Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rating: 4.5 star based on 36 reviews
Take an afternoon tour to Corcovado Mountain topped with the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. You’ll travel through the Tijuca Rain Forest by cog train to Corcovado Mountain for breathtaking views of one of the world’s most beautiful cities. This afternoon tour takes you to Rio’s most famous attraction, leaving you with time in the day free to explore Rio on your own.
* Cog train ride on Corcovado Mountain
* Hotel pickup and drop off
* Led by a local guide
* Conducted in English
Your half-day tour to Corcovado takes you to the Cosme Velho station to catch the cog train. The steep train journey takes you through the dense Atlantic rain forest of Tijuca to the Art Deco statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado mountain. You’ll spend up to an hour here with your tour guide, who will show you the sights of Rio from this incredible mountain-top vantage point.
The tour continues to Sao Conrado Beach and Pepino Beach, where you can watch hand-gliders land and surfers show off their skills as they catch the waves.
Departure Point: Pickup is available from most major hotels in the zones Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana or the cruise ship port
Departure Time: 2:00pm – Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pick up time.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 6:00pm
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If you can select a morning tour then do it – the statue was in cloud most afternoons we were there…
Reviewed by: Helen W, United Kingdom