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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Private Day Trip Serra dos Orgaos National Park Rio de Janeiro

From: $134.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The dramatic mountains of the Serra dos Orgaos are a protected area spanning around 20.000 hectares. The Park has a huge ecological importance for the mountain cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis. Surrounded by several waterfalls and areas for trekking, the park is one of the wonders of Rio.The park is divided into three areas: Teresopolis, Petropolis and Guapimirim. The area of Teresopolis is perfect for hiking, and this is where we can take the ‘Picture Postcard’ hike.

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Private Tour Niterói with Art Museum, St. Cruz Fortress and Parque da Cidade

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Crossing the bridge in the direction of Niteroi we have a beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. And on this guided private tour Niteroi , we will get to know the beauty spots to be found inside ‘Smile City’.First We begin the City Tour Niterói with a visit to the space-age Museu de Arte Contemporânea. Designed by the renowned Oscar Niemeyer, has made it the main tourist attraction in Niteroi.Crossing the coast after, we will visit the fantastic Santa Cruz da Barra fort.This French-built fort is located at the entrance to Guanabara Bay. The place played an important role in history that you discover during our private tour to Niterói.Finally From there, its time for the “Grand Finale” where we go in the direction of Parque da Cidade. The attraction has one of the most beautiful views of Rio.

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Private Rio City Center Walking Tour

From: $65.56 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

It is said that a city (and its culture) is better known in its streets than in its museums. And Rio is no exception! Each step in the hot asphalt will take us to Rio's immediate past: you will visit the most important cathedrals, palaces, and squares during the Colonial Era, learn anecdotes, myths and legends of emblematic characters of the street and you will see how the daily life of the Carioca people was in their time. Walk with us through the most emblematic places in the heart of Rio and let yourself be carried away by its charms.

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Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $56.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Inside Tijuca National Park hides the small and iconic Santa Teresa, the bohemian point of our beloved Rio de Janeiro. Between monuments that combine colonial architecture with tropical flora and fauna and museums, restaurants and bars preferred by intellectuals and artists of the '60s, Santa Teresa has become the perfect fusion between art and nature Carioca. Our tour includes transportation and a guide who will show you the best places for postcards and tell you the story behind each spot.

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Private City Tour Christ and Sugar Loaf

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $99.23 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover the most iconic sights of Rio de Janeiro on this exclusive private guided tour. Visit landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer and the Selaron Stairs, and learn about Brazilian culture at the Metropolitan Cathedral and Sambaland Stadium. The tour finishes atop beautiful Sugar Loaf Mountain.

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Private Shore Excursion for Cruise Passengers in Rio de Janeiro

From: $327.79 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover the main attractions of this wonderful city on our Rio de Janeiro shore excursion for cruise passengers. On an unforgettable day you will visit the Christ the Redeemer Statue, the Selaron Staircase, the Sugarloaf Mountain and the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Cathedral. Get to know Rio in style, where you’ll have Fabio’s company as your private guide and an air-conditioned vehicle for a full day tour leaving from the port of Rio.

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Private Day Tour Prainha, Grumari and Joatinga

From: $105.43 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro is famous for its beaches, and this private tour features the best of them all, including some stunning hidden gems in the Barra de Tijuca. Enjoy some of Rio’s most stunning sea, sand and sun destinations such as Grumari, Prainha, and Reserva.

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Customized Private Tours in Rio de Janeiro

From: $354.39 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro is such a fascinating destination, which is why it is no surprise that people arrive there by the thousands each day of the year. If you are planning a fabulous vacation to Rio at any time in the future, you are going to want to consider one of Rio Cultural Secrets customized private tours. These tours can be customized according to what you want to see in 8 hours.

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Private Day Trip Petrópolis with St. Peter Cathedral and Imperial Museum

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Step back in time on this full-day private tour to the imperial city of Petropolis, high in the mountains. Discover the royal history of the city with visits to key attractions including splendid gardens and palaces, a fascinating museum and a beautiful cathedral.

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Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $65.56 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Favela Brothers is a family run tour company, operated by the brothers Maka and Obi Basilio, both born and raised in Favela da Rocinha. We decided to organize guided tours within the community in which we live to offer a unique and quality service for travellers who are in search of culture and knowledge. Our tours allow a great immersion into daily life inside the favela and it is a great cultural exchange for all. You will learn about the history from the eyes of the locals, As the whole tour is carried out on foot where you get to know the alleys, rooftops, shops, cultural projects with which we work, and delicious local restaurants if you get hungry.Let's have a genuine cultural exchange (We can learn a lot from each other).Your support is greatly appreciated! ;)

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Private Rio de Janeiro Customizable Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $444.49 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: $262.10 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 air-conditioned vehicle, and an expert professional guide.

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Private Rio de Janeiro Experience - Carioca spirit and carnival

From: $1314.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro, seen through any visitor’s eyes, is an exotic city where color and music thrive; and while cariocas (Rio residents) will agree, it is this fact, and so much more that makes the ‘Marvelous City’ both infectious and impossible to replicate. Set against its iconic backdrop of irresistible beaches, enticing surf and tree-lined mountains, the world-famous monuments of Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer keep watch over the bustling city below, with themselves being must-see attractions for any visit to Rio, for the views if nothing else! We will make like true cariocas and delve into this exciting city, making the most of the metro or strolling on foot, chatting with the locals to get a real sense of what life here is really like. The notorious Carnaval scene is as famous a representation of the carioca culture of the city itself.IMPORTANT NOTE: we need a minimun of 2pP in order to run this tour.

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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

From: $78.67 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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Private Tour: Explore Rio creating your own Itinerary

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $236.01 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Be free to choose you itinerary!We know that there is nothing better than taking a tour freely, with availability of time and going to the places you want, without following a certain established itinerary, which may be has places that do not get your attention. Well, this tour gives you that possibilityOn this tour, we can visit what you most want and have interest or curiosity, because you are the one who create the tour. The Tour Guide that will go along with you will tell you the stories, details and particularities of the places that are visited, and will give you suggestions of places to visit, as well as tips to make your stay in the city really enjoyable.The car and the guide will be at your disposal throughout the tour, so you can take the most advantage of your experience in the city and take a wonderful memory of Rio de Janeiro!Note: You can choose doing this tour in the morning or in the afternoon, depends on the availabilityDo you join this experience? Let´s go!

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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: $32.78 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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Story of Bossanova: Rhythm and soul of Rio

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Follow the voice of Priscila, a charming Carioca who will take you to explore one of most famous beaches on earth, the Ipanema Beach. Starting from the best spot to watch the sunset in town, the "pedra do arpoador", you will learn about the origins and the musicians who created bossa nova. As you walk, you will hear that Priscila can´t really sing, but she charmingly tries to make you relate to some of the best known bossa nova songs. The walk will take you to the park of the girl from Ipanema, where you will get to know the legend of the two brothers from the hill of Vidigal, who inspired Chico Duarte to write a song. After that, you'll get to learn about the similarities between bossa nova and samba, especially its unique instruments. Also, you will discover the story of Tom Jombin as you admire his monument.

