Sightseeing Tours

Discover Rio de Janeiro

The state of Rio de Janeiro has much to see and you can learn and see more with a Private Guide.
All of our Sightseeing Tours are in private cars with talented guides that speak you language.

Please find below some sightseeing tours for Rio de Janeiro sorted by Destination.

Custom Angra dos Reis Sightseeing Tours

Angra dos Reis Tour – Full Day

Enjoy many water sport activities, according to your choices and preferences. The many sea excursion options, weather long or short, offer time for swimming, snorkeling, diving, sailing… During this tour, you will be mostly sailing aboard a boat, visiting different islands, including the islands of Cataguases, Botinas, Gipóia and Fransisco. One of our professional bi-lingual skippers will take care of all navigation procedures. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Custom Buzios Sightseeing Tours

Buzios Tour – Full Day

Visit a few town beaches some more isolated spots far from town to steal a quiet moment, while right in town on Ossos Beach you can sip a caipirinha at a beachside cafe. Visit the great closest beaches of Búzios, like Geribá Beach, very good for surfing or the quiet, calm and very deep, Ferruda Beach is perfect for a lazy afternoon snorkelling. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Custom Ilha Grande Sightseeing Tours

Ilha Grande Hike Tour – Full Day

Visit one of the most pristine beaches in Brazil, during a stunning 3-hour hike: Palmas, Mangues, Pouso and Lopes Mendes. You will have plenty of time for swimming and resting. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Ilha Grande Lagoa Azul Tour – Full Day

Enjoy a full day boat trip along the island’s cost in which you will go snorkeling to Ilha Grande best spot Lagoa Azul. You will also discover breathtaking beaches like Freguesia de Santana and Saco do Céu, led by a professional tour guide. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Custom Paraty Sightseeing Tours

Paraty Trinidade Tour – Full Day

During this tour, you will discover the Cepilho Beach where you will take gorgeous pictures. You will have a great swim at Ranchos Beach and arrive to Praia do Meio. From there, you will start a 25 minute walk until your final point, the Cachadaço Beach. You will have rest before another 30 minute trekking among lush nature to the Cachadaço natural swimming-pool. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Custom Petropolis Sightseeing Tours

Petropolis City Tour – Full Day

During this City Tour, you will enjoy the best of Petrópolis. You will be enchanted by the landscape and the numerous colonial monuments, like the Palace of the Emperor, the Cathedral São Pedro de Alcantara, the Norman-style Quitandinha Palace Hotel and the Palácio de Cristal (Crystal Palace). Duration: Full day (4-5 hours)

Petropolis Serra dos Orgãos Trekking Tour – Full Day

Petrópolis, sets in the mountains of Serra Fluminense. Nearby, sets the Serra dos Órgãos. The main trails were created in 1932 and are considered the birthplace of mountaineering in Brazil. Known as “Crossing Teresopolis-Petropolis’, or simply” Petro-Terê “, the path crosses the National Park of the Organ Mountains, founded in 1939. The clipping of the Rocky Mountains is amazing and all the peaks are also traditional points of rock climbing. Your private guide will take you through the wild mountainous nature of the Organ Mountains, presenting the biodiversity of the area. The physical difficulty is not great. You will be back in Petrópolis before the sunset. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Custom Rio de Janeiro City Sightseeing Tours

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour – Full Day

The Botanical Garden was first established by Dom João in 1808. More than 6,200 varieties of plants are spread over 141 hectares. On weekends, you will see many families, but on weekdays it is really quiet and peaceful. You will also visit the Catacumba Park which features sculptures by internationally renowned visual artists. Besides viewing these works of art, visitors can venture into a 20-minute walk along a 350 meter trail to an observatory where the view is simply fabulous. Duration: Full day (4-5 hours)

