Posted on 2021-07-25
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Christ the Redeemer Hike: 6-hour Hiking Tour To Christ the Redeemer from Rio de Janeiro

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Overview

Take an exciting small-group Christ the Redeemer hike from Rio de Janeiro and enjoy a day in nature. Walk through Tijuca Forest National Park and admire some fantastic views. Benefit from hassle-free pickup and drop-off service.

Highlights

◾ See the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and enjoy incredible views
◾ Hike through lush rainforest and see Monkeys and other wildlife from the trails
◾ Learn about the history of the Parque Lage mansion

About this experience

DURATION: 6 hours
STARTING TIME: 8.00 am
PICKUP OFFERED: At your hotel
SMALL GROUP: Limited to 5 guests
LIVE GUIDE SPEAKS: English, Spanish & Portuguese
OPENING SEASON: Year-round, daily, except Mondays
MOBILE TICKETING: Use your phone or print your ticket
WHO CAN COME: Christ the Redeemer hike is suitable for all above 12 in good health with some hiking experience

What's included, what's not

✔ Your expert guide
✔ Pick up and drop-off (South Zone of Rio)
✖ Ticket to visit Christ the Redeemer (approximately BRL 20 weekdays / BRL 40 weekends)

Description - What to expect

Your Christ the Redeemer hike starts with a convenient pick-up from your hotel and then a drive to Parque Lage, where you will start your hike to Christ the Redeemer via Tijuca Forest National Park. Learn about the beautiful old mansion before following the trail up Corcovado Mountain and enjoy amazing views and tropical nature.

While you're hiking marvel at the Atlantic rainforest, centuries-old palm trees, and charming waterfalls. See playful monkeys in the trees high above the trails. Hike for about 2.5 hours enjoying stunning views from one of the best belvederes in Rio, just below the Christ the Redeemer statue. See Tijuca Forest’s best landmarks, the Maracanã Stadium, and the Guanabara Bay.

Once at the top you can have a closer look at the Christ the Redeemer statue before heading back down the trails to return to your hotel.

Bring with you

For this Christ the Redeemer hike please wear light clothing and hiking shoes, bring a small backpack with water and snacks, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, jacket for cold days, your passport or ID card, some cash for tickets, and extras.

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

Christ the Redeemer Hike takes around 4 hours (2 hours up / 2 hours down)

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Safety measures
All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
You are required to bring and wear a mask