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Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) Tours and Activities

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It’s easy to see why Rio de Janeiro was nicknamed the “Marvelous City” when you’re gazing down at it from the heights of Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar). From its soaring 1,300-foot (396-meter) summit, the city unfolds around you, with views of the iconic Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, the Tijuca Forest, and the Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) statue standing tall atop Corcovado Mountain to the west.

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Open daily. Cable cars leave every 20 minutes from 8am - 9pm
Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janiero
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Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar

Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar

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Head to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car for sweeping views of Rio de Janeiro. Your skip-the-line ticket gives you priority access to both cable cars, and is valid for any departure time on the day you select.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$39.79
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$39.79

Sugarloaf Cable Car Ticket

Sugarloaf Cable Car Ticket

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With your ticket at Morro da Urca, you visit and have access to the Praça dos Bondes - which displays the two previous generations of the Sugar Loaf Cable Car and the life-size bronze sculptures of those responsible for the creation and implementation of each one - Augusto Ferreira Ramos and Christopher Leite de Castro and; Cocuruto - a place that tells the story of the Sugar Loaf Cable Car, inaugurated over 100 years ago, with exhibitions of images, projections, machinery and objects that marked the trajectory of the 1st Brazilian cable car and the oldest in operation in the world. At some times of the year, the space hosts temporary exhibitions. The park has preferential access, lift platform, adapted toilets and ramps, making tourism accessible for wheelchair users and people with reduced mobility.
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  • 2 hours
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$21.70
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$21.70

Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

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Explore Rio and visit Sugar Loaf Mountain during this 4-hour morning tour. Visit some of the city's most important landmarks, including the Metropolitan Cathedral and Copacabana Beach. Then, board a glassed-in cable car bound for Sugar Loaf's peak, stopping once at a scenic viewpoint. Upon reaching the top of Sugar Loaf at 1,299 feet (396 meters) above sea level, admire the views of Niteroi, Copacabana, and Santa Cruz Fortress. Round-trip transportation from selected Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.42
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$24.42
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Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch

Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch

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Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive 8-hour tour. With a local guide, travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras to board transportation to the top of Corcovado, home of the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.39
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$81.39

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

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

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Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.52
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$127.52
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Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Full Day Complete Tour of Rio de Janeiro

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Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive, full-day tour. With a local guide, visit Copacabana Beach, Botafogo Beach and Palácio Guanabara. Travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras on the way up Corcovado to see the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.50
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$79.50

Rio Sunset Tour Including Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer, Cathedral and Selaron

Rio Sunset Tour Including Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer, Cathedral and Selaron

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You haven’t experienced Rio until you’ve taken in a Brazilian sunset. Save time as an experienced guide and driver navigates you through the busy streets during this afternoon tour to popular attractions like Christ the Redeemer, Metropolitan Cathedral, and Selarón Stairs. Wrap up a wonderful day of exploration atop Sugar Loaf Mountain as you watch the sun set over iconic Copacabana Beach.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.35
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$72.35

Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour

Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour

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Summit both Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountains in the early morning to beat the crowds on this half-day tour in Rio de Janeiro. After bright and early pickup from your Rio hotel, travel through the Tijuca National Forest to get up close with the Christ the Redeemer statue without throngs of people around. After learning about its history from your local guide, move on to Sugar Loaf Mountain for spectacular views of the sprawling city, slowly waking up in the morning light. Tickets for the Sugar Loaf cable car are not included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.50
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$51.50

Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

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Visit two of Rio de Janeiro's most famous landmarks, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain, during this half-day tour. Ascend to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for sprawling views of the city below and Corcovado to visit the Christ the Redeemer statue. See the mountains, lakes, beaches, and oceans that surround the bustling city with natural beauty from its highest points. Learn about the culture and history of Rio through informative commentary from your local guide. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included. 
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00

Rio Shore Excursion: Christ The Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Sambodromo

Rio Shore Excursion: Christ The Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Sambodromo

