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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 Angra dos Reis
Angra by speed boat
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Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Rio's Past Present and Future - two cities in one tour
Fifteen of November Square and Museum of Contemporary Art in Niteroi
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Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Private Rio Tour: Sugarloaf and Maracanã Stadium
Sugarloaf mountain and the "Maracanã Stadium" with a private guide
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Rio de Janeiro Youth and Family Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Paraty in one day.
Discover one of the most beautiful place in the world
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Private layover tour
Perfect for Cruise Ship passengers
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Private tour (6 hours)
Where you want to go?
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Rio de Janeiro City Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Downtown Rio.
discovering the city's history
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Rio Highlights Tour
Corcovado, Sugarloaf and Beyond
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Dona Marta favela tour.
Real life experience
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Rio de Janeiro Cultural Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Night lights Rio!
Be my guest after 3pm
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Petrópolis
The imperial city.
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours The Rain Forest / Rio de Janeiro mood
Tijuca National Park / Santa Teresa / Lapa / Downtown historical walk
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Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Private - Sugar Loaf and City Tour
Sugar Loaf, Maracanã Stadium, Sambadrome ande more !!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Rio by Bike - The original Rio Bike Tour!
Private Rio de Janeiro tour: See the city by bicycle!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Private Rio tour: Burle Max Botanical garden and Rio's coast
The best of Brazilian landscape design and Popular Art
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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 Sunset in Rio
A day to enjoy the nature of a gorgeous city!
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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 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 Waterfall - Tour
"Cachoeira do Chuveiro" - walk into the jungle!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Rio by night
Explore the varieties of Rio's nightlife.
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Santa Teresa - Tour
A visit into a colourful, artisitc world
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Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
"Jose was very good - covered all the important sites and info all in 1 jam packed day."
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Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
"Gisela arranged a special tour at my request: I wanted to see all the notable buildings designed by the architect Nieme,..." [more]
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Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
"Daniel made my one (and only) day in Rio the Janeiro quite a success. He followed my ideas, recomended some of his own ,..." [more]
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  • Every tour is private. Your guide will spend time only with you and the people you're traveling with.
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