Rio de Janeiro is world famous for its laid back coastal culture, carnival festival and samba dance. It is not only a huge seaside city in Brazil, but also a place with great landscapes, beaches, lagoon, mountains and forts. Rio de Janeiro's 710 m Corcovado hill with its tall Christ the Redeemer statue look impressive. To reach here you need to first come to the base Corcovado hill by bus, van or other private vehicle before catching the train to the top of the mountain.
Rio de Janeiro's 710 m Corcovado hill with its tall Christ the Redeemer statue look impressive. The view of Rio and its countryside from the peak of Corcovado Mountain is stunning and worth your visit. It's not surprising millions of people come here to see this amazing place. Urca Hill standing at 220 m and Sugar Loaf 396 m are the great spots for hiking and taking a breathtaking view of Rio, Guanabara Bay and Corcovado Mountain. Tijuca Forest is the largest and the fantastic urban rainforest measuring 32 Sq km and a home to hundreds of varieties of wild animals.
Guanabara Bay is a beautiful bay flanked by Sugar Loaf and Sao Joao Fortress on the west and by Papagaio Peak and Santa Cruz Fortress on the east. Santa Teresa is a quintessential neighbourhood with colourful Selaron stairs and buildings, attractive street cars, and narrow winding streets. It's the preferred visiting spot of artists and writers. Rio Grande Zoo has an interesting collection of animals such as seals, sea lions, jaguars, Mexican wolves, rhinos, cougars, polar bears, koalas and many others. There are many other interesting places including the charming Lage Park with lovely fountain, water body and great surroundings, which should never miss out from your travel radar. Plan your tour as per wish as this is a customizable tour and enjoy your time at Rio.