Rio de Janeiro Travel Adventures

For memories that will last a lifetime be sure to include one or more of these exciting Rio de Janeiro activities and tours in your vacation plans

Add some fun and excitement to your Rio de Janeiro vacation with one or more of these exciting Rio de Janeiro travel adventures put together especially for you. With tours in every price range there is something for everyone. Be sure to book ahead to guarantee your spot and avoid being disappointed by sold-out activities and long lines during your vacation. We start with our top ten list made up of the ten most popular Rio de Janeiro tours with a 5-Star average rating. You simply can't go wrong with any of them.

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Our Top Ten 5-Star Rio de Janeiro Tours and Activities

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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $47.52 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take a non-intrusive 4-hour walking tour of Rocinha favela in Rio, and learn about life in the city’s famous shanty towns. Take a respectful tour with a favela resident, and meet the locals to experience their lives away from the usual stereotypes.

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Rio de Janeiro Essential Day Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $89.75 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a thorough city tour of Rio de Janeiro. Ascend to the Christ the Redeemer statue early in the morning and be one of the first to see it. Walk down the Selaron Steps from Santa Tereza to Lapa, and take in the atmosphere as you walk downtown. Pass by landmarks such as the municipal theater, library, and museum. End your tour at Sugar Loaf mountain, admiring the magnificent views of the ocean and Rio de Janeiro. Your tour includes a professional guide and transport.

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Santa Marta Favela Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $92.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visiting the favela of Santa Marta, one of Rio's hundreds of "favelas" (the Brazilian term for a slum or shantytown), is a local experience that gives you the chance to see Brazil from another point of view. After pickup from Rio de Janeiro, take a walking tour with a resident guide, who introduces you to daily life in the favela. You'll learn about the history of the area, see community projects, and take in views of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and Rodrigo de Freitas Lake...

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Surf Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $89.75 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Looking for the best surf in Rio? Never tried surfing but always wanted to? Or just need a break from the bustle of Rio city? This surf tour is a unique opportunity for travelers, looking for good waves or surf lessons. For those who do not have much time for a full surf course , this trip will  give a taste of surfing, away from the crowds, taking you to the most stunning beaches in Rio.

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City Tour of Rio de Janeiro with Lunch

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $226.09 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a city tour of Rio de Janeiro with a knowledgeable guide. See the main sights and landmarks and discover the best of what this wonderful city has to offer.

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Hang Gliding Flight in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $458.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This hang gliding flight in Rio de Janeiro takes place at a gliding flight ramp of Pedra Bonita. You will fly over incredible scenery. You may choose the option with transport if you wish to get hotel pickup and drop-off. All taxes are included as well as HD photos and video of your flight.

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Tijuca Forest Hiking Tour Including Waterfalls

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $73.92 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This tour will take you to Tijuca Forest and the Taunay Waterfall, Tijuca National Park Museum and Cachoeira das Almas Waterfall. Discover the Tijuca Forest on this great 4-hour, guided tour.

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Arraial do Cabo Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian Caribe

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $171.61 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Arraial do Cabo is considered one of the most beautiful and paradisiacal cities of Brazil. A paradise for lovers of diving, with crystal clear and calm sea waters, a tour that cannot be out the list of those who come to Rio de Janeiro!Escape hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro and get to know the beautiful 'Brazilian Caribe’, the beautiful Arraial do Cabo city, coming from Rio de Janeiro with all comfort, transportation, lunch, snorkeling and visits to all the major tourist spots of this beautiful city of crystal clear waters .

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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Eco Tour at Tijuca National Park

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $176.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a full of green city tour, with beautiful views, hiking in the Tijuca Forest and a refreshing waterfall. Your tour includes transport and a professional guide.

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Tandem Paragliding Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $271.31 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a paragliding tandem flight in Rio de Janeiro. Come and fly a paraglider and discover how it feels to soar like a bird, and see the city of Rio from a different angle!

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Tours and Activities for under $50

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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $47.52 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take a non-intrusive 4-hour walking tour of Rocinha favela in Rio, and learn about life in the city’s famous shanty towns. Take a respectful tour with a favela resident, and meet the locals to experience their lives away from the usual stereotypes.

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Rio Urban Art Walking Tour

From: $48.84 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Get a unique experience around the streets of Rio on a 4-hour tour visiting many artistic sites with a knowledgeable local guide. See everything from colorful tiles to the Las Etnias (The Ethnicities) mural, a staggering 15 meters high.

