ABOUT OUR DAY TOUR IN RIO
We offer a magic tour in Rio de Janeiro, destined to people who want to know all the city main charms in a single day.
In the morning, we will start the tour visiting Tijuca Forest National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world, with about 40 km² and hundreds of fauna and flora species found only in the Atlantic Forest.
Inside the park, we will also visit Corcovado, a mandatory stop for tourists. Opened in 1.931, Corcovado was elected one of the seven wonders of modern world.
After Corcovado, we will visit Sugar Loaf, the first cable car in Brazil and third in the world. Opened on October 27 of 1.912, Sugar Loaf is one of the main icons of Rio's tourism.
In our lunch break, we will go to Palace Steakehouse, which was elected one of Rio de Janeiro three best steakhouses. In there, you will find the most delicious meat cuts, a large salad buffet, the best wine to match your plate and a variety of desserts to complete your lunch in the most delicious way. Located in Copacabana, this Brazilian steakhouse is one of the most famous in Brazil for its quality.
To finish in style, our driver is at your disposal until the end of the day. You choose the destination and he takes you: Selarón Staircase, Jardim Botânico, Lage Park, Maracanã, Sambódromo, Lapa, Niterói…
A LITTLE OF RIO DE JANEIRO HISTORY
Cristo Redentor is a statue of Jesus Christ, located on Corcovado hill (Rio de Janeiro city). The statue is 30 meters high, with more 8 because of the pedestals. The monument construction began in 1.926 and it was inaugurated on October 12, 1.931. In 1.937, this monument was registered by IPHAN (National Historical and Artistic Patrimony Institute). Participating in the project were sculptors Paul Landowsi, artist Carlos Oswald and engineer Heitor da Silva Costa. In October of 2006, it was considered a Catholic shrine in Brazil. There is a Nossa Senhora Aparecida chapel, located at the statue base. In 2007, it was elected one of the world Seven New Wonders.
Rio de Janeiro city registered trademark, Sugar Loaf Mountain is a mountain naked of vegetation in its almost totality. It is a unique block of granite rock, which has undergone changes by pressure and temperature and is older than 600 million years. Sugar Loaf is surrounded by a vegetation characteristic of tropical climate, specifically an Atlantic Forest remnant, with native species that have already been extinct in other points of Brazilian coastal vegetation.
There are several historical versions about Sugar Loaf name origin. According to historian Vieira Fazenda, Portuguese people gave this name during sugar cane cultivation apogee in Brazil (16th and 17th century).
HOW TO SCHEDULE A DAY TOUR IN RIO
We have daily departures to Corcovado + Sugar Loaf tour and you can choose the best date for you. We need at least 2 people. If you are alone, join a group.
To schedule, click on "RESERVE" button and fill in the short form.
After completing, you will be directed to payment page and must pay the amount of R$150,00 per person (our reservation fee is 30% of the amount charged on the tour - per person). In the case of a 2 people group scheduling, it should be paid the amount of R$300,00.
Please read and agree to our terms and conditions, then click SUBMIT. Reservation must be paid by credit card (PayPal) or by account deposit (only for people who have a Brazilian account). The rest of the amount must be paid in cash, directly to the responsible guide at the tour beginning. We usually need at least 48 hours notice to schedule this tour. If the chosen date does not appear on our reservation calendar, send us an email requesting availability. If you wish to pay full amount in advance, we can send you an invoice via PayPal. Payment must be made no later than 72 hours before the tour date.
We do not charge any fee to receive on Pay Pal!
We do not operate this tour during Carnival season, on holidays sundays, December 25th, December 31st and January 1st.
After all the visits (Corcovado, Sugar Loaf and Palace Steakhouse), we will be able to take clients to any other point of the city that they wish without limit of time or distance (Rio or Niterói) until the end of the tour.
In case of large goups, with 05 or more people, the amount charged becomes R$450,00 per person.
03 people - If you are traveling alone, we can try to fit you into other groups. If you want to do it alone, without a group fit, it will be charged the amount of R$750,00 - 2 people - R$ 550,00 per person.
Meeting at the hotel - Paineiras Viewpoint - Visit to Corcovado - Visitor center - Sugar Loaf visit by cable car - Lunch break at Palace Steakhouse - Visit to any other tourist attractions in the city, at the customer's choice, without a time or distance limit (Rio or Niterói) until the end of the tour - return to the hotel.
SUGGESTED BEGINNING TIME
Light clothing, bathing suits, water, sunscreen and sneakers.
- Round trip transportation
- Bilingual accredited guide
- Tijuca National Park Entrance
- Corcovado Entrance
- Sugar Loaf Entrance
- Lunch at Palace Steakhouse with dessert and non-alcoholic drinks.
- Corcovado Entrance
R$74,00 - Adult price in high season
R$61,00 - Adult price in low season
R$48,00 - Children (6 to 11 years) both seasons
- Sugar Loaf Entrance
R$76,00 – Adult
R$38,00 - Young people (6 to 21 years)
Free - Children (under 6 years old)