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Private Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps provided by Way to Know Rio

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Private Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

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Overview
Explore the most important sights in Rio with one of our exceptional guides in this ideal tour for first-time visitors, in a comfortable 7 to 8 hours time frame. Not too long, not too short! Your first stop is at Christ the Redeemer, which you reach by a train ride through the Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forests worldwide. At the top, get sweeping views of Rio and take the time to snap photos. And then you will fall in love with Santa Teresa, the most charming, bucholic neighborhood in Rio, where you will find the old yellow tram and amazing restaurants.Visit Lapa, home to the Lapa Arches and the colorful Selaron Steps. Swing by the popular recreation spot Flamengo Park on the way to Sugar Loaf Mountain. Hop a cable car to the top at 1,300 feet (396 meters), from where you'll enjoy more panoramic views of the city below. Along your journey, you'll get personalized attention from your private guide and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
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  • 1
    Sugarloaf Mountain
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Aterro Do Flamengo
    Pass by Cultural Space Estácio de Sá Monument
    Pass by Monumento Nacional aos Mortos da Segunda Guerra Mundial
  • 2
    Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Escadaria Selaron
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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    Pass by Carioca Aqueduct
    Pass by Santa Teresa
    Pass by Ipanema Beach
  • 4
    Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Parque Nacional da Tijuca
  • 6
    Escadaria Selaron
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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Important Information
Duration
7–8 hours
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Parking Fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Pre-scheduled reservation for Christ the Redeemer: we will need ONE passport number for this.
Exclusions
  • Entrance tickets.
  • Lunch is optional - Special restaurants are available: gluten-free, vegan, halal, kosher, please advise.
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
  • Entry/Admission - Escadaria Selaron
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are 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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Raphael C wrote a review Feb 2020
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I have had Wagner, as my historical guide in Rio, and had the great opportunity to understand and visit the main spots of the Portuguese heritage in Brazil. Wagner has help me organize and choose the most relevant places where the Portuguese Royal Family lived. Our contact,
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Date of experience: January 2020
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jimjan24 wrote a review Jan 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom73 contributions25 helpful votes
Our group of three were met at our hotel by Nicolly and our driver ( whose name i have forgotten - apologies) promptly as arranged. We visited Sugar Loaf , Lapa , the Cathedral, Selaron Steps and Corcovado. Nicolly and our driver were the best hosts ever with lots of local
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Natalia E wrote a review Jan 2020
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Me and my husband went with tour guide Wagner and driver Junior on a full day tour in Rio. We were only there for 3 days, so really had to pack a lot of sights into this one day. Wagner was wonderful. He is so knowledgeable of the history of everything we saw and he is really
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Maria L wrote a review Dec 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
At first my husband and I were a bit nervous given all the weird stories and experience we heard. We felt pretty assured it was recommended by TripAdvisor but still nervy. It turned out to be very reliable, a nice clean air-conditioned car and a delightful tour guide, Nicolly.
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Response from Angela_WTKR, Director of Sales at Private Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps
Responded 31 Dec 2019
Dear Maria and David, What a pleasant, amazingly well written review! Thank you so much! We consider ourselves so blessed so many times and you happen to be one of those blessings! This is such a great way to spend our lives through hard work, being with you directly or in the office reading this! Nicolly is delightful indeed. We cherish her so much. We always send the reviews to our guides. Best wishes to you both and the HAPPIEST new year! xoxo
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Alan C wrote a review Dec 2019
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We were late arriving on cruise ship into port, but they were there to meet us. It was a modern large airconditioned van. We were able to leave our luggage in the van whilst we toured the sights. We were taken to our hotel when finished and Ulysses our guide, who was tremendous,
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Trip51454343497, Director of Sales at Private Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps
Responded 11 Dec 2019
Dear Alan, having a travel agent with us on a tour means so much to us and no one better than you to ensure we are doing a good job, thank you so much! God bless you!
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About the operator

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By: Way to Know Rio
paul99smith
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Great flexible tour
Varied and flexible tour. Lots of good local knowledge from our guide. You also get a separate driver so can be dro
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835guesthere
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Amazing - must do - experience!
First: I know the group trip is cheaper - but the private tour is just SO much better. You should def. choose that
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535carlt
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Carnival time
Other than carnival times the queues are long and the traffic is a nightmare because of all the street closers and
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MarieBaboushka6
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Conversation! Learning every minute....
En français plus bas Really great, Marcos was an amazing guide and Paulo drove us everywhere as much as the Carna
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alynoel
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Amazing day - Wagner made it all work!
Wagner managed to fit in all and more that we wanted to see and made it all happen effortlessly despite threatening
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Darryl C
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Luciana ensured we got the best of everything
We did the full day tour on our last day in Rio. Luciana planned the tour so that we avoided the crowds and saw all
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Nancy L
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Versatile, Fun and Relaxing
Unique personalized tour of Rio depending on what you’d like to see. Street life and carnival, or churches and graf
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SueTravelsALot
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Great day in Rio with Romulo
We spent a full day with Romulo in Rio. He made a rainy day enjoyable for our group of 4. We saw Christ the Redee
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NancyLitt
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Super great custom nature tour of Rio
Romulo was a fantastic guide with Carlos a great driver. What a super team! We requested a nature focused tour and
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Zvonimir F
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excelent trip, nice guide
Unforgetable experience. Great guide, wonderful place, lots of people. It's been a long time coming back to Rio, bu
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Y304GTmarcov
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Like you had some friends showing you Rio de Janeiro
Well, it’s very difficult for me to make a review from our one day trip in Rio with WTKR. Would you rate friends?
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enchantedtravlr
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Wagner was the best guide we have ever had.
My husband and I visited Rio last week at the end of a 12-day trip that we had through South America. We only had t
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TanSea
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Great tour with Romulo
Great tour that covered all the must sees in the crazy new year period. Our guide planned everything around the tra
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Montevio
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Best tours We have ever had , Highly recommended
We had 3 full days in Rio where we visited most of the touristic attractions. Our tour guide was Romulo Palma one o
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kimdaley423
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A MUST when visiting Rio
I'm super excited that I booked this tour and was paired with our very informative, ball of fire, courteous and all
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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