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Rio Highlights Express: Christ, Sugarloaf & Beaches Half Day Tour. provided by Luis Darin Private Tour Guide In Rio

Rio Highlights Express: Christ, Sugarloaf & Beaches Half Day Tour.

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 28/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 28/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Luis Darin Private Tour Guide In Rio
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
    Pass by Cosme Velho
  • 2
    Trem do Corcovado
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by Parque Nacional da Tijuca
    Pass by Centro de Visitantes Paineiras
  • 3
    Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 4
    Mirante Do Leblon
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Leblon Beach
    Pass by Ipanema Beach
    Pass by Arpoador beach
    Pass by Copacabana Beach
    Pass by Avenida Atlantica
    Pass by Leme
  • 5
    Praia do Leme
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Guanabara Bay
    Pass by Guanabara Palace
    Pass by Urca
    Pass by Morro da Babilonia
    Pass by Trilha do Pao de Acucar
    Pass by Vermelha Beach
    Pass by Claudio Coutinho Trail
    Pass by Morro da Urca
  • 6
    Sugarloaf Mountain
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
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Important Information
  • Local guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned car driven by your tour guide.
  • Tolls and parking fees
  • Private tour
  • Meals or drinks (if any)
  • Estimated local cash needed for entrance fees: BRL 250.00 per person
  • Entrance fees will be paid directly at the attractions. All major credit cards are accepted.
  • Attraction prices are subject to changes without prior notice
  • Your Admission tickets for the attractions visited on the tour and meals/drinks ARE NOT INCLUDED.
  • Entry/Admission - Trem do Corcovado
  • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain
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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
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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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DebraLaFountaine wrote a review Mar 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina3 contributions6 helpful votes
Luis gave us a fantastic personalized tour. He spoke perfect English. He met us at the airport and gave us a city tour before taking us to the port for our cruise. I would highly recommend him as a guide
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John S wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
As it was raining with poor visibility, Luis customised our tour to include things that interest us. He's very knowledgeable, and offers an insider's view of Rio.
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Date of experience: February 2020
TNT393 wrote a review Jan 2020
Chicago, Illinois74 contributions11 helpful votes
Luis was so informative, funny, and engaging. We saw so much in a day that I don't think any other tour could provide - I felt like I was glancing into the highlight of a local. The history and insights about the city and culture provided insights and learning about Rio and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Alejandro R wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Kudos to our guide, despite of the bad weather we enjoy the day visiting many interesting sites in Río.
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Date of experience: September 2019
amyandalok wrote a review Jun 2019
New York City, New York8 contributions5 helpful votes
Luis is a phenomenal guide. He is well-read and extremely knowledgeable about Rio and Brazil. He is happy to customize your tour based on your interests - my husband and I were interested in history, architecture and views and we were not disappointed. We started in Corcovado
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Date of experience: May 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Luis Darin Private Tour Guide In Rio
Luis is a very nice guy, very friendly and polite, He speaks perfect english and spanish, very well informed and do
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Privete day tour with Luis Darin
We were 2 couples. We set a privet day tour with Luis Darin about 6 months before the tour. We planned together the
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Wonderful tour guide
We booked a half day private tour with Luis who was happy to personalise the trip to suit us. His English is excell
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Layover in Rio
My husband and I had a 15 hour layover in Rio and we decided to do a custom tour to see a bit of the city. Luis pi
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A great day
Thank you Luis for a fantastic day in RIO. You can’t under estimate having a local person with you. Luis got us to
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Courtney B
So good I had to write a review!
Couldn’t be any happier! I read all the reviews and booked 12 months in advance so we wouldn’t miss out. We hit t
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Two fun-filled days in Rio!
My husband and I booked a trip to Rio around Carnaval time, without knowing a lot about the city, so we decided to
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Great Tour!
Luis is a great tour guide. He's very punctual picking us up at the hotel. He customized our tour by taking us to p
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Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off
My interaction with Luis started as early as September 2019 though my tour date concluded only last 9 February 2020
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Great personalized day tour of Rio
Luis was excellent! Prior to the trip, we had an email conversation about our interests, and he gave us some ideas
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2 fantastic days in Rio
We hired Luis whilst in Rio for 2 days and we are so glad we did. DAY 1 - consisted of visiting Christ.Selaron, Fa
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Private day tour
My brother and I decided to book a private tour with Luis after I read many positive reviews, and we had a day pack
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Choose What You Want to See
Luis was not available for the date we requested, so he arranged for Julio to meet us at our hotel and take us on t
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custom visit in Rio
I'm really appreciate and 100% recommend ! It was perfect trip and fully customized. You can definitely count on Lu
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See Rio through the eyes of a native who has prepared himself to share his knowledge of this beautiful city.
Six years ago my wife and I booked a personal tour with Luis. This year as we were planning to show Rio to some fri
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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