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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

Get an in-depth local experience with this 3-hour walking tour of one of Rio's favelas, Rocinha. Follow your resident guide to get an insider's perspective on daily life and learn about the challenges these communities face.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro City Essentials Including Corcovado and Sugar Loaf

Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rio de Janeiro Carnival Parade Special Group School Nights

Attend the Samba Parade (aka Rio Carnival Parade) while taking in Brazil's biggest festival in Rio de Janeiro. Carnival revolves around these two nights when six of the best samba schools in the First League (the Special Group) march. Choose either the Sunday or Monday performance in February 2018 to enjoy what is often referred to as 'The Biggest Show on Earth'. Includes entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off from zones in central Rio.
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
  • Duration: 4 to 8 hours
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Small-Group Santa Teresa Discovery Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Explore one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, Santa Teresa, on this 4-hour guided sightseeing tour. With a small group of twelve people or less, walk down cobblestone streets among the the district's interesting architecture. Admire sprawling views of greater Rio de Janeiro, climb the Selarón Staircase and explore the Chácara do Céu Museum and Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park).
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Highlights of Rio Full-Day Tour with Lunch

Tick off all the attractions on your Rio de Janeiro must-see list on this full-day tour. With transportation included and a guide in the lead, you'll make good time on visits to the city's highlights, including the Selaron steps, the main Rio cathedral, the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado, and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Gondola ride and lunch included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ginga Tropical Show with Transportation and Optional Barbecue Dinner

Attend the Ginga Tropical Show, a dance and music that allows you to learn about Brazil's vibrant history and culture through its traditional music and dance. During this 90-minute presentation, see talented performers dance the lambada, samba and bossa nova dressed in outrageous Carnival costumes. Hear folklore from around the diverse country, live drumming and the Brazilian martial art: capoeira.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Full-Day Tour: Rio de Janeiro's Main Landmarks

Get a comprehensive overview of Rio de Janeiro during this 8-hour private tour. With a dedicated local guide, hit all the important sites in town, like Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the famous beaches and the historic downtown area. Customize your itinerary to reflect your interests and enjoy informative commentary and personal attention from your guide along the way. Travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle that fits up to 4 passengers. Round-trip transportation from your Rio hotel is included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Maracanã Behind the Scenes

Explore the ins and outs of Maracanã Stadium on a guided tour, perfect for soccer fans. Hit all the highlights of the stadium, renovated in 2014 for the FIFA World Cup, including the team bench, the locker rooms, and the VIP press box. Travel with a small group of just 14 people or fewer, which ensures personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions of your guide. Round-trip transportation available from select hotels.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

Walk through Old Rio on this afternoon sightseeing tour with a local guide. During this 4-hour outing, wind through the narrow lanes and baroque-style buildings while your guide fills you in on the history and legends of the area. Visit sites like the Metropolitan Cathedral, Carioca Square and the Imperial Palace. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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8-hour São Paulo City Tour (Santos Pick-up)

For those who either are going to arrive at the seaport terminal in Santos on a cruise ship or are staying at a hotel in Santos, take an amazing guided tour going to the city of São Paulo to see its major tourist attractions and have an overview of it.
If you have at least 8 hours available, take a 1:20 h trip from Santos to São Paulo to explore the greatest city in the southern hemisphere and what it has to offer culturally, historically and touristically.
As São Paulo is 760 meters above sea level, highways leaving from Santos get through an astonishing mount range that extends for approximately 1500 kilometers along the south and southeast coast of Brasil, providing an amazing view of the coast line. 
You can either follow our suggested itinerary presented in a sequential order or just select specific sights focusing more on culture, history, social-economic aspects, architecture, street art, local crafts and design, fashion, photograph. Our guide should be at your disposal.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Christ The Redeemer & Sunset At Sugarloaf

Explore Brazil’s top sights on a private, afternoon tour culminating with spectacular views from the top Sugarloaf at sunset. Start your Rio tour with a hotel pick-up, then drive through Tijuca rainforest to Corcovado Mountain where you see the towering Christ the Redeemer statue. From here, admire views of  Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Rio’s urban beaches, and Maracanã Stadium. Next see the modern architectural style of the Metropolitan Cathedral and climb the Selarón staircase, before riding the cable-cars to the top of Sugarloaf just as the sun is setting. leave the logistics and the stress of driving to your guide and enjoy Rio's famous sights.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Custom City Tour of São Paulo, Brazil

With more than 12 million people, São Paulo ranks as Brazil’s largest city, which means there’s a ton to see and do. During this fully customized private city tour, work with your guide to design the ultimate itinerary based on your interests—food, art, shopping, architecture, or a little of everything. See what you want, when you want, all while enjoying personalized insights from a local guide.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Explore Rocinha Favela, the largest favela in Latin America, during this 4-hour guided educational tour. Walk through the local community with your guide to learn about what life is like there. Interact with members of the community, learn about the history of Rocinha and gain a deeper understanding of the economic and political factors that shape Rio society.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Beaches Day Trip from São Paulo

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a relaxing day on the beach. Visit the town of Santos and take a streetcar tour to see the historical landmarks. Spend the rest of the day relaxing at various beaches in the area and the viewpoint at Maluf Mountain. Head back to your hotel in Sao Paulo after a day of fun in the sun.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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6-hour Beach Town of Santos City Tour (Santos pick-up)

