The proposed itinerary for City Tour in Rio goes through the main attractions of the city, which are:
- Christ, the Redeemer (visitation, tickets included)
A visit to the monumental Christ in the Corcovado Mountain! This statue is the most iconic symbol of the state, and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Inaugurated in October 12 th , 1931, in the Nossa Senhora de Aparecida Day, Christ, the Redeemer is a solid concrete and soap-rock statue with a height of 30m (98.4ft), with its pedestal measuring 8m (26.2ft), and its arms stretches for 28m (91.8ft) wide.
- Sugar Loaf (visitation, tickets included)
This is no doubt the main postal card of Rio and also one of the most famous of the country. The Sugar Loaf is a complex of mountains located at the Urca neighborhood. There, visitors can take the famous “Bondinho” (cabinet) with goes from the Praia Vermelha to the Sugar Loaf Mountain. For over 100 years, the Bondinho has received over 40 million people, and from up there you will experience one of the best views of the entire city.
- Dona Marta Observatory (visitation)
Located 360m (1181ft) high, this is one of the best observatories of Rio. There you will have a privileged view of the Botafogo’s Beach with the Sugar Loaf on its background. Furthermore, you can also see the Maracanã Stadium, the whole Guanabara Bay, Flamengo’s Landfill, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and Christ, the Redeemer!
- Selaron Stairs (visitation)
The Selaron stairs connects the famous Lapa neighborhood to the also iconic Santa Teresa. It carries the name of the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, who is the one that decorated the whole stairs with green, blue and yellow mosaics, in honor to the Brazilian people. The stairs is a famous attraction of the city, and has been used by many artists like Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg and the U2 band for the record of their videoclips.
The Sambódromo from Marquês de Sapucaí is, since 1984, the stage for the most iconic festival of the country, the Escolas de Samba’s Parade, which takes place every year during the Carnival. No doubt a place full of good energies, with its 700m (0.43 mile), it’s no doubt one of the main attractions searched by tourists!
- Metropolitan Cathedral (visitation)
Located downtown in the city, the São João Batista Cathedral was inaugurated in 1979 with a modern architecture, 75m (246ft) tall and capacity to receive 20 thousand people.
- Maracanã Stadium (external visitation)
The Maracanã is one of the most important stadiums in the world. It was inaugurated in 1950 and received matches from that year’s World Cup, just like the one in 2014. Also in 2016 it received the Olympic Games, and it continues to host the most important soccer matches of the country every year.
The Tijuca’s Forest is one of the four sectors of the Tijuca’s National Park. The park has 3972 hectares, which makes it the 4 th largest green urban zona in Brazil. The forest is a important place for activities like cycling, hiking and running. It also has playgrounds for kids, reserved spaces for barbecues, restaurants, etc.
- Copacabana’s Bay (passes through)
- Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon (passes through)
- Arcos da Lapa (passes through)
Our pickups are always infront of hotels’s lobbies, where we are allowed to park our vehicles. The main hotels are in:
- Downtown (Centro)
* If you are hosted in another neighborhood, please contact us for more info.
- Kids under 5 y.o.: Free (carrying)
- Kids from 5 to 10 y.o.: Half price
- Kids above 11 y.o.: Full price
* The City Tour is guided by a certified and experienced Tour guide.
- The Passeio Rio is a legallized Tourism Agency, specialized in Receptive Tourism in the state of Rio. We have our own fleet on vehicles, with a professional and specialized team.
* Don’t put your trip under risk, hire a legal agency. Demand its register in Ministério do Turismo. CNPJ: 07.426.439/0001-20 – Cadastur: 19.050628.10.0001-5