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Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers HillNature and Wildlife

Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

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The iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain are the top picks for hiking in Rio de Janeiro, but some of the most spectacular views can be found away from the tourist crowds. This 5-hour hiking and cycling adventure includes a bike ride along Copacabana beach, a drive through the colorful Vidigal favela, and a thrilling hike to the top of the Two Brothers Hills, from where the views span Ipanema beach, the Tijuca Forest, and the Christ the Redeemer statue.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Favela Brothers Tours -Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro Half-day Tours

Favela Brothers Tours -Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro

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Favela Brothers is a family run tour company, operated by the brothers Maka and Obi Basilio, both born and raised in Favela da Rocinha. We decided to organize guided tours within the community in which we live to offer a unique and quality service for travellers who are in search of culture and knowledge. Our tours allow a great immersion into daily life inside the favela and it is a great cultural exchange for all. You will learn about the history from the eyes of the locals, As the whole tour is carried out on foot where you get to know the alleys, rooftops, shops, cultural projects with which we work, and delicious local restaurants if you get hungry. Part of the resources that we collect through the tours, we donate to assist social projects (capoeira and an English school) that contribute to the education and development of the community's children and youth.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Best of Rio: Secrets of Santa Teresa and Lapa StepsHalf-day Tours

Best of Rio: Secrets of Santa Teresa and Lapa Steps

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Explore one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, Santa Teresa, on this guided sightseeing tour. With a small group of 12 people or fewer, walk down cobblestone streets among the district's interesting architecture. Admire sprawling views of greater Rio de Janeiro, climb the Selarón Staircase, explore the Parque das Ruínas (Ruins Park), and walk through Guimarães Square where local shops, studios, and restaurants abound.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rio Walking & Historical TourHalf-day Tours

Rio Walking & Historical Tour

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Visit Rio's highlights and landmarks on foot during a small-group sightseeing tour. Ride the subway downtown and follow your 'carioca' (Rio native) guide on a walk that includes Rio's most important historical and cultural sites. Visit National Museum of Fine Arts, Theatro Municipal, the Monastery Church of Santo Antônio, Ordem Terceira de São Francisco da Penitência and several other important landmarks.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tourHiking

Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

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Take your Rio de Janeiro visit to new heights thanks to this small-group hiking excursion to the top of Pedra da Gavea. Travel to Rio’s Tijuca rainforest for your ascent of this 2,770-foot (844-meter) pinnacle of rock, admiring local wildlife during the steep climb. You’ll eventually strap on climbing equipment, completing a few basic rock climbing sections on your trip to the top. Enjoy stunning views of greater Rio from the peak before rappelling back down. A guide and all necessary equipment are all included.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Favela Private Tour Private and Luxury

Favela Private Tour

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If you have ever heard. '' Don't go to a Favela(slum) '' is dangerous. however you know this phrase is a preconception. Would you like to know a real favela? Would you like to see the reality, naked and raw? Then come with me! I do not offer pick up. But I will send you the address so you can come by Uber / taxi or by subway. Getting to our meeting point is simple and affordable. You will tour the neighborhood as your guide tells you the history of the community and how it has developed to this day. In the "sky window" at the top you will see amazing views and take photos. Walking the same paths that local people travel every day, you will experience the scenes and culture of this vibrant and friendly neighborhood. You will visit a neighborhood supermarket and other local businesses and see some of the social projects that benefit the community. You will need to bring money for a donation in some places we visit, such as rooftops, house (around $ 10) and drinks and souvenirs.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
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Rio de Janeiro Half-Day Walking TourHalf-day Tours

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
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  • 4 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Little Africa Walking Tour - World Heritage SiteHalf-day Tours

