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Rio by Bike offers ​daily ​guided bicycle tours in Rio de Janeiro. We speak English, Dutch and Portuguese and use solid city bikes. Our cycling tours will not only take you to famous sites, like Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana Palace, but you will...more
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1085 | Ed. Anapolis, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-001, Brazil
+55 21 96871 8933
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our tour was really enjoyable and covered so much! The guide was very interesting and had broad knowledge of the city, backed up by facts and interesting anecdotes. it was pleasure to see the beautiful city with him, five stars - bike tours are a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I haven’t been very well recently and was definitely lacking in fitness and strength when I embarked on this tour, which was a bit unfortunate for our guide and for the rest of the group, as the tour overran massively, mainly due to me dawdling...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rio de Janeiro is such a cool city, especially when you see it from a bicycle! We booked the 4 hour Panoramic tour and loved every bit of it. We did the tour on a Sunday, which turned out to be a great choice. On...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hmmmm! Lonely Planet recommended this tour group and it has good reviews on Trip Advisor so we decided to book it. We booked the 3 hour city tour on the Internet the night before, but when we turned up they had no record of us....More

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riobybike, Owner at Rio By Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sue, Thanks for your review and we are sorry to hear your experience was not as you expected. First of all we would like to apologize for the fact that you were not received at our shop as was supposed to. Somehow your reservation...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time on the tour, I went solo but was made to feel very comfortable. It was very informative and not too tiring. Lots of helpful tips for what to do and what to avoid. I would highly recommend it, especially at...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was fun! We covered the city from south to north and back again. Marco our guide was interesting and informative. We had enough stops so it was not too tiring. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed October 29, 2018

It was a very nice tour with a small group. The tourguide was very good and he was able to tell a lot about the city. The tour takes around 4 hours, before we knew the tour was over. It was my second time here...More

Thank tvbart
Reviewed October 20, 2018

I went on the panoramic tour on a Sunday, which turned out to be a perfect day for biking. The traffic was not heavy. I don’t think that I would have enjoyed navigating the bust streets on a week day. The tour takes you round...More

Thank QueenMemphis
Reviewed October 20, 2018

First of all, I would say that the bikes are in good condition, comfortable, and that the route they choose for this tour is an easy one, meaning that not only sporty people could do it, but also old people or kids. Secondly, I think...More

Thank DanDumitru77
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We booked the panoramic tour with Rio By Bike, and it was excellent! We decided to book the tour on our first full day in Rio, hoping this way it would give us a god insight to Rio from the start to pick up some...More

Thank Claire J
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The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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July 10, 2016|
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Response from riobybike | Property representative |
Hi Steven, Thanks for you question. There are some differences in the routes of the tours, as you may have noticed. We have tours of 3,4 and 7 hours. The other one has 4 and 5 hours. So our tours have some differences. If... More
Michelle P
January 23, 2016|
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Response from riobybike | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, Thanks for your question. Yes, we will be open during Carnival. Our tours are in the morning and most of the street Carnival usually is in the afternoon or evening, so that hardly will affect the... More
December 28, 2015|
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Response from riobybike | Property representative |
Hi, Somehow we missed your question. Normally Tripadvisor gives us a notification about it, but we didn't receive it until now! Luckily there were some of earlier clients that provided some information already. Regards, Jan