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Santa Teresa: the staircase, bohemia and culture

From: $9.17 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover in a unique way what is perhaps one of the most colorful and famous steps in the world. Unlike many others who just stop to take a picture, get insights from Romario, a young Carioca boy that goes out of his way to tell you the story of the Santa Teresa neighborhood and the artist Jorge Selaron, who decorated the unique steps. As you climb the stairs, your narrator will help you spot some of the unique tiles that deserve a closer look. You will also discover the historical background of the Morro do Desterro , the St Teresa convent that was built in 1750, and the tale of the old tram. Your tour will pass by the Museum of the Ruinas. Even though you won't enter, you will learn some of its stories and will be able to see the painting on the wall of Joao Barbosa. Your walk will end in front of the museum of Chacara do Ceu, as you admire the beautiful sculptures decorating its façade.

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Imperial Rio: History, Architecture and Heritage

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In 1808 the Portuguese Court moved to Rio de Janeiro, and that's how it became the capital of an empire. This historical tour will begin in front of the Church Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga, one of the oldest churches in the city, where you will hear about the early foundation of Rio de Janeiro. Pepe, your narrator, is very passionate to tell you the stories and legends that downtown Rio has to offer. You will get to admire the Palacio Imperial from the outside, as you learn about the impact that Napoleon's endeavors in Europe had in the creation of Rio and its architectural heritage. During this tour, you will discover the legend of Mary I, who was locked in a convent, the relogio carioca. Also, you'll pass by the National Museum of Arts, founded in 1937. The tour will take you to admire the Municipal Theatre, and you will hear about the creation of the republic in 1889 and the story of Emperor Pedro II. Your walk will finish at the national library building.

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Carnaval Experience - Visit Samba city and behind the scene of rio's carnival

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $18.35 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Carnival, samba, costumes, caipirinha.... You will love this experience!At Carnaval Experience, you will discover the behind-the-scenes of the greatest Carnaval in the world! Have a unique and authentic experience exploring the backstage, the secrets, the people working, and the preparations for the parade!What will we do? During the tour, accompanied by a bilingual guide, you will visit the Cidade do Samba ("Samba City"), the carnival factory, and see from up close how the floats and costumes for the grand parade are produced. You will also learn about the history of Samba and the carnival in Rio. Afterward, you will be able to try on real carnival costumes and take beautiful pictures with them, as well as participate in a SAMBA WORKSHOP with a professional dancer from our samba school. We'll finish by sharing a delicious caipirinha, Brazil's national cocktail! Special Offer - Book by December 25 and travel between November 1 and January 8 to save 12% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

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Favela Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $47.84 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Feel what life in a Favela is like. We take you to the top of the Rocinha Favela or Tavares Bastos and then descend on foot. On the way down, you get an unique insight into the vibrant spirit of the people, especially the kids. Descobre como és la vida dentro de la Favela. Llevamos usted hasta la parte más alta y despues bajamos caminando por las calles pequenas, donde se puede mirar todo muy cerca.

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Christ the Redeemer and Santa Teresa by Jeep

From: $41.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Christ the Redeemer is one of the most visited attractions in the world. Located within the Tijuca Forest, it is 710 meters above sea level. To get there we will visit the historic neighborhood of Santa Teresa with stops at Parque das Ruínas, Largo do Curvelo and Mirante Santa Marta.

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Pedra do Telegrafo Jeep Adventure

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $46.35 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Located in the West Zone of Rio, Pedra do Telégrafo became famous for the various possibilities of its photos in a paradisiacal view taken from the tip of a stone, causing admiration, adrenaline, courage and amazement. The experience is contemplated by a panoramic walk along the wild beaches of Rio where the largest neighborhood in the city is located in a mixture of nature, urbanism and architecture.

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A Self-Guided Black History Audio Tour of Rio de Janeiro’s Little Africa

From: $7.85 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Gamboa, the city’s port area, is full of secrets, hidden history and forgotten stories that, once uncovered, can shed light on a fascinating part of Rio de Janeiro. On this self-guided GPS walking tour, you’ll visit several sensitive sites like the Valongo Wharf where slaves arriving from Africa disembarked, and Pedra do Sal where they settled. Through the port and art districts, you’ll learn about the slave trade, the bittersweet history of sugar mills and coffee farms, and the struggles and resilience of everyday people.My name is Kelly Tavares, and I’ll be your guide on this audio tour. I hope to offer you an understanding of Brazilian culture, unveil the myth of racial democracy in this country, and teach you about our diaspora. Along the way, I’ll explain why sharing, listening, and exchanging stories empowers our communities.After downloading the tour onto the VoiceMap app, you'll be able to enjoy the tour on location or virtually at home.

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Historical Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $39.34 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro is a city that, in addition to beautiful beaches and wonderful landscapes has an important historical heritage that is really interesting to visit. Its architectural beauties and cultural and historical buildings will take us back to a fascinating journey through time. In this tour we will visit some of the most notable monuments of the city, we will walk through its ancient streets and discover the history of the city, from the time of the Colony, passing through the Empire and the Republic, knowing its secrets and particularitiesWe will meet at the entrance of the Metro Station and go toghether to the downtown.Depending on your interest in certain places in the city, the Tourism guide will indicate the best options and give suggestions so that your trip be truly wonderful.Let's visit together the historic center of Rio and enjoy all the cultural richness that this place offers us!

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Tours and Sightseeing

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Rio day Trip - daily city tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $115.87 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is the best option saving time & money.I join the full city tour with the favela tour.It's a private tour done by Beni Klein , which is the owner of the company & guides professionally in Rio 17 years.Normally you will have to do the favela tour by it self which costs more time and more money... check this out! Compare the prices and time you'll save doing this tour with us ;)a day Loaded with fun experiences, incredible places & although its very calm with plenty of time for pictures & time in the sites, with excellent cars and guide!

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

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $55.07 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: $32.78 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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Story of Bossanova: Rhythm and soul of Rio

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Follow the voice of Priscila, a charming Carioca who will take you to explore one of most famous beaches on earth, the Ipanema Beach. Starting from the best spot to watch the sunset in town, the "pedra do arpoador", you will learn about the origins and the musicians who created bossa nova. As you walk, you will hear that Priscila can´t really sing, but she charmingly tries to make you relate to some of the best known bossa nova songs. The walk will take you to the park of the girl from Ipanema, where you will get to know the legend of the two brothers from the hill of Vidigal, who inspired Chico Duarte to write a song. After that, you'll get to learn about the similarities between bossa nova and samba, especially its unique instruments. Also, you will discover the story of Tom Jombin as you admire his monument.

