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Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off

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    What to Expect
    The tour is strictly based on your particular interests. Your guide will follow your interests and maximize your time in Rio. Let you guide know what your likes and dislikes are, and they will take you to places of note you would not otherwise reach on your own. 

    There is no preset itinerary; you are free to play it by ear, planning the day's activities as you go, based on interests, conditions, weather, and other needs. 

    Tour is conducted in an air-conditioned vehicle driven by your tour guide.

    Here you’ll find a list of some of the places you may visit on this tour: 

    Ipanema Farmer’s Market

    Ipanema Beach

    Arpoador Beach


    Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

    Copacabana Beach

    Forte Duque de Caxias

    Mirante do Leblon

    Leme Beach

    Morro dois irmãos

    Mirante do Leme

    Leblon Beach

    Forte de Copacabana

    Parque Lage

    Avenida Atlantica


    Feira de são Cristovao


    Tijuca National Park

    Vista Chinesa

    Corcovado Christ the Redeemer

    Floresta da tijuca

    Cascatinha Taunay

    Vermelha Beach

    Morro da Babilônia

    Sugarloaf Mountain

    Morro da Urca

    Trilha do Pao de Acucar

    Claudio Coutinho Trail

    Botanical Garden

    Escadaria Selaron

    Santa Teresa

    Parque das Ruinas

    Largo dos Guimaraes

    Rampa Pedra Bonita

    Igreja de Sao Francisco da Prainha

    Pedra do Sal

    Maua Square

    Painel Etnias

    Cais do Valongo

    Pier Maua


    Sao Bento Monastery

    Boulevard Olimpico

    Museum of Valongo Wharf

    Mestre Valentin Fountain

    Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church

    Theatro Municipal

    Paco Imperial

    Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Se

    Carioca Aqueduct

    Beco das Sardinhas

    Travessa do Comercio

    Palacio Capanema

    Rio de Janeiro Historic City Center

    Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

    Aterro do Flamengo

    Marina da Gloria

    Prainha Beach

    Grumari Beach

    Praia da Joatinga

    Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

    Reserva Beach

    Pedra do Telegrafo

    Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach

    Barra da Tijuca Beach

    Macumba Beach

    Ilha da Gigoia

    Perigoso Beach

    Abrico Beach

    Praia do Secreto

    Mirante do Caete

    Pedra do Pontal

    Pontal Beach

    Parque Natural Municipal da Prainha

    Praia do Meio

    Ponte Rio Niteroi

    Caminho Niemayer

    Parque da Cidade de Niteroi

    Mirante do Soberbo

    Dedo de Deus

    Rio Soberbo

    Poço Verde

    Centro de Visitantes Von Martius Museum

    Serra dos Orgaos National Park

    Cachoeira dos Frades
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your tour may start from your hotel, B&B, apartment, airport or pier terminal.
    • Local guide
    • Transportation in a private car
    • Tolls and parking fees
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Customer’s admission tickets for the attractions visited on the tour
    • Meals or drinks (if any)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A maximum of 4 people per booking
    • Pricing is per group pricing
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • All tours are private and conducted in air conditioned vehicle.
    • Your admission tickets for the attractions visited on the tour and any meals or drinks are not included. Admission fees will be paid directly at the attractions.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This was a great, memorable tour. Luis spoke with me and my wife about what might interest us, and he figured us out perfectly. After a brief orientation drive where he pointed the art deco architecture, he took us to the incredible botanical gardens, then...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Immatureforever
    Reviewed 7 September 2019

    We had a fabulous tour with Luis all around the Rio de Janeiro area. We wanted to see the area and learn about Rio from a local person. Luis was wonderful to share great commentary, history and life experiences. We ate lunch together at a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank jlcoco
    Reviewed 4 September 2019

    I booked a tour with Luis while visiting my girlfriend in August. I was very tired from the previous night's flight, and I had put together a packed itinerary. He was very flexible in working with me, even when I said I was tired, and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank JCobes
    Reviewed 2 September 2019

    Best choice we've made during our trip to Rio was to book a tour with Luis! He was just amazing and exceed all of our expectations. We had a lot of wishes in a very limited amount of time. He advised us to optimize our...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank CarmenJanssen
    Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

    Found this tour from TripAdvisor and I can say that it totally exceed my expectations. Although the weather was very bad on our tour day, but Luis planned everything wisely! My highlight of the tour was the trip to Farmers market. It's such an eye...More

    1  Thank shilllashillla
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    Courtney B
    8 June 2019|
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    Response from localtourguide_rio | Property representative |
    Hi Courtney, Thank you for your contact. I can be reached at localtourguide.rio gmail com or at 5521991688150. I'm looking forward to hearing back from you. Best regards.
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