Guided tour

Rio: Christ Redeemer by Train & City Highlights Morning Tour

4.6 / 5

37 reviews

Activity provider: C2RIO TOURS & TRAVEL

Rio: Christ Redeemer by Train & City Highlights Morning Tour

Activity provider: C2RIO TOURS & TRAVEL

From US$ 79.21 per person

A half-day tour to visit some of Rio's highlights including Christ the Redeemer, the Selarón Steps, Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome, and Metropolitan Cathedral. You will see all of this from the comfort of an air-conditioned bus, led by a bilingual guide.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from hotels in Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, and Leblon. Please contact the local partner directly to see if your hotel is eligible for the pickup service, and to confirm the pickup time. In case your hotel is outside the pickup list, you will be provided with the closest meeting point available.

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride the Corcovado Train to get to the Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Visit the famous colorful tiles of the Selarón Steps in Lapa
  • See the legendary Sambódromo, home of the famous Carnival
  • Drive by the mythic Maracanã stadium, the stage of two World Cup finals and one Olympic Games
  • Enter the unusual Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro
Full description
After being collected from your hotel in Rio, you will drive up to the Cosme Velho station in order to catch the Corcovado Train. This train ride through tropical forest stakes about 20 minutes from ground level to the top of Corcovado Mountain. Once having ascended to the top of the mountain, you will discover the Christ the Redeemer Statue, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Once you're back at sea level, you will drive past the legendary Maracanã soccer stadium for an external visit of this park where you will have another photo opportunity. Following this, you will head to Sambódromo, the location of Rio's exciting Carnaval. Afterwards, you can pay a visit to the distinctive Metropolitan Cathedral, a modern structure that takes influence from Mayan pyramids. You can then check out the brightly colored tiles of the world-famous Selarón Steps, one of Rio's most distinctive landmarks. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be comfortably returned to your pickup location.
Includes
  • Guided half-day tour in Rio de Janeiro with an air-conditioned bus
  • Corcovado train ticket
  • Entry fees to Christ the Redeemer
  • Professional guide with live tour commentary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in the Rio South Zone area (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, and Leblon)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tours leave daily at 8:00 AM and return at the beginning of the afternoon
  • This experience requires a minimum number of participants. If it is canceled due to lack of participants, you will be offered a different date or a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 37 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Did the tour on first day in Rio to get an overview of place. The bus was dark and not good visibility through windows. The guide Priscilla was entertaining. The train to top of mountain to see Christ the Redeemer was disappointing as so deeply set in forest unlike in the pictures shown on advert for trip. Good to visit the steps - glad we only chose the half day tour. Did a 3 hour cycle tour the next day and much preferred that.

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January 15, 2023

Was picked up close to on time we were in hotel lobby and he was outside but found him easy enough. . We got upgraded with a private tour and guide which made getting around the city must easier than a van or bus. Crowded in most spots, Christ the Redeemer and the Steps were the worst! Having private vehicle really help. Igor was very knowledgeable about the city would recommend him for a tour guide

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January 13, 2020

A worthwhile tour

Punctual pick up at the hotel. Extensive explanations by the guide in easy to understand English. Sufficient time at the inspection points. The Maracana Stadium is only visited from the outside. Unfortunately, the half-day group was merged with the full-day group, so the group included nearly 20 people. Overall, a recommended tour!

June 1, 2019

Product ID: 197428