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Downtown Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour

From: $26.39 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a unique walking tour for history and architecture lovers. Discover Rio in an alternative way, using the subway, and walking through the downtown. Visit the Selaron Steps, Metropolitan Cathedral, Colombo bakery, the Historic region, Royal Church, and São Bento Monastery. 

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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour Including Vermelha Beach and Arpoador

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $42.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a bike tour of Rio de Janeiro's "zona sul". In a small group, you will visit Rio's main sights. Cycling is the best way to cover long distances and, in just three hours, you'll be able to cover what would take you two days on foot. Your fun and knowledgeable guide will give you information and fun facts about the sights plus tips to better enjoy your stay after the tour.

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Small-Group Urban Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $49.74 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a small-group, 3-hour bike tour visiting Copacabana, Sugar Loaf, the Lake area and Ipanema Beach. The tour gives a great impression of the beautiful and popular South Zone of Rio.

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Food Tour in Santa Teresa

Rating 2 Star Rating

From: $46.86 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In this fantastic Santa Teresa Food Tour you will try over 10 samples of Brazilian food/snacks/drinks that we carefully selected... while you visit one of the most interesting neighborhoods of Rio! Santa Teresa was built ''in the mountain'' or in the upper side of the city, from there, we have an amazing view of Rio, especially the downtown! It's full of ateliers, arts, graffiti and great restaurants!It's included:Guide, +/- 10 samples of Brazilian food/snack/drinks, 3-4 hours tour, The Ruins Park, Laurinda Santos Lobo Cultural Center, Yellow tram**Yellow Tram: the tram is under renovation, and it can happen that eventually it's closed/maintenance. In this case, Free Walker can not guarantee we will be able to take it. It's not included:Bus ticket (that you pay on the bus $1,00)Extra food/drinks

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Skip the Line: Lapa Pub Crawl and Caipirinha Making Class

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $30.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience Rio's legendary night life with a 4-hour skip-the-line pub crawl and caipirinha-making class! After you learn how to make Brazil's signature cocktail, hit the city's most popular going-out district, Lapa and party like the locals do at the city's most authentic bars, clubs and samba venues. Participate in drinking games, a samba lesson and enjoy drink discounts and VIP entrance at the bars and clubs.

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Skip the line: Ipanema Pub Crawl

Rating 3.5 Star Rating

From: $30.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience Rio's famous nightlife with a 5-hour, skip-the-line pub crawl in Ipanema. Rio has amazing parties every day but if you don't know the right places to go, you might end up by yourself in an empty bar. Come to this Pub Crawl on Tuesday nights and enjoy Ipanema's busy bars and clubs and save money with drink discounts. This tour is limited to 8 people, to ensure an intimate atmosphere with your fellow international travelers and your local guide.

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Favela Tour of Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $42.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

A great way to see and learn more about the favela of Rocinha is to take a guided tour of the community with the founder of Favela Phoenix English School, Jody King. Visit to a capoeira school (Brazilian dance/martial art form) and the studio of local graffiti artist. Go to a local buffet for lunch at the end of the tour.

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Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $39.60 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience unique views on this 5-hour biking and hiking tour in Rio de Janeiro. Cycle along Copacabana Beach to the now peaceful favela of Vidigal. Drive to the beginning of the hiking trail and then hike to the top of the Two Borthers Hills peak for amazing views over the city and sea.

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Tours and Sightseeing

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Rio de Janeiro Main Landmarks Tour Including Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $75.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

See some of the best tourist spots in Rio de Janeiro on a day tour that takes care of the driving for you. Visit Sao Conrado Beach, walk through Tijuca National Park, stop at the Christ the Redeemer statue and spend time in a traditional neighborhood.

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Private Rio de Janeiro Customizable Tour

From: $392.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This full-day tour is a personalized and customizable tour that will allow you to experience Rio with just your group and personal guide. Every client is considered a VIP and the tour is executed in an air-conditioned, luxury sedan with up to 4 passengers. You can visit Sugar Loaf or Christ the Redeemer and see the best of what this wonderful city has to offer.

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Private Layover Tour of Rio de Janeiro

From: $330.01 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take a private layover tour of Rio de Janeiro and see most of its main landmarks. This tour is ideal for those who have limited time on hand, are in between flights, or have a brief break on a business trip or short stay at the pier. The tour includes transport by private vehicle, armored for additional safety, and an expert professional guide.

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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

From: $244.21 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a private and personalized tour of Rio with comfort and safety. This tour will cover the main sites like Sugar Loaf, Corcovado and the historical area and you'll have time to stop for lunch. A professional guide and transport are included.