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Santa Teresa: the staircase, bohemia and culture

From: $9.17 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover in a unique way what is perhaps one of the most colorful and famous steps in the world. Unlike many others who just stop to take a picture, get insights from Romario, a young Carioca boy that goes out of his way to tell you the story of the Santa Teresa neighborhood and the artist Jorge Selaron, who decorated the unique steps. As you climb the stairs, your narrator will help you spot some of the unique tiles that deserve a closer look. You will also discover the historical background of the Morro do Desterro , the St Teresa convent that was built in 1750, and the tale of the old tram. Your tour will pass by the Museum of the Ruinas. Even though you won't enter, you will learn some of its stories and will be able to see the painting on the wall of Joao Barbosa. Your walk will end in front of the museum of Chacara do Ceu, as you admire the beautiful sculptures decorating its façade.

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Imperial Rio: History, Architecture and Heritage

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In 1808 the Portuguese Court moved to Rio de Janeiro, and that's how it became the capital of an empire. This historical tour will begin in front of the Church Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga, one of the oldest churches in the city, where you will hear about the early foundation of Rio de Janeiro. Pepe, your narrator, is very passionate to tell you the stories and legends that downtown Rio has to offer. You will get to admire the Palacio Imperial from the outside, as you learn about the impact that Napoleon's endeavors in Europe had in the creation of Rio and its architectural heritage. During this tour, you will discover the legend of Mary I, who was locked in a convent, the relogio carioca. Also, you'll pass by the National Museum of Arts, founded in 1937. The tour will take you to admire the Municipal Theatre, and you will hear about the creation of the republic in 1889 and the story of Emperor Pedro II. Your walk will finish at the national library building.

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Private Day Trip Serra dos Orgaos National Park Rio de Janeiro

From: $134.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The dramatic mountains of the Serra dos Orgaos are a protected area spanning around 20.000 hectares. The Park has a huge ecological importance for the mountain cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis. Surrounded by several waterfalls and areas for trekking, the park is one of the wonders of Rio.The park is divided into three areas: Teresopolis, Petropolis and Guapimirim. The area of Teresopolis is perfect for hiking, and this is where we can take the ‘Picture Postcard’ hike.

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Private Tour Niterói with Art Museum, St. Cruz Fortress and Parque da Cidade

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Crossing the bridge in the direction of Niteroi we have a beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. And on this guided private tour Niteroi , we will get to know the beauty spots to be found inside ‘Smile City’.First We begin the City Tour Niterói with a visit to the space-age Museu de Arte Contemporânea. Designed by the renowned Oscar Niemeyer, has made it the main tourist attraction in Niteroi.Crossing the coast after, we will visit the fantastic Santa Cruz da Barra fort.This French-built fort is located at the entrance to Guanabara Bay. The place played an important role in history that you discover during our private tour to Niterói.Finally From there, its time for the “Grand Finale” where we go in the direction of Parque da Cidade. The attraction has one of the most beautiful views of Rio.

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Private Rio City Center Walking Tour

From: $65.56 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

It is said that a city (and its culture) is better known in its streets than in its museums. And Rio is no exception! Each step in the hot asphalt will take us to Rio's immediate past: you will visit the most important cathedrals, palaces, and squares during the Colonial Era, learn anecdotes, myths and legends of emblematic characters of the street and you will see how the daily life of the Carioca people was in their time. Walk with us through the most emblematic places in the heart of Rio and let yourself be carried away by its charms.

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Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $56.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Inside Tijuca National Park hides the small and iconic Santa Teresa, the bohemian point of our beloved Rio de Janeiro. Between monuments that combine colonial architecture with tropical flora and fauna and museums, restaurants and bars preferred by intellectuals and artists of the '60s, Santa Teresa has become the perfect fusion between art and nature Carioca. Our tour includes transportation and a guide who will show you the best places for postcards and tell you the story behind each spot.

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Day Trips and Excursions

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Private Day Trip Serra dos Orgaos National Park Rio de Janeiro

From: $134.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The dramatic mountains of the Serra dos Orgaos are a protected area spanning around 20.000 hectares. The Park has a huge ecological importance for the mountain cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis. Surrounded by several waterfalls and areas for trekking, the park is one of the wonders of Rio.The park is divided into three areas: Teresopolis, Petropolis and Guapimirim. The area of Teresopolis is perfect for hiking, and this is where we can take the ‘Picture Postcard’ hike.

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Private Tour Niterói with Art Museum, St. Cruz Fortress and Parque da Cidade

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Crossing the bridge in the direction of Niteroi we have a beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. And on this guided private tour Niteroi , we will get to know the beauty spots to be found inside ‘Smile City’.First We begin the City Tour Niterói with a visit to the space-age Museu de Arte Contemporânea. Designed by the renowned Oscar Niemeyer, has made it the main tourist attraction in Niteroi.Crossing the coast after, we will visit the fantastic Santa Cruz da Barra fort.This French-built fort is located at the entrance to Guanabara Bay. The place played an important role in history that you discover during our private tour to Niterói.Finally From there, its time for the “Grand Finale” where we go in the direction of Parque da Cidade. The attraction has one of the most beautiful views of Rio.

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Private Day Tour Prainha, Grumari and Joatinga

From: $105.43 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro is famous for its beaches, and this private tour features the best of them all, including some stunning hidden gems in the Barra de Tijuca. Enjoy some of Rio’s most stunning sea, sand and sun destinations such as Grumari, Prainha, and Reserva.

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Customized Private Tours in Rio de Janeiro

From: $354.39 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro is such a fascinating destination, which is why it is no surprise that people arrive there by the thousands each day of the year. If you are planning a fabulous vacation to Rio at any time in the future, you are going to want to consider one of Rio Cultural Secrets customized private tours. These tours can be customized according to what you want to see in 8 hours.

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Rio Full Day Tour - Tijuca Forest, Christ, Sugar Loaf, Stairs & Rio City Center

From: $141.75 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

There is so much to do and see within this city, which is why a Tour One Day in Rio de Janeiro is the prefect solution for those who want to see it all in a short period of time.Rio de Janeiro is commonly known as the Marvelous City, which is no surprise due to all the beauty and phenomenal attractions that can be found there. A one-day city tour Rio de Janeiro can be started in many different ways.- All tours are private.- Pick-up and drop-off in South Zone, Downtown or Santa Teresa.- A complete private tour of Rio with 11 hours.- Tickets and meals not included.- Starts at 7:30 am

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Private Day Trip Petrópolis with St. Peter Cathedral and Imperial Museum

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Step back in time on this full-day private tour to the imperial city of Petropolis, high in the mountains. Discover the royal history of the city with visits to key attractions including splendid gardens and palaces, a fascinating museum and a beautiful cathedral.

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Rio Fresh Combo: Pedra do Telégrafo Hike + Wild Beaches

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $85.74 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

You'll be picked up from your hotel in Rio by car, and taken to the west of the city, a journey lasting 60 minutes. From here we'll hike up for 40 minutes among some of Rio's most stunning landscapes. The endpoint is worth the effort - as you arrive at the famous "Pedra do Telégrafo" where an incredible view awaits you!If you choose the tour-long version, you will get to know the Wild Beaches (Grumari and/or Prainha). If not, you will be dropped off at your hotel after the hike.All that walking has made you hungry? You're in luck! Here you'll have an hour of free time to have something delicious to eat while enjoying the silence and beauty of Grumari Beach.After that, you'll decide if you want to stay at this beach or if you want to know the other wild beach, named Prainha. You will have approximately 60 minutes to relax on each beach, or 120 minutes in only one.Then, we'll make our way back to your hotel, after exploring the finest panoramas the city has to offer!

