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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Highlights
  • Explore Rio's highlights and important landmarks with a dedicated guide on this private tour
  • Visit important sites like Rio's historic downtown area, the Sambadrome and the Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Stop at the Colombo tea house for lunch or a snack (own expense)
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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro
From US$185.00
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Day tour in RioMost Popular
The 8 hour tour can also be customized according to the client's needs. We can mix the main sites with some secrets of Rio not seen on tour buses. For more than 01 passenger, please add 20% per person
US$250.00
Day Trip in Rio
This tour can vary from 5 to 8 hours, according to waht you want to see. On a 8 hour trip we can cover Sugar Loaf, Corcovado, City Center with its highlights and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.
US$250.00
OLD TOWN AND SANTA TERESA
THIS TOUR LASTS 4 HOURS . WE SEE SEVERAL SITES OF INTEREST AS THE STEPS, THE MAIN CATHEDRAL , COLOMBO , OLD CHURCHES AND SOME WALKING IN DOWNTOWN AND A TRAM RIDE TO ST TERESA AND THE PARK OF RUINS
US$185.00
Overview
Explore Rio's highlights and important landmarks with a dedicated guide on this full-day private tour. Visit important sites like Rio's historic downtown area, the Sambadrome and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Stop at the Colombo tea house for lunch or a snack (own expense). Ascend both Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mountains with a stop at the Christ the Redeemer statue. Enjoy the flexibility and personal attention that comes with booking a private tour.
What to Expect
You'll depart at 8:00am, or earlier in case it is high season. You'll drive to Corcovado station and ride the train up the mountain to see the beautiful statue of Christ the Redeemer. You can stay there as long as you want. After that, you'll go to see some points of interest including the Metropolitan Cathedral , The Sambodromo where the carnival Parade takes place, the opera House and Colombo tea house where you can stop for a quick lunch or a snack.

Afterward, you'll visit Sugar Loaf to ride the cable car up and enjoying the gorgeous view. Before that or after, depending how things go, such as weather and traffic, you will also visit Copacabana and Ipanema beach with the option of visiting the hang gliding beach or the soccer stadium Maracana. All of this is done to suit your needs and pace, avoiding lines and waiting around. Your private guide will be with you at all times giving you all the necessary information and facts so you truly enjoy a personalized experience.
Reviews (97)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Tour !

We had some trouble with our flight and Gus was reacting very flexible to our changes and we had a very good day in Rio. We saw a lot and also learnt a lot because we were always explained interesting stories and facts. We had...More

Thank fto2018
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks you so much for the review! It was a pleasure to tour with you. All the best!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Outstanding

Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Outstanding Gus our tour guide in Rio was extremely knowledgeable, caring and lots of fun. We were able to see various parts of the city in unusual ways and at different times . Wherever he...More

1  Thank erezmoshe
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review. That makes me really happy to get this feedback . Thank you!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gus is an excellent Guide!! AMAZING trip to Rio!!

I spent 3 days of outstanding tours with Gus!! He took care of my every need and made me feel safe and relaxed so I could enjoy each stop during our travels. As a single female with physical limitations I needed special attention. Gus ensured...More

Thank ShatteringLimits
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dearest Sharon...no words to express my gratidude for your kind words....how worth my job is when I meet an unique person like you...ONE to be remembered ALWAYS...you're a STAR!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perfect tailored tour for a few hours layover in Rio

We had a few hours connection in Rio and I wanted my husband who never been to Rio to see the city safely and with a English speaking guide. Gus is very knowledgeable and friendly, and took us around Rio making the most of the...More

Thank AnaMDiniz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
You can't go wrong with Gus as your guide

My wife and I spent 3 days in Rio with Gus and each was without a doubt, exceptional. The first day was spent doing the City Tour. We took our time seeing the sites and were not rushed. We rode the tram to Santa Teresa...More

Thank HPNTraveller
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great and detailed review. That makes me really glad and my job really worth it! Can't thank you enough for your words!!

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Melanie37
4 July 2018|
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Response from Tourguidegus | Property representative |
Hi Melanie. Have you sorted your booking for Rio? I never saw youe question through here,,,,,sorry,,,,
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Response from Janey S | Reviewed this property |
If you search for tourguidegus he comes up on Tripadvisor. He also has his own site with the same name. There is a contact form to fill in. He was great, took us to interesting restaurants, avoided the queues and we had a... More
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