• Duration

    3 Days (depart any day)

  • Destinations
    • Rio de Janeiro
      • Copacabana
      • Corcovado
      • Christ the Redeemer
      • Tijuca Forest
  • Price

    starting at $

Discover the best of Rio de Janeiro in 3 days! Enjoy the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) by exploring its most famous landmarks including Sugar Loaf, the Botanic Garden and the Tijuca Forest. You’ll even get the chance to visit one of the Seven New Wonders of the World: Christ the Redeemer.


  • Private full-day Rio city tour
  • See one of the 7 “New Wonders of the World”: Christ the Redeemer
  • Savor traditional Brazilian dishes
  • Explore of the Botanic Garden and Tijuca Forest
  • Watch hang gliders from Pepino Beach

Good to Know:

  • Rio is the home of the Maracanã Stadium where the 2014 World Cup was held. It is also the venue of the 2016 Olympic Games.
  • The Brazilian currency is the Real, and R$1 is approximately US$0.30.

  • As with any city its size, petty crime occurs in Rio. Beware of pickpockets and avoid bringing valuables or wearing expensive jewelry outside.
  • Visit Rio in February to get in on the Carnival fun!

  • Rio has very hot summers, with temperatures rising above 100F between January and March. The city sees most of its rainfall in December. If you want to visit with milder temperatures (and gentler prices), opt for the low season between May and October.

Day 1: Arrival in Rio.

Welcome to Rio! You will be met at the airport today and transferred to your hotel in Copacabana.

Day 2: Private full day Rio city tour through Corcovado and Sugar Loaf

This morning you’ll be picked up from your hotel to visit the most famous landmarks of Rio and see the beauty of the city from above. After a pleasant drive along Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, you’ll visit one of the 7 New Wonders of the World – Christ the Redeemer – where you’ll be able to enjoy panoramic views of the Marvelous City. Lunch will be served at a churrascaria to enjoy some traditional Brazilian barbecue. Afterwards, our visit will continue through Guanabara Bay, where we’ll take a glass cable-car to the top of Urca Hill for a panoramic view of the surrounding islands. A second cable-car will take you to the top of Sugar Loaf, the world famous ‘Pão de Açúcar’, which has become an iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro. It rises 395 meters above sea level and offers a 360-degree view of the entire city including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, Corcovado Mountain and downtown Rio.

Day 3: Group Jeep Tour through Botanic Garden and Tijuca Forest

Today we’ll discover the natural wonders of Rio de Janeiro and visit two of the most beautiful places in the city. First we will head to the Botanic Garden, which is home to a variety of rare and exotic plants species imported from all over the world. In its famous greenhouse, more than 500 species of delicate orchids are carefully tended to. We will then explore Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. We’ll finish the day at Pepino Beach to watch Rio’s hang gliders in action.

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