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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar LoafBus Tours

Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

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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.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$194.36
per group
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US$194.36
per group
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Big Five Rio Attractions Private Tour with Admission Tickets and Lunch IncludedFull-day Tours

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Big Five Rio Attractions Private Tour with Admission Tickets and Lunch Included

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Rio de Janeiro is home to world-famous landmarks, natural wonders, and vibrant neighborhoods. Discover it all on this private tour with an itinerary that takes in five of the city’s most memorable attractions. Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado hill, ride the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, and take in the views from Vista Chinesa in the Tijuca Rain Forest. Plus, visit Parque Lage and explore the Santa Teresa neighborhood, home to the colorful Selaron Steps.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$198.14
US$233.11
US$34.97 savings
Price varies by group size
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US$198.14
US$233.11
US$34.97 savings
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: One Day in Rio de JaneiroDay Trips

Private Tour: One Day in Rio de Janeiro

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With so much to see and do in Rio de Janeiro, getting around the metropolis can be taxing. Make your sightseeing experience stress-free on an 8-hour private tour. End-to-end transportation from your hotel enables you to avoid sluggish public transit and visit Rio’s main attractions comfortably and quickly. Highlights include guided visits and free admission to Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf. The comprehensive itinerary also includes lunch at an authentic Brazilian restaurant.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$120.00
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US$120.00

Private Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron StepsBus Tours

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Private Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

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Explore the most important sights in Rio with one of our exceptional guides in this ideal tour for first-time visitors, in a comfortable 7 to 8 hours time frame. Not too long, not too short! Your first stop is at Christ the Redeemer, which you reach by a train ride through the Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forests worldwide. At the top, get sweeping views of Rio and take the time to snap photos. And then you will fall in love with Santa Teresa, the most charming, bucholic neighborhood in Rio, where you will find the old yellow tram and amazing restaurants.Visit Lapa, home to the Lapa Arches and the colorful Selaron Steps. Swing by the popular recreation spot Flamengo Park on the way to Sugar Loaf Mountain. Hop a cable car to the top at 1,300 feet (396 meters), from where you'll enjoy more panoramic views of the city below. Along your journey, you'll get personalized attention from your private guide and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$128.65
US$151.36
US$22.71 savings
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US$128.65
US$151.36
US$22.71 savings
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron StepsDay Trips

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Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

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A flexible itinerary ensures a customizable experience during this private sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. Your private group can choose to focus on nature or history, with either a driver-guide or a separate guide and driver. Choose from highlights such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and the Selaron Steps. History buffs can explore the historic city center while nature lovers may opt to visit Tijuca Forest.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$181.62
per group
US$227.03
US$45.41 savings
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US$181.62
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US$227.03
US$45.41 savings
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Private Custom Half-Day Layover tour Must-Sees in RioBus Tours

Private Custom Half-Day Layover tour Must-Sees in Rio

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This customizable private half-day tour is the perfect way to see Rio in that laid-back Brazilian kind of way. Pick-up is when and where you want it, and then its ‘choose your own adventure’ time. Christ the Redeemer, Ipanema Beach, the Selaron Steps, Sugarloaf Mountain, or some combination, it's up to you. And when you're hungry, stop for a delicious Brazilian lunch to refuel.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$183.79
per group
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US$183.79
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Rio de Janeiro City TourFull-day Tours

Private Rio de Janeiro City Tour

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Immerse yourself in the history, culture and beauty of Rio on this 8-hour private tour with a dedicated guide. Travel in a private vehicle to some of the city's most important landmarks, including Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer Statue standing atop Corcovado Mountain. Travel through downtown Rio's historical center and into the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa. Visit the famous Selarón Steps (Escadaria Selarón), created by South American artist Jorge Selarón over the course of 20 years. Enjoy flexibility and personal attention on a private tour, which includes round-trip transportation from your accommodation in Rio and all entrance fees.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$300.00
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US$300.00
Taking safety measures

Private Tour: Explore Rio creating your own Itinerary Day Trips

Private Tour: Explore Rio creating your own Itinerary

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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 possibility On 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 availability Do you join this experience? Let´s go!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$232.44
per group
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US$232.44
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The Best of Rio Helicopter Flight - Sugar Loaf and Christ the RedeemerPrivate and Luxury

