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Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Rio Hiking offers the best Adventure Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro. All tours include expert bilingual guides, transportation, full equipment, safety gear and entrance fees.

Backpackers Day Tours (Regular)

Our backpackers tours are regular tours conceived to offer the best guides and equipment and guarantee the most attractive rates on guided adventure tours in Rio!

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SUGAR LOAF HIKE • Backpackers

“Departures: Monday & Thursday”

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This tour does not include transportation! Meet our guides at the meeting point.
The Sugar Loaf hiking tour is definitely an unforgettable experience! The steep 2:30 hours trail will take you to the summit of this fabulous landmark at 1200 ft (400 mts)! The hike goes up a rocky trail with some scrambling sections and a short 80ft (25 mts) Rock Climb! At the summit we relax and enjoy the views before taking the traditional Cable Car down to Urca Hill. No Rock Climbing experience is required but you should be fit for this steep hike.

DURATION
4 hours
PICK-UP
2 PM
PRICE
R$ 170 per person
Rating
hard

80 ft (25mts) Rock Climb
Spectacular views
Cable car ride down to Urca Hill

VIDIGAL & 2 IRMAOS HIKE • Backpackers

“Departures: Tuesday & Friday”

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This tour does not include transportation! Meet our guides at the meeting point (Sheraton Hotel, Niemeyer Avenue).
After you meet our guide on the meeting point, he will take you on a kombi van or motorcycle ride from the bottom of the community to the beginning of the trail. At the higher section of Favela do Vidigal a 1 hour trail will take us to the summit of the Two Brothers Mountain. During the ascension you enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding area, such as Pedra da Gavea, Favela da Rocinha, Lagoa, Christ the Redeemer and Ipanema Beach. On the way down we will walk through the narrow alleys of the Favela, stop to enjoy a fresh drink, interact with the local population and learn more about this culturally reach environment.

DURATION
4 hours
PICK-UP
11 am
PRICE
R$ 170 per person
Rating
moderate

Hike to the Summit of the Two Brothers Mountain
Amazing views
Favela do Vidigal Experience

Bike Tour • Backpackers

“Departures: Every day”

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This tour does not include transportation! Meet our guides at the meeting point.
Bike riding is one of the best ways to appreciate the natural beauty of Rio. The slow two wheels pace allows you to observe the details of the city sceneries and stop at different places. During the 2:00 hours tour we cycle along Leme, Copacabana, Arpoador, Ipanema and Leblon beaches (16km – 10 miles flat). The tour starts and finishes at Ticket Center beach kiosk, at Leme (By the beach, facing Windsor Atlantica Hotel)

DURATION
2 hours
PICK-UP
9 am
PRICE
R$ 130 per person
Rating
easy

Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beaches.

Tijuca Forest • Backpackers

“Departures: Wednesday & Saturday”

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Meet our guides and transportation at the meeting points!
Tijuca National Park Hiking Tour is a perfect choice if you are looking for a Half-Day hike in the Atlantic Rain Forest. You will see some of the park’s highlights, such as the Vista Chinesa view point, the Taunay Waterfall and hike up to the summit of Rio’s highest mountain, Tijuca Peak (3300ft - 1021 mts). The hike takes around 2:30hs (rountrip) and you will experience some of the most breathtaking views of Rio amid the lush tropical forest.

DURATION
5-6 hours
PICK-UP
7:30 and 8 am
PRICE
R$ 190 per person
Rating
moderate

Atlantic Rain Forest Trails
Tijuca Peak Hike - highest mountain in Rio, at 3300ft (1021 Meters)
Vista Chinesa belvedere + Taunay Waterfall

Sugar Loaf Hike

“An unforgettable hike”

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The Sugar Loaf hiking tour is definitely an unforgettable experience! The steep 2½ hours trail will take you to the summit of this fabulous landmark at 1200 ft (400 mts)! The hike goes up a rocky trail with some scrambling sections and a short 80ft (25 mts) Rock Climb. Perfect for beginners! At the summit we relax and enjoy the view before taking the traditional Cable Car down. No Rock Climbing experience is required, but you should be fit for this steep hike. For a Full-Day adventure at the Sugar Loaf area we recommend the Sea Kayak Tour in the morning.