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Rio de Janeiro Essential Day Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $89.75 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a thorough city tour of Rio de Janeiro. Ascend to the Christ the Redeemer statue early in the morning and be one of the first to see it. Walk down the Selaron Steps from Santa Tereza to Lapa, and take in the atmosphere as you walk downtown. Pass by landmarks such as the municipal theater, library, and museum. End your tour at Sugar Loaf mountain, admiring the magnificent views of the ocean and Rio de Janeiro. Your tour includes a professional guide and transport.

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Downtown Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour

From: $26.39 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a unique walking tour for history and architecture lovers. Discover Rio in an alternative way, using the subway, and walking through the downtown. Visit the Selaron Steps, Metropolitan Cathedral, Colombo bakery, the Historic region, Royal Church, and São Bento Monastery. 

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Santa Marta Favela Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $92.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visiting the favela of Santa Marta, one of Rio's hundreds of "favelas" (the Brazilian term for a slum or shantytown), is a local experience that gives you the chance to see Brazil from another point of view. After pickup from Rio de Janeiro, take a walking tour with a resident guide, who introduces you to daily life in the favela. You'll learn about the history of the area, see community projects, and take in views of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and Rodrigo de Freitas Lake...

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City Tour of Rio de Janeiro with Lunch

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $226.09 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a city tour of Rio de Janeiro with a knowledgeable guide. See the main sights and landmarks and discover the best of what this wonderful city has to offer.

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Rio de Janeiro in One Day City Tour Including Lunch

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $192.73 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a full-day, guided city tour of Rio de Janeiro in which you'll visit all the main attractions including Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Maracana Stadium, Sambadrome, the Cathedral and the most famous beaches. Lunch, tickets and transportation are included.

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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $150.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Escape from the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro and explore the pristine beaches of Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande. Enjoy a sightseeing cruise around the islands, relax on secluded beaches or spend some time swimming in the crystal-clear waters. Round-trip transportation and lunch included.

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Day Trips and Excursions

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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $150.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Escape from the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro and explore the pristine beaches of Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande. Enjoy a sightseeing cruise around the islands, relax on secluded beaches or spend some time swimming in the crystal-clear waters. Round-trip transportation and lunch included.

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Day Trip to Búzios from Rio de Janeiro: Sightseeing Tour, Bay Cruise and Lunch

Rating 2.5 Star Rating

From: $149.17 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Escape from the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro and frequent the picturesque village of Búzios. Enjoy a city sightseeing tour and then jump aboard a boat in search for some of the best beaches in the area. Round-trip hotel transportation and lunch all included.

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Day Trip to Petrópolis from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $88.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Dive into a piece of Brazilian history on this full day tour to Petrópolis from Rio de Janeiro. Learn about the history and heritage of this city and visit the famous attractions, including the Dom Pedro II Summer Residence, Imperial Museum, Crystal Palace, Santos Dumont House, Tereza Street and the Chocolate Factory.

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Full Day Rio de Janeiro by Jeep Including Tijuca Forest and Christ the Redeemer

From: $341.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover Rio in a fun and unconventional way with a touch of adventure blended with comfort on this 8 hour tour. Observe beautiful landscapes and cascading waterfalls as you trek through the Tijuca Forest. See the spectacular Christ the Redeemer statue while overlooking the city after having lunch. Finally, take time to stroll a local botanical garden before heading back to your accommodations.

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Arraial do Cabo Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian Caribe

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $171.61 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Arraial do Cabo is considered one of the most beautiful and paradisiacal cities of Brazil. A paradise for lovers of diving, with crystal clear and calm sea waters, a tour that cannot be out the list of those who come to Rio de Janeiro!Escape hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro and get to know the beautiful 'Brazilian Caribe’, the beautiful Arraial do Cabo city, coming from Rio de Janeiro with all comfort, transportation, lunch, snorkeling and visits to all the major tourist spots of this beautiful city of crystal clear waters .

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Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 2 Star Rating

From: $117.48 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a sightseeing cruise around the Ilha Grande (Big Island). Escape from the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro and explore the pristine beaches of Ilha Grande. Round-trip transportation and lunch included.

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Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande

From: $263.78 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

If you are in Rio de Janeiro and you only have one day to visit Ilha Grande we can help you out! This tour leaves from your hotel in Rio de Janeiro really early in the morning and already has the boat tickets included.

