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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour
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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

By Gray Line Tours
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Ages 0-99, max of 35 per group
Duration: 4h
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Live guide: Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
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  • Walking tour of Rio de Janeiro
  • Hotel pickup and drop off to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks


Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
    Pickup details
    • Roundtrip transfer available from most hotels located in Rio's South Zone. Please stay at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before pick up time.
    Hotel pickup offered
    During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
      End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

        • Not wheelchair accessible
        • Stroller accessible
        If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 2484_07

        • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
        • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
        • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
        • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
        • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
        • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
        • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers

        • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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        Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour is hosted by Gray Line Tours. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Gray Line Tours on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour on Tripadvisor

        If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 2484_07

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        • Gray Line Tours
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          Joined in January 2010
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        • oliviarD4401NT
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          Worth it
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        • Wanderer00392157538
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          Excellent tour. Wonderful tour guide, Patricia, and the driver.
          Excellent tour. Wonderful tour guide, Patricia, and the driver. Very knowledgable. Jan 27, 2024 was the day of our tour.
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        • bryansN3008YA
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          Gray Line Río tour with Leal was horrible
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        • FredL50
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          Great lookouts must do when visiting Rio
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        • angelasE746LS
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        • 264katrinaz
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        • milaidise
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        • plunkpeach
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        • Fatemeh R
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        Product Overview: Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

        Prices From

        $49

        Number of Reviews

        3

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        2

        Duration

        240 minutes