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Rio by Tours - Private Day Tours

  • Private day tours with local guide

During the day tours we go around Rio de Janeiro by car or van, to discover Brazil’s most vibrant and beautiful city in a unique way. For travellers who for example want to see the highlights of Rio in one day, or want to explore places outside Rio, like mountain resort Petropolis. All the tours are private.

The prices for a day tour of 8 hours:

1 person: 700 reais
2 persons: 500 reais per person
​3 persons: 400 reais per person
4 persons: 350 reais per person
5 persons: 300 reais per person
6-15 persons: 250 reais per person
15 persons or more: on request

Excluding tickets to enter the highlights, food/drinks and transportation. 
Transportation can be by walking and public transport or by car. In case you choose to do a tour by car there is an extra cost of 200 reais. 


The Highlights

1. Christ The Redeemer

2. Sugarloaf Mountain

3. Colored Stairs of Selarón

4. The Beaches (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon)

5. Maracanã

​6. Tijuca Forest

7. Favela

8. Santa Teresa

Local Secrets

9. Praça Maua / Street art Kobra / Arco do Teles

​10. Pedra do Sal / Morro da Conçeição  

11. Saara / Real Gabinete Portugues de Leitura

12. Parque Lage / Jardim Botanico

​13. Urca / Praia Vermelha

​14. Fabrica Behring

15. Barra Boat Trip (with alligators)

16. Cemetery São João Batista


17. Hanggliding

18. Samba class

​19. Transfer Airport

20. Boat trip

21. Helicopter flight

22. Stand up paddle

Outside Rio de Janeiro

23. Petropolis

24. Buzios

25. Angra do Reis

26. Paraty


27. Carnival

28. New Years Eve

Nightlife & Culture

29. Get to know Lapa (incl. visit Rio Scenarium or Carioca da Gema)
Duration: 4 hours

30. Get to know Copacabana (incl. visit three bars)

We will visit two well-known bars in Pavão Azul en Jobi. After that we will have a drink at the rooftop terrace of Pestana, with a great view over the famous boulevard. 
Duration: 3 hours

31. Get to know Ipanama / Leblon (incl. visit three bars)

We will visit two of the most popular bars in town in Canastra en Jobi. After that we will have a drink at the rooftop terrace of Fasano, one of the best hotels in Rio. 
Duration: 3 hours

32. Visit two museums (options: MAR, MAM, Museu do Amanhã, Museu Historia Nacional) 

Rio de Janeiro is not really known for its cultural heritage, but there are quite a few nice museums. MAR is the Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro with changing expositions related to the city of Rio de Janeiro. It's always a surprise what you will see, but the museum is located in a great area, is organized really well and has an awesome view of Guanabara Bay to end the visit.
Duration: 3 hours

Read more about the tours and the possibilities on our Rio by Tours website (or click on the image below).