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Private Petropolis Imperial City Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $218.80 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visit Brazil's Imperial City on this private, full-day tour to Petropolis, leaving from Rio de Janeiro. History is everywhere in this tropical mountain town — with palaces and churches dating back to Portuguese colonial times. Tour the city's most famous places, including the Quitandinha Palace and the Imperial Museum. Wander the charming old streets, dotted with old-fashioned European-style houses. Top the day off with a visit the first brewery in Brazil, founded by German immigrants. See things at your own pace with your private guide. Roundtrip transportation is included. Special Offer - Book by July 30, 2017 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

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Arraial do Cabo Experience with Boat Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $426.37 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover Arraial do Cabo, north of Rio de Janeiro, and explore its stunning beaches with 3.5-hour boat tour. After that, a stop at Cabo Frio´s Fort Beach for lunch, relaxing and pictures. Special Offer - Book by July 30, 2017 to save 15% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

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Private Buzios Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $236.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Come on a fantastic private tour from Rio de Janeiro to the beautiful resort area of Búzios. There will be a lot of sightseeing options at different beaches on this tour. With approximately 11 hours at your disposal, your guide can help you choose the activities you would like to do.

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Multi-day and Extended Tours

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4-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1669.86 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join this 4-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival!

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5-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1887.67 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 5-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

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6-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2178.08 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 6-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

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7-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2468.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 7-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

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Discover South America 16-Day Tour: Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay

Rating 3 Star Rating

From: $6489.33 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover the best of South America Live and experience the jewels of Brazil, Argentina & Uruguay on this enthralling 16-day tour which will take you to the main sights in Brazil, Argentina & Uruguay including the two main cities of Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires. Your tour includes accommodation and a professional guides.

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3-Day Customizable Tour of Rio de Janeiro

From: $526.70 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Whether it’s Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain or Tijuca Forest, customize what you want to see on this 3-day tour in Rio. Get picked up from the airport and spend two nights in the hotel-and-nightlife hotspot of the South Zone. Choose two activities from a variety of options covering top attractions, including a trip to Petrópolis, a walk through a hillside favela, and a peaceful cruise across Guanabara Bay. Mix in free time during your Rio stay and enjoy air-conditioned transport from site to site.

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Rio de Janeiro in Two Days: City Sightseeing, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer

From: $455.42 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

If your time in Rio is short, make the most of it with this 2-day tour that checks off the big-ticket items: Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain and lunch at a traditional barbecue house. Begin with personalized pickup from the airport and an overnight stay in a 3-, 4- or 5-star accommodation in the affluent South Zone. When you’re refreshed the next day, an informative guide zips your group around the city in air-conditioned transport for breathtaking views from Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountains.

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Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

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Ilha Grande and Green Coast Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $114.55 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Located 2 hours south of Rio in the Green Coast area of Angra dos Reis, Ilha Grande holds one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Brazilian coast.  Blessed by year-round tropical climate, you will find over 100 beaches with clear and calm blue-green water, lush vegetation formed by the forest, trails full of adventures wildlife, and numerous waterfalls embedded in the heart of the Atlantic.

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Angra dos Reis Day Trip and Schooner Cruise

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $121.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Head out of Rio for the day, where a schooner awaits to take you on a cruise of the turquoise blue waters and islands of Angra dos Reis. With roundtrip hotel transportation and a buffet lunch included, a day of relaxation lies ahead.

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Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $81.84 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Spend half a day sailing on Guanabara Bay, for the most beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro with Sugar Loaf Mountain towering in the distance. Pass the bay's islands and forts as you cruise the idylic waters. The Guanabara Bay Cruise includes roundtrip transportation from your Rio de Janeiro hotel. An optional all you can eat barbecue lunch is also available on your return, in a local Rio restaurant.

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch and Christ The Redeemer by Train

From: $190.09 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Appreciate Rio from the sea, its historical buildings and the forts that protected the Guanabara Bay. Sail to see the most beautiful landscape of Rio. It is the largest bay of the world in volume of water, it has several islands, as the Governor’s island, Fundão and Snakes island. Then have a delicious lunch at a barbecue House, all you can eat. Then head to the famous Christ The Redeemer and apreciate great perspectives atop the Corcovado Mountain. From the Sea to the top of the mountain, see this marvelous city from different perspectives and enjoy this lovely tour. Special Offer - Save more than 14% on these popular tours by booking them together in this exclusive combo package! - Book Now!

