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This 6-hour tour of Rio de Janeiro is a fantastic opportunity to see many sides of the city. The trip starts with a visit to the hang gliding landing area at Sao Conrado beach where the hang gliders land after take off from Pedra Bonita with its...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-040, Brazil
+55 21 99998-2907
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first Urban Art tour in any city, and boy has it given me the bug to do more! Rio has quite a culture of urban art, perfectly exhibited by the investment made in it for the Olympic Boulevard. As a self confessed...More

Thank Monique688
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tour to see a lot of Rio in one day. Because of rain season, the weather was poor but the guide Alex Meyer and driver Marcelo did such a great job cheering us up and giving us the best possible experience. I would defenitely...More

2  Thank Jasmine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I strongly recommend the Big Dude Tour. It is very well planned and it takes us to amazing places at a good pacing. Our guide Lúcia and the driver Marcelo gave us precious information on cultural, historical and archtectural facts, besides tips on night life....More

Thank patiassari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I went for this Favela Tour with Brazil Expeditions. We have been on many tours in the past but this is absolutely the best one we have ever been at! The guide was fantastic. He has lived in the Favela his entire...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Yesterday I joined the tour with this lovely company; what a great day it was! Tourguides Lucia & Marcélo (driver) are great; they speak good English, they tell you everything and do everything to make you feel comfortable during the tour (they even asked if...More

Thank Mich E
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This is a must for anyone interested in history and art. The vibrate nature of the country can be seen through out the tour

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide lady, and the driver Marcil, arrived promptly to pick us up on 06/30/18 and to our surprise, it was only us and one other traveller because it is the “off” season and slow; yet for us it was like a private tour!...More

Thank thomasfG3851EH
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This was the perfect tour to see the iconic parts of Rio in one day. The guides were great and explained everything as we went along. We explored part of Tijuca national park, went up to Christ the Redeemer, to Selaron Steps, explored Lapa and...More

Thank Sion G
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the Big Dude city tour with Wellington (as our guide) and Marcelo (as the driver) and we had the best time! Both are very knowledgeable about the city’s history - we learned and saw so much. The day we went...More

1  Thank beeandreoni
Educruxen, Manager at Brazil Expedition - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hello! We are really glad that everything went well on your tour. :) Thank you very much for the review!

Reviewed 2 June 2018

I've been on several tours of Brazil but this was by far the best. They were prompt, accommodating, extremely knowledgeable and entertaining with a very comfortable ride. They have a great track record for a reason so put them at the top of your list...More

Thank Les J
Educruxen, Manager at Brazil Expedition - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Les! We are happy to know that you liked it. :) Thank you very much for coming with us. Cheers!

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
The tour finishes at around 17:00
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Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
Hello Reza Our website: brazilexpedition. com Let me know if you want to confirm any tour.
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27 May 2015|
Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
Itinerary (timings are rough estimates): From 9 - 10 am: Hotel pick-up by mini-bus (southern zone locations ONLY including Ipanema, Leblon and Copacabana). Please note that for travelers staying outside of the southern... More