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Angra dos Reis and Isla Grande - From Rio de Janeiro

From: $171.53 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Angra dos Reis is one of the most beautiful regions of Brazil. Its 365 islands make up a beautiful environment where Mother Nature is the true protagonist. Paradisiacal islands with crystal clear waters and landscapes that can not be described with words.

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City Tour Petropolis - Rio de Janeiro

From: $119.08 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Visiting the city of Petrópolis is a great opportunity to get in touch with the Brazilian history of the 19th century.This charming and imperial city, recognized for accumulating a trunk of enriching status.

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Rio de Janeiro in One Day: Christ the Redeemer, Sugar loaf mountain & more!

From: $194.62 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Start your experience with a pick-up from your Rio de Janeiro hotel. Meet your english-speaking guide and begin the tour!This full day tour enables you to see the major highlights of Rio de Janeiro, such as: Christ RedeemerSugar LoafSelaron StepsIpanaema beachCopacabana Beachand more!****Important: The following itineraries act as a suggestion only, and can be tailored to suit your needs.****

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Multi-day and Extended Tours

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4-Days Discovery the Best of Rio de Janeiro

From: $1233.82 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This experience of 4 days in Rio de Janeiro, doing overnight in a very well located 4* Hotel, in a safe and nice neighbourhood is a unique experience to get to know the main highlights of Rio de Janeiro City! do not miss it!

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Private Rio de Janeiro Experience - Carioca spirit and carnival

From: $1314.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro, seen through any visitor’s eyes, is an exotic city where color and music thrive; and while cariocas (Rio residents) will agree, it is this fact, and so much more that makes the ‘Marvelous City’ both infectious and impossible to replicate. Set against its iconic backdrop of irresistible beaches, enticing surf and tree-lined mountains, the world-famous monuments of Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer keep watch over the bustling city below, with themselves being must-see attractions for any visit to Rio, for the views if nothing else! We will make like true cariocas and delve into this exciting city, making the most of the metro or strolling on foot, chatting with the locals to get a real sense of what life here is really like. The notorious Carnaval scene is as famous a representation of the carioca culture of the city itself.IMPORTANT NOTE: we need a minimun of 2pP in order to run this tour.

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4-Days Ilha Grande Experience - Unlocking Brazil's 'Garden of Eden'

From: $1447.07 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Few places can match the unspoilt beauty of Brazil’s Costa Verde,a stunning area of virgin rainforests, impossibly clear waters and towering mountains, all just a couple of hours’ drive from the buzz of Rio. Within this paradise lies Ilha Grande, a very well-protected and preserved national park, where dense jungle and white beaches are the order of the day, surrounded by seas so appealing and jungle so alive,that the whole region was named after them (‘The Green Coast’). Here, in this Garden of Eden, where vehicles are nowhere to be seen, we’ll feel a deep connection with nature as we enjoy the various hiking trails that find their way around the immaculate island, reaching refreshing waterfalls and dreamy beaches; the perfect spot to cool off and soak in the pure beauty of this natural haven.Best travel period? This tour can be made throughout the year. Between November and June the weather is unstable and hot, between July and October is the dry season and it can get cool at night.

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Rio de Janeiro 4-Day Carnival Tour

From: $1477.70 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nothing else in the world compares to Carnival in Brazil. Experience the great Rio de Janeiro on this 4-Day Carnival immersion! Party at the best Blocos in Rio with fun local guides, experience the energy of Carnival Parade in the Sambadrome, take in beautiful views on a boat cruise through Guanabara Bay, and capture the magical vibes in Rio.

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Rio de Janeiro 6-Day Carnival Tour

From: $1287.58 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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3 days on Rio de Janeiro Maracanã, Sugarloaf, Christ ( Corcovado ),Copacabana.

From: $726.85 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

3 days in Rio de Janeirotour day 1 - Rio de Janeiro city sambadrome ( Samba Experience) , Christ the Redeemer (Corcovado), Lapa, Selaron stairs, lunch including at Brasilian BBQ steakhousetour day 2 - Maracana Stadium, Sugarloaf, Lapa, Selaron stairs.tour day 3 - Beach day Copacabana, Ipanema and let's see the sunset at the urca stone.

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Petrópolis Teresópolis Trekking Expedition - 03 days - Serra do Órgãos - Rio de Janeiro

From: $857.43 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Petrópolis x Teresópolis Trekking is the most popular expedition and many say the most beautifull Brazil trekkig expedition at Serra dos Órgãos Mountains, Rio de Janeiro.It is located in the National Park of Serra dos Órgãos amid the exuberance of the Atlantic Forest. With many climbs and steep descents it is considered the most beautifull hike of Brazil. Connects the cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis, mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro, and is usually held in 03 days, about 32 km of wonderfull trekking.Our activit will begin at Rio de Janeiro city with a Pick-up at your hotel and a expedition briefing, and will end 3 days after with drop off at your Hotel after the most beautifull Brazilian Trek! Meals, tickets, transfers, tents, included. 

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Ilha Grande 360 Trekking Expedition - 07 days - Angra dos Reis - Brazil

From: $1390.42 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Ilha Grande 360º Trekking Expedition is one of the most beautiful beach trekking experiences in Brazil. Starting ad finishing at Rio de Janeiro city is a must for adventure traveleres.  In this 7 day travel experience, you'll hike a distance of approximately 70 km after departing in a 2-hour transfer from Rio de Janeiro to the island. It's the perfect mix between beach, nature and culture! Get to know the fishermen communities also known as "caiçaras" villages, all belonging to the famous municipality of Angra dos Reis.You will have direct contact with residents and have meals in their small pensions. You will also overnight in these small villages, where men and nature found balance. Trekking Ilha Grande 360º is performed throughout trails, constant mountain ascents and descents, rivers crossing and beaches of paradisiacal scenery.

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Rio de Janeiro Wilderness (6 Days) - The 'Brazilian Yosemite' Trekking

From: $1738.03 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

When thinking of Rio de Janeiro wilderness this is the pinnacle! An adventure designed to be the tops in Brazil. Get to know Rio de Janeiro well beyond the carnival and the traditional!For 3 days we'll be crossing one of Brazil's first national parks, the Serra dos Órgãos natural reserve, for many the most beautifull Brasillina crossig, the Petrópolis x Teresópolis Expedition.After that, let's go for 3 more days camping in a place believed to be designed by the gods themselves, the Três Picos natural reserve at the God's Valley, for many the "Brazilian Yosemite" experience for its topographical formation. We'll camp at one of the most beautiful camp sites on the park in order to hike several small course trails to the summits around.Our Trekking Expedition begins and finish at you hosting at Rio de Janeiro City.

