We prepare this comprehensive tour for you to know the main tourist attractions of Rio. During the tour, you will learn how to visit attractions of your interest avoiding unforeseen. Know where are the places of the city to enjoy a nightlife, typical restaurants for lunch or dinner, beaches, gardens, parks, and museums that deserve to be visited, among other attractions.
Since 2012, the city of Rio de Janeiro is considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of Urban Cultural Landscapes. For this reason, we designed this itinerary contemplating natural attractions: forests, beaches, lagoons, and human-made attractions: the bucolic neighborhood of Santa Teresa, Lapa Aqueduct, Sambodrome, Maracanã Stadium, Flamengo Park, museums and buildings of modern and ancient styles such as the Museum of Tomorrow, and The Municipal Theater.
The tour starts in the south zone passing through the Lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas appreciating the surrounding mountains seeing the Christ the Redeemer as a highlight on top of the hill of 710 meters high. Then we head to the beach of São Conrado from where we can see the famous Gavea Stone (Pedra da Gávea) and the ramp of the hang gliding in Beautiful Stone (Pedra Bonita). We enter the Forest following the direction to the waterfall “Cascatinha” and the Visitors Center in Tijuca National Park, where we will stay for a while.
Afterward, we will go towards the Chinese View ("Vista Chinesa") to admire the lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas and the slopes of Christ the Redeemer. We will continue to the city center towards the Sambodrome, Maracana Stadium, the Museum of Tomorrow and the Rio Art Museum, Cinelândia, Cathedral, Carioca Aqueduct and stairs Selaron. After, we pass by the Flamengo Park ending the tour in your indicated lodging place. During the tour, there will be five major stops.