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Rio de Janeiro Private Custom Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

  • 9-hour private sightseeing tour of Rio
  • Historic downtown Rio, the Christ the Redeemer statue, and Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Private tour for just you and your party ensures an intimate experience
Rio de Janeiro Private Custom Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
From US$240.00
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Guided tour for 2 travelersMost Popular
Unforgettable fully guided 9-hour tour in a modern suv car with driver and licensed tour guide, for 2 people with pick-up and drop-off, visiting all the main sights in Rio de Janeiro!
Driver-guide for 1-4 Travelers
Unforgettable 9-hour private tour in a sedan or suv with driver-guide, for 1 to 4 people with pickup and drop-off, visiting all the main sights in Rio de Janeiro!
Guided tour for 4 travelers
Unforgettable fully guided 9 hour tour with professional driver and licensed guide in a luxurious minivan or van for 04 people with a driver and tour guide, pickup and drop-off.
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Get private transportation, and a flexible itinerary on this 9-hour private sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. With your private group of up to 14 people, visit the city's landmarks and highlights, including the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Christ the Redeemer statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain. Round-trip transportation from accommodations in Rio is included.
What to Expect
Begin your private tour of Rio with pickup at your accommodation; customary pick-up time is 9:00am, but the schedule can be altered to fit your needs. The tour also includes pickup at the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport. 

Your first stop is the 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. 

Stop by Leblon's belvedere for some more city views, then head for the historic city center to visit Rio's striking Metropolitan Cathedral. 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 (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 (if option selected) and plenty of opportunities to ask questions. 

Your 9-hour private tour of Rio ends with convenient drop-off back at your accommodation.
Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Customized tour, deep city experience and great fun

Booking is pretty straightforward, communication about pickup after the booking also perfect. Priscylla and Bernardo are not only very familiar with the city but also great company, we had a lot of fun. A private tour allowed me to cover as much in a day...More

Thank Bence V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
More than just sightseeing

What a great day. Bernardo and Nicolly were fantastic. It was a day full of fun, information and great sights and a lot of laughter. I definitely can recommend them without hesitation. Best way to explore Rio when you’re on your own. Money well spent....More

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Excellent tour

Lucas and Bernardo did an outstanding job introducing us to a city they love. They strategically got us to Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf avoiding long lines and waits. They recommended a very good vegetarian restaurant for us to have lunch and were very considerate...More

Thank Happy415
Reviewed 6 July 2018
Awesome Tour - Delivered as Promoted and Promised!

My 14-year old son and I booked a trip with 'Way to Know Rio' tour company and spent a wonderful day with Priscylla (our superb tour guide) and Bernardo (our great driver). Long story short: Trip Advisor and Way to Know Rio" delivered as promised...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Outstanding private tour of Rio- We fell in love!!

Do not miss this experience! We had only 48 hours in Rio, and wanted to be sure to see all of it's highlights. I knew we would never be able to figure it all out on our own. This tour left us feeling that we...More

Thank Lylen F
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26 July 2018|
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Response from frankyee | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is entirely up to you. However, if you go to a place like the Botanical Garden or a museum, the guide and the driver will most likely do little to enhance your experience in these locations. We let the guide pick... More