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The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour

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The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour
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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Take your Rio de Janeiro sightseeing experience into your own hands on this customizable, private tour of the Marvelous City. Alongside a ‘carioca’ (Rio de Janeiro resident) and personal driver, tick off top Rio attractions chosen by you. Personalize your itinerary according to your interests and only visit the sites you wish to see: your guide tailors the tour according to preferred themes, such as food, history, or sport, and offers undivided attention throughout. Pickup and drop-off from your Rio de Janeiro hotel are included.
  • Private custom sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro
  • Create an itinerary featuring only sites of interest
  • Tailor your tour according to themes such as food, sport, history, or culture
  • Choose to visit top attractions including Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer
  • Receive undivided attention from a private guide and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Certified multilingual guide and driver
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private tour for up to 14 people
Transport by private vehicle
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Ticket entrances

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please contact us with your Hotel name so we can organize the pick-up.

Airports

  • Internacional Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  • Santos Dumont Airport, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil


Ports

  • Cruise Terminal Pier Mauá.


Prior to your tour, your guide contacts you to discuss an itinerary. Whether you want to explore Rio’s traditional food joints, tick off all of the city’s top attractions, or stray from the beaten path to gain local insight, your drive and guide can make it happen.

Choose to visit the iconic Statue of Christ the Redeemer, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, or take a cable car ride to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Opt to recline on the white-sand beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, both world-famous Rio spots, or check off landmarks including Sao Bento Monastery, Maracana Stadium, and the Sambadrome, which hosts the renowned Rio Carnival. All entrance fees are at your own expense.

Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Rio de Janeiro hotel.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Carioca Tropical Tour Operator

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour ?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour ?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour ?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour ?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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What is the maximum group size during The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour ?
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This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

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Superb Rio Tour Operation 2020
Scott_B
, Mar 2020
We really lucked into a great vendor in Efraim, and his go-to tour team of Flavio (great driver) and Katia (great tour guide)! It was effortless via Viator, and Efraim's communication, suggestions and coordination were flawless. Efraim and Katia did an excellent job of merging our "wish-list" compilation with the "don't miss" venues. Katia was superb: punctual, considerate, effusive, and a pleasure to spend time with. My wife and I loved all the walking, nature, neighborhoods, architecture, vistas, cool sights, museums, and cultural highlights that Rio is famous for! Thanks to Katia, we had the most complete experience possible. By the way, we were coming off a cruise and our one need was to have our luggage accompany us (safe/securely) throughout the day until airport drop-off at the end. Thank you, Efraim, Katia, and Flavio, for delivering a great private tour at our pace and insuring that we had nothing but a great time. Can't wait to return to do more with you! Cheers! Scott & Shani
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Great tour of Rio!!
HiddenCreek
, Jan 2020
Our guide, Victoria, was wonderful. (Driver too). She was very friendly and knowledgeable. Saw Christ, the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, cathedral, the steps.... and more. She arranged everything so well that we had minimal waits at any attraction. We were exceptionally pleased with this tour.
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Excellent tour! I spent the entire...
miller_melanie79
, Jan 2018
Excellent tour! I spent the entire day with driver Roberto and tour guide Leonardo. They were so proud to show me the highlights of their country and I am truly grateful. Thanks so much guys!
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Our guide and driver were excellent...
Stephen B
, Mar 2017
Our guide and driver were excellent. We were met on time at the start of the day. Our guide customized the day to accommodated a few special requests and allowed us to get exactly what we wanted out of our time in Rio.
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Fuimos afortunados por el dia, había...
jbutrilla
, Jan 2018
Fuimos afortunados por el dia, había poca gente nuestro Guia Leonardo, un hombre culto, afable y ampliamente conocedor de los temas torales de Rio D Janeiro hizo el paseo muy placentero, Excelente recorrido
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