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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Rio de Janeiro Essential Day Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $106.69 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 and see the main landmarks in downtown Rio including the municipal theater, library and museum. End your tour at Sugar Loaf mountain admiring the magnificent views. Your tour includes a professional guide and transport.

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Surf Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $90.48 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: $224.86 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: $472.66 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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Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $86.09 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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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Eco Tour at Tijuca National Park

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $225.39 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: $269.84 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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Private Sugar Loaf and Christ The Redeemer Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $182.31 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover the two most famous sightseeing spots of Rio de Janeiro in one day. Visit the world-famous Christ the Redeemer statue and enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the Sugarloaf. This tour is ideal for those short on time. Enjoy full privacy and flexibility.

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Rio Nightlife Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $229.58 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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Private Tour: The Best of Rio

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $175.56 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Discover the most famous sightseeing spots of Rio de Janeiro on this private 8-hour tour. Benefit from seeing all the major attractions in just one day, making this tour ideal for those short on time. Enjoy full privacy and flexibility!

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Tours and Activities for under $50

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Downtown Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour

From: $39.16 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: $33.76 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: $44.97 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: $31.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

On this food tour in Rio de Janeiro you will try more than 10 samples of typical food from all over Brazil in awarded restaurants and a local bar in Santa Teresa. Share dishes with your group and learn about the history of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro.

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Skip the Line: Lapa Pub Crawl and Caipirinha Making Class

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $31.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy Rio de Janeiro's nightlife with a really special pub crawl in one of the best areas to go out in the city. Lapa nightlife is very unique and special, but it can be very pricey as well. We will take to places where the locals go, where you will be able to experience a real Rio night out. Samba, caipirinhas, drinking games and famous night clubs are on the menu.

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Skip the line: Ipanema Pub Crawl

Rating 3 Star Rating

From: $31.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy the Rio nightlife with a Rio Pub Crawl. 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 busy bars and club, save money and party with an international crowd.

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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $45.90 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Spend an idyllic morning at the world-famous Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden, or Jardim Botânico. On this guided tour of the sprawling UNESCO biosphere reserve, amble down the Avenue of the Royal Palms, and stroll past trees and plant life from around the world, including gigantic water lilies from the Amazon. Learn the garden’s history and glimpse wildlife such as monkeys and toucans along the way. Then enjoy free time to wander the grounds on your own before taking transport back to Rio hotels.

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Rio de Janeiro Bike Tour: Flamengo Park, Sugarloaf and Copacabana Beach

From: $49.95 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Bicycle your way through Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone – Zona Sul – along easy, paved paths on this 3-hour morning tour with a friendly local guide. Starting in Flamengo Park, you’ll pass picturesque landscapes designed by Burle Marx, see multiple monuments and stop at world-famous beaches in this amazing city built over Guanabara Bay. From Sugarloaf’s cable cars to Copacabana, you’ll catch all the highlights along the way.

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Santa Teresa Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 3 Star Rating

From: $48.60 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Leave behind the glitz of Copacabana and discover another side of Rio on this 4-hour walking tour. Follow an expert guide into the cobblestoned hilly neighborhood of Santa Teresa, where old meets the new. Inside revitalized belle-epoque mansions, uncover a thriving bohemian spirit: art studios, trendy bars and shops. Capture sweeping views from Ruins Park, browse through spontaneously organized art exhibits and then descend the well-known steps of Selarón Staircase. Learn history and receive tips on the latest hotspots of Santa Teresa from your in-the-know guide.

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Favela Tour of Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $33.16 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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Tours and Sightseeing

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Rio de Janeiro Main Landmarks Tour Including Christ the Redeemer

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $76.98 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: $538.84 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: $403.79 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take a private layover tour of Rio de Janeiro and see some 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 and a professional guide.

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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

From: $195.82 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: $106.69 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 and see the main landmarks in downtown Rio including the municipal theater, library and museum. End your tour at Sugar Loaf mountain admiring the magnificent views. Your tour includes a professional guide and transport.

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Downtown Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour

From: $39.16 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

From: $67.52 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: $224.86 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: $189.07 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 3.5 Star Rating

From: $135.05 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 3.5 Star Rating

From: $135.05 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 1.5 Star Rating

From: $128.29 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: $87.78 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: $393.32 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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Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande

From: $262.34 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: $236.33 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This private full-day tour will allow you to discover and explore Petropolis, the Imperial City of Rio de Janeiro State. History fills the air as you see antique houses with European architecture, the cathedral, the former casino hotel, the charming streets, and a reformed local brewery. It´s a time-travel to Rio de Janeiro´s imperial time.

