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Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelândia with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps

Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelândia with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps

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The bohemian Santa Teresa and the nightlife hub of Lapa are two of Rio de Janeiro’s most atmospheric neighborhoods. With this walking tour, explore some of the city’s most photo-worthy spots, including the Ruins Park, the vibrant Selarón Steps, and Cinelândia. Take in the views as you ride the local tram, stroll through the Passeio Público, and visit the legendary Confeitaria Colombo café.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$51.00
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US$51.00

Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

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Get an in-depth local experience with this walking tour of one of Rio's favelas, Rocinha. Follow your resident guide to get an insider's perspective on daily life and learn about the challenges these communities face.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.78
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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

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Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.99
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Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro

Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro

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Get a glimpse into local life in Rio de Janeiro during a favela tour that reveals a different side of the Marvelous City. In an intimate group limited to 12 travelers, you’ll explore two of the largest favelas in Rio, and benefit from the local insight of a guide as you learn more about living conditions in the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$31.90
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US$31.90

Full Day Sugar Loaf, Maracanã including Skip the Line Christ Redeemer By Train

Full Day Sugar Loaf, Maracanã including Skip the Line Christ Redeemer By Train

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Take a panoramic city tour through Downtown Rio, a stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral and travel to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and visit the Christ the Redeemer statue on this full-day comprehensive tour of Rio's most famous landmarks. Reach the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain by cable car and by cog train through the Tijuca Rainforest, respectively. This full-day tour includes round-trip transportation from most Rio hotels, allows you to see all of Rio's sights in just one day.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$106.56
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US$106.56
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Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba

Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s biggest parties during this tour in Rio de Janeiro. See all the work that goes into this week-long party as you tour the City of Samba, a warehouse where floats and costumes are kept, and the Grande Rio’s Samba Factory, to learn about the history of samba and how to samba while wearing a traditional costume.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$63.00
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Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch
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Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch

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Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive 8-hour tour. With a local guide, travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras to board transportation to the top of Corcovado, home of the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$103.00
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US$103.00

Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour

Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour

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Summit both Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountains in the early morning to beat the crowds on this half-day tour in Rio de Janeiro. After bright and early pickup from your Rio hotel, travel through the Tijuca National Forest to get up close with the Christ the Redeemer statue without throngs of people around. After learning about its history from your local guide, move on to Sugar Loaf Mountain for spectacular views of the sprawling city, slowly waking up in the morning light.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$54.50
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Tijuca Forest w/ Chinese View,cascatinha Taunay,horto waterfall and parque laje

Tijuca Forest w/ Chinese View,cascatinha Taunay,horto waterfall and parque laje

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The Tijuca Forest represents one of the greatest natural treasures of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Trip in Rio offers the best guides and all the conditions necessary for you to have the best experience in our marvelous city. During this trip you will get to see some of Tijuca's most famous attractions such as the Chinese view, the emperor's table and Taunay cascatinha. See wildlife and feel nature in its most beautiful and full natural beauty.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.09
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Skip the Line Christ the Redeemer Admission Ticket
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Skip the Line Christ the Redeemer Admission Ticket

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As one of the New7Wonders of the World and Rio de Janeiro’s most iconic attraction, the Christ the Redeemer statue attracts lengthy lines. Don’t waste time waiting, save time with this skip-the-line ticket that allows you to board the next available train to Christ the Redeemer, which reigns supreme over the city from Corcovado’s summit. Your return ticket is valid on any train so spend as much time as you like at the top, enjoying panoramic vistas of Rio and capturing photographs beneath the outstretched arms of Christ.   
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  • 2 hours
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US$31.90
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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour

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Walk through Old Rio on this afternoon sightseeing tour with a local guide. During this half-day outing, wind through the narrow lanes and baroque-style buildings while your guide fills you in on the history and legends of the area. Visit sites like the Metropolitan Cathedral, Carioca Square and the Imperial Palace. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$44.24
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US$44.24

Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Experience the vibrant culture and coastal charisma of Rio de Janeiro on an exciting 4-hour bike tour of the beguiling Brazilian city. Follow a knowledgeable guide on an explorative route past landmarks like Copacabana Beach, São João Batista and the colored Steps of Selaron. Gaze at the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue on his cliff-top perch and explore Rio’s famous celebrity cemetery. Stop regularly to capture photographs and listen to illuminating commentary from your expert guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.88
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US$41.88

Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro

Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro

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Inside Tijuca National Park hides the small and iconic Santa Teresa, the bohemian point of our beloved Rio de Janeiro. Between monuments that combine colonial architecture with tropical flora and fauna and museums, restaurants and bars preferred by intellectuals and artists of the '60s, Santa Teresa has become the perfect fusion between art and nature Carioca. Our tour includes transportation and a guide who will show you the best places for postcards and tell you the story behind each spot.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50.00
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The Best of Rio in a Full Day Tour - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Selaron and more
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The Best of Rio in a Full Day Tour - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Selaron and more

