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Rio: Christ the Redeemer Early Access and Sugarloaf

Product ID: 73913
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Be one of the first to reach the Christ the Redeemer statue, on top of Corcovado Hill. After enjoying the most iconic statue in the city head to the Sugar Loaf Mountain to enjoy more spectacular views. Add on an optional tour of Rio's highlights.
About this activity
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Duration: 5 - 8.5 hours
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Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Hotel pickup available from most hotels in Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, and Leme. Please provide your hotel name and address in order to arrange pickup. In case your hotel is outside the pickup list, you will be provided the closest meeting point available.

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  • Arrive before the crowds on top of the most famous landmarks in Brazil
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the World’s Seven Wonders, and enjoy the breathtaking views
  • Ride the cable car to visit the Sugar Loaf Complex and enjoy the views and nature (ticket not included)
  • Cater the tour to your desires and schedule, with the option to book a full-day tour of Rio
Full description
​​​Be picked up early in the morning to head to the most incredible landmark in Rio de Janeiro: The Christ the Redeemer statue on top of Corcovado Hill.

Start at Copacabana Beach and pass Botafogo Beach and the Palácio Guanabara, the official residence of the State Governor. See the old mansion houses of the coffee barons in the Laranjeiras and Cosme Velho districts. Arrive at Tijuca Forest and board the vehicles of the National Park Authority at Paineiras. Then, go to the top of the Hill to see the Christ the Redeemer statue and be amazed by the magnificent landscape.

If you wish to visit Sugar Loaf, continue along Botafogo Beach to reach Praia Vermelha. Then, board the cable car to ride up Sugarloaf Mountain for a 30-minute stop to enjoy the views and its natural beauty (ticket not included). You can also choose to be dropped off at the same pickup point and enjoy the rest of your day.

Upgrade your visit to include a downtown city tour and visit all of the well-known landmarks in Rio de Janeiro in an 8.5-hour sightseeing tour.
  • Guide
  • Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only) in the neighborhoods of Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, and Leme
  • Christ the Redeemer statue ticket
  • Group tour (maximum 19 people)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Sightseeing downtown city tour (if option chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Sugar Loaf cable car ticket
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please note, the cost of the cable car ticket is not included in the tour price
• Please note that if the road is closed due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
• This activity is wheelchair accessible. Please advise at time of booking
• Stops include Paineiras, the Christ the Redeemer statue and the Sugarloaf tourist complex
• In the event of poor visibility on the summit of Corcovado Mountain, you will make an alternative stop at Mirante Dona Marta (362 meters), where it is usually less affected by the clouds
• Children, students and seniors receive a discount with a paper passport copy or photographic ID at Sugar Loaf
• Please note that during Carnival period the afternoon part of this tour may need to be adapted and the itinerary may be changed in the last minute

From US$ 67.50 per person

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Product ID: 73913