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Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelândia with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps

Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelândia with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps

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Begin your tour at Downtown (“Centro”), where you will get the tram (“bondinho”) to the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa. You will drive over the Arcos da Lapa. Then, walk along the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa, a bucolic area in Rio de Janeiro. You will visit the Ruins Park (closed on Mondays), a public park with an art gallery built around the ruins of a mansion. Up next, you will walk down the colorful Selarón Steps, one of Rio’s landmarks, and arrive at the district of Lapa, the zone with most traditional nightlife. Take a stroll in the Passeio Público, the oldest public park in the South America, to reach Cinelândia, a lively spot in Rio thanks to its bars, restaurants and cultural attractions. Your last stop will be at Confeitaria Colombo (closed on Sundays), a permanent member of all “must-see cafés” rankings around the world.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.21
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$47.21
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.28
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$43.28
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

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Ride through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During guided eco-tour, hike through the forest to spot sloths, butterflies, monkeys, and birds. Enjoy panoramic views from Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and marvel at the fact that this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) is just 10 minutes outside the city limits. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.96
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$61.96
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.56
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$26.56
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.42
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$94.42
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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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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$157.37
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$157.37
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Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro

Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro

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Get a glimpse into local life in Rio de Janeiro during a favela tour that reveals a different side of the Marvelous City. In an intimate group limited to 12 travelers, you’ll explore two of the largest favelas in Rio, and benefit from the local insight of a guide as you learn more about living conditions in the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.90
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$31.90
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Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

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Take your Rio de Janeiro visit to new heights thanks to this small-group hiking excursion to the top of Pedra da Gavea. Travel to Rio’s Tijuca rainforest for your ascent of this 2,770-foot (844-meter) pinnacle of rock, admiring local wildlife during the steep climb. You’ll eventually strap on climbing equipment, completing a few basic rock climbing sections on your trip to the top. Enjoy stunning views of greater Rio from the peak before rappelling back down. A guide and all necessary equipment are all included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.08
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$55.08
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.50
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$79.50
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.52
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$88.52
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Hiking Tour to Pedra do Telégrafo (Telegraph Rock)

Hiking Tour to Pedra do Telégrafo (Telegraph Rock)

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----------------- PLEASE READ EVERYTHING ------------------ AVOID WAITING IN LINE FOR THE PERFECT PICTURE! IMPORTANT INFO: Let's hike together! The Telegraph stone is one of the most beautiful tourists spots in Rio. The Telegraph Stone is located on the West side of Rio, 40 kilometers from Copacabana, in a safe neighborhood. The trail itself is 1.5 km and can be easily done in 30 to 40 minutes walking. The hike is perfect for all ages but be cautious if you have any serious health problems. To access the Telegraph Stone, you must travel by car. Because I live nearby, transportation is not included, and we’ll be meeting at the beginning of the trial. Once you book, please let me know if you will need transportation and I can help you arrange it. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR THE AVAILABLE SCHEDULED HIKES: Sunrise hike: 4:00 AM(every day) Sunset hike: 4 PM(every day) Children under 10 are free.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
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Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro

Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro

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Favela Brothers is a family run tour company, operated by the brothers Maka and Obi Basilio, both born and raised in Favela da Rocinha. We decided to organize guided tours within the community in which we live to offer a unique and quality service for travellers who are in search of culture and knowledge. Our tours allow a great immersion into daily life inside the favela and it is a great cultural exchange for all. You will learn about the history from the eyes of the locals, As the whole tour is carried out on foot where you get to know the alleys, rooftops, shops, cultural projects with which we work, and delicious local restaurants if you get hungry. Let's have a genuine cultural exchange (We can learn a lot from each other). Your support is greatly appreciated! ;)
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.92
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$26.92
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Favela Santa Marta Tour

Favela Santa Marta Tour

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The Local Guide gives the tour more authenticity by showing that the biggest motivation for favela tourism is the opportunity to share lifestyles, life experiences and no one can provide a truer experience than someone living in the favela itself.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.00
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$33.00
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Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

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The iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain are the top picks for hiking in Rio de Janeiro, but some of the most spectacular views can be found away from the tourist crowds. This 5-hour hiking and cycling adventure includes a bike ride along Copacabana beach, a drive through the colorful Vidigal favela, and a thrilling hike to the top of the Two Brothers Hills, from where the views span Ipanema beach, the Tijuca Forest, and the Christ the Redeemer statue.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.30
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$47.30

