Big Dude Tour
The best way to see Rio de Janeiro
Head out for a jam-packed day to see all of Rio de Janeiro’s best sights!
The Big Dude Tour is the most comfortable and convinient way to check out the must-see atractions of Rio: Christ Redeemer Statue, Lapa Selaron Steps, Tijuca Forest National Park and others!
This amazing Rio day tour goes as follows:
Itinerary (timings are rough estimates):
From 9 - 10 am: Hotel pick-up by mini-bus (southern zone locations
ONLY including Ipanema, Leblon and Copacabana). Please note that for
travelers staying outside of the southern zone are requested to meet in front
of Copacabana Palace Hotel for pick-up at 9:30 am.
11:00 am: Stop at São Conrado to watch the hang gliders land on the beach
11:30 am: Stop at Tijuca Forest for a walk around the park to experience a
12:15 pm: Drive through the Tijuca Forest towards Christ the Redeemer
12:40 pm: Stop at Christ Statue for a visit to the top (ticket included)
14:15 pm: Drive to Santa Teresa for a lunch break (not included), followed by a walk around the neighborhood
15:30 pm: Drive to Lapa for a visit to the colorful steps “Escadaria Selaron,” made famous by Snoop Dog in his music video “Beautiful”
16:30: Drive back to hotel with the option of a drop-off at Sugarloaf Mountain (ticket not included) to catch the sunset
Group Size: Varied