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Serra Fina Crossing (05 days) - The Most Difficult Trekking in Brazil

From: $1117.25 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The ‘Serra Fina‘ mountain rage is located in the triple border of the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo,  in Brazil along the Serra da Mantiqueira mountains.The Serra Fina Crossing has one of the largest topographic differences in the Brazilian territory, above 2,000m, and the highest point of the mountain range, Pedra da Mina, is the fourth higher point in Brazil and has a height of 2,798m.Considered one of the most difficult crossings in Brazil, the Serra Fina has fewer water points during the crossing, many hours of walking a day in stretches of great differences and requires high level of endurance and physical exertion.The trekking takes 04 trekking days to be covered, with approximately 32 km.We will start and finish our Adventure in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

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Angra dos Reis and Isla Grande - From Rio de Janeiro

From: $171.53 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Angra dos Reis is one of the most beautiful regions of Brazil. Its 365 islands make up a beautiful environment where Mother Nature is the true protagonist. Paradisiacal islands with crystal clear waters and landscapes that can not be described with words.

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Boat Tour Arraial do Cabo: The Brazilian Caribbean

From: $57.93 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Arraial do Cabo is also knowing as Brazilian Caribean, the place is one of the most beautiful and paradisiac places of the continent. It is also a perfect spot for practice diving in crystal clear waters, Because its landscape in Atlantic Ocean is surrounded by beaches and Atlantic Ocean is surrounded by beaches and islands that enchant locals and tourists.

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Private Rio de Janeiro Experience - Carioca spirit and carnival

From: $1314.36 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro, seen through any visitor’s eyes, is an exotic city where color and music thrive; and while cariocas (Rio residents) will agree, it is this fact, and so much more that makes the ‘Marvelous City’ both infectious and impossible to replicate. Set against its iconic backdrop of irresistible beaches, enticing surf and tree-lined mountains, the world-famous monuments of Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer keep watch over the bustling city below, with themselves being must-see attractions for any visit to Rio, for the views if nothing else! We will make like true cariocas and delve into this exciting city, making the most of the metro or strolling on foot, chatting with the locals to get a real sense of what life here is really like. The notorious Carnaval scene is as famous a representation of the carioca culture of the city itself.IMPORTANT NOTE: we need a minimun of 2pP in order to run this tour.

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4-Days Ilha Grande Experience - Unlocking Brazil's 'Garden of Eden'

From: $1447.07 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Few places can match the unspoilt beauty of Brazil’s Costa Verde,a stunning area of virgin rainforests, impossibly clear waters and towering mountains, all just a couple of hours’ drive from the buzz of Rio. Within this paradise lies Ilha Grande, a very well-protected and preserved national park, where dense jungle and white beaches are the order of the day, surrounded by seas so appealing and jungle so alive,that the whole region was named after them (‘The Green Coast’). Here, in this Garden of Eden, where vehicles are nowhere to be seen, we’ll feel a deep connection with nature as we enjoy the various hiking trails that find their way around the immaculate island, reaching refreshing waterfalls and dreamy beaches; the perfect spot to cool off and soak in the pure beauty of this natural haven.Best travel period? This tour can be made throughout the year. Between November and June the weather is unstable and hot, between July and October is the dry season and it can get cool at night.

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Shared Boat Trip - Cagarras Islands - Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $85.23 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

It is our most requested Tour for telling the best of each and still count on the exuberant beauty and tranquility of the Cagarras Islands.

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The Most Exclusive River Sunset onboard Private Boat

From: $524.47 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In this exclusive tour you will enjoy the most beautiful Sunset of the Marvelous City aboard our boat!Only for you and your guests, away from the hustle and bustle of the classic sights. Take advantage of taking unique photos and contemplating the breathtaking views.

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6-hour boat ride with lunch stop

From: $661.79 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Private Tour.It is a unique opportunity to unite the best of 2 worlds. The one of Nature, taking advantage of all the splendor of the coast of the Marvelous City, with its mountains and beautiful beaches the incredible gastronomic stop to enjoy the Fruits of the Sea.

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Party Boat - Gather Your Friends and Come Celebrate

From: $1533.72 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is the perfect opportunity for you to get out of traditional celebrations and celebrate your birthday in style, on the high seas with your best friends and family! Do not miss this opportunity!We also do bachelor parties, corporate events, barbecue on board ...

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The most beautiful sunset of Rio de Janeiro

From: $91.78 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In this exclusive tour you will enjoy the most beautiful Sunset of the Marvelous City aboard our boat!Only for you and your guests, away from the hustle and bustle of the classic sights. Take advantage of taking unique photos and contemplating the breathtaking views.

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Sail the sea of Rio de Janeiro aboard a speedboat

From: $85.23 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is a unique opportunity to get to know Rio by the sea. And still cool off in the waters of Rio if you want.We are a family owned and operated business.

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Walking and Biking Tours

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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $32.78 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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Story of Bossanova: Rhythm and soul of Rio

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Follow the voice of Priscila, a charming Carioca who will take you to explore one of most famous beaches on earth, the Ipanema Beach. Starting from the best spot to watch the sunset in town, the "pedra do arpoador", you will learn about the origins and the musicians who created bossa nova. As you walk, you will hear that Priscila can´t really sing, but she charmingly tries to make you relate to some of the best known bossa nova songs. The walk will take you to the park of the girl from Ipanema, where you will get to know the legend of the two brothers from the hill of Vidigal, who inspired Chico Duarte to write a song. After that, you'll get to learn about the similarities between bossa nova and samba, especially its unique instruments. Also, you will discover the story of Tom Jombin as you admire his monument.

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Santa Teresa: the staircase, bohemia and culture

From: $9.17 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover in a unique way what is perhaps one of the most colorful and famous steps in the world. Unlike many others who just stop to take a picture, get insights from Romario, a young Carioca boy that goes out of his way to tell you the story of the Santa Teresa neighborhood and the artist Jorge Selaron, who decorated the unique steps. As you climb the stairs, your narrator will help you spot some of the unique tiles that deserve a closer look. You will also discover the historical background of the Morro do Desterro , the St Teresa convent that was built in 1750, and the tale of the old tram. Your tour will pass by the Museum of the Ruinas. Even though you won't enter, you will learn some of its stories and will be able to see the painting on the wall of Joao Barbosa. Your walk will end in front of the museum of Chacara do Ceu, as you admire the beautiful sculptures decorating its façade.

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Imperial Rio: History, Architecture and Heritage

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In 1808 the Portuguese Court moved to Rio de Janeiro, and that's how it became the capital of an empire. This historical tour will begin in front of the Church Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga, one of the oldest churches in the city, where you will hear about the early foundation of Rio de Janeiro. Pepe, your narrator, is very passionate to tell you the stories and legends that downtown Rio has to offer. You will get to admire the Palacio Imperial from the outside, as you learn about the impact that Napoleon's endeavors in Europe had in the creation of Rio and its architectural heritage. During this tour, you will discover the legend of Mary I, who was locked in a convent, the relogio carioca. Also, you'll pass by the National Museum of Arts, founded in 1937. The tour will take you to admire the Municipal Theatre, and you will hear about the creation of the republic in 1889 and the story of Emperor Pedro II. Your walk will finish at the national library building.

