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  1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Niteroi

Niterói 1-Day Tour: The Hidden Gem Across Rio de Janeiro

Product ID: 194429
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Visit the best of NIterói in a single day: Niemeyer Pathway, Contemporary Art Museum (MAC), Guanabara Bay Beaches, Santa Cruz Fort, and finish with a panoramic view from the Parque da Cidade (City Park). Transportation and lunch included.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

• Times in Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema and Leblon: between 7:20 AM-8:05 AM (pickup) and 4:30 PM (approximate drop-off) • Meeting point for participants not staying in the pickup zone: Hilton Copacabana Hotel (Av. Princesa Isabel 10 - Copacabana) at 8:00 AM • Passengers lodged at hostels or bed and breakfasts will go to the nearest hotel for pickup and drop-off - exact location and time will be informed by email
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the best of Niterói in a single day with tickets and lunch at buffet restaurant included
  • Cross over the Rio-Niterói bridge, the largest reinforced concrete bridge in the Southern Hemisphere
  • Admire the Niemeyer Pathway architecture complex and the iconic and futuristic Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC), all designed by Oscar Niemeyer
  • Get to know the Santa Cruz Fort and admire the entrance to the Guanabara Bay
  • Go up the Parque da Cidade (City Park) and get to know one of the most beautiful views of Niterói and Rio de Janeiro
Full description
Discover the beauties of Niterói, the charming and lesser known side of Guanabara Bay, on a full-day tour. Leaving Rio de Janeiro, drive across Rio-Niterói Bridge, the largest reinforced concrete bridge in the Southern Hemisphere. Visit the Niemeyer Pathway, the architectural complex composed of the Teatro Popular (Popular Theater), the Roberto Silveira Memorial, and the Niemeyer Foundation building, all signed by Oscar Niemeyer, Brazil's most famous architect.

Up next, admire the façade and pay a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC), the famous round and futuristic structure overlooking the Guanabara Bay, also designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Stroll along the waterfront areas along the Guanabara Bay beaches, passing through Icaraí, São Francisco, Charitas, Jurujuba, and Adam and Eve beaches. Enjoy the lunch break in front of the São Francisco beach, one of the city's most famous culinary centers.

After passing by all the bay beaches, arrive at the Santa Cruz Fort. Notice the other side of the entrance of the Guanabara Bay, the main route of arrival to the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Niterói until mid-20th Century. Finally, head up to the peak of Parque da Cidade (City Park), 270m (885 ft) high, and enjoy a complete panoramic view of Niterói: the ocean beaches to the left and the beaches of Guanabara Bay to the right. At the same angle, you can also see Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf, the two most famous points in the mountain range that gave Rio de Janeiro the title of UNESCO World Heritage site as Urban Cultural Landscape. Return by the waterfront path back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Tour guide with live commentary in Portuguese, English, and Spanish
  • Tickets to the Museum of Contemporary art (MAC) and Santa Cruz Fort
  • Lunch at buffet restaurant with barbecue and Japanese food, variety of salads and side dishes, including options of vegetarian and gluten free food
  • Pickup and dropoff at hotels in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, and Leblon) or Niterói
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks (available to purchase during lunch)
  • Tips

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Important information
Know before you go
• Tour operates from Tuesday to Sunday with minumum of 2 participants
• Buffet restaurant with barbecue and Japanese food, variety of salads and side dishes, including options of vegetarian and gluten free food
• Tour start time: 8:10am
• Times in Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema and Leblon: between 7:20am and 8:05am (pickup) and 4:30pm (approximate drop-off)
• Meeting point for participants not staying in the pickup zone: Hilton Copacabana Hotel (Av. Princesa Isabel 10 - Copacabana) at 8:00am
• Passengers lodged at hostels or bed & breakfast will go to the nearest hotel for pickup and drop-off - exact location and time will be informed by email.
• You will receive an email confirming your pickup time in the next 24 hours
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Product ID: 194429