Airport transfer + Welcome Tour in Rio de Janeiro


Tour Number

Activity Level



After Dark, City, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: Yes. We can manage special kid's safety chair upon guest's request.

Friendly: Yes.
Any special need request is easily managed.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (conversational), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent)

Arriving in Rio? Get your personal, private guide to optimize the rest of your days.

The tranfer can go to any address in Rio (not only to hotels).

The welcome tour is perfect for guests whom want to see the most famous beaches and have a taste of the city towards to place you will stay.

I will give you a few suggestions and make you more familiar with the area to optimize your staying in our "Marvelous Rio".

I can send more details about the route once I know where you are going.

Transfers to outside of the city can also be done. Please contact me for details.


- Pick up by the airport or any other transportation terminal.
- Drive around the most famous beaches (optional).
- Drop off at your place.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I'll be waiting by the exit gate of your terminal ( either airport , cruise ship or bus terminal) holding a piece of paper with your name on it.

At any time your arrival is schedule.

End location: I'll drop off by your place making sure all your arrangements are okay.

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

As we are dealing with flights is hard to say the exactly time needed. but once we meet up it will take about 1 hour to get to your place, if inside the city limits.


Comfortable, air-conditioned car, Nissan- Grand Livina 10 (mini-van).

The van can accommodate 4 adults comfortably. We can take up to 6 if needed, but there will be less space for everyone. Please contact me for details.

On request, I can arrange a larger vehicle. This will involve an additional coat, so please contact me for a quote.

What’s Included

- My time and service as your private guide.

- Comfortable, air-conditioned car, Nissan- Grand Livina 10 (mini-van).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Real - In case you want to get some local cash for drinks or suvenirs , we will stop by one exchanging place.

Real is the best way to pay you expends. Credit cards are accepted in most of the places as well.

What’s Extra

The tour price as displayed is for transfers within Rio for 4 people. I can arrange transfers to other destinations, or for larger groups with an additional cost. Please contact me for a quote.

Transfers for out side the city:

Búzios and/or cabo Frio= U$200,00;
Paraty & Macaé= U$260,00;
Petrópolis & Teresópolis= U$160,00.

Please get in contact for any other destination. Will be a pleasure to welcome you and your party.


I am a licensed guide, and have no restrictions.

A Recent Review of this tour

Joao was great! He was waiting for us when we arrived at the airport and was VERY accommodating with finding a way to fit all of our luggage in his car. His tour was educational and entertaining. I would highly recommend João for your next tour in Rio de Janiero.
Cindy M.

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