Early Access – Corcovado Express, Rio de Janeiro
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Pick-up serviceHotel pick-up available from most hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. If you would like to avoid the waiting time to pick-up other passengers, please ask for the last meeting point location, when reconfirming your tour or when selecting your pick-up point Please contact the local service provider, Carioca Tropical Tour Operator, if you don't know your pickup time.
- Tour to Corcovado Hill (704m), and Brazil’s greatest national icon – The Christ Redeemer Statue of Rio de Janeiro
- The tour will reach Tijuca Forest, with a stop at Paineiras to board the vehicles of the National Park Authority.
- In case of poor visibility on the summit of the Corcovado, we make an alternative stop at mirante Dona Marta (362m), generally less affected by clouds
After the pick-up, the tour to Corcovado Hill (704 meters), and Brazil’s greatest national icon – The Christ Redeemer Statue of Rio de Janeiro – starts at Copacabana beach. It continues along Botafogo beach and passes by the Guanabara Palace, the official residence of the State Governor, on route to Laranjeiras and Cosme Velho districts, where one can still appreciate the old coffee farm homes of the 1800s. The tour will reach Tijuca Forest, with a stop at Paineiras to board the vehicles of the National Park Authority. The visit at the monument lasts some 45 minutes.
On the way down, you'll see Largo do Boticário and Casa dos Abacaxis, relics of the Brazilian Imperial architecture. Then it's via Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas or Copacabana for the drop-off at your hotel. In case of poor visibility on the summit of the Corcovado, you can make an alternative stop at mirante Dona Marta (362-meters high), generally less affected by cloudiness.
- Entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only) between the neighborhood of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
- Small-group tour
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
Tour departs from most hotels in the zones of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. If your hotel is outside the pickup area, the meeting point is the Windsor Atlantica Hotel located at Av Atlantica, 1020 in Copacabana.You can contact the local provider to check the possibility to pick you up at your hotel. (Open in Google Maps)
• If the road is closed due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
• Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
Visits or stops: Paineiras, Monument to Christ Redeemer
Duration: Approximately 2, 5 hours
All entry fees or tickets included
Product ID: 73742