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Embark on a full-day shore excursion to immerse yourself in the sights of Rio de Janeiro. Start your journey by being picked up from Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá and driven to the awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer Statue - one of the New Seven Wonders of the World - situated atop Corcovado Mountain. Enjoy the short yet scenic drive through the Tijuca Forest, one of the world's largest urban forests, before reaching the summit for incredible city views.

Upon returning to sea level, pass by the legendary Maracanã soccer stadium (external visit) and head to Sambódromo, the vibrant hub of Rio's Carnaval celebrations. Pay a visit to the modern Metropolitan Cathedral, influenced by Mayan pyramids, and marvel at the colorful tiles of the renowned Selarón Steps, iconic landmarks of Rio. Then, relish a mouthwatering barbecue lunch at a local steakhouse.

Following lunch, embark on a final excursion to Sugarloaf Mountain, nestled in the Urca neighborhood. Ascend via a series of cable cars, first stopping at Urca Hill before reaching the summit of Sugarloaf, offering breathtaking views at 1,295 feet (395 m) above sea level. Conclude your tour with an exquisite panorama of Rio de Janeiro before returning to Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá, having savored the best of Rio's attractions in a single, unforgettable day.

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The meeting point for the tour is at the exit gate of Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá, located next to the Kobra Graffiti Wall. Here, participants will find the tour guide waiting to lead them to the van and commence the tour. Upon completion of the tour, participants will be dropped off in front of the Cruise Terminal at Pier Mauá. Adaptations to the tour itinerary may be necessary to ensure that participants return to the cruise ship on time. 

Included in the excursion are all taxes, fees, and handling charges. Entrance fees to iconic attractions such as Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf are covered. Indulge in a barbecue buffet lunch at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse during the tour. A professional guide will accompany the excursion, providing live tour commentary in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Other languages are available upon request. Travel in comfort with a spacious air-conditioned van, accommodating a maximum of 19 passengers.

  • Ascent to Christ the Redeemer by van 
  • Scenic Drive through the Tijuca forest
  • Christ the Redeemer
  • Maracanã Stadium external visit
  • Sambódromo
  • Modern Metropolitan Cathedral 
  • Selarón Steps
  • Lunch at Steakhouse
  • Urca
  • Sugarloaf ascent by cable cars


  1. Pier Mauá
  2. Christ the Redeemer
  3. Maracanã
  4. Sambódromo
  5. Metropolitan Cathderal
  6. Selarón Steps
  7. Steakhouse
  8. Sugarloaf Mountain