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch and Christ Redeemer with Selaron Steps and Sugar Loaf

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $246.85 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Catch the view of Rio from the Sea in the amazing Guanabara Bay Cruise, followed by a barbecue lunch (all you can eat), a stop at the Selaron Steps, then heading to the Christ Redeemer by van and Sugar Loaf, just in time for sunset. This tour allows you to get different perspectives of Rio in just one day from its main sights and landmarks. Enjoy magnificent views from the sea and atop Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountains. An unforgettable day in the Wonderful City, for sure Special Offer - Save more than 15% on these popular tours by booking them together in this exclusive combo package! - Book Now!

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Barbecue Lunch, Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps by Van

From: $175.57 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Appreciate Rio from the sea, its historical buildings and the forts that protected the Guanabara Bay. Sail to see the most beautiful landscape of Rio. It is the largest bay of the world in volume of water, it has several islands, as the Governor’s island, Fundão and Snakes island. Then have a delicious lunch at a barbecue House, all you can eat. Then, visit the famous Selaron Steps and make a stop for photos and head to the famous Christ Redeemer Statue by van! Special Offer - Save more than 14% on these popular tours by booking them together in this exclusive combo package! - Book Now!

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Pantanal Carioca

From: $108.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The city of Rio de Janeiro, as well as all its world-famous attractions, is home to secrets that even the Carioca know. The Lagoon Complex of Barra da Tijuca is one of those gems, hidden in one of the trendiest areas of the city, our "Carioca Pantanal" surprising to all, with its fauna and flora of great beauty and diversity. Spend a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Option recommended for the whole family.

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Buzios Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $159.73 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Travel to Buzios from Rio de Janeiro. Sail to the the beaches on a schooner. Discover the rich history of the place formerly a pirate's lair and know a popular tourist destination.

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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Speed Boat Tour

From: $458.04 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a speed boat tour with an experienced captain. You will discover the Baia de Guanabara, Niterói, Copacabana, and Ipanema beaches. The view from the water is a must-see while visiting Rio de Janeiro.

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Pantanal Carioca Sightseeing Boat Tour with Optional Lunch

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $66.00 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy an unforgettable ride through the amazing Lagoon Complex of Barra da Tijuca, unraveling all its secrets and biodiversity. Along with your guide, learn what makes the Marapendi wetlands, commonly known as 'Pantanal Carioca' so unique. A wonderful tour to see a new side of Rio de Janeiro.

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Walking and Biking Tours

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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour Including Vermelha Beach and Arpoador

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $42.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a bike tour of Rio de Janeiro's "zona sul". In a small group, you will visit Rio's main sights. Cycling is the best way to cover long distances and, in just three hours, you'll be able to cover what would take you two days on foot. Your fun and knowledgeable guide will give you information and fun facts about the sights plus tips to better enjoy your stay after the tour.

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Historical Rio Walking Tour

From: $85.80 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take the subway and enjoy a guided walking tour in downtown Rio. Many cariocas still refer to downtown as “the City”, as if it were a city apart, so busy, profuse and attractive. Rich in history and buildings of great architectural appeal, the center of the former capital of the country is best absorbed in the details when you walk through it.

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Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $61.80 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a small-group, 4-hour bike tour visiting Copacabana, the celebrity cemetery, São João Batista, the Bay of Guanabara, Lapa, the colored Steps of Selaron and Rio’s historical center. It gives a perfect view of Rio de Janeiro in all its diversity.

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Small-Group Urban Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $49.74 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a small-group, 3-hour bike tour visiting Copacabana, Sugar Loaf, the Lake area and Ipanema Beach. The tour gives a great impression of the beautiful and popular South Zone of Rio.

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Small-Group Ultimate Bike Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $123.60 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

See Rio by bike on this 7-hour tour of the South Zone and Old City of Rio de Janeiro. With a small group, see popular beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema before visiting the colonial area of Lapa, the historic city-center and the Selarón Steps. As you ride the bike, stop for wonderful views of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain. A typical Brazilian lunch and biking equipment is included.

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Small-Group Jungle Bike Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $192.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Embark on a thrilling 5-hour bike tour, beginning at the Christ the Redeemer Statue and going through Tijuca National Park with a small group, limited to 10 people. Start the day atop Corcovado Mountain at the Christ the Redeemer statue. After taking in the amazing views, descend down jungle roads in Tijuca National Park, where you'll see waterfalls and exotic flora and fauna. Roundtrip transport from your accommodation and all bike equipment is included.

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Rio City Bike Tour

From: $73.91 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Rio City guided bike tour takes you to numerous natural and historical attractions in Rio de Janeiro. This tour is ideal for those who want to see most of the city in a fun and interactive way. The tour starts out in a central meeting location and has you peddling around Rio for 5-hours with your guide.

