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Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

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The most complete private tour on TripAdvisor! Have an unforgettable experience on this VIP suitable, customizable 8-hour tour with the choice of a focus in nature or history! Visit amazing highlights in Rio, including Christ the Redeemer, Selarón Steps, Sugar Loaf and the beaches.     This custom tour also has the convenient option of tours with driver-guide, or separate guide and driver for maximum comfort, and offers only the most excellent, friendliest and most knowledgeable, carefully selected tour guides in Rio with the perfect spoken languages or native in: English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Russian and Chinese!     This tour is sure to please demanding travelers like yourself. What will you prefer? • Knowledge seekers will be thrilled with the history option: Cinelândia square, the Olympic Boulevard and Metropolitan Cathedral. • Free spirits will feel great with the nature option: Tijuca forest and its waterfall, Pepino beach at São Conrado and the Leblon viewpoint.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer

Begin your exciting private tour in Rio with 8am pick-up, going to one of the world´s New Seven Wonders, by train passing through the Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forests worldwide. At the top, get sweeping views of Rio and take the time to snap photos. Your guide will take every photo you desire so feel free to ask!

Duration: 2 hour

Pass By: Aterro Do Flamengo

With 1.2 million square meters, meet the largest Urban park in the world.

Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain

You´ll be absolutely amazed by the views on top of Sugar Loaf hill. Hop a cable car to the top at 1,300 feet (396 meters), from where you'll enjoy more panoramic views of the city below. Along your visit, you'll get personalized attention from your private guide (if option selected) and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Ipanema Beach

Simply put, the most beautiful beach, with the most beautiful people, in the south side of Rio. Don´t miss the opportunity to see Tom Jobim´s statue and take great shots of the beach and Dois Irmãos´hill.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Leblon Beach

At the end of Ipanema beach you will find Leblon.

Pass By: Parque Nacional da Tijuca

We´ll relax passing by the Tropical forest and if we´re lucky we´ll see a few animals such as the Capuchin monkey, or the sloth.

Pass By: Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon

We´ll pass by one of the most expensive places to live in Rio, this luxurious neighborhood has the beautiful artificial lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas and its salty waters come from Leblon beach through a canal.

Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian

If history is the chosen focus of the tour, we´ll visit the peculiar looking Cathedral and architecture buffs will fall in love with it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Carioca Aqueduct

We´ll pass by Roman Style Lapa Arches, what was once an aqueduct and where the Santa Teresa tram pass on top.

Stop At: Lapa e Arte

We´ll stop by the cute and artsy souvenir shop for optional souvenirs.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Escadaria Selaron

The most popular stairway in the world by the artist Jorge Selaron, we´ll see colourful tiles from over 60 different countries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cinelandia

If history is the chosen focus of the tour, we´ll visit Our Petit Paris, the square with many impressive buildings from the early 1900´s and take the classic photo in front of Municipal Theater.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro

The copy of Opera Garnier from Paris!

Pass By: Guanabara Palace

Home of the Brazilian Government.

Pass By: Boulevard Olimpico

If history is the chosen focus of the tour, we´ll visit the great Ethnic Mural by Eduardo Kobra, the second largest in the world and pass by the Olympic Boulevard.

Pass By: Santa Teresa

This is a great place to stop for lunch.

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We´ll get to see what the big Carnival´s sambadrome looks like!

Pass By: Centro

We´ll see the old Rio, business center of Rio and it´s amazing buildings.

Stop At: Painel Etnias

You cannot miss the most amazing mural in the world by famous artist Eduardo Kobra.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria