Rio Day Trip: Highlights of Rio


Take in the best of Rio de Janeiro in just one jam-packed afternoon! You’ll see every one of the Marvelous City’s highlights, from the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue to the colourful Selaron Staircase. You also explore districts like bohemian Santa Teresa and nightlife-loving Lapa. Finish it all off with an epic sunset view over Guanabara Bay and Copacabana Beach from atop Sugarloaf Mountain.

Ultimate Rio de Janeiro Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy epic views of Rio from iconic sites like the Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain
  • Explore the bohemian district of Santa Teresa and shop for locally made souvenirs
  • Visit the famous nightlife hot spot of Lapa (to help you plan your evening later on!)
  • Climb the colourful Selaron Staircase, a stunning mosaic created over a span of 23 years
  • Learn about the famous pyramid-shaped Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, round-trip private transportation from/to the designated pick-up and drop-off points, and entrance fees to the Christ statue area and Sugarloaf cable car.

Exclusions: Food and drinks, souvenirs and personal shopping, and tips/gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Pickup location: Hotels/hostels in the southern area of Rio: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, and Laranjeiras. For other areas, pick-up is from Copacabana Palace Hotel (Atlantica Avenue, 1702). We will notify you in advance of the pick-up time for your location.
  • Pickup time: 12.15 PM
  • Drop off location: Hotels and hostels located in the southern area of Rio: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, and Laranjeiras neighbourhoods. For other areas, the drop off is at the Copacabana Palace Hotel (Atlantica Avenue, 1702).