The Panoramic tour is a Rio bike tour that will take you from Copacabana to the shores of the Bay of Guanabara and to Lapa and Rio’s historical center. Making use of the new cycle paths you’ll bike through the lively backstreets of iconic neighborhood Copacabana heading to Botafogo. There you’ll pass by Rio’s ‘celebrity’ cemetery, São João Batista, resting place of several Brazilian presidents, writers, singers, actors and also renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
From there you’ll pedal to the Bay of Guanabara, along the beach of Flamengo, local of the first European settlement after the discovery of Rio de Janeiro. After Flamengo the route continues to the historical center of the city, with stops at Cinelândia and Lapa, well known for its nightlife and the `Steps of Selarón’, 250 steps covered in more than 2000 tiles from different countries. On the way back you cycle along the paths winding through Flamengo Park, designed by famous Brazilian landscaper Burle Marx. The last stretch of the tour will pass along Copacabana beach.
Price: R$ 135 (reservation through booking form required)
Starts at 9.00 AM
Duration: 4 hours (Weather may affect the duration)
Activity Level: Medium. Mostly flat, you must be able to ride a bicycle for around 2,5 hours in a four hour tour.
Kids Friendly: We're happy to welcome kids older than 10.
You should bring: • Sun block • Water • Sun glasses • Hat.
Also: Travel light; wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
Languages: English, Dutch, Portuguese