The Best of Rio Helicopter Flight - Sugar Loaf and Christ the Redeemer

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It is perfect to know the main wonders of Rio in a short, fast and unforgettable journey. WE MAKE YOUR DREAM OF FLYING COME TRUE! We are a specialized company in panoramic flights through the city of RJ. We have started from the desire of showing our passengers a new landscape of the Wonderful City. Some of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the world are present in our itineraries, such as: Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches, Maracanã, the Sugar Loaf and Christ the Redeemer – one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Routes that surprise Cariocas and tourists from all over the world. Our aircraft carefully follow all the maintenance procedures recommended by the aircraft manufacturers and by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC); following international safety standards. We have highly qualified mechanics and pilots, with international qualification and on permanent duty. Everything is to offer you more tranquility in the unforgettable experience of knowing the Wonderful City.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$182.71
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US$182.71

Perfect your Instagram: Photoshoot in Rio with up to 200 edited photosPrivate and Luxury

Perfect your Instagram: Photoshoot in Rio with up to 200 edited photos

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You are free to choose the locations of the photoshoot, and I will make sure to have a specialised tour for your needs. I will ask you how you will want to use the photos and I take and edit them accordingly. The most unique about this photo shoot is that you finally don't have to worry about whether your favourite photos will make it to the final selection or not, because I will edit all the good (in focus, nobody ruins it in the background, your eyes are open, you are not talking or sneezing etc.) photos so you will be guaranteed to find photos that you absolutely love. Your Instagram will be done for some weeks and you can make your Mom happy too. :) Perfect for solo travellers or couples or friend groups!
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.67
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US$90.67

Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio Day Trips

Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio

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Explore Rio de Janeiro on this all-day customizable private tour with a guide. Whether you want to see the city’s popular attractions or places off the beaten path, your guide will be able to recommend the best spots, as well as ways to beat the crowds. The itinerary is based on your interests and is completely flexible. The tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Rio accommodations or from the cruise port or airport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$253.38
per group
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US$253.38
per group
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9 in 1: Get to know Rio in one day!Bus Tours

9 in 1: Get to know Rio in one day!

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Have a unique one day experience in Rio (9 in 1), something most tourists don't have access to, have a local guide all day exploring the city and explaining the culture, problems and beauties of the city that just a stroll Exclusive can give you unlimited time with total flexibility to take your photos, enjoy the city and choose where you want to spend time, totally different from time-limited group tours and generalized information. Only really made in 1 day.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$117.80
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US$117.80

Private Rio de Janeiro Customizable TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Rio de Janeiro Customizable Tour

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Explore the amazing attractions of Rio de Janeiro on your own terms thanks to this customizable, private tour. Journey by air-conditioned luxury sedan, seating up to 4 guests, as you chose from among the wealth of sights and activities Rio has to offer. Scale the heights up to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, explore Tijuca, the world’s largest urban jungle, take a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain, or chow down on Brazilian-style barbecue at a ‘churrasco’ restaurant. A guide, plus round-trip hotel or port transport are also included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$439.19
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US$439.19
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Favela Private Tour Private and Luxury

Favela Private Tour

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If you have ever heard. '' Don't go to a Favela(slum) '' is dangerous. however you know this phrase is a preconception. Would you like to know a real favela? Would you like to see the reality, naked and raw? Then come with me! I do not offer pick up. But I will send you the address so you can come by Uber / taxi or by subway. Getting to our meeting point is simple and affordable. You will tour the neighborhood as your guide tells you the history of the community and how it has developed to this day. In the "sky window" at the top you will see amazing views and take photos. Walking the same paths that local people travel every day, you will experience the scenes and culture of this vibrant and friendly neighborhood. You will visit a neighborhood supermarket and other local businesses and see some of the social projects that benefit the community. You will need to bring money for a donation in some places we visit, such as rooftops, house (around $ 10) and drinks and souvenirs.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50.00
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US$50.00

Private Day Trip Petrópolis with St. Peter Cathedral and Imperial MuseumFull-day Tours

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

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Delve deeper into the history of Brazil on a day trip to the historic city of Petropolis, located high in the mountains. Letting someone else drive allows you to relax and focus on the mountain scenery, while a private guide gives you undivided attention and allows ample time for asking questions.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$71.80
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US$71.80

Rio in One Day Private Tour with skip the line Christ the RedeemerBus Tours

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Rio in One Day Private Tour with skip the line Christ the Redeemer

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Get a personalized introduction to sprawling Rio de Janeiro on a private, full-day tour that covers the famous beaches, landmarks and cuisine of Brazil's most vibrant city. Skip the stress of getting around on your own and let a private guide whisk you around to highlights like the Christ the Redeemer statue, Tijuca Forest, and the Maracana football stadium. See the famous beaches of Copacabana, ride the Sugar Loaf cable car, dig into lunch at a Brazilian steakhouse, and more.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$120.00
US$150.00
US$30.00 savings
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US$120.00
US$150.00
US$30.00 savings
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Private City Tour Christ and Sugar LoafFull-day Tours

