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

From US$200.00
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off
From US$200.00
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Custom Private Tour for 2 - 4Most Popular
This tour option is specially priced for groups of 2 to 4 passengers.
Custom Private Tour - 1 Person
This tour option is specially priced for solo passengers.
8-hour fully customized tour of Rio with a private local guide. Have private transportation at your disposal to take you to all the sites you want to see in Rio. Great for experienced travelers who want to make the most of their visit. Whether you're looking to go to the main attractions, or the places that aren't so touristy, your private guide will be there to recommend the best spots and ways to beat the crowds. Tour is limited to a maximum of four people and includes pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in Rio, or the cruise port or airport.
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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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Worth every penny...loved it!

As always, so far, Trip Advisor has not let me down! From start to finish I had an excellent day. I am not a city lover but felt at home with Luis. As others have said...the market experience, the views, everything...all amazing! I got the...More

Thank ShazF7
Reviewed August 19, 2018
Fabulous day out

We had a great day with Luis in Rio. He was very flexible leading up to the day, willing to work around our plans, and went to a great effort to fit as much in as possible due to our short stay. His English is...More

Thank 10fmc
Reviewed August 9, 2018
Knowledgable, flexible and passionate

Luis was very knowledgable about the city and the country. He was very passionate and always wanted to show us different parts of the city. We were well informed about the plants, animals and the nature in Pedra do Telegrafo and Pedra do Pontal. Both...More

Thank Rachel-from-PLUTO
Reviewed August 6, 2018
Beautiful Views!

Luis came recommended to us by our tour guide in Iguazu and we are glad that he gave us that recommendation. Luis is the type of guy that wants to make sure you maximize your time and experience in Rio and we are so thankful...More

2  Thank Christina S
Reviewed July 11, 2018
Trip to Rio

Luis is incredibly knowledgeable about the City. This combined with his excellent English and friendly manner makes for a wonderful experience. Luis took us to a local farmers market where we enjoyed some of the samples of the local fruits together with a bit of...More

1  Thank N80EEM
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