Rio de Janeiro Little Africa Walking Tour - World Heritage Site

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Little Africa is situated in a region where the African presence has left a living heritage, which perpetuates and is renewed to this day. It expresses, therefore, struggle and resistance. Brazil was the destination of at least 40% of all Africans who arrived as captives in the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Out of these, about 60% entered through Rio de Janeiro's port, almost a quarter of all Africans enslaved in the Americas. The city of Rio de Janeiro can be considered the largest port of slavery in the history of mankind. The history and impacts of slavery trade lined up Brazil’s colonial heritage and contribute to dynamics and exclusions socioeconomic conditions that permeate the whole Brazil society till nowadays. Fortunately, it also resulted in the creation of vibrant Brazilian culture, multivocal and multifaceted, rich in cultural matrices, colors, and flavors.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day TourHalf-day Tours

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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  • 4 hours
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Horto Waterfalls Circuit Adventure Tour in Tijuca National ParkHiking

Horto Waterfalls Circuit Adventure Tour in Tijuca National Park

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Hike the Horto waterfalls circuit in Tijuca National Park on this half-day morning tour, led by a specialist guide. Starting from Jequitibá Waterfall, you’ll walk at a leisurely pace along a forest trail ending at Shower Waterfall, aka Box Waterfall. Stand or wade under the rock-walled cascades for a refreshing shower before reversing your steps. Upgrade to venture with your own personal guide on a private tour that includes round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de JaneiroHiking

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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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Pedra da Gávea - hiking private tour with safety equipmentHiking

Pedra da Gávea - hiking private tour with safety equipment

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This is a private tour, our guide will go all the way respecting your pace, so you don't have to work hard to keep up with other people or wait for stragglers, avoiding this common situation when hiking mixed-group trails with different rhythms. we will give you all the support you need to reach the peak of the largest seaside monolith in the world. Our team uses safety equipment for the most difficult sections, and to descend the "Carrasqueira", a 30 meter high stretch, we have climbing equipment, ropes, carabiners, ribbons, brakes and helmets to ensure the maximum safety possible. It is recommended to take: Sneakers; Light clothing (and bath); 3lt Water; Repellent; Sunscreen; Snacks.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Christ Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Selarón Steps 6-Hour TourHalf-day Tours

Christ Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and Selarón Steps 6-Hour Tour

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Combine three of Rio’s top attractions on this flexible-length visit to the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and the Selaron Steps, plus an optional trip to Sugarloaf Mountain. Enjoy the panoramic city views from the platform of Rio’s most iconic statue, then pass through historic Santa Teresa to visit the ceramic-clad Selaron Steps. Finish with an optional cable car ride up Sugarloaf.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Santa Teresa Walking Tour in Rio de JaneiroHalf-day Tours

Santa Teresa Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Explore one of Rio's oldest neighborhoods, Santa Teresa, on this 4-hour guided sightseeing tour. Walk down Santa Teresa's hilly cobblestone streets among the the district's revitalized Belle Époque mansions and trendy new shops, bars and art studios. Admire sprawling views of greater Rio de Janeiro, climb the Selarón Staircase and explore Ruins Park. Take advantage of your insider guide's knowledge of the neighborhood's hot spots for further exploration on your own.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Favela TourHalf-day Tours

Favela Tour

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Learn about life inside Rocinha, one of Rio de Janeiro’s largest favelas. You’re driven to the top of the slum community, located on a hillside that overlooks the city, before you descend on foot. Your guide offers insight on Rocinha’s socioeconomic issues and the lives of its inhabitants during your walk.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Christ the Redeemer, Selaron Steps and Santa Teresa Half-day TourHalf-day Tours

Christ the Redeemer, Selaron Steps and Santa Teresa Half-day Tour

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Visit the one of the 7 wonders of the World: the Christ Redeemer Statue at the top of Corcovado Mountain, then drive through the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa with is cobbled streets and hills before getting to visit the work of art made by Chilean born artist, Jorge Selarón, the Selaron Steps! Enjoy the colorful surroundings and don’t miss a chance to take as many pictures as possible before heading back to the hotel or continue exploring on your own for the rest of the day.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Discover the Real Rio de Janeiro Walking TourCultural Tours

