Highlights

  • A mixture of sport and tourism

  • An incredible view from the foot of the Christ the Redeemer statue

  • Experience Corcovado to the full by hiking through the mountain forest

Essential info*

Duration 6hrs

Languages
  • English
  • Portuguese

Starting time 8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Hike to the top of Corcovado – one of the most famous granite mountains in the world – to reach the imposing Christ the Redeemer statue.

Situated in the heart of the Tijuca Forest National Park, Corcovado and its Christ the Redeemer statue are among Brazil's most famous landmarks. This route will take you from Parque Lage through the tropical forest with its hundred year-old palm trees, and ultimately to the top of Corcovado where you will be able to enjoy an unbeatable view over the city of Rio.

This walk's difficulty level is classed as 'advanced': the ascent takes roughly 2 hours 30 minutes and the descent will be made in a car or van.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding Dec. 25 & 26, Jan. 1 and other exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 6 hours (2 hrs. 30 mins walking)
  • Departure point: your hotel in central Rio
  • Departure time: 8am
  • This hike is of an advanced difficulty level
  • You are advised to wear light clothing and walking shoes and to bring a backpack with water, a snack, suncream and a hat
  • To take part in this activity you will need to present your voucher to the service provider on the day
  • This activity is subject to cancellation in severe weather conditiond. In this case, an alternative date or a refund will be offered
  • You will need to phone the service provider once you are in Rio in order to confirm the exact time and place of your hotel pick-up. Your hotel reception can make this call on your behalf (number indicated on your voucher)
Cancellation Terms & Conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Price includes

  • The services of a professional guide
  • Return transport from your hotel
  • Insurance in case of accident

Not included

  • Corcovado site admission fee (R$22, payable on the day)
  • Food and drinks (R$15 approx. for a snack)

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