Wonders of Rio: Christ, Selaron Steps, and Tijuca Forest
Pickup includedPick-up is available from the following neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro: Gloria, Catete, Flamengo, Copacabana, Botafogo, Ipanema, Leblon.The local supplier will confirm the exact time of your hotel pick-up by email. It can be at anytime between 9:00 and 10:30 depending on the location of your hotel.
- Go where the hang gliders land at the picturesque Sao Conrado Beach
- See the waterfalls and rainforest trees in Tijuca National Park
- Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, the symbol of Rio de Janeiro
- Spend time absorbing the local atmosphere and vibe in the traditional Santa Teresa neighborhood
- Walk up the Lapa Stairs, where Snoop Dogg filmed one of his videos
The day tour starts with pick-up at your hotel or hostel in Rio. Your first stop will be at São Conrado beach where the hang gliders land after their take off from Pedra Bonita. You will enjoy amazing views of the high mountains on the blue coast of the ocean. From there, you will visit the Tijuca National Park and get a glimpse of the greenest tropical rainforest. This is the best spot to check how nature and the urban area can coexist, while seeing waterfalls, tropical plants and the wildlife.
After that, stop for lunch in Ipanema, and then hit the road again, this time to visit the Christ The Redeemer. Remember to bring your camera for the breathtaking photos of this memorable day. After the visit to the Christ, have a stop in Santa Teresa. This is one of the most traditional neighborhoods of Rio. It still retains much of its original architecture and character of previous colonial years.
At the end of your Rio day tour, see the Escadaria Selaron or secret Lapa steps where Snoop Dogg shot his famous video for ‘Beautiful’ with Pharrell Williams. Finally, you will be offered the option to be dropped off at Sugarloaf Mountain in time for enjoying the sunset or to be dropped off back in your hotel or hostel.
- Ticket for Christ the Redeemer statue
Prepare for the activity
• The local supplier will confirm the exact time of your hotel pick-up by email. Please note that it can be at anytime between 9:00 and 10:30 depending on the location of your hotel