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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 Rio by bike 2
Botanical Garden and street market
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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 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 tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours The Seventh Modern Wonder of the World
Corcovado, Christ Redemeer, Tijuca Forest and Santa Teresa/Lapa
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Rio de Janeiro Youth and Family Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family 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 tours Youth and Family Private Tours Afro-heritage of Rio
The Little Africa
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours NiteroiTour
Across Rio's Bay: Santa Cruz's Fortress and Comtemporary Art Museum
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Rio de Janeiro City Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Rio' s Historic & Colonial Tour
Walking Through History
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Gay Rio
"Rio: The Best Gay Destination Worldwide"
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Highlights of Rio - with van - up to 12 people
Christ Reedemer, Sugar Loaf and city tour
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Rio de Janeiro Cultural Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Highlights of Rio
Christ Reedemer, Sugar Loaf and city tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Discover Rio as a Carioca - luxury version
Personal service/ exclusive Rio guide & tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Art meets Nature
Daytour: Sitio Burle Marx/Casa do Pontal - folkloric museum/Prainha & Grumari beaches
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Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Highlights of Rio
Christ Reedemer, Sugar Loaf and city tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Rio your own way
4 hours customized tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Let's me show you the best places of Rio in one day
one day in Rio
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Rio de Janeiro Food and Wine Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Candomble Ceremony in the Noth Zone of Rio/Rio's African Heritage
Rio's African Heritage
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Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Afro-heritage of Rio - The Little Africa and The Favela Tour
The Slave Path and the other side of Rio
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Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Northeastern side of Brazil in Rio
A chance to experience Rio's North Zone
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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 Wonders of our Botanical Garden
Where nature meets history
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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 Afro-heritage of Rio - The Little Africa and The Favela Tour
The Slave Path and the other side of Rio
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Arts and Crafts tour in Rio de Janeiro
visit throughout Brazilian arts and antiques
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Transfer International Airport (GIG) to the South Zone by Micro Bus
Private airport transfer in Rio with micro bus and local guide.
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