What to expect:
After hotel pickup, you’ll head to visit Corcovado Hill to see Brazil’s greatest national icon – The Christ Redeemer Statue of Rio de Janeiro. On the way, you’ll see Copacabana beach, Botafogo Soccer Club, Federal University, Guanabara Palace, the official residence of the State´s Governor, Fluminense Soccer Club and São Judas Tadeu Church. You’ll then reach Tijuca Forest and stop at Paineiras to board the vehicles of the National Park Authority. The visit to the monument lasts around 45 minutes. After this visit, you will go to the almost centenary Sugar Loaf cable-car station (the first service in South America and the world´s third oldest). On the way, you will see the Yacht Club, Institute Benjamim Constant, for the blind and the National Institute for Mineral Resources. Visit Urca Hill (200m or 656 ft) and Sugar Loaf (395m or 1296 ft) and stay around 30 minutes at the top of Sugar Loaf.
Visits or stops: Tijuca Forest – Paineiras Touristic Center – Christ Statue – Urca Hill – Sugar Loaf Mountain