Full-Day Christ the Redeemer and Rio City Tour from Buzios

City tour in Rio de Janeiro from Búzios.

If you are staying in Búzios and you want to see the famous spots in Rio, then this is the tour for you.

Starting with pickup at the hotels in Búzios at 7am, we take the road to Rio de Janeiro. Located 180km away from Búzios, the city of Rio is famous for the beautiful contrast between the urban city buildings and the bright green of the Atlantic Forest.

We stop in front of the Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome to take pictures. We take the minivan through the Paineiras route to visit Christ the Redeemer. We stop for a buffet lunch (drinks and desserts not included). We visit the Escadaria Selarón and we see the beautiful shores of Rio de Janeiro (Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana).

The last stop is optional: you can either stay at the Praia Vermelha or buy a ticket to visit the Sugarloaf (tickets not included).

Then, we return to Búzios to take everyone back to their hotel.

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10 to 12 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch - Drinks and desserts not included.
    • Entrance to the Christ the Redeemer.
    • Entry/Admission - Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance to the Sambodromo.
    • Entrance to the Sugarloaf.
    • Entry/Admission - Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai
    • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, Estrada Redentor - Alto da Boa Vista Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22241-330 Brazil

    The Christ the Redeemer is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We take the minivan through the Tijuca Forest to reach the statue.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sambodromo da Marques de Sapucai, Rua Marques de Sapucai, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-100 Brazil

    The Sambodromo is the Carnival Temple and the place we compete every year in the biggest celebration of carnival in the planet. The place is temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. We will take pictures in the outside area.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Av. Pres. Castelo Branco, Portao 3 Portao 3 - Maracana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20271-130 Brazil

    Football - or soccer, if you prefer - is part of the Brazilian life. We love to watch the games and share experiences with complete strangers that get together for one purpose: support their team on the field. The Maracanã Stadium is considered our temple and a sacred place for those who enjoy a great game. The place is temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. We will take pictures in the outside area.

    Stop At: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Avenida Republica do Chile 245, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-170 Brazil

    The modern archtecture is very different from the traditional cathedrals we see out there. Enjoy the beautiful stained glasses and try to guess the biblical passages they got their inspiration from.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Escadaria Selaron, Rua Joaquim Silva S/N, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-110 Brazil

    Located in Downtown, the Selarón Steps are famous for its bright and colourfull tiles.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Praia Vermelha, Praia Vermelha, Ilha Grande, Angra Dos Reis, State of Rio de Janeiro

    Located between the Sugarloaf Mountain and the Urca Mountain, the Praia Vermelha is a charming place.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sugarloaf Mountain, Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-255 Brazil

    Tickets not included - 114 BRL per person.
    Enjoy the cable car ride in the Sugarloaf Mountain ascending to its highest point. The cable car ride is done in 2 stages: begin at the boarding station to Urca Mountain and then from Urca Mountain to the top of the Sugarloaf Mountain. Marvel at the sight of the long shore of Rio and the beautiful hills covered with the Atlantic Forest.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available from most hotels in the Armação de Búzios area. Contact us back to adjustthe pickup time.The pickup starts at 7 am.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children under the age of 3 are complimentary and must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer request ID for children in order to confirm the age discount. If requested, you must present a copy of ID.
    • This tour is unavailable on Christma's Eve, Christma's Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day and Carnival season.
    • Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended for this tour.
    • Contact us back to confirm pickup time. Pickup starts at 7 am. Check your emails and/or cell phone.
    • Duration of the transfer from Búzios to Rio: approximately 2h30.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 46 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Rio Carioca Tour Ltda

Activity ID: V-8753P168

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