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This 6-hour tour of Rio de Janeiro is a fantastic opportunity to see many sides of the city. The trip starts with a visit to the hang gliding landing area at Sao Conrado beach where the hang gliders land after take off from Pedra Bonita with its...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-040, Brazil
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I had found out about this touring company by chance and I am very glad I did! Most tour guides and companies charge a BOMB for touring Rio but not these guys.. My husband and I did 2 tours with them - The Favella Tour...More

4  Thank SneheeChaplot
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 September 2014

After reading how "dangerous" it was to see a football match at the famous maracana alone (ie without a tour) we decided to go with them to see flamengo x gremio at 6.30pm on a sunday. First surprise: no one had seat next to each...More

2  Thank Romain1136493
brazilexpedition, Manager at Brazil Expedition - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2014

Hello Let us explain whats happen about this game: This game was sold out 2 days before the game. The ticket cost from 30BRL to 60BRL. But once was sold out you could only find tickets for 60BRL to 70BRL. So the face value on...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

My chilean friend and I went for the Big Dude Tour together. We had too much fun in the van. BTW the driver Marcelo is really kind . He offered us to sit in front seat, where we felt even more comfortable during the tour....More

Thank Gabby P
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We did this tour on Sept 8, 2018. This an amazing small group tour that covered a dozen or so different elements of the city. We got an excellent overview of the city and the people and the places. This was a one on one...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This was the best thing that we did in Rio by far. Excellent, knowledgeable tour guide(sorry I can’t remember his name) who took us round the twists and turns of the favela. Did not feel threatened once in the three hours that we spent there....More

1  Thank Diane H
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Amazing tour to seeing pretty much the main parts of Rio in one day! Highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Rio - whether you're only there for a day or two, or even a week! This was well worth it! Our tour guide &...More

Thank AoifeK_Irl
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I went on the big dude tour and absolutely loved it! I think it is the best way to see around the city, once the tour takes you on different places and zones of Rio( south zone, north zone and centro). It's great if you...More

Thank fernandakloh
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Look no further when wanting to sight-see and explore beautiful Rio de Janiero! Owner, Eduardo Cruxen was incredibly engaging with lightening fast turn-around from a communication perspective. It was truly a pleasure dealing with him! Our tour guide, Edmundo Montalvao was beyond exceptional. So knowledgeable,...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

It is a very good tour. You can see a lot in just one day. The guides were incredibly good. I like them a lot, they were extremely nice.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was my first Urban Art tour in any city, and boy has it given me the bug to do more! Rio has quite a culture of urban art, perfectly exhibited by the investment made in it for the Olympic Boulevard. As a self confessed...More

Thank Monique688
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Great tour to see a lot of Rio in one day. Because of rain season, the weather was poor but the guide Alex Meyer and driver Marcelo did such a great job cheering us up and giving us the best possible experience. I would defenitely...More

2  Thank Jasmine S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I strongly recommend the Big Dude Tour. It is very well planned and it takes us to amazing places at a good pacing. Our guide Lúcia and the driver Marcelo gave us precious information on cultural, historical and archtectural facts, besides tips on night life....More

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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shygals
21 March 2017|
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The tour finishes at around 17:00
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15 October 2015|
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Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
Hello Reza Our website: brazilexpedition. com Let me know if you want to confirm any tour.
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Daniella J
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Itinerary (timings are rough estimates): From 9 - 10 am: Hotel pick-up by mini-bus (southern zone locations ONLY including Ipanema, Leblon and Copacabana). Please note that for travelers staying outside of the southern... More
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