Begin your private tour with pickup at your lodgings in Rio, where you'll meet your professional photographer guide. Dedicated to you and your private group, the guide will do double duty orienting you to the city and snapping keepsake photographs as you explore.
Board a comfortable private tour vehicle and head for the city's most iconic sight: Corcovado Mountain (2,309ft/704m). After posing in front of the Christ the Redeemer Statue and crossing those two iconic sights of your list, continue along Botafogo Beach and by by Palácio Guanabara, the official residence of the state´s governor. Pass the old manor homes and coffee plantations of the 19th century in the Cosme Velho and Laranjeiras districts. Additionally, view some relics of the Brazilian Empire: Casa dos Abacaxis and Largo do Boticário.
Head for Praia Vermelha, passing the National Institute for Mineral Resources, the Institute Benjamin Constant for the blind and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro's impressive neo-classical buildings.
Hop on the cable car to head up to Sugar Loaf Mountain (1295ft/395m), stopping at Urca Hill on the way. Spend 30 minutes enjoying views and snapping photos at the top of Sugar Loaf before heading back to your Rio hotel for drop-off.
Receive 100 color photos via zip file within 2 days of your tour.