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
2 PM
PRICE
R$ 290 per person
Rating
hard

80 ft (25mts) Rock Climb >> Spectacular views Cable car ride down

Tijuca National Park Hike

“The largest Urban Forest in the world”

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Tijuca National Park Hiking Tour is a perfect choice if you are looking for a Half-Day hike in the Atlantic Rain Forest. You will see some of the park’s highlights as the Vista Chinesa belvedere, Taunay Waterfall and hike up the Tijuca Peak (about 2½hs hike). The tour can be extended to a Full-Day trip with an afternoon visiting to Corcovado Mountain with the Christ Statue and the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
8:00 am
PRICE
R$ 280 per person
Rating
moderate

Atlantic Rain Forest Trails >> Tijuca Peak Hike >> Vista Chinesa belvedere + Taunay Waterfall

Tijuca Forest & Christ the Redeemer

“The amazing views of Tijuca National Park”

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Christ The Redeemer Statue on top of Corcovado mountain is certainly Rio’s most famous attraction. After visiting this major symbol of the city, our tour continues through the green roads of Tijuca National Park. We will stop in some of the park’s highlights and go for a 2½ hours hike to the summit of Rio’s highest mountain, Tijuca Peak (3300ft - 1021 mts). This is a perfect tour if you are looking for a short hike in the Atlantic Rain Forest and the most amazing views of the city.

DURATION
half-day
PICK-UP
8 am
PRICE
R$ 360 per person
Rating
moderate

Christ The Redeemer Statue >> Atlantic Rain Forest Trails >> Tijuca Peak Hike >>
Vista Chinesa belvedere + Taunay Waterfall

PEDRA BONITA HIKING TOUR

““An easy hike with incredible views””

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Pedra Bonita is mostly known as the hang-gliding and paragliding headquarter of Rio. At the higher section of this mountain is located the hang-gliding departure ramp. We will take you even higher in a 40 minutes hike to the summit of Pedra Bonita. The views at the summit are astonishing. From the 2200 feet summit (695mts) you will be facing the massive Pedra da Gavea Mountain and the endless Atlantic Ocean. If you look east, you will be able to see the Favela of Rocinha and the Two Brother Mountains (2 Irmãos) looking small from where we stand. Looking west you will find Barra da Tijuca, an early built area of the city that started to flourish in the 70ths and now represents one of the most developed and modern areas of the city. After our hike we will stop at the hang-gliding departure ramp and check what is like flying in this incredible city!

DURATION
4 hours
PICK-UP
8am
PRICE
R$ 260 per person
Rating
easy

1:30 hours round trip hike
Hang-gliding departure ramp
Amazing views at 2200 ft (695 meters)

Morro da Urca Hike & Sugar Loaf Cable Car Ride

“The Hike and the Cable Car ride at Sugar Loaf”

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The Sugar Loaf Mountain is one of Rio´s most famous attractions! The traditional way to get on the top of this this famous landmark (1200 ft or 400 mts) is by cable car! Hikers can use an alternate way to reach the summit by taking an easy 45 minutes trail in the tropical forest to the top of Morro da Urca, an intermediary mountain, and then take the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf. A great way to have two different experiences in one single tour!

DURATION
3 – 4 hours
PICK-UP
8 AM
PRICE
R$ 310 per person
Rating
easy

45 minutes hike to Morro da Urca
Cable Car to the top of Sugar Loaf
Nice views of Rio

Corcovado Hike & Christ the Redeemer

“The Hike to Christ Statue”

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Corcovado is certainly Brazil´s most famous landmark and it deserves the title! Situated inside the area of the Tijuca National Park, a green tropical forest area covering some 39,5 km² (15.3 mi²), the mountain summit is one of the best view points of many you can find in the city! We start the hike at the Parque Lage at sea level, and go up to 710mts high (2330 fts)! The trail takes about 2:30hs up and it does not involve any rock climbing! At the summit we have an incredible view of Rio and it´s most famous landmark, the impressive statue of Christ the Redeemer. On the way down we will take the trail back to Parque Lage and drive you back to hotel.

DURATION
6-7 hours
PICK-UP
8 AM
PRICE
310 per person
Rating

5hs roundtrip hike to the top of Corcovado Mountain
Amazing views of the city and the Christ Statue (entrance fees included)
Visit the gardens and the Art School of “Parque Lage”

Pedra da Gavea Hike

“Rio’s most challenging hike”

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Pedra da Gavea is one of the most challenging and popular trails in town! The hike takes approximately 3 hours up hill. The views are astonishing! On the way up we’ll face an easy climbing section where we use full climbing equipment for extra safety. At the end we arrive on the top of a huge and mystical rock mountain.