Private City Tour Christ and Sugar Loaf

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Get a personalized introduction to Rio de Janeiro on a private tour that covers the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue and Sugarloaf Mountain. Designed with first-time visitors in mind, this tour saves you the hassle navigating an unfamiliar city alone and promises the undivided attention of your guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.68
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US$75.68

Christ the Redeemer Train and City tourHalf-day Tours

Christ the Redeemer Train and City tour

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Travel by train to Christ the Redeemer of Corcovado and climb to your lookout. You will also visit the Sambadrome, Maracanã and the Metropolitan Cathedral. We will pick you up at the agreed time and begin our tour. First, we will board the train that will take us to Christ the Redeemer. During the train ride, you will have the experience of traversing the rainforest for about 20 minutes to reach the top of Corcovado. Named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Christ the Redeemer has a lookout that we will climb to have a privileged view of Rio de Janeiro. We will go down again to sea level to start our visit to the main monuments of the city. We will visit the Maracanã Stadium (outside) and the Sambadrome. We will continue our journey towards the Metropolitan Cathedral and finally, we will visit the Selarón Stairs, a work of art full of flashy colors and designs. We will finish the guided tour back to your hotel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$38.21
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US$38.21

Private Rio de Janeiro City Tour with Optional Airport TransferDay Trips

Private Rio de Janeiro City Tour with Optional Airport Transfer

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Enjoy a private transfer from the airport to your hotel in downtown Rio followed by a comprehensive city sightseeing tour. Customize this private tour according to your interests and time constraints. Visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Take a walking tour of Cinelândia Square and the Paço Imperial. Visit the Tijuca forest and the Vista Chinesa if time allows.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$80.00
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US$80.00
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4-hour Sum-up of Rio de Janeiro Half-day Tours

4-hour Sum-up of Rio de Janeiro "Private Tour" (Also Airport or Port Pick-up)

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Take a guided tour around Rio de Janeiro and get to discover the beauties of this marvelous city. Have an overview of its most significant sights in the company of an expert tour guide who will escort you in your tour expedition, providing an interpreting service along the way. Visit Rio's most important touristic sights like the Christ the Redeemer statue combining with a short sightseeing through historical downtown area, beaches of Ipanema, Copacabana and many other attractions at your convenience. The itinerary can be totally customizable according to your personal preferences to create the best Rio’s experience. This tour is good for those who don't have much time available, but want to have a short summary of town.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$113.00
Price varies by group size
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US$113.00
Price varies by group size
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8 Hours City Tour in Rio! Qualified and experienced drivers and guides!Day Trips

8 Hours City Tour in Rio! Qualified and experienced drivers and guides!

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You will have an unforgettable experience with our guides and drivers. The best of Rio I will introduce you!
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  • 6 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$225.00
per group
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US$225.00
per group

Petropolis The Imperial City Private TourDay Trips

Petropolis The Imperial City Private Tour

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Get to know Petrópolis, the Imperial City of the State of Rio de Janeiro, during this private tour from Rio. Following hotel pickup, travel in a private vehicle through Serra dos Órgãos National Park, stopping for great photo ops along the way. Tour the Quitandinha Palace and the Imperial Museum to get a sense of the region's history. Stop for a traditional Brazilian lunch, then take a walking tour of the historic streets lined with examples of architecture from different eras. End your day with a visit to the local brewery. Enjoy personal attention and a flexible itinerary tailored to your interests on this private tour.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$102.09
Price varies by group size
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US$102.09
Price varies by group size
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Private Full-Day Tour of Rio de JaneiroDay Trips

Private Full-Day Tour of Rio de Janeiro

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This is the best city tour of Rio de Janeiro, which covers as the main and most famous sights of the city. From Corcovado Hill through the Tijuca Forest to the wonders of Sugarloaf Mountain, discover the main attractions including the historical center and other wonders of Rio. Our guides are carefully selected and speak at least 3 idioms. Extensive knowledge of the history of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, including the history of each attraction.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$214.24
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US$214.24

Private Custom Tour: Rio de Janeiro Surrounding Villages with Personal DriverPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Custom Tour: Rio de Janeiro Surrounding Villages with Personal Driver

Get out of the bustling city to visit the charming villages and quaint towns that surround Rio during this full-day, private custom tour. Skip the hassle of renting a car and poring over a map; your private driver will take you anywhere you want to go during the 24-hour rental period. Head for the mountains or the beaches: it's your choice.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$216.22
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