Private Rio De Janeiro Layover Tour From The Airport - Rio De Janeiro

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Overview

Do you find yourself spending endless hours waiting at the airport? Enjoy the best of Rio de Janeiro during the time you have before taking your next flight. This tour will take you on two popular excursions in Rio de Janeiro. You will visit Sugar Loaf and ride a cable car to its highest point. Then, you will visit Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer to take memorable pictures. This is an excellent choice to see the most important spots in the city of Rio in just one day.

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Meet your private guide on arrival at Galeao Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG) in Rio de Janeiro, and make the most of your layover with a private customised tour of the city. Traveling by private vehicle, enjoy a panoramic city tour, taking in the highlights of Rio's historic center and stopping to snap photos of landmarks such as the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Imperial Palace.

Continue to the Urca neighbourhood, where you'll board the cable car for the thrilling ride to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain. At the 1,283 foot (395 meter) summit, enjoy a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro, as your guide points out sights of interest such as Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and the beaches of Niterói. 

After leaving Sugar Loaf Mountain, stop for lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, then jump back in your private vehicle for the short journey to Corcovado Mountain. Soak up the scenery as you drive through the Tijuca forest, then climb the peak of Corcovado to visit Rio de Janeiro's most memorable landmark - the mountaintop Christ the Redeemer statue. 

After a full day exploring Rio, you will be dropped back at the airport in time for your ongoing flight.

Inclusions for Private Rio De Janeiro Layover Tour From The Airport

  • Entrance fees
  • Private guide
  • Airport pickup and drop-off

Exclusions for Private Rio De Janeiro Layover Tour From The Airport

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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2 reviews by the users

  • The tour is worth the money! Driver was prompt and delivered us back at the airport on the very minute we had agreed upon! It is truly a private the tour. You as a customer pick the things you want to do. The pick up car in our case was an extended suburban with plenty of room and a huge engine stick shifted - which caused sometimes a bit of an abrupt movement. In the more than hectic traffic this was a big asset because you always felt very safe in it. I strongly would recommend to provide a bottle of water for each passenger as a service of the tour. in most of the visited cafes you could not pay with a creditcard and on a lay-over you normally would not change money. In our case the driver paid for us which we repaid to him in US dollars Amother flaw was that I understood form the description all entrance fees included that all the entrance fees would have been covered. The driver consulted this with his boss by telephone and it was stated that only one of the entrance fees could be covered by him. We had to pay for the sugar loaf mountain cable cars ourselves.

  • RATING 5..
    Our guide was wonderful! Extremely knowledgeable, terrific English, great sense of humor and very good organizer of time!
    HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!

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