* Minimum 2 people
* Transport included

DURATION
Full Day
PICK-UP
7:00 am
PRICE
R$ 320 per person
Rating
hard

6 hours steep hike >> Short Climb >> Breathtaking views at 2762 ft (842 meters)

VIDIGAL & TWO BROTHERS MOUNTAIN HIKE (2 IRMAOS)

“The amazing views of the Favelas in Rio”

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At the higher section of Favela do Vidigal a 1 hour trail will take us to the summit of the Two Brothers Mountain, the breathtaking rock overlooking Leblon and Ipanema beaches. To get up there we will go through the curious and welcoming Favela of Vidigal. This community, home of simple and creative people, is one of the most positive examples of the so called Favelas of Rio. There you will be able to understand the physical structure and social organization of these neighborhoods. You will also learn to appreciate the creativity, originality and solidarity involving people and communities where material resources are not as abundant as you might be used to!
After driving you there, our guide will take you on a motorcycle taxi ride from the bottom of the community to the beginning of the trail (kombi vans are also available). During the ascension you enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding area, such as Pedra da Gavea, Favela da Rocinha, Lagoa, Christ the Redeemer and Ipanema Beach. On the way down we will walk through the narrow alleys of the Favela, stop to enjoy a fresh drink, interact with the local population and learn more about this culturally reach environment.

DURATION
4-5 hours
PICK-UP
8 AM
PRICE
R$ 290 per person
Rating
moderate

Hike to the Summit of the Two Brothers Mountain
Amazing views
Favela do Vidigal Experience

Ilha Grande Hike - Full Day

“The Hiking Paradise”

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Ilha Grande is definitely a tropical paradise. It’s a place where you can enjoy nature and relax. During the Ilha Grande Full day tour we hike for approximately 3 hours, passing through the Atlantic rain forest and 5 different beaches! We make a quick stop in all of those beaches before we finally arrive at Lopes Mendes beach, where we spend a longer time swimming and sun bathing on this unspoiled amazing place! Then we take a boat back to the village of Abraão where we have lunch (optional) before returning to Rio.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Full Day
PICK-UP
6:30 am
PRICE
R$ 550 per person
Rating
moderate

Abraao - Lopes Mendes hike >>Boat ride >>Pristine beaches

Ilha Grande - 2 Days

“The Dazzling Island”

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The lush forest, pristine beaches and mysterious mountains of Ilha Grande have dazzled visitors for centuries. After a 2 hours drive from Rio and a boat ride, we arrive at the charming car-free village of Abraão. On our first day we explore the famous Abraão - Lopes Mendes trail, crossing tropical forests and paradisiacal beaches. At night we enjoy the pleasant ambience of the village’s streets, bars and restaurants. On our second day a 4 hours boat trip take us for snorkeling at the beautiful Lagoa Azul (The Blue Lagoon) and swiming at Freguesia de Santana and Japariz beaches. At night time we return to Rio.

DURATION
2 days
PICK-UP
6:30 am
PRICE
R$ 1300 per person
Rating
moderate

Tropical forest trails >>Lopes Mendes Beach
>>Boat trIp + Snorkeling at Lagoa AzuL

Ilha Grande Hike - 3 Days

“3 Days in Paradise”

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Ilha Grande is one of the best places near Rio for a 2 or 3 days trip. It is possible to visit and swim at the best beaches of the island, hike on a beautiful tropical rain-forest and enjoy the nice atmosphere of the local village! On the first day we go for a great hike to Lopes Mendes beach. On the second or third day we have a few options of activities: boat trip, sea kayaking, snorkeling or hike to the summit “Papagaio” Peak and its amazing view.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
3 Days
PICK-UP
6:30 am
PRICE
R$ 1800 per person
Rating
moderate

Abraao - Lopes Mendes hike >>Boat tour with snorkel at Lagoa Azul >>“Papagaio” Peak or Sea Kayaking

Paraty Hike - 2 Days

“Unspoiled beaches and the colonial town”

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Paraty is a mix of history, culture and exuberant nature! Located between the ocean and the green mountains of Serra do Mar, this old colonial town has much to offer. On the first day we drive about 4 hours before start a 2 hours hike to Sono beach, where we spend the night. In the next morning we enjoy the local beach and waterfall. Around noon, we follow to the historical town of Paraty for a walking tour. There you will learn about the history, architecture and the culture of this unforgettable place.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
2 Days
PICK-UP
8:00 am
PRICE
R$ 1300 per person
Rating
moderate

Pristine beaches >> Lush Atlantic Rain forest >> Tropical rivers and waterfalls >> Paraty historical center

Paraty hike - 3 Days

“Unspoiled beaches and the colonial town”