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Private Day Trip Serra dos Orgaos National Park Rio de Janeiro

From: $134.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The dramatic mountains of the Serra dos Orgaos are a protected area spanning around 20.000 hectares. The Park has a huge ecological importance for the mountain cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis. Surrounded by several waterfalls and areas for trekking, the park is one of the wonders of Rio.The park is divided into three areas: Teresopolis, Petropolis and Guapimirim. The area of Teresopolis is perfect for hiking, and this is where we can take the ‘Picture Postcard’ hike.

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Private Tour Niterói with Art Museum, St. Cruz Fortress and Parque da Cidade

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Crossing the bridge in the direction of Niteroi we have a beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. And on this guided private tour Niteroi , we will get to know the beauty spots to be found inside ‘Smile City’.First We begin the City Tour Niterói with a visit to the space-age Museu de Arte Contemporânea. Designed by the renowned Oscar Niemeyer, has made it the main tourist attraction in Niteroi.Crossing the coast after, we will visit the fantastic Santa Cruz da Barra fort.This French-built fort is located at the entrance to Guanabara Bay. The place played an important role in history that you discover during our private tour to Niterói.Finally From there, its time for the “Grand Finale” where we go in the direction of Parque da Cidade. The attraction has one of the most beautiful views of Rio.

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Private Rio City Center Walking Tour

From: $65.56 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

It is said that a city (and its culture) is better known in its streets than in its museums. And Rio is no exception! Each step in the hot asphalt will take us to Rio's immediate past: you will visit the most important cathedrals, palaces, and squares during the Colonial Era, learn anecdotes, myths and legends of emblematic characters of the street and you will see how the daily life of the Carioca people was in their time. Walk with us through the most emblematic places in the heart of Rio and let yourself be carried away by its charms.

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Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $56.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Inside Tijuca National Park hides the small and iconic Santa Teresa, the bohemian point of our beloved Rio de Janeiro. Between monuments that combine colonial architecture with tropical flora and fauna and museums, restaurants and bars preferred by intellectuals and artists of the '60s, Santa Teresa has become the perfect fusion between art and nature Carioca. Our tour includes transportation and a guide who will show you the best places for postcards and tell you the story behind each spot.

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Rio Full Day Tour - Tijuca Forest, Christ, Sugar Loaf, Stairs & Rio City Center

From: $141.75 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

There is so much to do and see within this city, which is why a Tour One Day in Rio de Janeiro is the prefect solution for those who want to see it all in a short period of time.Rio de Janeiro is commonly known as the Marvelous City, which is no surprise due to all the beauty and phenomenal attractions that can be found there. A one-day city tour Rio de Janeiro can be started in many different ways.- All tours are private.- Pick-up and drop-off in South Zone, Downtown or Santa Teresa.- A complete private tour of Rio with 11 hours.- Tickets and meals not included.- Starts at 7:30 am

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Private Day Trip Petrópolis with St. Peter Cathedral and Imperial Museum

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Step back in time on this full-day private tour to the imperial city of Petropolis, high in the mountains. Discover the royal history of the city with visits to key attractions including splendid gardens and palaces, a fascinating museum and a beautiful cathedral.

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Shows, Concerts and Sports

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Rio Carnival Parade Ticket with free Subway Pass. Grandstands and Front Boxes

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $39.34 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Buy your Carnival Parade Ticket and get two subway passes for free.We offer Front Boxes (open-air or covered) and Grandstands.FRONT BOXES Tickets are located at the ground level and the seats are numbered. It is the closest place you can be to watch the parade. Covered Front Boxes are located in Sector 7 and you will be protected in case of rain. GRANDSTANDS (Only Sector 9 offers numbered places).Located at the second level you will enjoy a great panoramic view.Sectors 2 to 4: You’ll get an incredible view of the warm-up, get a glimpse of each school’s backstage.Sectors 5 to 8 are in the centre of Sambadrome, providing a complete view of the entire parade. Sector 9 tickets are the most sold because they are the only numbered Grandstand places and they are right next to the DRUMS SECTION RETREAT(one of the highlights of the parade).Sectors 10 and 11 are located near the end of the stadium, they give you an insight into the Samba Schools and the Drums Section Retreat.

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Rio Carnival Parade Ticket VIP Boxes with Shuttle Service

From: $380.24 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy the Rio Samba Schools parade in a great style! Box Hospitality is a VIP ticket. This ticket offers a unique experience: attending the parade and enjoying an incredible party at the same time. Food and drinks are unlimited!We offer two different Tickets: Box and Super Box.Box allows you to move freely on the first and second floor, in addition to gaining access to the outdoor area. You will enjoy live shows with renowned artists, a dance floor with a DJ, entertainment services like makeup, massage and more. Super Box also allows you to access the exclusive third-floor area and the VIP open space. This is the most exclusive venue in the entire Sambadrome. Only 150 lucky people will be able to attend the parade from this place. Frequented by celebrities, this ticket is well sold in advance.

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Parade Ticket with Optional Transport

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $122.82 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Revel in the all-night excitement of Rio de Janeiro’s annual Carnival (Carnaval) parade, famous throughout Brazil – and the rest of the world – for its energetic samba dancers and flamboyant costumes! With a ticket to a numbered seat in Sector 9 of the Sambadrome (Sambodromo), or Sector 3, 5 or 7, you’ll have a great view of the samba schools as they show off their drummers, dancers and enormous parade floats. Watch different samba schools compete on one of four nights (your choice), with optional round-trip hotel transport.

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Rio de Janeiro Soccer Match

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $104.28 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 with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $111.23 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. Select the option with dinner if you want to indulge in an all you can eat barbecue with many options of cuts of steak, pork, chicken and many sides and salads to choose from.

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Authentic Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro with Dinner

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $350.07 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 in leblon. 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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Rio de Janeiro Costume Experience in the Carnival Parade & Transfer

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $209.79 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Carnival Parade Special Group School is a fierce competition between Samba Schools that have spent the entire year preparing themselves for this battle of performances.We offer the unique opportunity to participate in this competition by dressing-up in an authentic and tailor-made costume made by a Samba School. We help you put on the costume to walk down the Sambodromo and experience the true energy of the carnival.When the performance is finished, we take you back to your hotel.Keep in mind that the Carnival season changes every year.Roundtrip transfer and costume included. Tickets to watch the Carnival Parade are not included.

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Parade Special Group Night Tickets & Transfer

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $85.23 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy the highlight of Carnival in Rio. The Special Group is a selected group of the most important Samba Schools of Rio. They compete for the first place in a fierce and elaborate performance that amazes everyone. One part of the group performs on Sunday night, and the other part performs on Monday night. Each Samba School has less than 75 minutes to show their best and conquer the judge’s opinions and, most importantly, the hearts of the audience. Be ready to return at the early hours in the morning of the next day!On Friday and Saturday, we offer tickets to the opening groups.The tickets are valid for one night only.Round trip transfer and tickets included.

