See 2 of the most iconic sights of Rio de Janeiro on a 4-hour guided tour of Corcovado and the Selarón Steps. Add-on Sugar Loaf Mountain on a 6-hour tour, and see Rio from different perspectives. Marvel at Chilean artist Jorge Selarón’s ceramic art steps!
What to Expect
Discover the best of Rio de Janeiro on a 4-hour guided tour of Corcovado and the Selarón Steps, or add-on Sugar Loaf Mountain and see it all in 6 hours!
Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Corcovado Mountain through the Tijuca Rainforest. Ascend to the summit to see the 38-meter (128-foot) tall statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy spectacular views of Rio and its surrounding countryside. Then, travel back downhill to take a tour of the bohemian Santa Teresa neighborhood.
Admire its charming architecture, and go to the famous Selarón Steps made in ceramic by the artist Jorge Selarón. If you’ve booked the 4-hour tour you will be transferred back to your hotel. If you have booked the 6-hour tour with Sugar Loaf Mountain, drive to the charming neighborhood of Urca to take the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf in two stages.
The first cable car takes you to Urca Hill, from where you will get beautiful views of Guanabara Bay, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain. Continue to the summit for unrivalled views of Copacabana, Santa Cruz Fortress and the beaches of Niterói.
- Round-trip transfers from most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
- Entrance ticket to Corcovado Mountain
- Cable car ticket (if option selected)
If you are not staying at any pick-up hotels and you are staying nearby, the nearest pick-up points are:
From Barra da Tijuca Hotels, the nearest pick up point is the Marina Palace Hotel - Avenida Delfim Moreira, 630 -. Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, and the best way to get there is by taxi.
From Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória, Catete, Lapa and Downtown Hotels, the nearest pick-up point is the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel - Avenida Atlântica, 1702 -. Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, and best way to get there is by subway (Cardeal Arcoverde station) or taxi.
What to Remember
• The exact departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation
• You have the option of taking the tour with or without Sugar Loaf Mountain