Ride a bicycle through Rio de Janeiro on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. Follow your local guide down paved paths for a leisurely ride from Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon to the Leblon and Ipanema beaches. Ride through Rio's most fashionable neighborhoods and get a glimpse of where and how residents of Rio spend their free time. Enjoy views of the city skyline, the local beaches and the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue atop Corcovado Mountain.
Make your way to Rio's famous Ipanema Beach to meet your local tour guide and the rest of your group. After a brief orientation, choose your bike and set off along the tile path that lines the beach, heading towards Morro Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers Hill).
Pass Jardim de Alah (Allah's Garden) and continue pedaling along the canal that separates Leblon and Ipanema beaches. Follow your guide to Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon), a large lake surrounded by Rio's most prestigious neighborhoods; Jardim Botânico, Gávea, Leblon and Lagoa. Pedal among local Rio residents enjoying leisure time and activities, like rowing in the lagoon, in this popular area.
Take the circular path around the lagoon, which runs for 4.4 miles (7.2 kilometers) past sports complexes and parks. Stop along the way to hear a brief history of Rio's reigning sport, futebol (soccer) and the city's various clubs.
View the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue atop Corcovado Mountain looking over the city. Snap some photos of the spectacular views from this spot, then hop back on your bike and pedal back to your starting point.