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Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $108.02 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take a day trip from Rio de Janeiro to experience the cosmopolitan style, quaint charm and elegant architecture of Buzios. Walk through the town on a guided tour before there is free time to explore Buzios at your own leisure.

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Petropolis Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro including Imperial Museum and Crystal Palace

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $79.66 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Spend a day at Petrópolis, a mountainside retreat that once served as a summer getaway for Brazil's royalty. On this guided tour, wander through the treasures of the Imperial Museum and then visit the burial place of Dom Pedro II and his family. Marvel at the Crystal Palace, built as an extravagant gift to Princess Isabel. Upgrade with a stop at Cervejaria Bohemia, where you’ll be wowed by the factory’s high-tech and interactive exhibits. Learn all about the history and science behind beer and taste Bohemia’s end result — a cold, rich lager.

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Full-Day Tour of Niterói

From: $418.64 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The “City of Smiles”, Niteroi, is just 30 minutes from Rio, but remains something of an unknown paradise as far as tourists are concerned. Take this full day tour of the sights and sounds to experience the magic of this seaside city.

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

From: $183.66 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Travel to Angra dos Reis from Rio de Janeiro. Sail to the island of Ilha Grande on a schooner. Discover the rich history of the island formerly a pirate's lair and now a popular tourist destination.

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Multi-day and Extended Tours

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4-Day Tour: Carnival 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1553.04 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1754.26 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2024.35 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2294.44 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

From: $5962.31 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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Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

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Private Pantanal Carioca Sailing Tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $209.32 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a private sailboat tour through the beautiful Marapendi pond mangroves at Barra da Tijuca. See amazing fauna and flora as you smoothly sail into this urban paradise. Your tour includes a professional guide and entrance fees.

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Ilha Grande and Green Coast Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $113.93 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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Private Motorboat Tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2120.23 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Experience an unforgettable 6-hour private motorboat tour and get to know Rio de Janeiro from the water. You will tour locations that you and your small party can only reach by boat. You will also get a chance to go swimming on various islands, some of which are uninhabited, and experience lunch from a floating restaurant.

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Sightseeing Boat Ride in the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro including Transport

From: $114.79 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

You will enjoy a wonderful sightseeing boat ride through the Guanabara Bay and admire the main sights of Rio de Janeiro. Your tour includes transport, a professional guide and snacks.

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Angra dos Reis Day Trip and Schooner Cruise

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $120.18 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 Seafood Lunch

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $81.01 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 seafood lunch is also available on your return, in a local Rio restaurant.

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

From: $183.66 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Travel to Angra dos Reis from Rio de Janeiro. Sail to the island of Ilha Grande on a schooner. Discover the rich history of the island formerly a pirate's lair and now a popular tourist destination.

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Buzios Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $171.51 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 Sightseeing Cruise

From: $128.28 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

One of the best ways to see the city of Rio de Janeiro is from the water. This relaxing 3-hour sailboat cruise through Guanabara Bay gives you prime views of the city’s signature peaks and beaches. Snap memorable shots of Christ the Redeemer perched on top of Corcovado Mountain, admire Sugar Loaf, and check out the sunbathers dotting Cocacabana and Leblon beaches. Snacks and drinks on board make this cruise an even more pleasant experience. Round-trip hotel transport is included.

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Rio de Janeiro Sunset Cruise Including BBQ and Drinks

Rating 1 Star Rating

From: $128.28 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Watch the sunset bathe Rio de Janeiro in dramatic colors on this 3-hour cruise in Guanabara Bay. Your sailboat outing gives you fantastic views of Corcovado Mountain with the Christ the Redeemer statue perched on top, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and two glorious stretches of sand, Copacabana and Leblon. As the sunlight fades into brilliant hues, enjoy sumptuous Brazilian barbecue fare and wash it down with beer and soft drinks — what could be a better way to end a day in Rio? Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.

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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: $33.76 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: $87.78 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: $61.46 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: $44.97 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: $119.93 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Take part in this bicycle based 7-hour tour of the South Zone and Old City of Rio de Janeiro. See popular beaches such as Copacabana and Ipanema before viewing the colonial area of Lapa. As you ride the bike, you will get wonderful views of Selaron and Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. Enjoy a traditional Brazilian lunch after cycling through the various terrains.

