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Urban Adventures

965 reviews
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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About Urban Adventures
Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Rio de Janeiro. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Rio de Janeiro. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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141 reviews
Explore one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, Santa Teresa, on this 4-hour guided sightseeing tour. With a small group of twelve people or less, walk down cobblestone streets among the the district's interesting architecture. Admire sprawling views of greater Rio de Janeiro, climb the Selarón Staircase and explore the Chácara do Céu Museum and Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park).
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$59.00 per adult
55 reviews
Opt for a personalized introduction to Rio de Janeiro on a small-group sightseeing tour, the perfect choice for first-time visitors with limited time in the city. While receiving personalized attention in a small group limited to 12 people, you’ll travel between Tijuca National Park, Sugarloaf Mountain, and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer with ease and without getting lost.
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$119.00 per adult
14 reviews
Explore the historic and modern areas of Rio de Janeiro on this small-group walking tour. Discover iconic places such as Copacabana, Cinelandia Square, the Museum of Tomorrow, and even the new Olympic Boulevard from the 2016 Olympic Games. Enjoy this tour worry-free with public transportation included and informative commentary from an English-speaking guide.
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$49.00 per adult
146 reviews
Visit Corcovado Mountain, the bohemian enclave of Santa Teresa on this full-day guided sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. Get to see some of the many faces of Rio and learn what life is like for some of the city's residents. Walk through Santa Teresa, one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, enjoy sprawling views of Rio and the Christ the Redeemer statue from the top of Corcovado. This small-group tour, led by a knowledgeable local guide, is limited to twelve participants.
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$149.00 per adult
6 reviews
Discover Rio de Janeiro’s beautiful coastline on a 3.5-hour sunset bike tour. Leave from Ipanema Beach and head to Leblon Beach and around the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. Stop at the beautiful Botanical Gardens and discover the parks beautiful flowers and plants before finishing up at the Arpoador Rock to catch the sunset.
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$65.00 per adult
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the best day with Juliana as we took a private all-day tour with her through Rio thanks to Urban Adventures. She was so knowledgeable and helpful explaining the idiosyncrasies of Rio. She also knows all the vendors in the stores and markets that...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Raphael was a great guide, sharing a wealth of knowledge about Rio and the different sites we visited. I would definitely recommend the tour to those visiting Rio. Huge thanks to Raphael.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was among a group of five solo travelers led on this tour by Juliana. The tour was a LOT of fun and interesting, going from Copacabana to the Selaron Steps and other parts of the Santa Teresa area, as well as LAPA and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mariana had great energy, was super knowledgeable and made sure that the group stayed on time. She gave us time to roam around and explore the area at each stop but we didn't feel rushed. She had great advice and suggestions that were very helpful....More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank AmandaBerrz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Juliana was my guide for Santa Teresa and Lapa steps. She was such a great guide that I decided to just join her that afternoon for Christ the Redeemer as well. She has a lovely personality and answered all my questions patiently. She went above...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Adies704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you guys are lucky to have Juliana as your guide she will show you the best time. Juliana made us feel at ease with the city and gave us amazing tour. Very knowledgeable and chill. Thank you so much Juliana! You made me fell...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Cevanissa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A complete tour of Rio and the surrounding areas. Bruno was an outstanding guide. Very patient, knowledgable and accommodating! Highly recommend this tour!

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank frank c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

#BestDayEver #Juliana Matos this lovely young lady met us and guided us safely through the spectacular sights of Santa Teresa Selaron Steps etc. it was the weekend before carnival and all was very lively Juliana took is on the train, a must do experience. When...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mtbdawnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In March, Lorraine and I were in Rio for Carnival. On our last day we took an Urban Adventures walking tour. Our guide was Juliana Matos. Throughout Juliana was engaging; providing us with an historical and current perspective on each place we visited. Always informative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dgrio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Juliana was our guide a few months ago and she was great! She was very knowledgeable about the area and shared a lot of interesting facts and tips about the places we visited and about life in Rio. Her english was very good and was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Shann0nMarie
November 13, 2017|
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Hey there! We run small group tours and availability might be lower when you get to Rio. Get in touch with us to check availability for the desired day and best available prices.
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Mayra A
June 14, 2017|
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Response from UrbanLocalManager | Property representative |
Buenísimo saberlo! Haganos un favor, y a Lucas en especial: ponga a él un review acá en TripAdvisor para que todos sepan como fue su experiência. Saludos y gracias por su mensaje!
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