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Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro provided by Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours

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Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Whether you’re spending a little or a lot of time in Rio de Janeiro, this tour provides a great introduction to the cultural capital of Brazil. For maximum convenience, travel between Rio landmarks in an air-conditioned coach bus to guarantee safety and security. Tick off Copacabana Beach, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, and Sugarloaf Mountain in a small group limited to 14, and receive hotel pickup and drop-off, too.
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • Pass by
    Copacabana Beach
    Guanabara Palace
    Parque Nacional da Tijuca
  • 1
    Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Mirante Dona Marta
    Stop: 25 minutes
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    Pass by
    Boticario Square
  • 3
    Morro da Urca
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Sugarloaf Mountain
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 7
    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Carioca Aqueduct
  • 8
    Escadaria Selaron
    Stop: 25 minutes
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  • 9
    Sao Bento Monastery
    Stop: 25 minutes
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    Pass by
    Ipanema Beach
    Leblon Beach
  • You'll end at
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  • Gain a comprehensive overview of Rio de Janeiro on a sightseeing tour 
  • A great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves 
  • Travel between landmarks with ease in an air-conditioned coach 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included
What to Expect
Following early morning pickup at your Rio de Janeiro accommodation, board an air-conditioned minivan and head straight to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor). Travel through Tijuca National Park, and spend ample time admiring views beside one of the New7Wonders of the World. Then, take a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar) for more spectacular vistas of Rio. Following a break for lunch at a restaurant in Ipanema, continue to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome to admire the exterior of each. Tick off the Lapa Neighborhood, the Selarón Staircase (Escadaria Selarón), and Rio de Janeiro Cathedral on a panoramic tour, and see the extravagant interior of São Bento Monastery on a guided tour. Plus, take in the beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo before your tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Av. Atlântica, 1020 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22010-000, Brazil JANEIRO HOTEL, Av. Delfim Moreira, 696 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22441-000, Brazil
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Christ the Redeemer ticket
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in selected hotels in Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon
  • Bilingual and licensed Tour Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
  • Sugar Loaf cable car ticket. Our guide will assist you with your purchase
  • Children, Students, and Seniors receive a discount with a proper passport copy or an ID with photo at the Sugar Loaf.
  • Lunch and Drink - Entirely optional. You will have many options at your disposal, so choose the best one for you. A Brazilian steak house or a light sandwich. Are you vegetarian? No problem. Would you like to have Brazilian dish? Just talk with your tour guide.
  • Entry/Admission - Morro da Urca
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Pick-up and Drop-off from selected hotels in Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon.
  • This tour will operate in any weather
  • IMPORTANT: Please be aware that during Carnival period this tour may need to be adapted and the itinerary may be changed in the last minute. We assure that the visit to the Christ the Redeemer Statue and to the Sugar Loaf Complex won’t be affected but due to traffic issues and streets closed around the city, some places may be excluded from visitation during the afternoon part of the tour.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
PetraTheTraveler wrote a review Nov 2020
New York City, New York3 contributions1 helpful vote
First time in Rio and this tour was amazing. I am very happy that I booked it. The guide was amazing and learn a lot about Rio. Manager is very helpful as well! Quick response. Thank you !!!
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Date of experience: November 2020
Summer Rose wrote a review Oct 2020
Maui, Hawaii500 contributions116 helpful votes
This was our first time to Brazil, and we were so happy that we decided to book this tour, which was was lead by our lovely guide Katia! She spoke English perfectly (several languages actually), was charming and funny, and efficiently took us around to Cristo Redentor, Sugar
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The Weak Knee Traveler wrote a review Jun 2020
Singapore, Singapore11,217 contributions629 helpful votes
The tour including hotel pick up and drop off were well organised. The guide was excellent and there were only 3 of us which was great. A really enjoyable tour which was not rushed.
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Tupelo010835 wrote a review Mar 2020
Denton, Texas1,907 contribution454 helpful votes
Checked all the boxes for an absolutely wonderful all day tour of the city and beyond. We, of course, hit all the tourist high spots then found a few others. This is the very first time we used Carioca Tropocal but if we ever find ourselves back that way and looking for a tour,
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Date of experience: January 2020
Vivie G wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Efraim was our tour guide for two days of sightseeing in Rio. I was in contact with him while I was planning our trip. He was very helpful in suggesting an itinerary that worked for us and hotels that met our needs. As we were there for Carnivale things were a little more
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By: Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours
Wade S
Great highlights
Took us to Sugarloaf and a tour of the city. Met us in our hotel. Felt very safe. Great way to see the city in a
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Great way to see two of Rio's most popular attractions
Guide was very helpful, friendly and informative. I very much enjoyed this tour. Sergio is a great guide!
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100% satisfaction! Amazing Tour!
Our tour operator was Vincente. He was an amazing guide. Pick up was on time. Weather was fantastic! The Van's we h
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Definitely a first port of call
We booked this trip privately before going on cruise. The whole trip only took 5 hrs. Easy to get to you,lifts iava
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Great tour with great tour guide!
Overall the tour was great! The sites were amazing and the tour allowed us time to do a little exploring and pictur
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Trustworthy, reliable company. Luciano was our tour guide and she was very friendly, informative and organised. It
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Joseph S
A comprehensive tour with an enthusiastic guide
This is my review of the All Day Rio tour taken February 28, 2020. Our guide Sandra is one of the best city guide
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Our thanks to Luciana and driver Roberto for a great informative day. All expected attractions visited and long qu
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An Important Tour of Jewish Heritage
Excellent fulfilling cultural tour of the jewish history in Rio and Brazil. We saw multiple synagogues inside and o
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Joyce H
Jewish Heritage tour
A wonderful time touring Jewish sites and more with Efraim. From the moment we got into the car he was pointing out
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The trip is definitely over-priced for what it is, especially given the cable car at Sugarloaf is not included. Whi
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Solid tour & guide!
We booked this tour last minute and the tour company quickly responded / made accommodations to pick us up from our
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Our first experience in Rio
Sergio (guide) and Lino (driver) were very good, the tour was fun, they took care of every detail In Lines and tick
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Jewish Tour with Leonardo
Leonardo is an excellent guide. He showed us a number of synagogues and explained the history Of the Jews in the ar
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Sights in Rio
Had a lovely day with carmen and enjoyed it being a small group. We saw Christ the redeemer and then sugar loaf mou
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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