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Paraty is a mix of history, culture and exuberant nature! Located between the ocean and the green mountains of Serra do Mar, this old colonial town has much to offer. On the first day we drive about 4 hours before start a 2 hours hike to Sono beach, where we spend the night. In the next morning we enjoy the local beach and waterfall. Around noon, we follow to the historical town of Paraty for a walking tour. There you will learn about the history, architecture and the culture of this unforgettable place. In the evening you are free to explore the old town and relax in its charming squares, restaurants and bars. On the third day you will visit an old sugar cane farm and a “Cachaça” distillery! Before returning to Rio our guide will take you to a beautiful waterfall.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
3 Days
PICK-UP
8:00 am
PRICE
R$ 1750 per person
Rating
moderate

Pristine beaches >>Lush Atlantic Rain Forest >>Tropical rivers and waterfalls >>Paraty historical center >>“Cachaca” distillery

Serra dos Orgaos National Park - Full Day Adventure

“Amazing waterfalls and mountains”

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This full-day tour is perfect option to who wants to enjoy a pleasant relaxing day in nature. The road from Rio to Serra dos Orgãos offers wonderful views of the mountains from different angles. We go to the National Park Headquarters, swim in the Soberbo River, waterfalls and visit the Von Marius natural history museum. After that we take an easy hike to the “Cartão Postal” viewpoint, where we have astonishing views of many sharp peaks, including the famous “Dedo de Deus” (God’s Finger). Before returning to Rio we will do a special walk along a suspension bridge on the treetops.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Full Day
PICK-UP
8:00 am
PRICE
R$ 440 per person
Rating
moderate

Swimming at “Poco Verde” river pool >>Amazing view of the “Dedo de Deus” mountain >>Hike the “Cartao Postal” Trail >>Treetop bridge walk

Serra dos Orgaos National Park - 2 Days Trekking

“Pedra do Sino Mountain hike”

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The exotic shaped peaks, the preserved rain forest, the clear water rivers and luxurious waterfalls are some of the attractions of this tour. On the first day the 11 km trail, approximately 5 hours, takes you to the summit of Pedra do Sino at 2263 meters high (7500 feet), where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the mountains and the city of Rio de Janeiro. We spend the night at a Mountain Refuge with shared rooms and bunk beds where your guide will cook you dinner. On the next morning we will take you to the summit to enjoy the sunrise. After breakfast we hike down and go for a swim in the clear water pools of the Soberbo River, surrounded by the tropical forest.

DURATION
2 Days
PICK-UP
8:00 am
PRICE
R$ 1150 per person
Rating
hard

Exotic shaped mountain peaks
Mountain Refuge at 6000ft
Sunrise at the summit.
Trails, Rivers and Waterfalls
Lush Atlantic Rain Forest


Hang Glide

“From Pedra Bonita to the Beach”

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Hang Gliding is the most thrilling adventure you can do in Rio! The tandem flight at the Pedra Bonita mountain started in the 80’s, and it is one of the most popular tours in town. We take off at 2200 fts xxxmts, the flight lasts approximately 10 min and land on the São Conrado Beach. To book this tour you must be over 16 years old and weigh lass than 90 kg (198 lb)

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
9 AM
PRICE
R$ 680 per person
Rating
moderate

Pedra Bonita >> Fly over the city and Mountains >> São Conrado beach

Scuba Dive

“Arraial do Cabo and its transparent Waters”

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Scuba Diving in Arraial do Cabo is one of the best in Brazil. We will pick you up early in the morning for a 2 hour drive to meet the dive master, full gear and boat. We spend about 4 hours on a beautiful boat ride through islands, crystalline water and wild beaches. These are perfect waters to enjoy the rich aquatic life of this place. Snacks and drinks will be available on the boat.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Full-Day
PICK-UP
5:30 am
PRICE
R$ 700 per person
Rating
moderate

Arrail do Cabo >> Transparent green waters >> Boat Trip

Surf Lessons

“Rio’s Beach Culture”

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Our surf lessons in Barra da Tijuca beach are perfect for beginners with its small and middle-sized waves that allows you to surf safely. Your instructor and equipment will be ready for you to start the activity. The lesson lasts for about 1 hour and no previous experience is required.
Swimming ability is mandatory.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;
* Swimming ability is mandatory;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
8 AM
PRICE
R$ 370 per person
Rating
moderate

1 hour Surf Lessons >> Barra da Tijuca Beach

Ocean Kayak

“Paddling around Sugar Loaf”

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The Ocean Kayaking tour couldn’t be in a better place! You will paddle around the impressive granite rock of Sugar Loaf Mountain having the whole city of Rio as a background! On the itinerary there will be time to rest, swim and have a snack before return to Urca beach and drive back to the hotel. If you still have some energy we can have lunch take the Sugar Loaf Hike in the afternoon! (Swimming experience required)

