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Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

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  • Day Trip
  • Group Tour
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  • 9 hr

The most complete private tour on TripAdvisor! Have an unforgettable experience on this VIP suitable, customizable 8-hour tour with the choice of a focus in nature or history! Visit amazing highlights in Rio, including Christ the Redeemer, Selarón Steps, Sugar Loaf and the beaches.     This custom tour also has the convenient option of tours with driver-guide, or separate guide and driver for maximum comfort, and offers only the most excellent, friendliest and most knowledgeable, carefully selected tour guides in Rio with the perfect spoken languages or native in: English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Russian and Chinese!     This tour is sure to please demanding travelers like yourself. What will you prefer? • Knowledge seekers will be thrilled with the history option: Cinelândia square, the Olympic Boulevard and Metropolitan Cathedral. • Free spirits will feel great with the nature option: Tijuca forest and its waterfall, Pepino beach at São Conrado and the Leblon viewpoint.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, Estrada Redentor - Alto da Boa Vista Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

Begin your exciting private tour in Rio with 8am pick-up, going to one of the world´s New Seven Wonders, by train passing through the Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forests worldwide. At the top, get sweeping views of Rio and take the time to snap photos. Your guide will take every photo you desire so feel free to ask!

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Aterro Do Flamengo, Avenida Infante Dom Henrique s/n, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-140 Brazil

With 1.2 million square meters, meet the largest Urban park in the world.

Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain, Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255 Brazil

You´ll be absolutely amazed by the views on top of Sugar Loaf hill. Hop a cable car to the top at 1,300 feet (396 meters), from where you'll enjoy more panoramic views of the city below. Along your visit, you'll get personalized attention from your private guide (if option selected) and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ipanema Beach, Avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-002 Brazil

Simply put, the most beautiful beach, with the most beautiful people, in the south side of Rio. Don´t miss the opportunity to see Tom Jobim´s statue and take great shots of the beach and Dois Irmãos´hill.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Leblon Beach, Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

At the end of Ipanema beach you will find Leblon.

Pass By: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil

We´ll relax passing by the Tropical forest and if we´re lucky we´ll see a few animals such as the Capuchin monkey, or the sloth.

Pass By: Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Avenida Epitacio Pessoa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22471-001 Brazil

We´ll pass by one of the most expensive places to live in Rio, this luxurious neighborhood has the beautiful artificial lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas and its salty waters come from Leblon beach through a canal.

Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Avenida Republica do Chile 245, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-170 Brazil

If history is the chosen focus of the tour, we´ll visit the peculiar looking Cathedral and architecture buffs will fall in love with it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Carioca Aqueduct, Rua Riachuelo 27, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-010 Brazil

We´ll pass by Roman Style Lapa Arches, what was once an aqueduct and where the Santa Teresa tram pass on top.

Stop At: Lapa e Arte, Rua Teotonio Regadas Loja 26B, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-360 Brazil

We´ll stop by the cute and artsy souvenir shop for optional souvenirs.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Escadaria Selaron, Rua Joaquim Silva S/N, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110 Brazil

The most popular stairway in the world by the artist Jorge Selaron, we´ll see colourful tiles from over 60 different countries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cinelandia, Avenue rio Branco, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050 Brazil

If history is the chosen focus of the tour, we´ll visit Our Petit Paris, the square with many impressive buildings from the early 1900´s and take the classic photo in front of Municipal Theater.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Praca Floriano Cinelândia, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-050 Brazil

The copy of Opera Garnier from Paris!

Pass By: Guanabara Palace, Rua Pinheiro Machado s/n, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-901 Brazil

Home of the Brazilian Government.

Pass By: Boulevard Olimpico, Praca Maua, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-240 Brazil

If history is the chosen focus of the tour, we´ll visit the great Ethnic Mural by Eduardo Kobra, the second largest in the world and pass by the Olympic Boulevard.

Pass By: Santa Teresa, Rua Aurea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-210 Brazil

This is a great place to stop for lunch.

Pass By: Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí, R. Marquês de Sapucaí - Santo Cristo, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20220-007, Brazil

We´ll get to see what the big Carnival´s sambadrome looks like!

Pass By: Centro, Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

We´ll see the old Rio, business center of Rio and it´s amazing buildings.

Stop At: Painel Etnias, Av Rodrigues Alves,241 - Gamboa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20081-250 Brazil

You cannot miss the most amazing mural in the world by famous artist Eduardo Kobra.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria, Praca Pio X, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20040-020 Brazil

Astonishing!