Spend a full day soaking up the sights of Rio de janeiro during a city tour. Begin with a trip to see theChrist the redeemer Statueatop Corcovado Mountain, followed by a panoramic visit to theMaracanstadium and additional stops at theSambdromo (Sambadrome), theMetropolitan Cathedral, and theSelarn Steps. After lunch at a steakhouse, ride the cable cars upSugarloaf mountain.
Get picked up from your Rio hotel and drive up to theChrist the redeemer statue- one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - on top of Corcovado Mountain. The drive is short and beautiful, traveling through the Tijuca forest before opening up to incredible views of the entire city.
Once you're back at sea level, drive past the legendaryMaracansoccer stadium and head toSambdromo, the location of Rio's exciting Carnaval. Pay a visit to the distinctiveMetropolitan Cathedral, a modern structure that takes influence from Mayan pyramids. Check out the brightly colored tiles of the world-famousSelarn Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks. Then head to a local steakhouse to sit down to a deliciousbarbecue lunch.
After lunch, make a final trip toSugarloaf mountain, located in the Urca neighborhood. Ride a series of 2 cable cars en route to the summit, first arriving at Urca Hill, and then continuing to the top of Sugarloaf, reaching a height of 1,295 feet (395 m). Conclude the tour with an exquisitely beautiful panorama of Rio de janeiro.