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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $72.60 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take an afternoon sightseeing tour of Old Rio on foot, and get a feeling for the legends and history woven around the narrow streets and superb baroque buildings of downtown Rio de Janeiro. While you walk, your knowledgeable and entertaining guide will bring the city and its stories alive.

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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour: Ipanema, Leblon and Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon

Rating 3 Star Rating

From: $59.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a leisurely bike ride in Rio de Janeiro, from the world-famous beaches of Ipanema and Leblon to the parks and sports complexes surrounding Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. Your knowledgeable local guide will lead you on easy, paved paths along beautiful beaches and the lagoon, bordered by Rio’s most fashionable neighborhoods. See where the residents of Rio spend their free time, and enjoy amazing views – including Corcovado’s statue of Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) embracing this spectacular city from above.

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Bike Tour of Lapa Red Beach Urca and Botafogo

From: $85.80 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Start your tour in Copacabana, one of the most famous beaches in the world. Visit the beachfront neighborhood of Botafogo and Urca, an upscale neighborhood with its own harbor. See the famous red sand beach Praia Vermelha, Red Beach, with great views of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Ride through the historical center and see such landmarks as Candelária’s Church, Tiradentes Square and the Imperial House. Ride the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa, home of the famous Selaron Steps and the Lapa Arcs, an 18th century aqueduct.

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Shows, Concerts and Sports

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4-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1669.86 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join this 4-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival!

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5-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1887.67 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 5-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

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6-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2178.08 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 6-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

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7-Day Tour: Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2468.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil... see for yourself! Join us in this 7-day tour and experience the great Rio de Janeiro Carnival.

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain plus Ginga Tropical Show

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $323.41 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Combine a full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro’s top attractions with an evening of samba at the Ginga Tropical Show! This is the ultimate day out in Rio — enjoy a city tour of downtown attractions like the Metropolitan Cathedral and Cinelandia Square; ride the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and the cog train to the top of Corcovado Mountain; see the statue of Christ the Redeemer; marvel at amazing views of the city; and end your day with a colorful dance performance that celebrates Brazil’s cultural roots. Hotel or port transport, lunch and dinner are included. Special Offer - Save more than 19% when you book these popular tours together! - Book Now!

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Maracana Stadium Tour: Behind-the-Scenes Access

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $83.16 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Whether you call the sport soccer or futebol, make your pilgrimage to Maracanã Stadium, hallowed ground for the game. On this 3.5-hour guided tour, delight in a behind-the-scenes look at the stadium renovated for the 2014 World Cup. Sit on a team bench and imagine the legendary moments that took place here, including Pele’s 1,000th goal and Brazil’s shocking defeat at the 1950 World Cup. For added convenience, enjoy round-trip hotel transport.

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Rio de Janeiro Soccer Match

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $178.21 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

If you love football, you won't want to miss the chance to see a soccer match in Rio de Janeiro! Come watch one of Brazil's passions and watch the best teams in Rio fight for the win. Accompanied by your guide, you'll feel the electric atmosphere of a Brazilian football match. It's an experience you'll never forget!

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Ginga Tropical Show in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 3 Star Rating

From: $134.64 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

End a night in Rio on a high note with the Ginga Tropical Show, a fascinating spectacle of music and dance. From your seat get to know the musical dimensions of Brazil. Samba, bossa nova and lambada spice up the stage, as do the ladies and gents dressed in vibrant Carnival costumes. Throw in live drumming, capoeira and folklore from all over the country, and you have a cultural feast.

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Ginga Tropical - Brazilian Samba and Folklore Show

From: $92.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The most famous neighborhood in Brazil - Copacabana - receive a representation of the rich Brazilian Culture: The GINGA TROPICAL SHOW, At the JW MARRIOTT HOTEL Rio de Janeiro. The Show enchants the visitors who arrive in Rio. Wonderful, Dinamic and uniquely! The Diversity of our country, celebrating without stereotypes. Among others, stand out Capoeira, Frevo, Lambada and all kinds of Samba with the charming and beauty of Mulatas from Carnival.

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Authentic Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro with Dinner

From: $352.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a perfectly Brazilian combination of a steakhouse dinner followed by a samba show on this 4-hour tour with a small group. Experience Brazil's legendary dance and see professional samba dancers perform in a historical theater. You'll also get a taste for other types of Brazilian dance from different regions. Roundtrip transport from your hotel in central Rio is included.