Get yourself out of a rut taking a guided private city tour in the beach town of Santos visiting its most significant sights to have an overview of it.
This tour could be either for you who are going to arrive at the seaport terminal in Santos on a cruise ship or for those who are staying at a hotel in town.Santos has a rich history as being one of the first settlements in Brazil, the village of Santos was founded in 1546. It stands out for its 7 km of beaches, flat terrain, tropical climate, offering advanced touristic infrastructure, with many hotels, flats, bars and restaurants, shopping malls, tours and tourist attractions for all tastes, in addition to a buzzing nightlife. 
The city of Santos has the largest port in Latin America, a beautiful restored historic center and a major highlight is the largest beach garden in the world, recorded in the Book of Records with 5335 meters long, full of flowers and carefully treated trees.

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
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City Tour with a wonderfull visit to the Cristo Redentor

Rio de Janeiro is home to one of the largest and most famous landscapes in the world, the Corcovado montain, where the main symbol of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, the Cristo Redentor, is located. Along with the beautiful beaches and breathtaking landscapes between the mountain and the sea, this city has been designated the World Heritage. The Rio 40° Turismo offers a great package for you to enjoy the Cidade Maravilhosa visiting and enchanting with the statue of Crist Redeemer and to enjoy the experience to admire the unique view of Pão de Açúcar and the Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. You will meet too sambadrome of Rio de Janeiro and also an external visit to the wonderful point of the world soccer the stadium of Maracanã. Everything to make your trip through Rio unforgettable.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day tour of Petropolis including the Imperial Museum and Crystal Palace

Come and discover the historic Imperial city of Brazil. A tour of Petropolis combines a mixture of historical and cultural experiences, and a chance to see the charming Imperial architecture set and nestled within exuberant mountain range.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Exclusive Full Day in Rio from the Sea Port

Join us, in a small group tour, for a day full of fun, visiting the most well-known landmarks in the city, and culture, visiting downtown Rio and it’s fascinating buildings. Following early morning pickup at your Rio de Janeiro accommodation, board an air-conditioned minivan and head straight to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer. Travel through Tijuca National Park, and spend ample time admiring views beside one of the New7Wonders of the World.Then, take a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain for more spectacular vistas of Rio. Following a break for lunch at a restaurant in Ipanema, continue to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome to admire the exterior of each.Tick off the Lapa Neighborhood, the Selarón Staircase (Escadaria Selarón), and Rio de Janeiro Cathedral on a panoramic tour, and see the extravagant interior of São Bento Monastery on a guided tour.Plus, take in the beaches of Flamengo and Botafogo before your tour concludes at the Cruise Terminal drop-off.
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Rio de Janeiro Private Favela Santa Marta Tour with a Local Guide

Experience an authentic favela tour in Rio de Janeiro. Learn about the local culture with a local tour guide who actually lives in the favela and visit amazing places, discover the breathtaking views and explore the places where Michael Jackson filmed his video "They Don't Care About Us".
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cidade do Samba Behind-the-Scenes Carnival Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Get a glimpse behind the scenes of Carnival during this tour of Cidade do Samba. On this outing, follow your guide on a tour of the Acadêmicos do Grande Rio's warehouse, one of Rio's top samba schools, where they store their outrageous costumes and grandiose parade floats. Toast to your insider's experience with a traditional caipirinha while you learn about the history and culture of the Carnival in Brazil. Brave visitors can even try on a few feathered costumes. Round-trip transportation from central Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Rio de janeiro: Panoramic City Tour

See a long list of Rio de Janeiro’s top attractions, without the blisters or crowded public transit rides on a 3- to 4-hour panoramic bus tour. Enjoy convenient pickup from Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana. In addition to beachside sights, you get to see Morro da Urca, Sugar Loaf, Metropolitan Cathedral, and more.  The comprehensive route is the perfect way to orient yourself to Rio de Janeiro for independent exploring after the tour.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Maracana Stadium Tour: Behind-the-Scenes Access

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Maracanã Stadium during this guided tour. Explore the stadium, renovated for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, check out the locker rooms. Sit on the team bench where greats like Pele rested after he scored his thousandth goal. Listen as your guide tells tales of legendary matches like Brazil's devastating loss in the 1950 World Cup. Round-trip climate-controlled transportation from most Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Jewish Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Learn about the Jewish heritage of Rio de Janeiro on this 4-hour private tour. With a local guide, enjoy the flexibility to customize your own tour according to your interests. Visit Itzhak Rabin Park to enjoy spectacular views over Botafogo beach and Sugar Loaf. See Chaim Weitzman Square and a public school named after Anne Frank. Head to the Jewish Museum and the Grand Temple, a beautiful building from 1932. See the Clube Israelita Brasileiro and Beth El Synagogue in Copacabana, as well as the Beit Lubavitch Synagogue and the Midrash Cultural Center in Leblon. Along the way, enjoy personal attention and informed commentary from your guide. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Guided Tour from Rio de Janeiro to Buzios

Explore the beautiful beaches of Buzios on this full-day tour from Rio de Janeiro. Take a guided tour around some of the local villages, visit some of the smaller islands on a sightseeing cruise, and soak up the sun on the idyllic beaches. Sit down to a delicious Brazilian lunch and admire the beautiful coastal scenery of Brazil.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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