Private walking tour of the historic centre of Rio de Janeiro with a your own local guide!

Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

Explore Praça XV, Teles Arches, Imperial Cathedral, Our Lady of Conception Hills and Porto Maravilha

During a light walk through the historic center of Rio de Janeiro, we'll visit Praça XV the landmark of our history. There we will have the chance to observe the colonial architecture and learn a little about our history while we see the Imperial palace, the Teles Arch, the Old Cathedral, Mestre Valentim's water fountain and the monument to Joao Candido, named the Black admiral.

Afterwards, we will go to Santa Rita square in order to reach Our lady of conception hills to learn about the Afro-Brazilian culture. We will end our tour at Porto Maravilha the new area recently prepared for the upcoming world events.


Questions? Concerns? Please click on the 'ASK A QUESTION' button to message me. Thank you.


As this is a private tour, I will do my best to keep the itinerary as flexible as possible; however, due to weather conditions, construction and/or unexpected events, certain venues may be replaced with other options:

Here is a snapshot of the itinerary:

1. Meet you at your hotel in the CENTRO or SOUTH ZONE area of Rio.
2. Walk to the closes metro where we take the subway to Praça XV (downtown area of Rio).
3. After Praça XV, we'll walk through the central area towards Largo de Santa Rita.
4. At Largo de Santa Rita, we'll go up to Morro da Conceiçao to see the fortress and and to get to know the Hill and its tourist attractions.
5. We take the subway together back to your hotel.

Note: As this is a private tour meant to accommodate your needs and interests, please know that any of the venues can be replaced and/or cancelled upon request. It's YOUR special day! :)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Taking into account the proximity of metro stations and safety concerns, this tour is designed for pick-up at a hotel situated in either the CENTRO or SOUTH ZONE. If you are unsure of where your hotel is located, please do not continue with the booking process. Instead, click on 'ASK A QUESTION' to give me your hotel address. If you haven't booked a hotel yet, ask me first! I can provide great advice on where you should and should not stay. :)

End location: The tour will end at your hotel

Duration: 5 hours

This private tour is meant to run "rain or shine"; however, in the event that we encounter severe weather conditions, the tour may be postponed and/or cancelled.


We use 2 modes of transportation during this private tour:


This is primarily a walking tour. No private transportation will be used.

What’s Included

* My services as your personal private local guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 R$ - Approximate amount needed to pay for personal expenses such as snacks, beverages, souvenirs and transit fare.

What’s Extra

* Meals and beverages
* Transit fare (metro)
* Items of a personal nature (i.e. shopping, souvenirs, etc.)
* Entrance fees (when applicable)


This private tour is priced for up to 6 travellers. If your party is greater than 6, please contact me for a custom tour quote. Click on the 'ASK A QUESTION' button to send me a message. Thank you.


I have no restrictions

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