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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 Rio
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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
From 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
From US$185.00
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.
From US$250.00
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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 (118)
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Reviewed yesterday
Gus knows the city and its treasures

We had seen the major attractions, and Gus showed us sights we would have missed. He has intimate knowledge about the city and the country, and gave us an excellent half day tour (per our request). We can highly recommend Gus!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jlewis998
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best private tour I ever had!

Wonderful two day tour of Rio de Janeiro. Gus was extremely knowledgeable, and the tour it self exceeded our expectations. Gus was extremely warm, friendly, and flexible. His #1 goal was to make us happy and show us his city! It was like getting a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Q_1
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour with a family of seniors + special need child

We did a two days Rio de Janeiro tours in January. We are a family of 6 with two grand parents of eighties years old and an autistic teenager. Gus was great - he was flexible, relaxed, great information and recommendation. We highly recommend Gus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nancywanglee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Rio experience

We live in Rio and wanted to tour the best Rio spots. Gus came recommended by sone friends and he did an outstanding job showing us around. The Christ Lunch at Santa Teresa Santa Teresa and Lapa some good spots Sugar Loaf Highly recommended

Thank mauriciobaez1973
Reviewed 1 week ago
Outstanding Rio experience, look no further, so worth it!

My day in Rio with Gus was nothing but perfect and planned like a story in a book! Gus met me in the airport, he helped me get to his car and we had a nice drive to Pão de Açúcar. He told me a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DigiDash
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Melanie37
5 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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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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