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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Parade Special Group Night Tickets & Transfer

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $85.23 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy the highlight of Carnival in Rio. The Special Group is a selected group of the most important Samba Schools of Rio. They compete for the first place in a fierce and elaborate performance that amazes everyone. One part of the group performs on Sunday night, and the other part performs on Monday night. Each Samba School has less than 75 minutes to show their best and conquer the judge’s opinions and, most importantly, the hearts of the audience. Be ready to return at the early hours in the morning of the next day!On Friday and Saturday, we offer tickets to the opening groups.The tickets are valid for one night only.Round trip transfer and tickets included.

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Dinner & Rio Scenarium Nightclub Admission with Transfer

Rating 1.5 Star Rating

From: $102.27 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Rio de Janeiro is known for its food and its music. In this tour, you have the opportunity to have both in just one night. We start with dinner in a typical Brazilian restaurant: the Churrascaria. The Churrascaria is an all-you-can-eat steak house where different cuts of meat are brought to your table by the waiters throughout the night. After dinner we go to the samba club Rio Scenarium located in Lapa. The Rio Scenarium offers the authentic Brazilian music with 2 live shows per night with a repertoire of traditional rhythms such as samba, MPB, choro, forró and gafieira. Tour guide, tickets to the Churrascaria (drinks and desserts not included), tickets to Rio Scenarium and roundtrip transfer included.

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Food, Wine and Nightlife

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Lapa Palooza

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $72.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

We start our night at our meeting point in our setting and presentation of the tour and the group with a welcome Caipirinha. We go to the biggest live Samba House in the region, with a bar, great drink options and appetizers with a DJ playing funk and pop music, here we serve a round of our Pirate Shot. We will then go to the best karaoke in Lapa with good options for eating and drinking. Enjoy a comfortable Pub in Rio with amazing people and enjoy our round of shots. We end the night in one of the best nightclubs in Rio with a DJ playing various styles such as Brazilian and international funk and pop. Weekends (Friday and Saturday) in Rio are busier than during the week, this tour is more suitable for those looking for a fun night in crowded places, a busier night. Tuesday, wednsday and thursday are less busier, we recommend for small groups and couples.*When making your reservation, you authorize the use of your image for any advertising disclosures

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Pubcrawl + Boat Party

From: $72.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Our night starts at our meeting point, Casa da Cachaça bar. We offer a welcome Caipirinha and a brief presentation about how our night will be, our itinerary and what is included. We will then proceed to the most famous live Samba house in Lapa, with a DJ playing various styles during the interval of the live Samba music. we offer a round of Pirate Shots and entries are included. From there we leave for the party on the boat (transportation is included),it includes free Caipirinhas until midnight, has a DJ, security team and lifeguards, the boat has several environments with a dance floor and bar.Tickets for the boat are included, the boat leaves around 12:30 am and returns around 4 am. Our guides will accompany the group until the boat leaves.Customers can stay on the boat until the time it sets sail and return at 04:00 without the need for the presence of the guide. *When making your reservation, you authorize the use of your image for any advertising disclosures

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Petropolis The Imperial City with Beer tour and Lunch

From: $74.16 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Petrópolis a city in Rio de Janeiro State also known such as Imperial City. It was the first planned city construction of Brazil and modern world in 19th century. The Imperator Dom Pedro II, in 1843 made the region as his summer staying, ten years later in 1853 the first brewery of Brazil was founded in Petrópolis, but in 1898 was renamed Bohemia.

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African Heritage: Gastronomy and Musicality Experience

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $134.12 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This experience allows people to experience a unique moment, immersing themselves in flavors, aromas, sounds and behaviors of a very old culture that is a direct part of the history of Brazil, with all its ethnic mixes rescuing the gastronomic identity and the music of a people and still unknown by many.

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Party Boat - Gather Your Friends and Come Celebrate

From: $1533.72 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is the perfect opportunity for you to get out of traditional celebrations and celebrate your birthday in style, on the high seas with your best friends and family! Do not miss this opportunity!We also do bachelor parties, corporate events, barbecue on board ...

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Favela Vidigal Tour and Brazilian Lunch

From: $45.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

We HIRE LOCAL guides and families. A percentage of each tour goes back into the comunidade through investments and job opportunities, our tours directly impact lives within the Favela. How often can you say you say to yourself "What an incredible experience". Well Experience Rio is here to do just that. Don't just pass by the Favela or hike up the mountain. Be the Favela, see what its like through the eyes of someone who lives here. With me, you'll get the most realistic experience you can get. Come walk the back alleys, find the Favela art throughout the community. Experience a lunch just like the Carioca does but with a better view. With us, you'll be more than local. You''ll be home!

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Favela Feijoada Experience

From: $35.65 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Why run around Rio trying to do everything in one trip? You shouldn't! Life isn't about doing everything possible as fast as you can. It's about taking in a true cultural experience. Let me tell you the History of Brazil like many don't know. Come walk with me in this wonderful city and Experience Rio as one was meant to! My tours give you a unique insight into the city of Rio and how it functions. You won't just hear about the good..You will hear of all things with me, I am an open book about this city and culture.

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Festa Na Laje (Favela Party & Barbecue)

From: $196.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Only in Vidigal will you truly have a sight of Rio's most famous South Zone. So why create a party/BBQ inside the Favela with your buddies until the Crack od dawn?? Well we can think of many geat reasons! 1. Vidigal is known to have one of the most beautiful sunrises! 2. Many people come to Rio but not many get to say they had a party inside a Comunidade (Favela) 3. The view is something of another dimension. Here it will take your breathe away. 4. A chance to do something different, a chance to put money into the economy of a place that needs it most! Come and Experience Rio like a true Local. Meet people of Vidigal, sing along to real funk music and just enjoy your vacation the same way the Carioca does!

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Learn to make a Caipirinha in Vidigal

From: $39.34 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Nowhere else in Rio nor Vidigal can you have an experience inside the home of someone who lives in of of Rio's most beautiful Favelas! Booking with US allows you to really see the city through the eyes of someone who isn't just trying to sell a tour but someone to simply show the love!Deep inside, you will feel like a true Carioca, experiencing the what it's like to be inside of a massive city of Shanty homes and massive concrete structures. With Experience Rio, you will feel as safe as ever, having a chance to mix with locals and even creating a positive impact in the community which most tours don't give such an opportunity.

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Unforgettable Sunrise Breakfast Vidigal

From: $26.22 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Here in our home within Favela Vidigal offers you the best experience one can have in Rio..let us do all the work.. The only job you have is to book with us and show up. Seeing the sun rise over the mountains of Niterói while enjoying breakfast with a spectacular view is something absolutely needed durning your trip! . If you need more info, please feel free to ask a question or send a message.

