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Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro

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Address: Rua Sao Clemente 98 202 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22260-000, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 99154-4785
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11:00 - 19:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours...

Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Rio de Janeiro. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Rio de Janeiro. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.

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US$ 110.60*
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Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado Mountain and Santa Marta...
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Small-Group Santa Teresa Discovery Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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Corcovado, Christ Statue and Favela Tour

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Can't fault this tour. Perfect way to discover Rio

I was lucky enough to have a full day tour with Daniel. We started the day by exploring Santa Teresa, a truly stunning neighbourhood with breathtaking views and the opportunity to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to have a full day tour with Daniel. We started the day by exploring Santa Teresa, a truly stunning neighbourhood with breathtaking views and the opportunity to indulge in some local treats! The next stop was the Seralon steps which did not disappoint, followed by a delicious traditional lunch to keep us going in the beautiful... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time sharing your amazing day with us. It really sounds like you and Daniel had a lot of fun, which is what this all about. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us did a full day tour with Luiz. Such an amazing day - definitely the highlight of my brief stay in Rio! We visited Christ the Redeemer, the Bohemian district, Seralon Steps, then lunch at Copacabana followed by a tour of a Favela (lots of steps and uneven paths - wear your joggers). Plenty of time at... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time sharing this review. We appreciated it! It sounds like it really was a fun day full of local flavors. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. Thanks again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great experience. Local guide -Alex- very informative, friendly and down to earth. Had a great day and would definetely recommend it.

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you for your time sharing your review here. We very much appreciate it! It sounds like you had a great time. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the globe. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I went on the full day tour with Daniel and had such a great day! You get to see all the major attractions such as the Seralon Steps, the Christ and a favella with Michael Jackson's square plus we had lunch at Copacabana Beach (not included). But you also got to see some lesser known attractions as well, like the... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with us. We appreciated it. This tour is even better as a first thing on your first day in Rio as you get a lot of tips from our guides. We are looking forward to your next Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I took the full day tour with Daniel and luckily I was the only person, meaning I got a private tour! I found Daniel to be very relatable, personable and knowledgeable. As it was only me there was room for flexibility in the tour, and we changed up the order of the itinerary. I learnt a lot about the favelas,... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments. We very much appreciated it. Walking around Rio and experiencing public transport is key to get the real taste of the city. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Lima
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic tour of the bohemian Santa Marta neighborhood. Daniel was an excellent guide, laid back but very friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed some great street art and delicious local snacks. Superb way to start my stay in Rio.

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments here. We loved it! #Localsknow where to find some good snacks, huh? We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended this tour! Knowledgeable guides and felt very safe. A must do! Take some sweets for the kids!

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing your comments! We are glad you enjoyed it. However we don't encourage giving any sort of gifts to the kids as we want them attending school and not begging around when tourists visit the community. Although we like to engage and do it as we go, we must be responsible for our acts as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I went on both the Santa Teresa 1/2 day tour as well as the 1/2 day Favela, Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer tour. Both tours I had Daniel, who was just fantastic in terms of his enthusiasm, knowledge and engagment on both tours. Daniel went out of his way for me, adjusting the tour as we went because it was... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Hey! It sounds really fun time you've had with Daniel in your Urban Adventures. Thanks for your time sharing it with the world. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I were on our honeymoon with a travel company, and Daniel was the local tour guide in Rio. We went to many locations with our group and Daniel made the experience the best ever! We went on a bus tour of the city and saw Christ the Redeemer...and many other highlights. We felt very fortunate as we... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your kind words and your time sharing this review. Rio was really amazing also during the Olympics! We had a lot of fun and Daniel got some great pictures out of it. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great day out with Daniel and our driver. We were picked up early from our apartment to make sure we saw Christ with limited crowds...The Favela tour was fantastic and highly recommended. Olympics were on but this was no way a crowded trip. This is a must do when in Rio.

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures Rio de Janeiro, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Offering also private tours is definitely a way to beat the crowds! We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures experience around the world. More 

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Botafogo
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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