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Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Highlights
  • 4-hour bike tour of Rio de Janeiro with an expert guide
  • Visit arresting landmarks like Copacabana Beach, São João Batista and the colored Steps of Selaron at a leisurely pace
  • Enjoy regular rest stops to take pictures and listen to interesting commentary from your expert guide
Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro
From USD 43.93
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Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro
From USD 43.93
Overview
Experience the vibrant culture and coastal charisma of Rio de Janeiro on an exciting 4-hour bike tour of the beguiling Brazilian city. Follow a knowledgeable guide on an explorative route past landmarks like Copacabana Beach, São João Batista and the colored Steps of Selaron. Gaze at the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue on his cliff-top perch and explore Rio’s famous celebrity cemetery. Stop regularly to capture photographs and listen to illuminating commentary from your expert guide.
What to Expect
Meet your bike in Copacabana and get your bike and helmet. Board your bike and head to the shores of the Bay of Guanabara and to Lapa and Rio’s historical center. Making use of the new cycle paths, you’ll bike through the lively backstreets of iconic neighborhood Copacabana heading to Botafogo. There you’ll pass by Rio’s ‘celebrity’ cemetery, São João Batista, resting place of several Brazilian presidents, writers, singers, actors and also renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.
From there you’ll pedal to the Bay of Guanabara, along the beach of Flamengo, local of the first European settlement after the discovery of Rio de Janeiro. After Flamengo the route continues to the historical center of the city, with stops at Cinelândia and Lapa, well known for its nightlife and the `Steps of Selarón’, 250 steps covered in more than 2000 tiles from different countries. On the way back you cycle along the paths winding through Flamengo Park, designed by famous Brazilian landscaper Burle Marx.
The last stretch of the tour will pass along the world famous Copacabana beach and it's historic Copacabana Palace hotel and then you'll head back to the starting point, where your tour ends.
Reviews (66)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Best way to see Rio

We did the Panoramic Tour in December with Ulysses. Ulysses was a great guide; always checking we were safely behind him and making sure we had enough water as it was so hot. He answered all our questions and was full of interesting facts. Would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
4 hour bike tour in Rio

Excellent tour! We biked through different parts of the city and stopped every couple miles to chat/rest/enjoy the scenery. The tour does not require a lot of physical strength, so don't worry if you are unfit like me. For the majority of the time we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yiming C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant but tiring!

I did the group panoramic tour & really enjoyed it! It was very safe & well organised. We saw so much of Rio & learnt a lot. I didn’t appreciate just how far you cycle - 26k!! I thought it would be a lot less...More

Thank YorkshireLady86
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile
EXCELLENT

What a day! Bit of a rocky start with our inability to find the Rio by Bike office (more our inability to read a map) but once we eventually made it 10 minutes late, our two tour guides were happily waiting for us with our...More

Thank cockerha
Reviewed 13 December 2018
Great day exploring Rio

My husband and i joined 4 other guests on the Panoramic Tour with Rio by Bike Tours on a Sunday morning. Our guide Max was French but spoke great English, and gave us lots of good stories and anecdotes about the city. We explored areas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davina M
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nadja011
17 November 2018|
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Response from Thobiswa M | Reviewed this property |
It starts at 9 am. The panoramic tour runs for a duration of 4 hours and the urban tour runs for a duration of 3 hours
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