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Full day tour - The Best of Rio

The classic tour in Rio, what we call THE BEST OF RIO, starts (after the hotel pick-up) in the direction of the neighborhood of Cosume Velho, via the Lake “Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas” and the tunnel Rebouças, then we reach the station where the travelers take a tram, going through the Tijuca Rainforest, up to the hill of Corcovado, for visit of Rio’s famous Christ Statue. (Note: The tram’s admission fee & entry ticket are included).

Your stay on the top of the hill, beside the Christ Statue will be 40 – 60min, watching the spectacular view of the whole city, the Sugar Loaf, the Tijuca Forest, the sea, etc. After going down the Corcovado Mountain, the tour continues by bus and passes by sites of interest (Sao Conrado & Pepino Beach, etc), until we reach the pre-booked lunch restaurant. Lunch (not beverage) is included as well.

After lunch the tour continues, passing main attractions like: Rio’s downtown, Sambódromo, Central Bank Building, Campo de Santana, fast stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral, Cinelândia with the Municipal Theatre, National Library, Legislative Assembly Building, Museum of beauty Arts, followed by Aterro do Flamengo with the eminence of the Monument of dead during the Second World War, the church of Outeiro da Glória, Monumento of Estácio de Sá and the Botafogo beach. Arriving the neigbourhood of Urca, the travelers take the first cableway up to the hill of Urca, then the second cableway to the hill of Sugar Loaf. (Note: The admission fee/ticket is included to the Sugar Loaf). Up on the hill, the travelers have approximately one hour to enjoy the view of the marvelous city, Guanabara bay, Copacabana beach etc. The tour ends with passing the hotels.

The BEST IN RIO Tour departs DAILY, except on Sundays and takes approx 8-hours. The passengers will be picked-up from their hotel in the morning, between 08:00am and 09:00am, depending on the hotel location. Exact pick-up time will be advised upon reconfirmation. The tour departs normally from your hotel in Rio de Janeiro, but the pick-ups are also available from the Cruise Ship Port.

Additional Info:
# The service includes round trip transport, bilingual guide service (English/Spanish/Portuguese), lunch and admission tickets to places mentioned in the program above. NO beverages are included, and gratuities are optional.
# This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of your travel date
# Tours are not wheelchair accessible
# Infants aged less than 2 years are free of charge
# Children between 3 - 12 years have discount.