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Small-Group Jungle Bike Tour from Rio de Janeiro

From: $195.82 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Embark on this thrilling 5-hour bike tour through Brazil's Tijuca National Park. Cycle through the preserved area, filled of waterfalls, as well as exotic flora and fauna. Before starting the bike tour, your guide will bring you and your small-group of no more than 10 to a viewing of Christ the Redeemer.

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Rio City Bike Tour

From: $74.28 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: $74.28 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: $60.77 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: $98.58 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1553.04 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $1754.26 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2024.35 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 2017 in Rio de Janeiro

From: $2294.44 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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Plataforma Samba and Carnaval Show

Rating 1 Star Rating

From: $175.55 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

See a show with a large cast of dancers and percussionists which present a lively performance of a historical review of the Brazilian folklore. If you choose the dinner option, you will have dinner at a typical Brazilian Restaurant including dessert and coffee.

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Plataforma Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $133.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Revel in the excitement of Rio’s Carnival year-round at a nightly Platforma show, complete with samba music and professional dancers. Enjoy prime seating and see dozens of brilliantly costumed performers during an energetic evening that includes live percussion, capoeira and hip-shaking samba moves on stage. If you’d like to include dinner, upgrade your tour and enjoy a barbecue buffet of marinated meats at the Plataforma Restaurant, a Brazilian steakhouse.

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain plus Plataforma Samba Show

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $359.21 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 Plataforma 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 up to 5% 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: $56.71 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. Walk into VIP press boxes and locker rooms, 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 Carnival Parade Ticket with Optional Transport

From: $221.48 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), 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. Special Offer - Take a peek at our off-peak deals. Save up to 33% by booking! - Book Now!

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Rio de Janeiro Soccer Match

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $141.79 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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Food, Wine and Nightlife

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Rio Nightlife Tour

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $229.58 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

From: $175.56 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: $31.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

On this food tour in Rio de Janeiro you will try more than 10 samples of typical food from all over Brazil in awarded restaurants and a local bar in Santa Teresa. Share dishes with your group and learn about the history of one of the oldest neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro.

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Skip the Line: Lapa Pub Crawl and Caipirinha Making Class

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $31.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy Rio de Janeiro's nightlife with a really special pub crawl in one of the best areas to go out in the city. Lapa nightlife is very unique and special, but it can be very pricey as well. We will take to places where the locals go, where you will be able to experience a real Rio night out. Samba, caipirinhas, drinking games and famous night clubs are on the menu.

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Skip the line: Ipanema Pub Crawl

Rating 3 Star Rating

From: $31.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy the Rio nightlife with a Rio Pub Crawl. 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 busy bars and club, save money and party with an international crowd.

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Plataforma Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $133.68 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Revel in the excitement of Rio’s Carnival year-round at a nightly Platforma show, complete with samba music and professional dancers. Enjoy prime seating and see dozens of brilliantly costumed performers during an energetic evening that includes live percussion, capoeira and hip-shaking samba moves on stage. If you’d like to include dinner, upgrade your tour and enjoy a barbecue buffet of marinated meats at the Plataforma Restaurant, a Brazilian steakhouse.

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Rio de Janeiro Super Saver: Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain plus Plataforma Samba Show

Rating 4 Star Rating

From: $359.21 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 Plataforma 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 up to 5% when you book these popular tours together! - Book Now!

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Private: Skip the Line Nightclub Tour in Rio de Janeiro

From: $162.06 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Skip the Line entrance to some of Rio's best nightclubs. Arrive in style in a private car with driver. Party the night away where the locals hang out.

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Culinary Soul Tour of Old Rio de Janeiro

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $168.81 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Brazil and its cuisine are a wild and sometimes baffling stew of influences and cultures. This walk 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

From: $155.30 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 permium 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: $449.71 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: $329.50 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 11-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

Rating 4.5 Star Rating

From: $76.98 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 4.5 Star Rating

From: $62.12 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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Santa Marta Favela Walking Tour

From: $67.52 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: $97.44 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

The Rocinha for many years has become a tourist attraction of the city. Every day you can see a lot of people visiting the community, famous for its history that became one of the largest urban slums in South America. This should not be considered only as a tourist attraction because it is not but a very interesting social experience too.

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Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $86.09 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

From: $94.53 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

From: $162.06 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

From: $175.56 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: $155.30 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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Cultural Walking Tour of Rio de Janeiro Including Pedra do Sal

From: $66.17 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Enjoy a historical and cultural journey into old downtown Rio, discovering hidden alleys and forgotten stories, having as the ultimate destination one of the most emblematic traditions of the city: Samba.

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