Full-Day Rio de Janeiro Jeep Tour Including Tijuca Forest and Christ the Redeemer

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Discover Rio in a fun and original way with a hint of adventure mixed with comfort on this 8-hour tour. Observe the beautiful landscapes and waterfalls as you hike through the Tijuca Forest. See the spectacular Christ the Redeemer statue while overlooking the city after lunch. Finally, take the time to stroll through a botanical garden before heading back to your accommodation.

Between 8:00 and 9:00, your guide will transfer you from your hotel to the accommodation center. From here you start the journey to the Tijuca Forest, one of the largest urban forests in the world. For your first stop, the "Vista Chinesa", a beautiful place where the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana can be admired, as well as the bay of Guanabara and the city of Niteroi. Stop at waterfalls of crystal clear water, before heading on a light hiking trail inside the forest.

Leave the forest and go to the Corcovado mountain where the statue of Christ the Redeemer is located, postcard of Rio de Janeiro and one of the most beautiful landscapes of the marvelous city. After the visit to Christ the Redeemer, you will visit the Dona Marta, a visually stunning place to photograph Rio de Janeiro from the air. There you can see part of the North Zone of Rio with the Maracanã stadium, the South Zone, the Center, Guanabara Bay, the Sugar Loaf mountain ee Niterói.

Return through the Laranjeiras district and go to the Prado restaurant located in the Brazilian Jockey Club part for lunch. After lunch, you will drive to Sugar Loaf Mountain, a natural and historical symbol of this incredible city. Towards the end of the tour, you will visit the Botanical Garden, created by D. João VI in 1817, with the purpose of cultivating exotic plants. When you're done, re-board the vehicle and return to your Rio hotel.

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