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Per Person (Based on 2 passengers) $369 USD
Per Person (Based on 3-4 passengers) $273 USD
Per Person (Based on 5-7 passengers) $209 USD
Per Person (Based on 8-9 passengers) $205 USD
Per Person (Based on 10-14 passengers) $188 USD
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Rio de Janeiro, the so-called "Marvelous City," is the second biggest city in Brazil. Despite its size, it is also a beach resort, located by the Atlantic Ocean and the big Guanabara Bay. The city is nestled between mountains and sea, bordered on one side by the blue ocean, on the other by verdant hills. Between them lies a colorful state of mind called "carioca," relaxed and high-spirited.

No Brazilian sight is more famous than the 125-foot high statue of Christ the Redeemer at the top of the Corcovado mountain. This tour takes you to the monument, for a 360 degree view of Rio and its harbor. You will reach the monument aboard the cogwheel railway, climbing 2,400 feet up the mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park.

The idea for erecting a large statue on top of Corcovado had been around since the mid 1850s, but was dismissed in 1889 when Brazil became a Republic and mandated the separation of church and state. A second proposal to erect a statue in this spot was made in 1921, and 10 years later the monument was inaugurated.

During your journey you will pass by the most famous beaches of Rio de Janeiro, including São Conrado (with another stop for pictures – this time of the hang-gliders of Rio!), Leblon, Ipanema and the worldwide famous Copacabana beach. If you are in Rio long enough, you might want to come back later for some sunbathing!

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Pick up from cruise pier
  • Local guide
  • Visit the 125 foot high statue of Christ the Redeemer at the top of the Corcovado mountain
  • Panoramic view of Rio and its harbor
  • Drop off at Rio hotel or airport

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 4.5 hrs - Flexible start time

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• This tour will be done in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle with a great, English-speaking local guide. The Corcovado train ticket is included in the price.
• Please be aware that you may encounter long lines at the Corcovado Train station during high season.


• Tour includes cruise pier pick up and drop off at either the Rio airport or hotel.
• You will be asked during checkout to advise your drop off location as well as your flight information if applicable.
• Please note if you book this tour for a date during Carnival, an additional surcharge may apply.