Rio de Janeiro City Tour – Full Day

Discover the beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon to name a few, visit the Corcovado – statue of Christ the Redeemer and admire the Metropolitan Cathedral. Many other monuments are visited in this tour. A visit Santa Teresa, the bohemian and artist district is also included in this package. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Cruise Tour – Full Day

Enjoy the incredible view of Rio de Janeiro City from the famous Guanabara Bay. Duration: Full day (All day)

Rio de Janeiro Favela da Rocinha Tour – Half Day

Visit the Rocinha slum, the largest slum in South America with around 150 thousand inhabitants, where you can watch the routine of this community. Duration: Half day (2-4 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour – Half Day

This is the ultimate way of looking at Rio’s breathtaking beauty. Don’t hesitate and join us in this fabulous trip. It can be combined with most of the other tours offered. Let us look at your itinerary and suggest one of the different Helipads for takeoff. Helipads: Christ, Lagoa, Ipanema, Copacabana or Sugar Loaf. Your private driver will pick you up at your hotel in the evening and take you to the heliport from where you will take off. You will experience the breathtaking Rio de Janeiro sky view. Duration: Half day (3-4 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Historic Tour – Full Day

Visit the historical center of Rio, which houses an impressive complex of colonial Baroque architecture, including the Royal Palace, the National Historical Museum, the Candelaria Church and the Municipal Theatre, a two-thirds replica of the Paris Opera inaugurated in 1909. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Jeep Tour – Full Day

Pick-up in convertible Jeeps at the hotel. Visit Tijuca Atlantic Forest, (the largest urban forest in the world) stopping at the Chinese View belvedere with a magnificent view of the Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, the Guanabara Bay and the Sugar Loaf. Inside the forest, stop at a beautiful waterfall for a refreshing bath and walk through a trail of easy tracking. During the tour, usually we can see tropical animals like monkeys, sloths and exotic birds. On the way back to the hotel, stop at the Pepino Beach to watch the hang gliders. Duration: Full day (6-8 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Museums Tour – Half Day

There are a variety of museums in Rio to cater for all interests. Let our specialized guides, some of them artists themselves, take you to insider places. A wide range of art and culture expects you. The Chácara do Céu in Santa Teresa, the Museum of Modern Art, National History Museum, Edson Carneiro Folklore Museum, the Museum of Fine Art, and the Banco do Brasil Exhibition Centre are just a few worth mentioning. Duration: Half day (2-4 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Paragliding Tour – Half Day

Paragliding Tandem Flights take place in Pedra Bonita, a beautiful mountain located in São Conrado, just 20 minutes from Copacabana. No previous experience is required since the instructor takes control of the whole flight while you`ll be experiencing one of the greatest adventures of your life. The flight is 15 to 20 minutes long, depending on the wind conditions. For your safety, we work with the best pilots, who have over 15 years of experience and are certified by the Brazilian Hang Gliding Association. Make your dream of flying come true. Duration: Half day (Up to 1 hour)

Rio de Janeiro Santa Teresa Tour – Half Day

Then visit Santa Teresa, famous for its winding, narrow streets which are the favorite spot for artists and tourists. At the end of the 19th and early 20th century it was an upper class borough built by the British who sought the region due to the mild climate, as testified by its magnificent mansions, many of which are still standing. Duration: Half day (2-4 hours)

Rio de Janeiro Tijuca National Park Tour – Full Day

The Tijuca National Park is the world’s largest urban forest planted by the hands of man, covering some 32 km². It is home to hundreds of species of plants and wildlife, many threatened by extinction. The Tijuca Forest is an important recreational area with trails and privileged spaces for sports, cycling, running and mountaineering. It features squares with toys for children, placeholders for barbecues, family get togethers and community restaurants. You will discover the Tijuca Forest before going to the Serra da Carioca and Pedra Bonita / Pedra da Gávea. This tour also includes the visit of Pretos Forros/Covanca. Do not miss this natural beauty of Rio. Contact with nature is constant and its beauty is bewildering! Duration: Full day (4-5 hours)