Rio Express...


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car. if needed, I can provide assistance.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (conversational), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent)

Sugar Loaf Rock Mountain & Christ the Redeemer, all with a Private Guide

We are going to visit the 2 main attractions. Christ the Reddemer & Sugar Loaf.

Can't go wrong with the obvious scenic gems. This tour is a perfect choice for those whom want to see two of the most popular post cards of Rio.

There is no better way to start up your day than going up to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer in the middle of the Tijuca National Park ( PNT). At 710 meters high, we have a 360° view of the Rio city, the beautiful Guanabara Bay, the famous beaches and North zone as well.

After being blessed, we go down and head towards the astonishing rock that marks the main entrance of the city. We ascend by cable car to 396m above the sea level to the sweet Sugar Loaf. That will be the top cherry on the cake.

Rio is a beautiful city and is no way to be around with out seeing the obvious local beauty by the beach, or by any way we take while going around from one to another spot.

Let's have a taste of "cariocas" life.



- Pick up at your place
- Christ the Redeemer
- Sugar Loaf rock mountain cable-car
- Drop off at your place.

From your place to Christ the Reddemer and Sugar Loaf on the roll. finishing up at your place at the end of the tour.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 5 hours

This is only one suggestion. We can easily set a time which fits your needs.


Comfortable, air-conditioned car. Nissan- Grand Livina 10 (mini-van).

The van can accommodate 4 adults comfortably. We can take up to 6 if needed, but there will be less space for everyone. Please contact me for details.

On request, I can arrange a larger vehicle. This will involve an additional coat, so please contact me for a quote.

What’s Included

Other: - 05 hours service.

- pick up by meeting place: the choice is yours, since inside the urban limits.

- drop off by end location: the starting place or any place inside the urban limits.

- comfortable, air-conditioned car (for 1 up to 4 people/ bigger transportation can be easily requested with an extra cost);

- tour guide (all guide's admissions).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 Real - - main attractions admissions, Corcovado + Sugar Loaf (74+80= R$154,00).

- Your choice: .brazillian barbecue restaurant R$120,00
. brazillian food R$ 60,00
. snacks and juices R$ 25,00
( avarage prices per person).

- general shopping.

What’s Extra

Other: R$ 154,00 ( per person) to purchase the admission to the attractions, as we never know how many people group we will have. It is good to remind that the price is for the service and you can fit up to 4 people on this price.

Sugar loaf tickets= R$80,00

Christ the Redeemer= it depends on the season and method we are using.

- Low season
Train - R$61,00
Van from the visitor's center R$28,00

- High season:
Train - R$74,00
Van from the visitor's center - R$41,00


I am a licensed guide, and have no restrictions.

A Recent Review of this tour

I had 5 days in Rio and had delayed visiting the Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer due to other interests and weather. However I did not want to leave without this tour and am so glad I had Joao as my guide! He is very knowledgable of the history and life in Rio and is such an engaging and energetic personality, so fun to be with. He is widely travelled himself and an experienced guide. Thank you, Joao for a fun filled day!
Virginia D.

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