The Corcovado and the Christo Redentor by Train is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near the city of Rio de Janeiro that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round.
Rio de Janeiro: the cidade maravilhosa (marvelous city) is of alluring beauty. With the contrast between the verdant rain forests, the deep blue ocean and the white-sand beaches shining under the sun, Rio de Janeiro is one of the world's most spectacular city. What about Rio’s residents? They are known as cariocas, who are friendly, sexy, relax, enthusiastic... In Rio, you can enjoy scenic breathtaking outlooks from the Corcovado and Pão de Açúcar, relax on the beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and Barra da Tijuca, dances the night away in the sounds of Samba or forro in the heart of Rio's nightlife in Lapa, surf great waves in Prainha and Grumari, hike through Tijuca’s forest and so on... A paradise, don't you think so? The Zona Sul is Rio’s upscale neighborhoods, and the area of the most famous beaches, including Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. The Zona Sul is overlooked by the world famous Christo Redentor.