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Rio City Tour - A glimpse of the Marvellous City

View from the Sugar Loaf, Guanabara Bay
The Brazil Trip of your dreams for only
R$ 200
Brazilian currency

Book your Rio City Tour
Everyday: 1pm
Capacity: van up to 14 people
Style: Half-day Tour
Duration: 5 hours
R$25 credit card deposit*
+ R$175 cash at the pick up


Get to see the main highlights of Rio de Janeiro - the Marvellous City!
You will be picked up around 12:00 and 13:30 (depending on your location) at the front door of your accommodation. The city tour lasts for 5 hours.

A visit to Rio is not complete without a visit to the sights that have made Rio famous. Your sightseeing tour starts with a beautiful journey through Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain to see the famous Christ the Redeemer - from where you have a magnificent 360 degree view of Rio de Janeiro. You will then visit the arty neighbourhood of Santa Tereza and Selaron's stairway in the bohemian suburb of Lapa, where famous musicians such as Snoop Dogg and U2 have recorded music videos, as well as having been featured in many magazines and media.

You will also visit the colourful Metropolitan Cathedral in downtown Rio and finish your tour by taking the cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain to see stunning views of Guanabara Bay. At this point you can choose to stay longer at the top of Sugar Loaf to enjoy the lights of Rio at night or you will be taken back to where you were picked up.


Christ Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro
Santa Tereza neighborhood
Selaron's stairway, Lapa
Metropolitan Cathedral, Rio de Janeiro
Cable car to the Sugar Loaf Mountain
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How do I book?

It's very simple to book your city tour. Just provide us with the following details:

  1. Date you would like to book the city tour.
  2. Full names and nationalities of tour participants.
  3. Accommodation name and address in Rio.
  4. Contact details (skype, msn or telephone), so that we can get your credit card details for the R$25 confirmation deposit.

Book your Rio City Tour

Please Note:

  1. The tour is only confirmed once we are able to charge you the R$25 deposit and have sent you a confirmation. The confirmation deposit is non-refundable, including cancellations or no show by the client for any reason.
  2. Upon arrival in Rio, email or call us to confirm your arrival and inform us of your room number. Note that if we do not hear from you, we will assume that you haven't arrived and your tour will remain "on hold" for 48hrs. If we do not hear from you within 48hrs after your expected arrival time in Rio, your booking will be considered as a NO SHOW and will be automatically cancelled. Note that you will lose the non refundable confirmation deposit.
  3. Be ready at the reception or front door of your accommodation 5 minutes before the expected pickup time. A possible 10/15 minutes delay can be expected due to traffic. In case that you are not staying in Lapa, Santa Tereza, Flamengo, Botafogo, Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon areas, we will inform you about the closest place for your pickup.
  4. Pay the remaining R$175 (Brazilian currency) to your local guide.
    Enjoy your Rio City Tour!

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Where do you go?
Christ Redeemer
Santa Tereza neighbourhood
Lapa stairway
Metropolitan Cathedral
Sugar Loaf

Entrance fees to Christ the Redeemer and cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Transportation & Staff
Mini-van, up to 14 people + local tour guide and driver. Ideal for single travellers, couples and groups of friends.

Pick-up and Drop-off
From Lapa, Santa Tereza, Flamengo, Botafogo, Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon areas. In case that you are not staying in any of these areas, we will inform you about the closest place for your pick up.

How do I pay?
R$25 credit card deposit +
R$175 cash at the pick up.

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