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Get an overview of Rio's most important sights during this comprehensive, full-day tour. With a local guide, visit Copacabana Beach, Botafogo Beach and Palácio Guanabara. Travel through the Tijuca Forest, stopping at Paineiras on the way up Corcovado to see the Christ the Redeemer statue. Take the cable car from Urca up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, then eat lunch at one of the city's best steakhouses before visits to Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadrome. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.50
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Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar

Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar

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Head to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain by cable car for sweeping views of Rio de Janeiro. Your skip-the-line ticket gives you priority access to both cable cars, and is valid for any departure time on the day you select.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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US$44.24
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US$44.24

Ipanema samba class

Ipanema samba class

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And an opportunity to learn to samba with a carnival queen of Rio de Janeiro. Besides having a lot of fun, you will learn to sambar ....
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$23.08
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

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Explore Rio and visit Sugar Loaf Mountain during this 4-hour morning tour. Visit some of the city's most important landmarks, including the Metropolitan Cathedral and Copacabana Beach. Then, board a glassed-in cable car bound for Sugar Loaf's peak, stopping once at a scenic viewpoint. Upon reaching the top of Sugar Loaf at 1,299 feet (396 meters) above sea level, admire the views of Niteroi, Copacabana, and Santa Cruz Fortress. Round-trip transportation from selected Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$29.81
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Full-Day Tour Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

Full-Day Tour Highlights of Rio de Janeiro

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Tick off all the attractions on your Rio de Janeiro must-see list on this full-day tour. With transportation included and a guide in the lead, you'll make good time on visits to the city's highlights, including the Selaron steps, the main Rio cathedral, the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado, and Sugar Loaf Mountain. Gondola ride and lunch included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.00
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Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour

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Visit two of Rio de Janeiro's most famous landmarks, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain, during this half-day tour. Ascend to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain for sprawling views of the city below and Corcovado to visit the Christ the Redeemer statue. See the mountains, lakes, beaches, and oceans that surround the bustling city with natural beauty from its highest points. Learn about the culture and history of Rio through informative commentary from your local guide. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included. 
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.00
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Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps

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A flexible itinerary ensures a customizable experience during this private sightseeing tour of Rio de Janeiro. Your private group can choose to focus on nature or history, with either a driver-guide or a separate guide and driver. Choose from highlights such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and the Selaron Steps. History buffs can explore the historic city center while nature lovers may opt to visit Tijuca Forest.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$230.00
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

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Ride through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During guided eco-tour, hike through the forest to spot sloths, butterflies, monkeys, and birds. Enjoy panoramic views from Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and marvel at the fact that this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) is just 10 minutes outside the city limits. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.59
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Private Niterói City Tour- MAC Art Museum,Santa Cruz Fortress Parque da Cidade

Private Niterói City Tour- MAC Art Museum,Santa Cruz Fortress Parque da Cidade

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Niterói is one of the most beautiful tours that can be done during your visit to Rio de Janeiro. The view of the city park, the visit to the museum and all the history involved in the fortress of Santa Cruz are simply marvelous and enchanting.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$134.64
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Rio Shore Excursion: Christ The Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Sambodromo

Rio Shore Excursion: Christ The Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Sambodromo

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See Rio de Janeiro’s top sights in one day on this full-day tour with a guide. See the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue on Corcovado Mountain, stop for lunch at a traditional steak house, drive through Tijuca National Park, and get panoramic views of the city from the cable car ride to Morro de Urca and Sugar Loaf. This tour is designed for visitors who are short on time, but don’t want to miss any of Rio’s major sights. See it all in one day.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$178.00
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Rio Historic Center Walking Tour with Typical Brazilian Lunch

Rio Historic Center Walking Tour with Typical Brazilian Lunch

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This stroll will give you an excellent overview of the Historic Center of Rio, which combines Baroque churches, colonial buildings and modern buildings as it is also the business center of Rio. The visit is made on foot at your own pace and ends with a lunch on Cinelandia square included in the service.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$94.62
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Rio de Janeiro

