After picking you up from your hotel, we’ll drive along the beach collecting other passengers and there you will have a chance to hear some interesting stories from Rio’s past and Present. 

We’ll make our way to Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (except on Sundays). There you’ll drive by Flamengo’s headquarters and hear a little bit about the 4 most famous soccer clubs in the Rio and the rivalries involving Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama!

Before heading to Laranjeiras, you hear about the gorgeous Botanical Garden, just a couple of streets away from the Lagoon.While crossing Lagoa on our way to Cosme Velho, you can see the typical carioca lifestyle, with its many options for open-air activities, restaurants, and the famous paddleboats!

Upon reaching Cosme Velho Station, sitting at the bottom of Corcovado Mountain, we will catch the train with pre-reserved tickets to save time and it will take you up to the top, through the dense Tijuca rain forest to the 38m tall (125ft) Christ Redeemer Statue. The 20 minute ride up will give you a chance to thoroughly appreciate the Tijuca Forest, which is considered to be the largest urban forest in the whole world. It represents 7% of the whole city`s territory! It’s breathtaking and that alone already makes the trip well worth it.

Upon arriving at the Statue, you will have two options of reaching the top, by a lift and then an escalator, or the traditional way, by stairs, 222 Steps, but the prize makes it all worthwhile. Once up, the views and the imposing statue will take your mind off the walk up! A unique view that will astound you. You will have about 40 minutes to get to know all the sides and views of Corcovado and take pictures.

After riding the train back down, guests will make their way back to their hotels.