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;
* Swimming ability is mandatory;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
9 AM
PRICE
R$ 420 per person
Rating
moderate

Paddling around Sugar Loaf >>Tandem and Single “seat inside” kayaks >>Incredible views

Bike Tour

“Rio on two wheels”

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Bike riding is one of the best ways to appreciate the many beauties of Rio. The slow two wheels pace allows you to observe the details of the city sceneries and stop at different places. During the 4 hours tour we cycle for 2½ hs along Ipanema and Copacabana beaches and around Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (16km – 10 miles flat). The tour includes a stop at the Botanical Gardens of Rio!

DURATION
half-day
PICK-UP
9 am
PRICE
R$ 350 per person
Rating
easy

Bike Tour at Copacabana, Ipanema and Lagoa >> Botanical Gardens

Canopy + Zip Line

“At the Parque da Catacumba”

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Nothing like discovering the rain forest environment walking on the top of the trees. Canopy is a really special way to explore nature. The circuit is 19 feet above the ground with 120 meters long offering 9 different attractions which will demand courage, balance and attitude. In the very end you will find the biggest challenge, a thrilling Zip Line with an amazing view of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas. For kids, a 6ft canopy is available.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
10 AM
PRICE
R$ 290 per person
Rating
moderate

Canopy Walk >>Zip Line >> “Catacumba” park

Rock Climb - Half Day

“Rio de Janeiro, the Climbing paradise”

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Rio Hiking offers half and full day rock climbing tours. With over 300 routs, the Sugar Loaf mountain is perfect for Multi pich, Bouldring, Sportive or Trad climbing routs. We provide you full equipment and work with beginners and experienced climbers.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
7 AM
PRICE
R$ 320 per person
Rating
hard

Sugar Loaf Mountain >> 3 hours rock climbing
>> Awesome views

Rock Climb - Full Day

“Rio de Janeiro, the Climbing paradise”

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Rio Hiking offers half and full day rock climbing tours. With over 300 routs, the Sugar Loaf mountain is perfect for Multi pich, Bouldring, Sportive or Trad climbing routs. We provide
you full equipment and work with beginners
and experienced climbers. For experienced
climbers the full day climb could be done at Corcovado Mountain.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Full Day
PICK-UP
7 AM
PRICE
R$ 400 per person
Rating
hard

Sugar Loaf Mountain >> 5 hours rock climbing
>> Awesome views

City Tour - Half Day

“Sugar Loaf or Corcovado”

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The Half City Tour is a perfect option if you want to see just one of Rio’s most famous highlights. You can choose between the Sugar Loaf Cable Car ride or the Corcovado Train ride.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
8 AM
PRICE
R$ 340 per person
Rating
easy

Sugar Loaf Cable Car ride >> Corcovado Train ride

City Tour - Full Day

“Rio´s top 5 Highlights”

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This tour is recommended for those who want to see the best of Rio in 1 day. We start the day exploring the Atlantic rain forest biodiversity during a guided visit at the Botanical Gardens. Our second destination is the Tijuca National Park, which is known as the largest urban forest on earth. The third stop is at Rio’s most famous landmark, Christ the Redeemer statue on top of Corcovado Mountain. In the afternoon we stop in Santa Teresa to have lunch and walk around. This neighborhood is famous for its lifestyle, culture, history; architecture and tram line. To finish the trip we couldn’t miss the cable car ride to the top of the Sugar loaf Mountain right on time for the sunset.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Full Day
PICK-UP
8 AM
PRICE
R$ 480 per person
Rating
easy

Botanical Gardens >> Tijuca National Park >> Corcovado Mountain >> Santa Teresa >> Sugar Loaf

Night Life

“At Lapa”

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Rio is world famous for its music. The Night Life tour goes on in Lapa, a traditional bohemian part of the city, known for the good music, especially samba. In this tour we offer an optional walk along the streets with bars, nice restaurants and live music shows. We will go to Rio Scenarium samba club (exept on Sunday and Monday when we go to other Samba Club)

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
20 hs
PRICE
R$ 330 per person
Rating
easy

Rio Scenarium Samb Club >> Lapa neighborhood

Airport Transfer

“From Airport to Hotel”

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The airport transfer can be done both ways by private car with bilingual driver. Customized transfers can be arranged.

* Minimum 2 people;
* Transport included;

DURATION
Half Day
PICK-UP
PRICE
R$ 250 per person
Rating
easy

Private Vehicle >> Bilingual Driver