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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf provided by Be Free

Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 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
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 18/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Sugarloaf Mountain
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Santa Teresa
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 4
    Escadaria Selaron
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 6
    Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 7
    Cascatinha Taunay
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 8
    Vista Chinesa
    Stop: 15 minutes
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Private car with driver
  • Tour Guide (if chosen when booked, check the price options)
  • Hotel, airbnb, airport and cruise terminal pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled Water and Snacks (snacks suspended due to current situation)
Exclusions
  • Tickets for the attractions (due to the flexibility of the itinerary, but we can help with that !)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Due to the flexibility of the itinerary we do not include the tickets for attractions in the prices. However we recommend buying the Christ and Sugar Loaf tickets online in advance to avoid lines. We can help you with that !. Information on how to do it will be sent by message/email through Viator. Please check your Inbox and Spam.
  • Light clothes, comfortable shoes and sunblock (specially during the summer) are recommended.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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cindy5000 wrote a review Apr 2020
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico17 contributions5 helpful votes
Marcel Elias made sure we had the perfect car to accommodate us and my wheelchair and the perfect guide Rafi, his partner! our cruise was 3 hours delayed disembarkation (checking for CoVid-19 and they waited! Rafi ensured we maximized the day and got to all of our destinations
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Response from MarceloGElias, Owner at Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
Responded 19 Apr 2020
Excellent ! So happy that you had a great time ! The Carnaval Experience is very interesting and fun, right ! Thanks for the review. For now, stay home and safe. Take care ! :)
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Anthony D wrote a review Apr 2020
Houston, Texas3 contributions4 helpful votes
When the Covid-19 hysteria hit, we were in Buenos Aires, preparing to embark on an awesome three week cruise with a stop in Rio. We had booked this tour with Be Free Tours/Marcelo months earlier, and Marcelo had been following up with us regarding pickup location, etc. Then our
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MarceloGElias, Owner at Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
Responded 7 Apr 2020
Thanks a lot for the compliments. Things were (and still are) happening so fast ! Hope you can come to Rio in another oportunity. Most important is that you're safe and well. Let me know if you're coming again. Take care ! :-)
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David Holliman wrote a review Mar 2020
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I do not usually write reviews but this tour was excellent and great value. Marcelos, as our driver, and Rafael, as our guide, made a great team.   They went to a lot of trouble to ensure that we had a great experience during our one day in Rio de Janeiro.   They showed great
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MarceloGElias, Owner at Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
Responded 4 Mar 2020
Thanks a lot for writing this review. Carnaval days can be sometimes difficult to manage but we always figure it out. Take care ! :)
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erozemd wrote a review Feb 2020
new york14 contributions
We just came back from Rio de Janeiro and had an awesome tour scheduled by Marcello and the tour was given by Wagner and out driver Junior. Both Wagner and Junior were a pleasure to spend the day with. They were funny, knowledgeable, passionate about their job and really
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MarceloGElias, Owner at Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
Responded 28 Feb 2020
I'm so happy that you had a great experience. Both Wagner and Junior are really great guys. Thanks s lot for the review. All the best to you ! :)
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Worldtrek5family5 wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had a fabulous day with Marcelo and Wagner! What a blast. They were informative, funny and flexible. We stayed more time in some, sped up others, and had a beautiful sunset perfectly timed on SugarLoaf which we will remember the rest of our lives. Thanks for a wonderful
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MarceloGElias, Owner at Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
Responded 25 Feb 2020
That sunset ! 😍😍😍 Wonderful day ! Thanks for the review. Take care !
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Les S
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Excellent Three Day Private Tour
My wife and I just returned from our vacation in Brazil and are happy to share these comments with other travellers
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TuckyTom
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Quitandinha! Very beautiful inside and lots of room for the kids to run around and be kids.
Marcelo and his driver Junior picked us up at the cruise port, took us to our hotel to drop luggage, and then we hi
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Royal Treatment from Marcelo & Co.
We were two couples (who hadn't met prior) off a cruise ship and wre greeted by Marcelo (who appears to be propriet
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Amazing day. Rafael was enthusiastic, loves being a guide, speaks very good English, showed great flexibility and
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Ed M
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Highlight of Our South American Trip
Upon our arrival in Rio, I called Be Free to confirm our tour. Marcelo, the owner of Be Free, answered and advised
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Private Tour
Marcello and Rafel provided us with an excellent private tour that met all of our needs and then more. Marello's En
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Hidden gem!! Great tour!!
Our tour guide Marianna and driver Marcelo pick us up right on time to start our tour to Petropolis. Both of them a
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Exceptional Tour with an Amazing Guide
Booking this tour with Be Free turned out to be one of the highlights of our trip to South America. We scheduled th
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Mickey V
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Rio de Janeiro
Me and my wife went on a vacation to throughout South America. Our first stop was Rio de Janeiro. We booked a priva
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Private Tour of Rio de Janeiro with Marcelo and Rafael
I’m so glad we booked this tour with Be Free! I’ve had been to Rio before, but never had the courage (or enough kno
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Jason F
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Great tour!
Excellent tour starting at 8am and running till 4pm. Flexible and customizable schedule let us focus on what we wan
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Wonderful tour and guide!
All the reviews are right! This is a great tour and a great tour guide. Marcelo is instantly likable and very car
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Suze F
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Great Tour Company
Professional, knowledgeable, informative, flexible, helpful and most of all personable. What more would you want ?
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Suze F
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Return trip 59 years later
Our assigned driver (Marcelo) called a few days before to introduce himself and arrange for a pick-up time. He arri
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Taameir
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Best tour in Brazil!!!!
My brother and I were on vacation last week in Rio and wanted to do the MUST dos. So I booked this private tour thr
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  • Duration: 8h
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