Your full-day tour begins with a train ride to see the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain, followed by a panoramic (external) visit to the Maracanã stadium and additional stops at the Sambódromo (Sambadrome), the metropolitan cathedral, and the Selarón Steps. After lunch at a steakhouse, ride the cable cars up to Sugarloaf Mountain.
Get picked up from your hotel and drive up to the Cosme Velho station to catch the Corcovado train. The train ride through tropical forest takes about 20 minutes from ground level the top of Corcovado Mountain, where you will reach the Christ the Redeemer statue. Once you're back at sea level, drive past the legendary Maracanã soccer stadium (external visit) and head to Sambódromo, the location of Rio's Carnaval. Pay a visit to the metropolitan cathedral, and then discover the world-famous Selarón Steps. Next, go to a local steakhouse and enjoy a barbecue lunch.
After lunch, make a final trip to Sugarloaf Mountain, located in the Urca neighborhood.