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Food, Wine and Nightlife

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Private Rio Nightlife Tour with Skip the Line

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $170.29 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience the best that Rio de Janeiro's nightlife has to offer on this amazing dinner and drinks tour. Enjoy exclusive VIP treatment, listen and dance to traditional Brazilian music and party with the locals!

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Live Samba in Vidigal Favela

Rating 3.5 Star Rating

From: $171.61 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience a unique afternoon on the top of the Vidigal Favela in Rio de Janeiro. Listen to an amazing live Samba band while enjoying a beautiful sunset and take in the breathtaking views of the illuminated city at night. Experience it all while drinking fresh Caipirinhas and other exotic cocktails. Party with the locals and use the opportunity to learn some samba steps yourself.

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Food Tour in Santa Teresa

Rating 2 Star Rating

From: $46.86 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In this fantastic Santa Teresa Food Tour you will try over 10 samples of Brazilian food/snacks/drinks that we carefully selected... while you visit one of the most interesting neighborhoods of Rio! Santa Teresa was built ''in the mountain'' or in the upper side of the city, from there, we have an amazing view of Rio, especially the downtown! It's full of ateliers, arts, graffiti and great restaurants!It's included:Guide, +/- 10 samples of Brazilian food/snack/drinks, 3-4 hours tour, The Ruins Park, Laurinda Santos Lobo Cultural Center, Yellow tram**Yellow Tram: the tram is under renovation, and it can happen that eventually it's closed/maintenance. In this case, Free Walker can not guarantee we will be able to take it. It's not included:Bus ticket (that you pay on the bus $1,00)Extra food/drinks

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Skip the Line: Lapa Pub Crawl and Caipirinha Making Class

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $30.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience Rio's legendary night life with a 4-hour skip-the-line pub crawl and caipirinha-making class! After you learn how to make Brazil's signature cocktail, hit the city's most popular going-out district, Lapa and party like the locals do at the city's most authentic bars, clubs and samba venues. Participate in drinking games, a samba lesson and enjoy drink discounts and VIP entrance at the bars and clubs.

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Skip the line: Ipanema Pub Crawl

Rating 3.5 Star Rating

From: $30.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience Rio's famous nightlife with a 5-hour, skip-the-line pub crawl in Ipanema. Rio has amazing parties every day but if you don't know the right places to go, you might end up by yourself in an empty bar. Come to this Pub Crawl on Tuesday nights and enjoy Ipanema's busy bars and clubs and save money with drink discounts. This tour is limited to 8 people, to ensure an intimate atmosphere with your fellow international travelers and your local guide.

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain plus Ginga Tropical Show

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $323.41 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Combine a full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro’s top attractions with an evening of samba at the Ginga Tropical Show! This is the ultimate day out in Rio — enjoy a city tour of downtown attractions like the Metropolitan Cathedral and Cinelandia Square; ride the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and the cog train to the top of Corcovado Mountain; see the statue of Christ the Redeemer; marvel at amazing views of the city; and end your day with a colorful dance performance that celebrates Brazil’s cultural roots. Hotel or port transport, lunch and dinner are included. Special Offer - Save more than 19% when you book these popular tours together! - Book Now!

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Private: Skip the Line Nightclub Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $92.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience Rio's world-famous nightlife hassle-free with a private driver and skip-the-line entrance to some of Rio's hottest nightclubs. With your in-the-know guide, check out some of the city's best clubs and party like the locals. On this private tour, feel free to stay as long as you like at any of the stops.

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Private: VIP Section Nightclub Tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1318.73 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Book your VIP Section with a private guide. Experience Rio's world-famous nightlife hassle-free with a private bilungual guide and skip-the-line entrance to some of Rio's hottest nightclubs. With your in-the-know guide, check out some of the city's best clubs and party like the locals. On this private tour, feel free to stay as long as you like at any of the stops. Price includes 4 Bottles of premium spirit such as Grey Goose or Similar with mixers.

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Culinary Soul Tour of Old Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $165.01 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Brazil and its cuisine can be a wild, baffling stew of influences and cultures. This 5.5-hour, small group walking tour dives right into that mix by taking you through the vibrant heart of Rio’s two most historically and architecturally significant neighborhoods: downtown’s Centro and Porto areas. These atmospheric districts are where the Portuguese began building Rio, where the slaves who were brought over to Brazil first landed, where samba was born and – most importantly – where this bustling city’s multicultural identity and food culture started taking shape.

