culture. Stretching up into the mountains that hug glistening Guanabara Bay is the city’s vast Tijuca National Park, which hosts the famous Corcovado Mountain.

    Kick the tour off with a bird’s-eye-view of the city at the base of the Statue of Christ. This enormous white statue keeps constant watch over Rio, offering sweeping 360-degree views of the glorious landscapes and seascapes that surround the city.

    It’s no wonder that the ‘Cristo’ statue (as it’s known by locals) was selected as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Soak up the views, pick out some of Rio’s most famous sights, and snap a must-have picture.

    Next, it’s time to trade in this tourist icon for something less visited, the back streets of the Copacabana and Leme neighborhoods. Accompanied by your local Urban Adventures guide, you'll wander through the area tasting local snacks, sipping refreshing beer and learning all about the lifestyle and beach culture of this quintessential area.

    You will find all the important information you’ll need for your stay in town as you discover some hotspots in both the Copacabana and Leme neighbourhoods.

    At the end of the trip you will be dropped back at the starting point.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Christ Statue entrance fee
  • One draft beer & two local snacks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Please note

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.

If you are happy with the services provided, then a tip – though not compulsory – is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry in Latin America. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this trip.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

The order of the attractions visited and the transportation taken might change on the day to better suit the logistics.

Visit to Santa Marta Favela has been replaced with Tavares Bastos favela. Children under 6 years of age are not permitted. 

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.This is a small group tour with a maximum of 12 people.

Customer Reviews

  • Well worth participating
    Mr G R Tootell, United Kingdom 01/20/2015
  • Very good tour and knowlegable guide
    Rejean Pelletier, Canada 03/19/2013
  • Best tour experience
    yasushi yamamoto, Japan 03/15/2013

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