Private tours in Rio de Janeiro

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Private Tours in Rio de Janeiro

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Bus Tours
8–9 hours
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$230.00
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Private and Luxury
3 hours
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$408.00
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Bus Tours
6 hours
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$155.00
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Car Tours
7–8 hours
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$167.59
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Helicopter Tours
25–30 minutes
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$264.62
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Bus Tours
2–8 hours
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$150.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$272.86
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Private and Luxury
2–3 hours
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$40.00
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Bus Tours
3 hours
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$50.00
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Adventure Tours
2–4 hours
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$25.00
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Public Transportation Tours
3–4 hours
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$47.44
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Adventure Tours
4–5 hours
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$40.97
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$192.00
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  • barneysim
    Toronto, Canada68 contributions
    had a customized private tour with guide Romulo and driver Carlos. visited sugarloaf, christ the redeemer, selaron steps, and various other locations.

    guide Romulo was the best i've ever had. professional, caring and blessed with the gift of gab. a veritable fountain of information. Carlos drove us around safely and given his prior occupations would've been very handy in sketchy areas/situations.

    this is a very reasonably priced tour for those with limited time, who want to get to the highlights on short order. and being a private tour, you can decide exactly where you go and how long you spend in each location.

    i highly recommend devoting some time to santa teresa, a lovely bohemian enclave.
    Written May 15, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • George Darlington
    London, UK11 contributions
    This is a must do experience while in Rio, mesmerising views and really polite and nice staff, this was our first time in Rio the Janeiro and 100 % is recommended this activity, for all ages, couples, solo, it’s just amazing
    Written April 30, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • gomgcr
    Seattle, WA5 contributions
    Wonderful day trip to Cagarras Islands. Boat has enough room for 7. Stopped at a wind-protected spot for a dip in the Atlantic. Wonderful views of Sugarloaf on the way there and back.
    Written December 27, 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Footprints696087
    1 contribution
    We wanted to see Rio’s top touristic places in one day. So the easiest way and the most interesting was to have an own private tour for the six friends. We contacted Gus, who made the experience even more fun and interesting, and everything was so easy with him. Now we all want to come back to Rio again in the future. Thank you Gus!
    Written April 24, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Wasif
    Araraquara, SP3 contributions
    This was our first time visiting Rio de Janeiro and we knew in order to really see the city, it had to be from the sky and it was the highlight of our trip. Absolutely loved it and totally recommend doing this especially if it's your first time as well. The price may seem too much but compared to other companies who only offer 7-8, this was a bargain.
    Written March 4, 2022
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  • DoctorB-dub
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ43 contributions
    A group of 6 girlfriends just spent an extended weekend in Rio. We arranged a full day tour and lunch with Gisela. She was fantastic! It was like having another girlfriend spend the day with us laughing, singing (yup-singing) and sharing their beautiful history. You cannot go wrong with Gisela! She’s an A+!!!
    Written April 7, 2019
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  • Cookie
    2 contributions
    I had a wonderful time. This was a new and rewarding experience. The food and overall atmosphere was great.
    Written March 19, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Patricia M
    1 contribution
    We had a fantastic day! Henry our guide and Marco our driver we’re excellent. Great with kids young and young old. We all enjoyed ourselves very much. Highly recommended . The picnic was an excellent way to rest after the perfect hike.
    Written March 22, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • tstark9119
    Sarasota, FL40 contributions
    We were extremely concerned about traveling to Rio because I we have heard from everyone and anyone is that you would be mugged! Let me clear the air on that, it will be “
    muggy” due to humidity depending on the time of year, but we felt safe the entire time we were there and our guides ensured our concerns and helped us bust the myth! Once the tour was booked, Marcelo reached out to confirm the tour and shared some information and take back any requests. Before we left for Rio, Wagner reached out to confirm he was our guide and that he would be there to get us upon arrival. We arrived early into Brazil and were through customs and out the door in record time! Through whats app we informed Wagner & he gave us more instructions on where to go and how to get there. Constant communications were great and in no time, they arrived to pick us up, early and ready to go. I have to give a shout out to Jun (our driver) as he was an ace behind the wheel, getting us safely and surely through the narrow and winding streets of Rio and adjusted the dropped off’s/pick up/s based on places that would make it easiest for my wife who has bad knees and this was greatly appreciated. Wagner had a wealth of knowledge and gave us pointers and information throughout the tour. We saw many wonders and were able to close the day with a carnival experience tour the week before the actual carnival! This was one of the highlights of our tour and we are grateful for the experiences. We arrived at the airport with plenty of time to get in and rest up for our flight. Wagner checked on us to ensure we made it to the gate on time; once again great communicators. We cannot recommend this company enough; our thanks to the team for making this special day happen.
    Written April 21, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Eli Vidal
    1 contribution
    Amazing experience! See Rio as never before from a birds eye view! comfortable helicopter and a great pilot to make the flight as majestic as it can be!! highly recommended.
    Written April 25, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Harriet T
    Al Ain, United Arab Emirates20 contributions
    Flexible great guide with long experience and nice personality. We followed Bernado’s suggestion to visit Rio’s landmarks as well as looking at the city from a distance. Some viewpoints at high altitude were stunning.
    Written January 17, 2022
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  • Honey G.
    California4 contributions
    Tour of Rio was a GREAT experience, one I will never forget. Caio will go above and beyond to make sure you enjoy yourself and learn the history of the country . He tries to have you beat the crowds so you can get a good amount of time to enjoy . He's very personable, you feel like your hanging out with your friend . Whatever you are trying to get done (shopping etc) he will try to accommodate that and the best part is he knows where to take you for thee best homemade food . I will definitely use him again. When coming back to Rio.
    Written March 8, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Scott A
    1 contribution
    I purchased the tickets online from tripadvisor to pick my tickets up in Rio.
    The experience was excellent we picked our tickets up near our hotel on the day of the carnival and were picked up on time outside our hotel and taken to the sambadrome which was very well organised by the ticket company in Rio .
    The experience itself was a dream come true for my wife and I as we were celebrating our 25 anniversary and this ticked all the boxes for us
    We were picked up directly outside the stand area by a very well organised team outside and taken back to our hotel .
    We booked tickets for the stands in row 9 which were great to see the parades of schools
    Would recommend tripavisor and also a trip to a Brazil amazing time
    Written April 14, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Amira D
    22 contributions
    This tour was hands down beyond amazing and surpassed my expectations. You really get to know so much about Rio and the culture just alone in this experience. Tavi our tour guide did a wonderful job with providing so much knowledge and history with every attraction we came across. Our experience was so eventful yet fun! If anyone is looking to get the full taste of what Rio and the culture behind is all about, I recommend taking this adventurous tour! Shout out to Tavi for being a perfect host and showing us a good time on this tour. 10/10 recommend!
    Written March 27, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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