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from $78.19 USD

Jun 16, 2019
Number of Travelers
June 2019

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Adult 5 - 99 years


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  • 5 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Enjoy a small-group tour to Christ the Redeemer statue early in the morning and then enjoy stunning views from Sugar Loaf Mountain. Your tour includes transport and a professional guide.

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off - selected hotels in Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
  • Transportation in a Deluxe Van with driver
  • Bilingual certificated tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
  • Drinks and Food
  • Entry/Admission - Pao de Acucar
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Rio de Janeiro, null

Traveler pickup is offered
If your Hotel is not in the list please contact us. We will arrange your pick-up or help finding the nearest meeting point.

Departure Time

Between 7am and 7:30am. Be sure to verify your exact pickup time upon booking

Please note:

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point


Daily - Morning

What to Expect What to Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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

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, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

The official residence of the State Governor

Pass By: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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: Mirante Dona Marta, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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: Pao de Acucar, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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.

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


25 Reviews

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Wayne F

29, April, 2019

We were a little apprehensive at first, but we were so glad we choose to do the tour rather than doing it ourselves. It really took the stress out of the day and our guide (Sandra) and driver were both fantastic. Sandra really had excellent knowledge and was very entertaining. We were only a small group of 5 people and tour had the right amount of guided parts and then free time to explore both Sugarloaf and Christ the redeemer. I am not great with heights and was a little nervous, but i knew i couldn't come to Rio and not see both of these iconic attractions. Sandra made me feel completely comfortable and reassured me the cable car wouldn't be too traumatic and she was correct, it was very stable and there were plenty of places to stand away from the windows if needed.
I would definitely do another tour with Sandra as she made it a perfect day.


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Maher G

11, December, 2018

I’ve been on many many tours in many many countries . I have to say Katia is one of the best. She made you feel welcome from the first moment . She was knowledgeable and funny. Very patient and was there for anything you needed. Went above and beyond

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Rebecca C

10, April, 2018

Well organised trip with Carmen. Unfortunately Sugar Loaf mountain wAs closed for maintenance which they advised us of beforehand. While that was disappointing it was out of anyones control, So they substituted with some other sights that we wouldnt otherwise have seen. Carmen was a great guide, took photos of all the family and was easy to understand.

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Allison d

22, March, 2018

Great guide, I enjoyed the day.

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24, February, 2018

Would highly recommended this tour. Excellent tour guide, unfortunately his name escape me. He went out of his way to drop ourselves and another couple off at the cruise port. On the way back, he even took a detour due to roads being closed because of the Samba carnival, to the Maracana stadium and let everyone off the bus to take photographs. Then from here he took the group to a beautiful 15th century monastery next to cruise port. These two stops were included in the initial tour. Many thanks for a fantastic tour. Sorry we forgot your name
Christ the redeemer and Sugar loaf are a must.

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Paul W

24, February, 2018

A well organised tour that gave us plenty of time to enjoy the wonderful sights. A very friendly and informative guide made the tour extra special.

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James W

12, February, 2018

This tour was amazing!

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Paul H

12, February, 2018

We were very lucky to have such a clear day...and our guide was eager to lead us to the best views!

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14, January, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this 1/2 day tour. As each guest was picked up, Anna introduced everyone by name and which country we were from. The van was comfortable and driver very competent and punctual. Anna was able to get us near the front of lines for both sites, saving us time and standing in the heat. The pace of the tours was enough and not rushed. Thank you for a memorable tour to these historic sites!

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Rod P

24, December, 2017

This is a must see and do in Rio. At Christ the Redeemer it is almost surreal to be standing in front of it looking up at the size of this beautiful statue perched high atop the mountain. Sugar Loaf tram ride offers wonderful views of the area on both the ride and upon reaching the top. I recommend taking the early morning tour. It gets very crowded as the day goes on. We had clear blue skies at the Redeemer, but as we went up on Sugar Loaf later in the morning the clouds had moved it and totally obscured the Redeemer. So glad we did the early morning tour.

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28, November, 2017

Two iconic sights with extremely good guide Kiko, only downside was Sugar loaf cable car not open right to the top.

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William G M

19, November, 2017

The highlight was the view of Sugar Loaf mountain and all the little islands around it from Christ the Redeemer. That was amazing too and the guide was very knowledgeable and attentive to the less able members of our group.

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Ann G

01, November, 2017

Very enjoyable trip, 7 in the group, a little delayed at start but well worth the wait. Leonardo, our guide, was very knowledgable with excellent linguistic skills and very attentive with those in our group with poor mobility. We were very lucky with the weather, with clear skies whilst viewing Christ the Redeemer. Lots of photo opportunities. Very windy on Sugar Loaf Mountain with intermittent cloud but still well worth the visit with time to enjoy the spectacular views. An excellent choice if you only have a short stay in Rio.

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18, October, 2017

Our tour was awesome. Being early, meant being at the Cristo Rendetor before all the huge crowds. Meaning better photos!!!! Our tour guide Vicente was awesome. He was very informative! We totally recommend this tour! Thank you Viator and Vicente and of course our driver Lino!!!

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Philipp S

18, September, 2017

Nice tour, we loved being the first group up on the Christ Redeemer and the tour guide was really helpful.

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Dana B

10, September, 2017

Ana was a FANTASTIC tour guide. Not only did she provide insightful tips about Rio, but gave a wonderful overview of Rio history as we drove to and explored both locations.

And better yet - we were the FIRST ones to explore Christ the Redeemer of the day.

Don't let the early time discourage you - it is totally worth it.

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08, September, 2017

I would highly recommend this tour! Myself and my friends were greeted yesterday morning (on time) by the lovely Ana and driver Biggy, they were both extremely friendly! Ana was a great tour guide, filling us in the history and allowing us to stay a little longer until the fog cleared. Great tour!

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Di and Phil

07, September, 2017

Excellent small group tour. Everything and more by the wonderful Kiko guide that was suggested in the tour add was provided. On time, safe driver mr.wilson, and mostly the magnificent guide Kiko. His knowledge of the history and colonial politics of Brazil and Rio de Janeiro we're fascinating. We an experienced Australian freestyle travelling older couple fitted in perfectly with a group of younger Canadians. Christ the redeemer, sugarloaf mountain and glimpses of the favelas and tales of the politics of them great. Don't hestitate to book this morning trip, and if you can get Kiko all the better.

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Adam S

04, September, 2017

The guide was very friendly and took care of everyone really well. The time of was perfect, there was no time wasted picking people up or waiting in lines all straight through. If you choice to go for the optional lunch later be ready for R70-100 expensive but worth it.

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Brandon J

05, August, 2017

I Upgraded to the full day in the lunch, the places visited are amazing the guides are very helpful and knowledgeable about the area and history.

The best option to those that want to know Rio in one day!

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