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Historic River Walking Tour provided by Rio by Francisco

Historic River Walking Tour

Historic River Walking Tour
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Book in advance
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S$219.91
per group (up to 4)
Tour snapshot
Duration:
4h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    4h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
The history and architecture of Rio de Janeiro blend in this tour, with a detailed description of the sites that will make you fall in love with another facet of this city. All this with the ease of transport in an air-conditioned SUV accompanied by your driver-guide in places where you need to travel on foot.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English, French, Spanish
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 134250P6
Important information
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Parking Fees
  • Entrance or admission tickets to attractions, monuments, churches and or museums
  • Entry/Admission - Praça Quinze de Novembro
  • Entry/Admission - Rio de Janeiro
  • Entry/Admission - Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church
  • Entry/Admission - Cinelandia
Duration
4h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We will pick you up from your hotel, be in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before the pick-up time and let the reception know that you will be waiting for us.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Parking Fees
  • Entrance or admission tickets to attractions, monuments, churches and or museums
  • Entry/Admission - Praça Quinze de Novembro
  • Entry/Admission - Rio de Janeiro
  • Entry/Admission - Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church
  • Entry/Admission - Cinelandia
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We will pick you up from your hotel, be in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before the pick-up time and let the reception know that you will be waiting for us.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 14 Feb 2022
A note from Historic River Walking Tour
Due to the restrictions imposed by COVID, some attractions may have their schedules modified, reduced or suspended without prior information. In this case we will suggest options and adapt the script accordingly.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Sao Bento Monastery
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Maua Square
  • 2
    Boulevard Olimpico
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria
  • 3
    Praca Quinze de Novembro
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 4
    Confeitaria Colombo
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 5
    Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Convent of St. Anthony (Convento do Santo Antonio)
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 7
    Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 8
    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 9
    Cinelandia
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

5.0
1 review
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Isabelle Delrue
3 contributions
Feb 2020
Prise en charge par notre guide Fransisco et son chauffeur pour un superbe tour de Rio. Fransisco parle très bien français et connaît très bien sa ville.
Written 2 March 2020
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riobyfrancisco
Merci bien Isabelle et Didier, J´espére que vous soyez bien chez vous et que tout ça passe vite pour qu´on puisse se retouver. Abraços cariocas
Written 19 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Rio by Francisco
blademag
blademag
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Rio like never before
I regularly travel to Rio for work, but it wasn’t until my tour with Francisco that I truly appreciated the beauty
CC97Sheffield
CC97Sheffield
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Insightful and comprehensive
We booked this the day before we wanted to do the trip. The communication beforehand was fantastic, the transport f
karem_ech
karem_ech
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Very Complete Tour
Francisco was in contact with us before the tour, so we knew what to expect. He was very punctual on the day of the
Tollerud
Tollerud
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Private Tour of Rio de Janeiro.
I’ve done a full day city tour of Rio de Janeiro twice and Francisco has done the best job at taking us through all
PanamaCity98121
PanamaCity98121
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Amazing Professional Experience - Six Day Trip Guided Introduction to Rio Brazil
Amazing Professional Experience - Six Day Trip Guided Introduction to Rio Brazil - Francisco is an amazing guide an
bigdaddy1000
bigdaddy1000
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This is how you want to see Rio
We found Francisco via our hotel concierge and couldn't be happier with the service he provided. He was there to
59fredrickh
59fredrickh
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A Unique, Personalized Experience
Francisco is a truly experienced guide, who is knowledgeable about not only the history of Brazil and Rio de Janeir
mackenzieshivar
mackenzieshivar
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Fantastic Tour, Excellent Guide
Francisco was the absolute best guide we could have asked for. Stopping through Rio for only about 48 hours, we we
WWSfromVA
WWSfromVA
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Francisco was the best!
Our family had never been to S. America. We spent our 1st 2 days in Rio and wanted a guided tour to be able to lear
Therealunclemicky
Therealunclemicky
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An excellent Rio City Tour
A great two days with Francisco as our guide. He was friendly, informative, very knowledgeable and took us to place
JackieCMacKay
JackieCMacKay
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Great welcome to Brazil
Francisco gave us a very warm welcome to Brazil and during our journey pointed out many sights and gave us lots of
Anthony D
Anthony D
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Sweet Rio Redemption
My daughter and I had the privilege of meeting Francisco & touring his much beloved Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. Franci
gajens_to
gajens_to
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Excellent Service
We were surprised and delighted by the service provided to us by Private Premium Transfer during our visit to Rio
414marthaf
414marthaf
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Absolute MUST!
I have been to Rio several times to visit my family. Spending the day with Fransisco leaves you wanting to move to
ZMichel2000
ZMichel2000
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Private Tour in March
Amazing experience! I could not wish for anything better. Francisco speaks fluently English and French which was re
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