Private Custom Half-Day tour: The must-sees in Rio!

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Coming to Rio in the middle of the day? Let´s make the most of your stay! In this 5-hour private tour, get special attention from your friendly and knowledgeable tour guide as you visit the main highlights of Rio. This half day tour is perfect for those arriving in Rio in the middle of the day or for those who don´t wish to wake up early to go sightseeing. And since this is a custom tour, you can change the pick up time from 10 am to the desired time! Feel special the way only a private tour can make. In a modern air-conditioned vehicle, choose between: • Ipanema beach, the cool Selarón steps, and Christ the Redeemer,  • Christ the Redeemer and the Botanical Garden • A favela and Tijuca Forest • Christ the Redeemer, the Cathedral and Selarón Steps • Christ the Redeemer and a Santa Teresa old tram ride • Or simply visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf! All options with time for lunch in a wonderful local restaurant. (at own expenses)

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Way to Know Rio

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Copacabana Beach

We´ll begin this exciting half-day tour by seeing Rio´s beloved and world-famous beach.

Pass By: 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.

Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer

Optional: 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

Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain

Optional: 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

Pass By: Aterro Do Flamengo

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

Stop At: Escadaria Selaron

Optional: 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: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian

Optional: We´ll visit the peculiar looking Cathedral, its colourful stained glass only seen from the inside and architecture buffs will fall in love with it.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Botanical Garden

Optional: Founded in the imperial times of Rio, this impressive park is rich in tropical Brazilian flora and also shows samples from all over the world, including a cool cactus garden, orchidarium and bromeliad. Cute little animals such as marmoset monkeys can be a bonus.

Duration: 40 minutes
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