Tijuca Forest Adventure Full-Day Hike (Small-Group or Private)

Tijuca Forest Adventure Full-Day Hike (Small-Group or Private)

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Spend the day trekking through the lush Tijuca Rainforest on this small-group tour. Discover local wildlife as you make your way up to Taquara Hill which is 330 feet (100 meters) higher than Christ the Redeemer. Take in views of Rio, visit caves and grottoes, and take a dip on the refershing pools of the Baronesa Waterfall. This is a challenging hike for those with good physical fitness.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.08
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$55.08
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Buzios Day Trip with Lunch, City Tour and Cruise from Rio de Janeiro

Buzios Day Trip with Lunch, City Tour and Cruise from Rio de Janeiro

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Explore the charming, cosmopolitan town of Búzios on this full-day trip from Rio de Janeiro. During this 13-hour outing, stroll through the center of Búzios on a guided tour to get oriented, then spend free time discovering the former fishing village's charms on your own. Opt to take a 2-hour cruise offshore which stops at several idyllic spots for swimming and relaxing. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is provided.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.03
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$58.03
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City Tour Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

City Tour Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

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This tour is a full day in Rio is a complete city tour to visit the main touristic attractions of that city such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, Maracanã Stadium (external), Sambódromo and Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, besides, the tour offers Free Buffet Lunch in Lapa, the most bohemian neighborhood of the city.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$86.55
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$86.55

Rio Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

Rio Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

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Explore Brazil's diverse plant life on this tour of the Tijuca Rainforest and the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden. During this 4-hour activity, visit the city's botanical garden to view a variety of exotic and native plants. Ride in a jeep through the Tijuca Rainforest, stopping for a leisurely hike with picturesque views and chances to see local wildlife. Round-trip transportation from Rio de Janeiro hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.88
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$66.88
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Guided Tour to Corcovado and City in Rio de Janeiro

Guided Tour to Corcovado and City in Rio de Janeiro

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Combine Rio's most famous tours on a 4-hour tour, packed with breathtaking views. You will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city and also visit Christ the Redeemer, on top of Corcovado, the main postcard of the city, an unmissable tourist attraction, elected one of the seven wonders of the modern world!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.85
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$90.85
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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

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Get more out of your visit to the famous Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden when you go with a guide. Walk through the highlights of this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve while learning about learning about its history and mission, plus see plants and animals from around the world like monkeys, toucans, and giant Amazonian water lilies. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.15
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$39.15
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Discover Rio Green Lungs: Tijuca National Park

Discover Rio Green Lungs: Tijuca National Park

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Only visiting for a short time? Live the carioca way for a full day. This tour is the best way to experience the best of Rio! Sugarloaf, Corcovado, Tijuca Forest, Santa Teresa, and the Historic Center.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.18
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$49.18
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AquaRio Aquarium Guided Tour, Admission & Transfer

AquaRio Aquarium Guided Tour, Admission & Transfer

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Discover the diversity of South America’s marine life by purchasing entry and round-trip transport to Rio de Janeiro Aquarium in advance. After convenient hotel pickup, browse tanks containing more than 8,000 marine animals including sharks, stingrays, and turtles. Inside a transparent tunnel, gaze upwards at floating sea creatures and marvel at fearsome sharks in the aquarium’s largest tank. Relish the freedom and flexibility to explore the aquarium at your own pace and enjoy drop-off at your Rio de Janeiro hotel at your convenience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Tijuca Rain Forest and Botanical Garden Tour by Trip in Rio.

Tijuca Rain Forest and Botanical Garden Tour by Trip in Rio.

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The Tijuca Forest represents one of the greatest natural treasures of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Trip in Rio offers the best guides and all the conditions necessary for you to have the best experience in our marvelous city. During this trip you will get to see some of Tijuca's most famous attractions such as the Chinese view, the emperor's table and Taunay cascatinha. See wildlife and feel nature in its most beautiful and full natural beauty.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.37
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Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer Guided Tour

Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer Guided Tour

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Pão de Açúcar is a hill complex located in the Urca neighborhood. It consists of the Sugarloaf Mountain, Morro da Urca and Morro da Babilônia. Morro da Urca and Pão de Açúcar via the cable cars with a charming view of the City of Rio and Niterói. You will also visit Cristo Redentor, on top of Corcovado, the main postcard of the city, an unmissable tourist attraction, elected one of the seven wonders of the modern world! Includes transportation, guide and ticket.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.85
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