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See Rio de Janeiro’s top sights in one day on this full-day tour with a guide. See the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue on Corcovado Mountain, stop for lunch at a traditional steak house, drive through Tijuca National Park, and get panoramic views of the city from the cable car ride to Morro de Urca and Sugar Loaf. This tour is designed for visitors who are short on time, but don’t want to miss any of Rio’s major sights. See it all in one day.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.52
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$108.52

Full Day Sugar Loaf, Maracanã including Skip the Line Christ Redeemer By Train

Full Day Sugar Loaf, Maracanã including Skip the Line Christ Redeemer By Train

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Take a panoramic city tour through Downtown Rio, a stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral and travel to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and visit the Christ the Redeemer statue on this full-day comprehensive tour of Rio's most famous landmarks. Reach the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain by cable car and by cog train through the Tijuca Rainforest, respectively. This full-day tour includes round-trip transportation from most Rio hotels, allows you to see all of Rio's sights in just one day.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.82
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$86.82
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Christ Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Selarón Steps 6-Hour Tour

Christ Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Selarón Steps 6-Hour Tour

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Combine three of Rio’s top attractions on this flexible-length visit to the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and the Selaron Steps, plus an optional trip to Sugarloaf Mountain. Enjoy the panoramic city views from the platform of Rio’s most iconic statue, then pass through historic Santa Teresa to visit the ceramic-clad Selaron Steps. Finish with an optional cable car ride up Sugarloaf.
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  • 6 hours
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$74.16
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$74.16
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Full Day in Rio: Christ by Train, Sugarloaf, Maracanã, Selarón & Lunch

Full Day in Rio: Christ by Train, Sugarloaf, Maracanã, Selarón & Lunch

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Discover the best of Rio de Janeiro on this full-day guided tour with lunch. Take the Corcovado train up to the Christ the Redeemer statue, take a cable car ride up to the Sugarloaf Mountain, see the famed Maracana soccer stadium, capture beautiful photos in front of the colorful Selaron Steps, and much more. This tour is also inclusive of a delicious barbecue buffet lunch at a local steakhouse.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.15
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$93.15

Morning Tour to Christ Redeemer Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain including Barbeque

Morning Tour to Christ Redeemer Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain including Barbeque

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Beat the crowds and visit Christ the Redeemer, on the peak of Corcovado Mountain, in the morning with a local guide. Then hop on the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Bring your camera to capture the panoramic views from the city's high point as the morning light bathes the city. Opt to add a Brazilian barbecue buffet and/or a city tour of Rio's main key landmarks.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$128.60
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$128.60

Big Five Rio Attractions & More Private Tour with Tickets and Lunch Included

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Big Five Rio Attractions & More Private Tour with Tickets and Lunch Included

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Rio de Janeiro is home to world-famous landmarks, natural wonders, and vibrant neighborhoods. Discover it all on this private tour with an itinerary that takes in five of the city’s most memorable attractions. Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado hill, ride the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, and take in the views from Praia da Joatinga. Plus, visit Parque Lage and explore the Santa Teresa neighborhood, home to the colorful Selaron Steps. But wait, there is more. On the route, we will also stop to know some other iconic and amazing locations, such as The Tijuca Rain Forest, see hang-gliders land on São Conrado Beach, Favela Rocinha, and Carnival Sambadrome.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.60
$210.11
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$210.11
$10.51 savings
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Full-Day Tour Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

Full-Day Tour Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

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Tick off all the attractions on your Rio de Janeiro must-see list on this full-day tour. With transportation included and a guide in the lead, you'll make good time on visits to the city's highlights, including the Selaron steps, the main Rio cathedral, the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado, and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Gondola ride and lunch included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.17
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$162.17

Rio Experience Full Day Tour (Optional Arrival Transfer)

Rio Experience Full Day Tour (Optional Arrival Transfer)

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Enjoy a transfer from the Galeão International Airport (GIG) or Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to your hotel in downtown Rio followed by a comprehensive city sightseeing tour. Visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Stop at the Selaron stairs and the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio, listening to informative commentary from your local guide along the way. End your tour with drop-off back at your Rio hotel.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Private Sugar Loaf and Christ The Redeemer Tour

Private Sugar Loaf and Christ The Redeemer Tour

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Get acquainted with two of Rio's most famous attractions, Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue, during this private tour. With your own dedicated guide and private executive sedan, travel straight from your hotel to these 2 sites in privacy. Duration of tour and itinerary are flexible; enjoy the personalized attention that comes with a private tour. If you're short on time in Rio, make the most of it with this time-saving option.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$172.00
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Sunset At Sugarloaf. 3 ½ Hours Tour.

