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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Highlights
  • Explore Rio's highlights and important landmarks with a dedicated guide on this private tour
  • Visit important sites like Rio's historic downtown area, the Sambadrome and the Metropolitan Cathedral
  • Stop at the Colombo tea house for lunch or a snack (own expense)
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Private City Tour of Rio de Janeiro
From US$ 185.00
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Day tour in RioMost Popular
The 8 hour tour can also be customized according to the client's needs. We can mix the main sites with some secrets of Rio not seen on tour buses. For more than 01 passenger, please add 20% per person
From US$ 250.00
Day Trip in Rio
This tour can vary from 5 to 8 hours, according to waht you want to see. On a 8 hour trip we can cover Sugar Loaf, Corcovado, City Center with its highlights and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.
From US$ 250.00
OLD TOWN AND SANTA TERESA
THIS TOUR LASTS 4 HOURS . WE SEE SEVERAL SITES OF INTEREST AS THE STEPS, THE MAIN CATHEDRAL , COLOMBO , OLD CHURCHES AND SOME WALKING IN DOWNTOWN AND A TRAM RIDE TO ST TERESA AND THE PARK OF RUINS
From US$ 185.00
Overview
Explore Rio's highlights and important landmarks with a dedicated guide on this full-day private tour. Visit important sites like Rio's historic downtown area, the Sambadrome and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Stop at the Colombo tea house for lunch or a snack (own expense). Ascend both Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mountains with a stop at the Christ the Redeemer statue. Enjoy the flexibility and personal attention that comes with booking a private tour.
What to Expect
You'll depart at 8:00am, or earlier in case it is high season. You'll drive to Corcovado station and ride the train up the mountain to see the beautiful statue of Christ the Redeemer. You can stay there as long as you want. After that, you'll go to see some points of interest including the Metropolitan Cathedral , The Sambodromo where the carnival Parade takes place, the opera House and Colombo tea house where you can stop for a quick lunch or a snack.

Afterward, you'll visit Sugar Loaf to ride the cable car up and enjoying the gorgeous view. Before that or after, depending how things go, such as weather and traffic, you will also visit Copacabana and Ipanema beach with the option of visiting the hang gliding beach or the soccer stadium Maracana. All of this is done to suit your needs and pace, avoiding lines and waiting around. Your private guide will be with you at all times giving you all the necessary information and facts so you truly enjoy a personalized experience.
Reviews (102)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A perfect overview of Rio in a day

We visited Rio on 21st October. Our guide Gus, whose tour we had booked in advance, met us sharp at 8.00am and hotel Miramar Windsor. He was very pleasant, knowledgeable, passionate about the history and events in Brazil, and more importantly, fluent in English. In...More

1  Thank 757ashishg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
the best quide we had in all our travels around the world

My wife Monica and I,my friend Christos and his wife Patricia from Nicosia ,Cyprus, are extremely thankful to Gus for his help and advise he gave us during our visit to Rio de Janeiro in October 2018 Gus is an excellent guide,extremely helpful and knowledgeable...More

Thank Relax06022856536
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Excellent! So good to read your kind words. Thanks a lot and I never forget people from Cyprus

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Personality of the guide was addictive!

Dear Gus, I would like to give my heartfelt thanks for the attention and service you provided to us. You were with us even after your working time, and we deeply appreciate your kind gesture. Your level of service was exceptional and you were very...More

Thank Hareshkhub
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Haresh my dear....what a pleasure to read your review. Like I said before, you're one of a kind and won't be forgotten. You've got a friend in Brasil...thanks for all!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rio highlights tour

pickup at hotel with tour of sugar loaf, cathedral, Santa Teresa and tram ride, Selaron stairs, and hippie market (we had visited Christ statue earlier in trip). Gus was fantastic - excellent English ( was exchange student in US), superb knowledge of history and Rio...More

Thank James B
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the excellent review. It was a pleasure to tour with you four. My best regards to the others!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent Guide - Knowledgable, Friendly, Helpful in Every Way

Yes, call Gus. You will not regret it! My husband and I were fortunate enough to book Gus on short notice for a private city tour of Rio de Janeiro from GIG airport. We had a 10-hour layover in Rio on our way to Iguacu...More

1  Thank MIAChels
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cannot thank you enought for your words. What a detailed and great review!! That really makes me happy and my job really worth it! You're a very nice couple and deserve all the best!!

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Melanie37
4 July 2018|
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Response from Tourguidegus | Property representative |
Hi Melanie. Have you sorted your booking for Rio? I never saw youe question through here,,,,,sorry,,,,
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Response from Janey S | Reviewed this property |
If you search for tourguidegus he comes up on Tripadvisor. He also has his own site with the same name. There is a contact form to fill in. He was great, took us to interesting restaurants, avoided the queues and we had a... More
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