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Address: Avenida Atlantica 1702 | Copacabana Palace Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
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+55 21 99154-4785
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours...

Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Rio de Janeiro. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Rio de Janeiro. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.

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Corcovado, Christ Statue and Favela Tour

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It was really really great.

This was one of the best days in my life and Leo Dasilva is a great guide and really nice as well as driver Felipe. 100 Recommended to anyone who wants to visit Brazil.

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the best days in my life and Leo Dasilva is a great guide and really nice as well as driver Felipe. 100 Recommended to anyone who wants to visit Brazil.

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We loved knowing you had so much fun with our great guide Leo. Thumbs up to Felipe, the driver as well. Wherever your next trip might take you, we wish you happy travels! We hope seeing you soon in another Urban Adventures tour. More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great one day tour to take in the main attractions of Rio, including Christ the Redeemer, a walking tour through Saint Marta favelo etc. Terrific tour guide (Juliana) and a great and very safe driver in Fabio.

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! Thumbs up to both Fabio and Juliana for an outstanding job as well. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys know what they are doing! I have been on a walking tour with Ivan and it was brilliant! He knows the history of Rio and are open to suggestions on what you are interested in. He knows the traditions and day to day live in Rio which makes it very interesting, I really recommend Urban Adventures.

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We loved it. It doesn't surprise us the outstanding job provided by Ivan. Thumbs up to our guide! We hope seeing you soon in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to book the bike tour the night before. Had already seen Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf, the two main attractions of Rio. The bike trip really completed my Rio experience. We rode on dedicated bike paths almost the entire tour and was very safe. Rode the entire length of Copacabana beach, along the waterfront facing Sugarloaf and into... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Yay! Thank you for your time sharing your experiences here! We love seeing Rio on a bike and riding through places busses can really not go. We hope seeing you soon in another Urban Adventures around the world. Be safe and stay healthy! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rio de Janeiro Combo Tour: Santa Teresa, Corcovado, and the Santa Marta Favela was amazing. It's a walking tour of Santa Teresa, which is very cool, including the Seleron Staircase, followed by a mind-blowing tour of the Santa Marta Favela, taking the tram to the top of the favela while seeing the Christ the Redeemer Statue looking down from... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Wow! We just loved seen this one up! Big thumbs up to Juliana for delivering the Best. Day. Ever. on our tour again. Thank you for sharing it with us. We look forward to seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Malta, New York
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting the favela Santa Marta has been a special experience. We did an organized tour with a company called Urban Adventures. Once there we met the local guide who showed us the best spots of the favela, talking us through the history of these forgotten neighborhoods. In Santa Marta Micheal Jackson filmed the video "they don't care about us", giving... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your time sharing your comments with us. The Favela Tour Experience is by far one of our favorite activities we run! It's a real life experience that contextualizes our local culture and these important communities. We are glad you enjoyed it. We hope seeing you soon in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a full day walking tour with Daniel (the tour guide) through some off the beaten track areas of Rio de Janeiro - seeing the local communities, using local transport and experiencing local cuisine were some the highlights. Daniel made all of us (4 of us) feel at ease and safe in the Favela we visited. I cannot recommend... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your time sharing it with us. We loved it and we are proud of our great local guides. We are looking forward to seeing you again in another Urban Adventures tour around the world. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had an awesome day in Rio with our tour guide Daniel. He was fluent at English and very knowledgeable on his city. We found both tours value for money and the guide made the day great. We went to some really cool sites such as the Lapa Stairs and bridge and ate at a really cool local restaurant. Thanks... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you a lot for your time sharing your review. We hope seeing you soon in another Urban Adventures around the world. Happy travels! More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We joined local on tap tour at the first day we arrived. Luiz showed us some interesting part and gave some very useful information for the next few days of the trip. We had trouble to exchange money as we only have old British pounds note, but Luiz talked to his connection and we successfully managed it. Also because of... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you a lot for your time sharing your review. Our goal is to extend your experience beyond the tour. We are thrilled we've accomplished that twice. We hope seeing you soon in another Urban Adventures around the world. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Tour guide extraordinaire Daniel is like catching up with an old friend. We had the pleasure of his company during a day tour of Rio, from the street art of Lapa, bohemian Santa Teresa, fabulous lunch with locals and new friends, favela Santa Marta (thank you Michael Jackson RIP) ending at Christ the Redeemer. It was a day we will... More 

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UrbanLocalManager, Manager at Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing it. Making you feel like an old friend is definitely one of our goals. Please spread the word about this tour and keeps us moving forward on our responsible approach in tourism. We hope seeing you again in another Urban Adventures' tour wherever your next trip is. Happy travels! More 

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