Sunset At Sugarloaf. 3 ½ Hours Tour.

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See Rio at sunset from 1,200 feet (356 meters) above sea level from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Choose to travel to the summit by cable car or on foot - if you’d prefer to take a scenic hike to the top. Then sit back and watch the city lights twinkle on as the sun drops into the ocean. See panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro bathed in the golden glow of sunset and leave all of the hassles and logistics of driving and navigating to your private guide.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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☀️ City Tour with Electric Scooter ⚡️

☀️ City Tour with Electric Scooter ⚡️

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⭐️ A fun and laid-back tour with electric scooters around Guanabara Bay and Flamengo Park on a route until to Rio Hystoric Center, Olympic Boulevard and Mauá Square at Downtown. On Route: ⇨ Flamengo Park ⇨ MAM ⇨ Cinelândia ⇨ Municipal Theater ⇨ National Library ⇨ Candelária ⇨ LAPA ⇨ SELARON Stairs ⇨ Metropolitan Cathedral ⇨ Tomorrow Museum ⇨ Ethnicities Mural ⭐️A way more sustainable and fun to meet the highlights of the city. Let's appreciate the nature, art, architecture, beautiful scenery and cross various historical and tourist spots of the city. It is an amazing route about 12km. Escape the traffic chaos , connect and feel the city close. ⭐️ We will offer the instructions for novice riders of the electric scooters for a safe trip. >>>>>>>>>>>Follow_us: @e.vanmo >> Contact us for request a special date/time to fit in your trip schedule.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.55
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Rio de Janeiro Day Trip - All Inclusive - By Ok Rio Tour

Rio de Janeiro Day Trip - All Inclusive - By Ok Rio Tour

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The most classic ride of all! With outings every day, rain or shine, and last approximately 8 hours, you will be able to know the most iconic attractions of Rio de Janeiro: Cristo Redentor, Sugar Loaf, Selarón Staircase, Metropolitan Cathedral, Maracanã (panoramic), Sambódromo and much more between one point and another. Included: transportation, guide, tickets of the Sugar Loaf and the Christ and lunch with barbecue.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00

Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

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Explore Rio's highlights and important landmarks with a dedicated guide on this full-day private tour. Visit important sites like Rio's historic downtown area, the Sambadrome and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Stop at the Colombo tea house for lunch or a snack (own expense). Ascend both Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mountains with a stop at the Christ the Redeemer statue. Enjoy the flexibility and personal attention that comes with booking a private tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Rio's Full Day: Selarón Steps, Christ & Sugarloaf – Tickets & Lunch Included

Rio's Full Day: Selarón Steps, Christ & Sugarloaf – Tickets & Lunch Included

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Save yourself hours of planning on a full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro that includes lunch, admission tickets, and transportation for the ultimate experience of the Eternal City. Rather than navigating public transport in an unfamiliar city, you’ll travel around the city in air-conditioned comfort and benefit from the insider knowledge of your guide. Plus, you’ll tick off top attractions such as Christ the Redeemer Statue, Sugarloaf Mountain and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.00
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$78.00

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

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

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A flexible itinerary ensures a customizable experience during this private sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. Your private group can choose to focus on nature or history, with either a driver-guide or a separate guide and driver. Choose from highlights such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and the Selaron Steps. History buffs can explore the historic city center while nature lovers may opt to visit Tijuca Forest.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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What are Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) hours of operation?
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Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) hours of operation: Open daily. Cable cars leave every 20 minutes from 8am - 9pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) costs USD 10.00. Guided Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Açúcar) tours start around USD 10.00 per person.
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