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Experience Rio de Janeiro through the eyes of a local private guide! Browse our tour 'suggestions' - each can be customized just for you.

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Rio de Janeiro Private Tours

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Experience the breathtaking landscape and laid back beach culture of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second largest city with your own private tour guide.

It's certain you'll want to visit Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio's many museums, parks and, of course, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. But using the services of a local, personal tour guide is the best way to see the most interesting parts of Rio de Janeiro - those places that only locals know about.

Choose from the Rio de Janeiro tours offered by local 'cariocas', but feel free to suggest alternative places and activities. Your private tour can be customized by your personal guide to include exactly what you want to see and do in Rio de Janeiro. Remember, each local guide has been checked out by ToursByLocals and is a passionate person, keen to show you 'their' Rio de Janeiro!
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A guiding license is required by Law No. 8623/93 of January 28, 1993. The law asserts that the professional must be properly registered at the Brazilian Institute of Tourism. The guide must present the certificate of completion in an institution administered by the Ministry of Education (MEC) and by Embratur. report error

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Rio de Janeiro Cycling Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Cycling Private Tours Honeymoon in Rio
Energize your marriage spending a fun and exclusive honeymoon in town!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cycling Private Tours Fun for Kids
Enjoy Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and Park entertainments
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cycling Private Tours Kids entertainment
Enjoy a perfect day for all the family!
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Rio de Janeiro Extreme Sport Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Extreme Sport Private Tours Rio from above
Breathless views over the top!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Extreme Sport Private Tours "Capoeira"
getting in touch with Brazilian culture
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Rio de Janeiro Nature & Wildlife Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Waterfall - Tour
"Cachoeira do Chuveiro" - walk into the jungle!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Kids entertainment
Enjoy a perfect day for all the family!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours GreenRio : Botanical Garden ,Tijucas' Forest /National Park & China View's Belveder'
Diversity of Brazilian and Foreign Flora
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Rio de Janeiro Youth and Family Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours The post card of Rio de Janeiro
Come and relax on this private tour as your own local guide takes you to Sugar Loaf , Copacabana and MORE!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Santa Cruz da Barra Fortress and MAC - Contemporary Art Museum in Niterói
Experience both culture and history in Niterói City with a private local guide!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Private tour of Rio's historic centre PLUS a trip to Paquetá Island
Enjoy the sights and sounds of this beautiful island with a private local guide!
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Rio de Janeiro City Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Private airport transfers - Rio de Janeiro (Tom Jobim International or Santos Dumont)
Private transfer to/from your hotel/port/airport
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Combine the BEST of Rio into one dynamic private tour: Sugar Loaf & City Tour
Enjoy the heights, the views and the splendor of Rio with your own private local guide!
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Niterói City and Rain Forest
Niterói is a city and municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in southeast region of Brazil. It has an estimated population,...
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Rio de Janeiro Cultural Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Private tour of Rio's highlights
The highlights of Rio de Janeiro with a local guide!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Jewish Heritage with cultural enlightenments
Brazilian Jewish history
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Rio de Janeiro Jewish Tour
Our Jewish Tour is combined with Rio's breathtaking sights, we'll visit the Old Temple Synagogue, The Jewish Museum and The Itzrak,...
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Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Rio Highlights Tour
Corcovado, Sugarloaf and Beyond
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Night lights Rio!
Be my guest after 3pm
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Discover the secrets of Rio de Janeiro with a knowledgeable local guide!
A unique day in Rio with a private guide!
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Rio de Janeiro Food and Wine Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Discover Rio as a Carioca - luxury version
Personal service/ exclusive Rio guide & tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Rio & Salvador : The African Brazilian Heritage Tour
" The two most beautiful cities in Brazil" Lonely Planet
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Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Afro-heritage of Rio
The Little Africa
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Rio de Janeiro Diving Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Diving Private Tours Angra dos Reis in one day. (Private speed boat trip)
Discover one of the most beautiful place in the world
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Rio de Janeiro Hiking & Walking Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Hiking & Walking Private Tours Discover Rio as a Carioca by bus, subway and walking
"Where Cheaper is Better"
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Rio de Janeiro tours Hiking & Walking Private Tours Art meets Nature
Daytour: Sitio Burle Marx/Casa do Pontal - folkloric museum/Prainha & Grumari beaches
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Rio de Janeiro tours Hiking & Walking Private Tours Waterfall - Tour
"Cachoeira do Chuveiro" - walk into the jungle!
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Rio de Janeiro Water - Kayak, Rafting, Sailing Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Water - Kayak, Rafting, Sailing Private Tours Paraty in one day.
Discover one of the most beautiful place in the world
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Rio de Janeiro tours Water - Kayak, Rafting, Sailing Private Tours Angra dos Reis
Angra by speed boat
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Rio de Janeiro tours Water - Kayak, Rafting, Sailing Private Tours 1/2 Day Sailing Tour of Guanabara Bay in Rio
Private Rio Sailing Tour
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Other Rio de Janeiro Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Santa Marta Favela Tour
Make up your own mind and give the favela a chance.
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Dancing Rio
Enjoy the sights and sounds of Rio by night with a private guide!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Gay Rio
"Rio: The Best Gay Destination Worldwide"
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  • Choose your own guide. See their photos, read their bios and communicate with them prior to booking your tour.
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  • Every tour is private. Your guide will spend time only with you and the people you're traveling with.
  • Go at your own pace. See as much as you can or slow things down to a saunter. With your private guide, your day is flexible.
  • Benefit from a local's knowledge. Access more intimate, out of the way spots that have never seen a bus tour.
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