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Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off

From USD 200.00
  • Ideal for experienced travelers who want to customize their tour
  • The tour is limited to a maximum of four people
  • Admission tickets for attractions are not included
Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off
From USD 200.00
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Tour options (2)
Custom Private Tour for 2 - 4
Most Popular
This tour option is specially priced for groups of 2 to 4 passengers.
From USD 320.00
Custom Private Tour - 1 Person
This tour option is specially priced for solo passengers.
From USD 200.00
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Explore Rio de Janeiro on this all-day customizable private tour with a guide. Whether you want to see the city’s popular attractions or places off the beaten path, your guide will be able to recommend the best spots, as well as ways to beat the crowds. The itinerary is based on your interests and is completely flexible. The tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Rio accommodations or from the cruise port or airport.
What to Expect

The tour is strictly based on your particular interests. Your guide will follow your interests and maximize your time in Rio. Let you guide know what your likes and dislikes are, and they will take you to places of note you would not otherwise reach on your own. 
There is no preset itinerary; you are free to play it by ear, planning the day's activities as you go, based on interests, conditions, weather, and other needs. 
Tour is conducted in an air-conditioned vehicle driven by your tour guide.

Here you’ll find a list of some of the places you may visit on this tour: 

Ipanema Farmer’s Market

Ipanema Beach

Arpoador Beach


Rodrigo de Freitas Lake

Copacabana Beach

Forte Duque de Caxias

Mirante do Leblon

Leme Beach

Morro dois irmãos

Mirante do Leme

Leblon Beach

Forte de Copacabana

Parque Lage

Avenida Atlantica


Feira de são Cristovao


Tijuca National Park

Vista Chinesa

Corcovado Christ the Redeemer

Floresta da tijuca

Cascatinha Taunay

Vermelha Beach

Morro da Babilônia

Sugarloaf Mountain

Morro da Urca

Trilha do Pao de Acucar

Claudio Coutinho Trail

Botanical Garden

Escadaria Selaron

Santa Teresa

Parque das Ruinas

Largo dos Guimaraes

Rampa Pedra Bonita

Igreja de Sao Francisco da Prainha

Pedra do Sal

Maua Square

Painel Etnias

Cais do Valongo

Pier Maua


Sao Bento Monastery

Boulevard Olimpico

Museum of Valongo Wharf

Mestre Valentin Fountain

Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church

Theatro Municipal

Paco Imperial

Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo da Antiga Se

Carioca Aqueduct

Beco das Sardinhas

Travessa do Comercio

Palacio Capanema

Rio de Janeiro Historic City Center

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

Aterro do Flamengo

Marina da Gloria

Prainha Beach

Grumari Beach

Praia da Joatinga

Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Reserva Beach

Pedra do Telegrafo

Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach

Barra da Tijuca Beach

Macumba Beach

Ilha da Gigoia

Perigoso Beach

Abrico Beach

Praia do Secreto

Mirante do Caete

Pedra do Pontal

Pontal Beach

Parque Natural Municipal da Prainha

Praia do Meio

Ponte Rio Niteroi

Caminho Niemayer

Parque da Cidade de Niteroi

Mirante do Soberbo

Dedo de Deus

Rio Soberbo

Poço Verde

Centro de Visitantes Von Martius Museum

Serra dos Orgaos National Park

Cachoeira dos Frades

Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 24 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Top Tour--Best Ever

We set up this tour based on reviews. It was excellent. Luis met us at the cruise pier and off we went in his nice car. We had emailed him as to our interests and he laid out a perfect tour of Rio. We first...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FairOaksIKE
Reviewed 10 October 2018

From the first email interaction with Luis he exceeded expectations, there was no other guide that even came close to the responsiveness and interest he took in creating a unique trip itinerary. He used our likes/dislikes and hobbies to ensure that our trip would surpass...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Beatin_They_Ass_Kick
Reviewed 8 October 2018
Excellent tour guide

My tour was exactly what I wanted for a short layover. Luis picked me up in the morning at the airport and dropped me back off at the end of the tour. I really enjoyed the farmers market where I tried some local food and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leec3202016
Reviewed 2 September 2018
Worth every penny...loved it!

As always, so far, Trip Advisor has not let me down! From start to finish I had an excellent day. I am not a city lover but felt at home with Luis. As others have said...the market experience, the views, everything...all amazing! I got the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ShazF7
Reviewed 19 August 2018
Fabulous day out

We had a great day with Luis in Rio. He was very flexible leading up to the day, willing to work around our plans, and went to a great effort to fit as much in as possible due to our short stay. His English is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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