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The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour provided by Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours

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The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
  • Certified multilingual guide and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour for up to 14 people
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Ticket entrances
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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John Y wrote a review Feb 2020
Morecambe3 contributions2 helpful votes
Our thanks to Luciana and driver Roberto for a great informative day. All expected attractions visited and long queues skipped thanks to Luciana’s knowledge of each one. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Travel286767 wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions
What a great tour!!! Sandra was our guide. Even though it was cloudy and rainy we had a great experience. Saw all the major landmarks and got a real taste of Carioca life in Rio. Would strongly recommend this tour.
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OxfordStuart wrote a review Sep 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom11 contributions2 helpful votes
We had an excellent day! Our guide, Sergio, was on time, very friendly and knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend the day with. He knew the city very well, and was full of stories, and while always on hand he also gave us time on our own. The mini bus was sparkling clean, and
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Date of experience: August 2019
Priscilla A wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution
We had the best time with our tour guide Bruno! At first we were going to book a regular all day tour with everyone but in the last minute we decided to pay a couple extra bucks for a private tour all day and driver. I’m soooo glad we did it! We customized our pick up time and
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Cesar Carreño wrote a review Apr 2019
Cologne, Germany9 contributions
We had Vicente as our guide, very likable guy. Honestly i didnt know what to expect but was very satisfied with the tour; we went to Pao de Azucar, Cristo redentor; Sambodromo and other small attractions that would have left out of my list completely if it wasnt by Vincent and
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Date of experience: April 2019
Response from Efraim S, General Manager at The Best of Rio de Janeiro in a Private Guided Tour
Responded 23 Apr 2019
Thanks for taking your time reviewing us!! Rio de Janeiro is a wonderful and full of life city! There is no way you won't have fun during all your days while there. Vicente will be excited to know that you had an amazing day during his tour. Best regards, Mirella Schvaitzer on behalf of Efraim Schvaitzer
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About the operator

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By: Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours
Excellent Tour
The tour including hotel pick up and drop off were well organised. The guide was excellent and there were only 3 of
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Checked all the boxes for an absolutely wonderful all day tour of the city and beyond. We, of course, hit all the t
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100% satisfaction! Amazing Tour!
Our tour operator was Vincente. He was an amazing guide. Pick up was on time. Weather was fantastic! The Van's we h
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Definitely a first port of call
We booked this trip privately before going on cruise. The whole trip only took 5 hrs. Easy to get to you,lifts iava
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Great tour with great tour guide!
Overall the tour was great! The sites were amazing and the tour allowed us time to do a little exploring and pictur
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Trustworthy, reliable company. Luciano was our tour guide and she was very friendly, informative and organised. It
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Joseph S
A comprehensive tour with an enthusiastic guide
This is my review of the All Day Rio tour taken February 28, 2020. Our guide Sandra is one of the best city guide
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Carnavale in Rio
Efraim was our tour guide for two days of sightseeing in Rio. I was in contact with him while I was planning our t
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An Important Tour of Jewish Heritage
Excellent fulfilling cultural tour of the jewish history in Rio and Brazil. We saw multiple synagogues inside and o
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Excellent Tour of Amazing Rio
Wonderful day tour of Rio with our guide Vincente getting us to all the best spots without queuing! He also took w
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Amazing Day
We had a very intersting private tour of Rio. Our guide took us anywhere we wanted to go(Sante Theresa). Also we ha
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Joyce H
Jewish Heritage tour
A wonderful time touring Jewish sites and more with Efraim. From the moment we got into the car he was pointing out
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The trip is definitely over-priced for what it is, especially given the cable car at Sugarloaf is not included. Whi
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Solid tour & guide!
We booked this tour last minute and the tour company quickly responded / made accommodations to pick us up from our
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Our first experience in Rio
Sergio (guide) and Lino (driver) were very good, the tour was fun, they took care of every detail In Lines and tick
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Key Details
  • Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Sugarloaf Mountain, and 29 more
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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