We will pick you up at your cruise ship and take you on an unforgettable journey exploring the sights and sounds of Rio. Copacabana Beach and "Pão de Açúcar" (that is, Sugar Loaf Mountain) famously featured in the James Bond "Moonraker" film, is a must stop for anyone visiting Rio. Rio de Janeiro is celebrated as the "Marvelous City," where unforgettable sights and sounds are literally just around each street corner. On this half-day tour, you will be picked up at your hotel in Rio by one of our safe, professionally chauffeured, air-conditioned vans. Our multi-lingual, licensed guides will explain what you are seeing on your tour every step of the way and can answer any questions about your activities and itinerary. They also will provide valuable local insight and history about all of the landmarks you will be visiting, ensuring you and your party have an authentic "Carioca" experience.
Your day will begin with a drive to visit Sugar Loaf Mountain for the most spectacular views of Rio you will ever see. Located in the Urca area of Rio, you will take an iconic journey first to Urca Mountain by cable car (224 meters high) and then continue on to Sugar Loaf Mountain (395 meters high). From there, you will feel as if you are on top of the world as you take in the 360 degree views of Rio. After a ride back down to sea level by cable car, enjoy a guided driving tour of one of the most famous beaches in the world, Copacabana.