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  • Location:Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duration:13 hours (approx.)

Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Explore the charming, cosmopolitan town of Búzios on this full-day trip from Rio de Janeiro. During this 13-hour outing, stroll through the center of Búzios on a guided tour to get oriented, then spend free time discovering the former fishing village's charms on your own. Opt to take a 2-hour cruise offshore which stops at several idyllic spots for swimming and relaxing. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is provided. 

Highlights

  • Take time out on a full day tour to the charming Buzios
  • Orientate yourself with a guided walking tour along the cobbled streets of Buzios
  • Enjoy ample free time to explore Buzios on your own - go for a swim, take a cruise or a guided coach tour
  • Roundtrip hotel transfers from Rio de Janeiro included

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What You Can Expect

Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Buzios Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

After pickup from your Rio hotel, board a comfortable, climate-controlled coach for the 2.5-hour trip to Búzios. Settle in to your seat and get to know your local tour guide and group while you travel.

Arrive in Búzios and disembark for a brief tour of the city with your guide. Stroll down the cobblestone streets and learn about the city's history and culture. Once a quaint fishing village, this city has grown into an cosmopolitan, international destination, while still retaining its quaint charm and laid-back vibe. Check out the various local boutiques, art galleries and eateries, as well as the eclectic architecture on the Rua das Pedras, Búzios' main thoroughfare. In your free time, visit as many of the 23 local beaches as you can, including Geribá, Azeda, and Ferradura. 

Choose to hop aboard a boat for a 2-hour cruise in Búzios' tropical waters, relaxing on board or jumping in for a dip. 

After spending the day exploring Búzios' charms, board your coach for the ride back to Rio de Janeiro and drop-off at your hotel. 

Customer Reviews

Loi

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excelente

Lauline B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

Heather G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2012

Wonderful Day Trip! Would do it again in a heartbeat.

Anonymous

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Read the other reviews before booking, booked anyway, and I don't really see what they were complaining about. This was a great day out, definitely one of the best in Rio. The boat ride is a blast, the scenery is spectacular, the swimming is perfect. This isn't a guided-by-the-hand experience and that's what I really liked about it. Do it!

Karol- SweetBliss022 USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

This was a great trip out to Buzios. The service was good from the hotel pickup to the drop off. In Buzios, we were on our own to sightsee and take a tour of about 12 islands. I will use the services of this tour operator again when I return to Rio de Janeiro.

Ariel V USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Of the six tours I did in Rio, this is the one I enjoyed the most.

Cristina R USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2010

Excellent location and friendly guide.

Lindsay M USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2009

AWESOME! I wish they told us to bring out swim suits as a boat tour was optional.

Monica G

4 star rating: Recommended June 2015

Good enough

Peter D

4 star rating: Recommended August 2014

The trip was very enjoyable - Isaac was a great guide. The bus was very luxurious and comfortable, and the trip to and from Buzios was relaxing. When we got there, we went straight out on the boat trip. The boat trip was too long (2 hours 15 minutes) for what it was (we didn't go very far) - we stopped 3 times, each time for 15-20 minutes for people to swim. One stop would have been enough, and the trip could have been cut to no more than 90 minutes. But it was still worthwhile. Buzios was lovely - but we only had 75 minutes to walk around. As previously mentioned, the boat trip should be shortened, leaving more time to see Buzios. Still, overall a great trip!!

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