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One Night in Rio - Best of Rio's Local Nightlife

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $100.31 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Looking for THE perfect night out in Rio but are unsure of the trendiest place to party? Our expert nightlife consultants will help pick the best club,  lounge or special event for your group and assign a  bilingual local Brazilian party guide to take you on an amazing night out in Rio with us. Whether you want a guide to show you a low key night in bohemian Lapa or are in a large group wanting to experience an upscale premium Ultra Lounge or club in Barra or Leblon we've got you covered.

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Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour and Christ Redeemer Statue Helicopter Flight

Rating 2.5 Star Rating

From: $455.42 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Combine two top Rio de Janeiro tours into one high-flying adventure at a discounted rate with this exciting Super Saver! In the morning, go to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car to check out expansive views of this picturesque city. Then in the afternoon, get amazing aerial views on a helicopter tour! From the ground to mountaintop to air, you’ll enjoy sight of many major Rio sights, from Cinelandia Square and Copacabana Beach to Maracanã Stadium and the statue of Christ the Redeemer on top of Corcovado. Special Offer - Save up to 5% when you book these popular tours together! - Book Now!

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Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $378.85 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

What could be better than a sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro from the air? From the vantage point of a helicopter, you'll have unforgettable views of this beautiful city, nestled against a backdrop of granite peaks like Sugar Loaf Mountain rising from Guanabara Bay. On this 9-10 minute helicopter tour with a professional pilot, you’ll take some of the most spectacular photos of Rio imaginable, including Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain, overlooking Copacabana Beach and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Cultural and Theme Tours

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Rio de Janeiro Main Landmarks Tour Including Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $75.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

See some of the best tourist spots in Rio de Janeiro on a day tour that takes care of the driving for you. Visit Sao Conrado Beach, walk through Tijuca National Park, stop at the Christ the Redeemer statue and spend time in a traditional neighborhood.

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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $47.52 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take a non-intrusive 4-hour walking tour of Rocinha favela in Rio, and learn about life in the city’s famous shanty towns. Take a respectful tour with a favela resident, and meet the locals to experience their lives away from the usual stereotypes.

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Rio Urban Art Walking Tour

From: $48.84 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Get a unique experience around the streets of Rio on a 4-hour tour visiting many artistic sites with a knowledgeable local guide. See everything from colorful tiles to the Las Etnias (The Ethnicities) mural, a staggering 15 meters high.

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Santa Marta Favela Walking Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $92.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visiting the favela of Santa Marta, one of Rio's hundreds of "favelas" (the Brazilian term for a slum or shantytown), is a local experience that gives you the chance to see Brazil from another point of view. After pickup from Rio de Janeiro, take a walking tour with a resident guide, who introduces you to daily life in the favela. You'll learn about the history of the area, see community projects, and take in views of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and Rodrigo de Freitas Lake...

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Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour

From: $97.97 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Rocinha has become a major tourist attraction in the city in recent years, as people flock to visit the community famous for living in one of the largest urban slums in South America. More than a tourist attraction, however, a trip to the Rocinha favela is a fascinating and meaningful social experience.

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Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $77.88 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a hike of the Two Brothers in Rio de Janeiro (Morro Dois Irmaos) and admire amazing views including the occupation and social contrasts of Rio.

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Rio de Janeiro Street Art Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $92.40 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a unique experience around the streets of Rio de Janeiro and its artistic interventions! A 4-hour tour mentioning major local artists, stopping at different neighborhoods to see beautiful murals and the latest graffiti projects. Its a city tour and an art tour rolled up in one!

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Private Rio de Janeiro Art Museums Tour

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $158.41 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Soak up the culture of the best museums Rio de Janeiro has to offer on this enjoyable 6-hour tour. Spend the afternoon with just your party, ensuring privacy and flexibility, including comfortable pickup and drop-off at your hotel.

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Live Samba in Vidigal Favela

Rating 3.5 Star Rating

From: $171.61 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience a unique afternoon on the top of the Vidigal Favela in Rio de Janeiro. Listen to an amazing live Samba band while enjoying a beautiful sunset and take in the breathtaking views of the illuminated city at night. Experience it all while drinking fresh Caipirinhas and other exotic cocktails. Party with the locals and use the opportunity to learn some samba steps yourself.

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Private Custom Tour: Historic Downtown

From: $184.81 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Go back in time with this special private tour. Visit the Municipal Theater (inside guided visit), National Library, Museum of Fine Arts, and City Council Chamber. Also included Largo da Carioca (Carioca Square) and the iconic Colombo Pastry Shop where you can savor delicious snacks.

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