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Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours

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Helicopter Flight - Marvelous City - RJ (Private Flight - 3 people)

From: $710.66 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

"Wonderful city, full of thousand charms ....Rio de Janeiro is a compulsory itinerary for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical Carioca sympathy.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be appreciated in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Live Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Helicopter Tour in the Marvelous City - By Helisight

From: $382.86 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

"Wonderful city, full of thousand charms ....Rio de Janeiro is a compulsory itinerary for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical Carioca sympathy.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be appreciated in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Live Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Rio - Carioca Beaches

From: $137.67 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

"Wonderful city, full of thousand charms ....Rio de Janeiro is a compulsory itinerary for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical Carioca sympathy.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be appreciated in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Live Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour - Christ the Redeemer

From: $156.03 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

“A tour full of charms.Rio de Janeiro is a must for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical carioca friendliness.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be enjoyed in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Experience Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Helicopter flight in Rio de Janeiro (flight 3) - Christ the Redeemer

From: $238.63 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

"Wonderful city, full of thousand charms ....Rio de Janeiro is a compulsory itinerary for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical Carioca sympathy.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be appreciated in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Live Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Panoramic Rio de Janeiro - Beaches (Sugar Loaf)

From: $108.83 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

“A tour full of charms.Rio de Janeiro is a must for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical carioca friendliness.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be enjoyed in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Experience Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Helicopter Flight - Wonderful City - RJ (Private Flight - 4 people)

From: $946.67 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

"Wonderful city, full of thousand charms ....Rio de Janeiro is a compulsory itinerary for visitors looking for breathtaking landscapes and that typical Carioca sympathy.One of the most charming postcards in Brazil, can be appreciated in a unique and unforgettable way through a beautiful panoramic flight.Live Rio de Janeiro from another angle and enjoy the moment to take panoramic photos of beaches, mountains and forests.

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Inka Samba - Peru & Brazil Experiences!

From: $3797.10 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is a unique experience that traces to pre Colonial times, when Cusco/Machu Picchu, The Inka Empire was connected by an enormous trail to the Atlantic.., passing by Iguassu Falls, part of the legendary Peabirú Trail complex.A unique perspective on this side of South America!

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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: $288.51 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.

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Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $227.10 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 7-8 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 day Trip - daily city tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $115.87 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This is the best option saving time & money.I join the full city tour with the favela tour.It's a private tour done by Beni Klein , which is the owner of the company & guides professionally in Rio 17 years.Normally you will have to do the favela tour by it self which costs more time and more money... check this out! Compare the prices and time you'll save doing this tour with us ;)a day Loaded with fun experiences, incredible places & although its very calm with plenty of time for pictures & time in the sites, with excellent cars and guide!

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

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $55.07 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: $32.78 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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Story of Bossanova: Rhythm and soul of Rio

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Follow the voice of Priscila, a charming Carioca who will take you to explore one of most famous beaches on earth, the Ipanema Beach. Starting from the best spot to watch the sunset in town, the "pedra do arpoador", you will learn about the origins and the musicians who created bossa nova. As you walk, you will hear that Priscila can´t really sing, but she charmingly tries to make you relate to some of the best known bossa nova songs. The walk will take you to the park of the girl from Ipanema, where you will get to know the legend of the two brothers from the hill of Vidigal, who inspired Chico Duarte to write a song. After that, you'll get to learn about the similarities between bossa nova and samba, especially its unique instruments. Also, you will discover the story of Tom Jombin as you admire his monument.

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Santa Teresa: the staircase, bohemia and culture

From: $9.17 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover in a unique way what is perhaps one of the most colorful and famous steps in the world. Unlike many others who just stop to take a picture, get insights from Romario, a young Carioca boy that goes out of his way to tell you the story of the Santa Teresa neighborhood and the artist Jorge Selaron, who decorated the unique steps. As you climb the stairs, your narrator will help you spot some of the unique tiles that deserve a closer look. You will also discover the historical background of the Morro do Desterro , the St Teresa convent that was built in 1750, and the tale of the old tram. Your tour will pass by the Museum of the Ruinas. Even though you won't enter, you will learn some of its stories and will be able to see the painting on the wall of Joao Barbosa. Your walk will end in front of the museum of Chacara do Ceu, as you admire the beautiful sculptures decorating its façade.

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Imperial Rio: History, Architecture and Heritage

From: $13.11 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

In 1808 the Portuguese Court moved to Rio de Janeiro, and that's how it became the capital of an empire. This historical tour will begin in front of the Church Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga, one of the oldest churches in the city, where you will hear about the early foundation of Rio de Janeiro. Pepe, your narrator, is very passionate to tell you the stories and legends that downtown Rio has to offer. You will get to admire the Palacio Imperial from the outside, as you learn about the impact that Napoleon's endeavors in Europe had in the creation of Rio and its architectural heritage. During this tour, you will discover the legend of Mary I, who was locked in a convent, the relogio carioca. Also, you'll pass by the National Museum of Arts, founded in 1937. The tour will take you to admire the Municipal Theatre, and you will hear about the creation of the republic in 1889 and the story of Emperor Pedro II. Your walk will finish at the national library building.

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Private Day Trip Serra dos Orgaos National Park Rio de Janeiro

From: $134.49 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The dramatic mountains of the Serra dos Orgaos are a protected area spanning around 20.000 hectares. The Park has a huge ecological importance for the mountain cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis. Surrounded by several waterfalls and areas for trekking, the park is one of the wonders of Rio.The park is divided into three areas: Teresopolis, Petropolis and Guapimirim. The area of Teresopolis is perfect for hiking, and this is where we can take the ‘Picture Postcard’ hike.

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Private Tour Niterói with Art Museum, St. Cruz Fortress and Parque da Cidade

From: $104.89 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Crossing the bridge in the direction of Niteroi we have a beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro. And on this guided private tour Niteroi , we will get to know the beauty spots to be found inside ‘Smile City’.First We begin the City Tour Niterói with a visit to the space-age Museu de Arte Contemporânea. Designed by the renowned Oscar Niemeyer, has made it the main tourist attraction in Niteroi.Crossing the coast after, we will visit the fantastic Santa Cruz da Barra fort.This French-built fort is located at the entrance to Guanabara Bay. The place played an important role in history that you discover during our private tour to Niterói.Finally From there, its time for the “Grand Finale” where we go in the direction of Parque da Cidade. The attraction has one of the most beautiful views of Rio.

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Private Rio City Center Walking Tour

From: $65.56 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

It is said that a city (and its culture) is better known in its streets than in its museums. And Rio is no exception! Each step in the hot asphalt will take us to Rio's immediate past: you will visit the most important cathedrals, palaces, and squares during the Colonial Era, learn anecdotes, myths and legends of emblematic characters of the street and you will see how the daily life of the Carioca people was in their time. Walk with us through the most emblematic places in the heart of Rio and let yourself be carried away by its charms.

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Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $56.71 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Inside Tijuca National Park hides the small and iconic Santa Teresa, the bohemian point of our beloved Rio de Janeiro. Between monuments that combine colonial architecture with tropical flora and fauna and museums, restaurants and bars preferred by intellectuals and artists of the '60s, Santa Teresa has become the perfect fusion between art and nature Carioca. Our tour includes transportation and a guide who will show you the best places for postcards and tell you the story behind each spot.

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