I don't know if this is typical for this tour, but it was only the two of us, the driver, and the guide. It was great! The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We were able to spend time as we wished, stopping for a coffee, and even bought a painting from a shop we walked past!
We've taken a lot of tours booked on Viator in various places, but this was probably one of the best. This tour includes a lot of great attractions and views. The guide was very good and the tour was totally satisfying. We also felt safe with our driver.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
There was a lot of time spent driving on this tour with all the hotel pickups and drop offs, and the traffic in Rio surely doesn't help. If you're going up to Corcovado Mountain (best to do in the afternoon as it's more likely to be clear) then perhaps you don't really need to also go up on Sugar Loaf. Still, it is convenient to hit both of these sites along with some city points of interest, in one day / tour.
It is fun to take both the gondola up to Sugar Loaf and the cog wheel train up to Corcovado.
We were lucky in that the weather was beautiful and clear when we were up there with the famous statue - the views all around are amazing.
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