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Santa Teresa & Lapa with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps

by C2Rio Tours & Travel
Price Not Available
3.5 of 5
Non-refundable No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required)

Highlights

  • Ride the most traditional tram in Rio de Janeiro

  • Explore Santa Teresa and experience its special flair

  • Enjoy Rio's mesmerising landscape from the Ruins Park

  • Walk down the colourful stairway of the Selarón Steps

  • Visit Confeitaria Colombo and try Brazilian snacks

Highlights

  • Ride the most traditional tram in Rio de Janeiro

  • Explore Santa Teresa and experience its special flair

  • Enjoy Rio's mesmerising landscape from the Ruins Park

  • Walk down the colourful stairway of the Selarón Steps

  • Visit Confeitaria Colombo and try Brazilian snacks

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Santa Teresa & Lapa with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps

Activity Location

Multiple Locations Visited

Rio de Janeiro

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotels in Copacabana

    Copacabana

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Hotel in Ipanema

    Ipanema

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Hotel in Leblon

    Leblon

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Hotel in Leme

    Leme

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Hotel in Barra da Tijuca

    Barra da Tijuca

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Hilton Copacabana - people out of pickup zone

    10 Avenida Princesa Isabel

    Rio de Janeiro 22010-011


Description

Begin with a tram ride from Downtown to Santa Teresa over the Lapa Aqueduct -Arcos daLapa and visit the Ruins Park, Selarón Steps, Passeio Público, Cinelândia, and Confeitaria Colombo.

Begin your tour at Downtown, where you will get the tram bondinho to the bohemian district of Santa Teresa. You will drive over the Arcos da Lapa, the aqueduct used to connect water from Santa Teresa to Downtown and one of Rio’s most traditional postcards. At Santa Teresa, you will experience an interesting local atmosphere.

Walk along the bohemian district of Santa Teresa, Rio's most charming and bohemian district. Visit the Ruins Park (closed on Mondays), a public park with an art gallery built around the ruins of a mansion and take a minute to enjoy the city’s landscape. Walk down the colourful Selarón Steps, one of Rio’s landmarks, and arrive at the district of Lapa, the zone with most traditional night-life.

Take a stroll in the Passeio Público, the oldest public park in the South America, to reach Cinelândia, a lively spot in Rio thanks to its bars, restaurants and cultural attractions. You will notice the Theatre Municipal, Rio’s opera house, and the Biblioteca Nacional, Brazil’s most important library.

Finish at Confeitaria Colombo (closed on Sundays), a “must-see café” in all rankings around the world, decorated in art nouveau style.


Inclusions

  • Guided half-day walking tour in Santa Teresa, Lapa and Cinelândia

  • Tram ride to Santa Teresa over the Lapa Aqueduct

  • Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish & Portuguese

  • Roundtrip transport to and from Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme, and Barra da Tijuca hotels

  • Comfortable air-conditioned van with maximum capacity of 19 passengers

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges


Exclusions

  • Food and Drinks (available for purchase at Confeitaria Colombo)

  • Service charges (optional)


Know Before You Book

  • Roundtrip transport available from West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) and South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) hotels via air-conditioned van. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Roundtrip transport available from South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme) and West Zone (Barra da Tijuca) hotels via air-conditioned van.

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Maximum group size is 19 people

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place

  • Confeitaria Colombo is closed on Sundays

  • Ruins Park is closed on Mondays