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Discover the Real Rio de Janeiro Walking Tour

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Famous for its beautiful beaches and tasty caipirinhas, Rio de Janeiro's rich history can sometimes be overlooked. A walking tour of the downtown is a great way to learn about the country’s development, from the days when a monarchy ruled to the founding of its republic. Visit the places that shaped Brazil, like XV November Square, and see architecture inspired by Brazil’s unique cultural heritage.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden TourNature and Wildlife

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

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Get more out of your visit to the famous Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden when you go with a guide. Walk through the highlights of this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve while learning about learning about its history and mission, plus see plants and animals from around the world like monkeys, toucans, and giant Amazonian water lilies. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Santa Marta Favela Tour - The colorful favela chosen by Michael JacksonWalking Tours

Santa Marta Favela Tour - The colorful favela chosen by Michael Jackson

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Experience an authentic favela tour in Rio de Janeiro. Learn about the local culture with a local tour guide who lives in the favela and visit amazing places with breathtaking views. Take an opportunity to catch a glimpse of life in the slums on this guided tour. Your guide is a place from Santa Marta, who will be able to share with you an authentic perspective of the beautiful favela they call home. Using the Santa Marta cable car, your guide will take you to the top of the favela. From here you will get to witness one of the best panoramic views of the city. Spot Christ the Redeemer, the Sugar Loaf, Botafogo Beach, Rodrigues de Freitas Lagoon and the entire district of Botafogo. Then explore the streets and alleys held dear by both residents and the many famous visitors to Favela Santa Marta alike, from Queen Elizabeth II to Michael Jackson. Stroll through the slum, seeing the best sights and stopping at many of the local artisan shops along the way.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de JaneiroHalf-day Tours

Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Explore Rocinha Favela, the largest favela in Latin America, during this 4-hour guided educational tour. Walk through the local community with your guide to learn about what life is like there. Interact with members of the community, learn about the history of Rocinha and gain a deeper understanding of the economic and political factors that shape Rio society.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Historical Rio Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Historical Rio Walking Tour

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Walk through historical downtown Rio during this 4-hour tour with a local guide. Ride the subway downtown, like the 'cariocas', or Rio locals, do, then start your tour in Cinelandia Square. Visit important landmarks like the Opera House, the National Library, Tiradentes Palace and the Church of Our Lady of the Merchants. Listen as your guide shares information about the history, culture, art and architecture of the area while you walk. Enjoy personal attention and an intimate experience on this small-group tour.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Favela Walking Tour at RocinhaHalf-day Tours

Favela Walking Tour at Rocinha

Spend an afternoon learning about the culture and history of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas with a three-hour guided walking tour of the city’s largest favela: Rocinha. Your local guide picks you up from your hotel and leads you on a tour though one of Rio’s favelas, where you learn about the cycle of crime, drugs, and weapons with the hope that the cycle can be broken though education. After touring the area safely, return to your hotel.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Tijuca Forest Adventure Full-Day Hike (Small-Group or Private)Hiking

Tijuca Forest Adventure Full-Day Hike (Small-Group or Private)

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Spend the day trekking through the lush Tijuca Rainforest on this small-group tour. Discover local wildlife as you make your way up to Taquara Hill which is 330 feet (100 meters) higher than Christ the Redeemer. Take in views of Rio, visit caves and grottoes, and take a dip on the refershing pools of the Baronesa Waterfall. This is a challenging hike for those with good physical fitness.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Rio de Janeiro: Vidigal Favela tour with a local expert and Caipirinha workshopDay Trips

Rio de Janeiro: Vidigal Favela tour with a local expert and Caipirinha workshop

Stray from the beaten path and gain insight into life in a Rio favela on a tour that reveals parts of the city that most first-time visitors miss. As well as meeting local residents, you’ll hike to a lesser-known viewpoint before learning how to make Brazil’s most-famous cocktail during a caipirinha workshop.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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