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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
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
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
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.
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Reviews (108)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect day tour of Rio.

On disembarking from a cruise ship in Rio my colleague and I needed an introduction to the city before catching a flight home. We found Gus via Tripadvisor and as soon as we met we knew we were in good hands. Gus showed us all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sue4tours
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot Sue...you re a fun person to be with, That made it easier to show you around!!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Day in Rio

What a fantastic Day, Gus gave us, exactly what we had hoped for. He is a very professional gentleman, Very Friendly, helpful , and patient. Gives you plenty of space and time at each attraction, good at photos, jokes and banter Excelant English speaker. also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mike P
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mike, what a pleasure to read your review!! Thank you so much!! It was a pleasure to be with you in Rio

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best Rio Tour guide!

Gus was a great tour guide on our trip to Rio. Not only was he very knowledgable about everything in Rio as well as offering a great and interesting tour of the city, he also helped us arrange other things ourselves and other tours (such...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dan H
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dan and Michelle....it was a pleasure to be with you while in Rio. Thanks a lot for your lovely words!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brilliant guide, outstanding service!

Tour taken 01 November 2018. Gus suggested we start at 11am as we arrived in Rio late the previous day. He promised we could enjoy the sunset on Sugar Loaf and did not disappoint. The whole day was excellent. Gus gives clear instructions, is never...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ChrisandLucy
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What ba great review!! Can't thank you enough for your kind words, That really makes me happy!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A great time in Rio

We ( 4 adults) were scheduled to have several days in Rio at the end of our cruise. Gus collected us from cruise terminal and took us to hotel to unload bags then off we went in his comfortable car to Petropolis for the day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 864Kiwikid
Tourguidegus, Proprietário at TourGuideGus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bruce....what a pleasure to read your kind words. Your group was really fun to be with and a great pleasure for me!! Thanks a lot!!

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Melanie37
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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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