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Rio de Janeiro

Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour

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    Pass By: Copacabana Beach, Av. Atlantica - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-011 Brazil

    After the pick-up we will start the tour from Copacabana Beach, one of the most famous beach in the world.

    Pass By: Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-040 Brazil

    Botafogo is a beachfront neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro. It is a mostly upper middle class and small commerce community, and is located between the hills of Mundo Novo, Dona Marta (which separates it from Laranjeiras) and São João (which separates it from Copacabana).

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

    The official residence of the State Governor

    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

    The Tijuca Forest (Portuguese: Floresta da Tijuca) is a tropical rainforest in the city of Rio de Janeiro covering an area of roughly 32 km² (12.4 mi²). The tour will reach Tijuca Forest with a stop at Paineiras to board the official vehicles of the National Park Authority to be able to reach the top of the Corcovado Hill where The Christ The Redeemer Statue is located.

    Stop At: Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, Parque Nacional da Tijuca Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    From the top of Corcovado Hill you will be able to admire The Christ of the Redeemer statue, which has 38m in height and was made of reinforced concrete clad in a mosaic of thousands of triangular soapstone tiles, and also will have a chance to see some of the most beautiful views of the city.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Estr. Mirante Dona Marta, S/N Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    Only in case of poor visibility on the summit of the Corcovado, we will make an alternative stop at Mirante Dona Marta which offers one of the most incredible views of the city, guaranteeing the title of one of the most visited tourist attractions in Rio de Janeiro. From there, you can see the Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Cristo Redentor, the Maracanã, the Guanabara Bay and the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Boticario Square, Rua Cosme Velho 6 Cosme Velho, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-900 Brazil

    The Largo do Boticário (Apothecary's Square) is a square in the Cosme Velho neighbourhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro. The area is characterised by large, neo-colonial houses and Atlantic Forest vegetation.

    Stop At: Bondinho Pao de Acucar, Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255 Brazil

    We will travel to the top in two steps by cable car. The first will take you to Urca Hill, at the height of 220 meters above sea level where you already will have great views from Baia de Guanabara. From there, after enjoying the views for a bit, will take the second cable car all the way to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, 396 meters above sea level. From up there, you will have a chance to see the most breathtaking views of Rio de Janeiro and will definitely understand why everyone says that Rio is “The wonderful city”

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Ipanema is a neighborhood located in the South Zone, between Leblon and Arpoador. The beach at Ipanema became known internationally with the popularity of the bossa nova jazz song, "The Girl from Ipanema" ("Garota de Ipanema"), written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes.

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

    Separated from its more famous neighbour, Ipanema, by a narrow canal, Leblon is one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Rio, and accommodation here comes at a price.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

    Traveler pickup is offered
    If your Hotel is not in the list please contact us. We will help you finding the nearest meeting point.
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pick up and drop off - selected hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
    • Transportation in a Deluxe Van with driver
    • Bilingual certificated tour guide
    • Ticket to Christ the Redeemers Statue is included
    • Entry/Admission - Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
    • Drinks and Food
    • Ticket to Sugar Loaf Cable Car is not included
    • Entry/Admission - Bondinho Pao de Acucar
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour is available twice a day: early in the morning or in the afternoon. Please choose the best time for you.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our tour guide was Luciana, her English was fluent and she was very knowledgeable and interesting. The tour was organized and kept to a time schedule. We thought the tour was very worthwhile.
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    We loved the tour which was very well organised. Carmen was really nice and speaks very fluent English. She knows the area very well.
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    Carmen was a great tour guide. Even though the weather prevented us from seeing Christ the Redeemer, we had a good time learning about Rio.
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    Although this is why many travel to Rio de Janeiro, the half day trip is far too expensive. For that kind of expense, it really should be a full day with a lot lot more thrown in. I paid £125 GBP (bearing in mind my son is only five) plus the additional fee of taking the cable
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    Response from MirellaMSchvaitzer, Guest Relations Manager at Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thank you for taking your time to write us a feedback about your tour. I am sorry to hear you had a bad impression about our company. We are very careful when advertising our products. One of our main purposes is being clear with our clients. At any moment we want them to feel we are lying or hiding anything. I understand that you can find our price a little bit higher than some others but we aim for quality, safety and comfort. We hire the best tour guides and we are extremely concerned on doing a fast pick-up so none of our clients will be waiting too long for others, allowing us to take our clients to see the Christ the Redeemer Statue before the crowds. You won’t find this in any other company. Now, we are really concerned about your implication regarding not being accompanied by our tour guide to the top of Christ the Redeemer statue. As I mentioned above we are very strict with the quality of our tours and this is an unacceptable attitude in our company. Please, contact me directly at mirella@cariocatropical.com, as I need to know the name of the tour guide who was in our tour that day. Definitely we will take some actions and remove he/she from our list. We are sorry again for that and thanks for your feedback. It is always good to hear what our clients have to say. Even if it is not the best comment. We hope your whole trip to Rio was a great one. Best regards, Mirella Schvaitzer
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    This turned out to be a perfect half day. Our guide, Carmen, spoke excellent English and was very informative. We learned so much and she gave us a lot of ideas for further reading. The drive was very interesting and of course, the tour of Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf was
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    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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