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Santa Teresa, Lapa, and Cinelândia with Tram Ride and Selarón Steps
"Excellent guide. Very energetic, knowledgeable and insightful. We would highly recommend this excursion."..."
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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour
"Alberto is a great local guide who speaks perfect English and took my Australian wife and I through Rocinha’s maze. He looked after the whole group at all times and we were safe at all times. Unmissable !!!"..."
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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf
"Amazing day in Rio! Driver and guide were outgoing, friendly, and knew the city by heart. We got to see so much more than I thought we would. Steps, library, cathedral, soccer stadium, Christ redeemer, sugar loaf, and more. They were a fun team that balanced each other very well and made our day in Rio unforgettable. We would definitely recommend."..."
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Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro
"This tour was a one of a kind experience. Our guide "Leo" was super nice, knowledgeable and friendly. I felt safe all the time and the it truly was a great experience. Totally changed my mind about what a favela is."..."
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Full Day Sugar Loaf, Maracanã including Skip the Line Christ Redeemer By Train
"Great experience. Our tour guide and driver were amazing. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, funny and respectful."..."
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Carnaval Experience - Behind the Scenes of Rios Carnival in the City of Samba
"Is a most to do if yor are in Rio. Is just alf day tour. They explain in portuguese, english and spanish."..."
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Full Day in Rio: Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Selaron with Lunch
"Was an amazing tour… all attractions was incredible, the food great and the guide G always was taking care of the time and schedule"..."
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Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain Small-Group Tour
"I really enjoyed it all but specially sugarloaf and the sunset there we had a really good guide and was good to tell"..."
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Tijuca Forest w/ Chinese View,cascatinha Taunay,horto waterfall and parque laje
"best Guide in the City wonderful tour amazing rainforest waterfall and botanic garden we had a wonderful time"..."
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Skip the Line Christ the Redeemer Admission Ticket
"I undertook Skip the Line Christ the Redeemer Admission Ticket. I was given preference during the train ride. It was very nice."..."
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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking Tour
"A nice tour that takes you thorough the most important landmarks in downtown Rio in a reasonable and good pace. Our tour guide Melanie was honestly such a sweetheart and we enjoyed our time with her a lot."..."
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Small-Group Panoramic Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro
"Overall a pleasant bike ride with brief stops along the way introducing some popular spots of Rio. Most of the routes were on bike lanes, but there were certain sections that were either slightly uphill or riding along with the busy city traffic. Nothing too strenuous or daunting though."..."
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Private Tour Santa Teresa Rio de Janeiro
"We had a really great afternoon tour .. our guide was really knowledgeable and showed us sites we wouldn't have otherwise seen. It was great value for money comparitive to other tours and I would recommend 100% Really enjoyable"..."
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The Best of Rio in a Full Day Tour - Corcovado, Sugar Loaf, Selaron and more
"Sergio our guide and our driver Lino were amazing! Sergio was super knowledgeable and took us everywhere we wanted to go. We truly had an amazing time.. The Brazilian steakhouse was amazing!!!!!"..."
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Skip the Line: Fast Pass Ticket Bondinho Pão de Açúcar
"Incredible views. Fast pass was a benefit but would have been more benefit if I went at a busier time of day. Awesome start to my trip though."..."
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Ipanema samba class
"Great instructor! Super nice and able to guide even the in-rhythmic like me through a fun class. She broke down the steps and made it easy to follow."..."
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour
"Awesome experience. Great tour guide. Great way of exploring the city of Rio de Janeiro and learning about the culture"..."
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Full-Day Tour Highlights of Rio de Janeiro
"Vinicius was a great tour guide and gave us plenty of time to take pictures and enjoy the view. The tour was well organized and I enjoyed the whole day. Thank you!"..."
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Two of Rio's Best: Christ the Redeemer & Sugarloaf Mountain Half-Day Tour
"Really enjoyed the tour. Monica was very informative and answered all our questions. It was obvious that she knew her stuff. If only the weather had cooperated at Corcovado. We were taken to a couple of additional scenic views that were gorgeous!"..."
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Private Custom Full-Day in Rio including Christ, Sugar Loaf and Selaron Steps
"Can't say enough great things about this tour! Wagner was an absolutely AMAZING tour guide. He was incredibly knowledgeable and patient. We had two kids with us and moved slowly. He never tried to rush us. We saw amazing sights in the beautiful city of Rio. I'd highly recommend this tour, especially with Wagner!"..."
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
"Great trip, very informative and a lovely walk through the national park. Great views too as well as the open top jeep…great fun!"..."
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Private Niterói City Tour- MAC Art Museum,Santa Cruz Fortress Parque da Cidade
"Excellent tour done with Ederson from trip in Rio I was alone and he didn’t cancel the tour like other tour company did the previous day. He drove me around and we visit all we were suppose to do We also spent a good hour looking at paragliding departure from the top of the mountain at 10 feet from us I love this tour, thanks again Ederson"..."
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Rio Shore Excursion: Christ The Redeemer, Sugarloaf, Maracana and Sambodromo
"Excellent tour. Flavio did a great job. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Plus appreciated his concern about our comfort. He had an excellent driver. Great excursion and highly recommend them!"..."
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