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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 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 tours Cycling Private Tours Full day Bike Tour
tour Rio and exercise at the same time
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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 Sugar Loaf , Metropolitan Cathedral and Christ the Redeemer
See all of Rio de Janeiro from 360° degrees with a private local guide!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Botanic Garden
Flowers scenery
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Rio de Janeiro tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Nature Ritual
Ritual
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Rio de Janeiro Youth and Family Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Rio your own way
8 hours customized tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Rio your own way
6 hours customized tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours Youth and Family Private Tours Art meets Nature
Daytour: Sitio Burle Marx/Casa do Pontal - folkloric museum/Prainha & Grumari beaches
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Rio de Janeiro City Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Jewish Treasures of Rio
Jewish focused tour
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Around Rio in Eight Hours
Christ, Sugar Loaf, Lunch at typical brazilian restaurant, walking tour of santa teresa and selaron colorful stairs
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Rio de Janeiro tours City Private Tours Rio de Janeiro in 6 hours
Rio de Janeiro in 6 Hours
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Rio de Janeiro Cultural Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado (Christ), Sugar Loaf, Tijuca forest, beaches and downtown (If we have time for downtown).
Private tour.
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Private Rio Tour: visiting Lapa
Evening program - music and dance!
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Rio de Janeiro tours Cultural Private Tours Wonderful Rio
Complete your Rio experience with this full-day tour AND your very own private guide!
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Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion
Shore tour for 6 people.
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion
Shore tour for 8 people.
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Rio de Janeiro tours Shore Excursion Private Tours Rio de Janeiro Shore Excursion
Shore tour for 2 people.
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Rio de Janeiro Food and Wine Tours

Rio de Janeiro tours Food and Wine Private Tours Samba & feijoada in the north zone of the city
Afro-Heritage : music and gastronomy
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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 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 Nature Ritual
Ritual
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Samba & feijoada in the north zone of the city
Afro-Heritage : music and gastronomy
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Rio de Janeiro tours Other Private Tours Honeymoon in Rio
Energize your marriage spending a fun and exclusive honeymoon in town!
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  • It's more affordable than you might think. Our pricing is per-tour NOT per-person so if there are 3 or more in your group, you'll probably pay less than if you took a big bus tour.
  • 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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