Rio from above


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the car.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent)

Breathless views over the top!

For its landscape, Rio has been recognized as a UNESCO heritage. Different from other flat cities in the world, the most dramatic views of Rio are from the top of its mountais embraced by the sea, bay, forest and lagoon.
Let's explore these wonders together!
On this tour you will have me and the car at your disposal for 8 hours and we will explore the city on your pace and interests.
***CUSTOMIZE - I can create a customized tour for you in case you have special requests or if you are more than 3 people and require a larger transportation


- D. Marta view point near Christ - FREE
- Ruins Park in Santa Teresa district (lunch time)
- Sugar Loaf (helicopter flight extra adventure)
- Tijuca Forest tour which includes:
Chinese viewpoint, the Emperor's table viewpoint and Pedra Bonita
- Hang Gliding (optional) landing on São Conrado beach

Weather conditions may affect the itinerary and attractions of this tour.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 8 hours

Rainy weather affects the tour. I can offer you other options in this case.


Most of the time we will be on a modern, clean, air-conditioned car. The car, a Honda Fit 2013, fits the guide and 3 comfortably or 4 (3 in the back seat, if not extra size people). If your group needs more comfort I may rent a van with a driver, changing the number of the tour to #123170 - Rio for Groups by 690 dollars.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation to and from the hotel/apartment/cruise ship.
Driving service during the tour
Fluent English speaking guide about Brazilian history, economy, arquitecture, design, educational system or anything else you want to know about our culture
The attention to your needs and the best carioca's hospitality

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 Real - Meals and snacks - 150 reais.
The tour can be FREE of extra costs depending on the view points you may choose to visit with the EXCEPTION for:
Christ Redeemer ticket - 76 reais per person (optional)
Sugar Loaf ticket - 746 reais per person (optional)
Helicopter Flights - 7 minutes : 400 reais per person (optional) minimum 3 people for each flight from Urca Hill or the Lagoon Helipad.
Hang glidding - 450 reais per person

What’s Extra

Other: Admission tickets for train to Christ Statue - 76 reais per person
Tickets for Sugar Loaf - 76 reais per person
Lunch, snacks and drinks - 100/150 reais
Souvenirs - ???
Helicopter flight tour - 400 reais per person
Hangliding flight - 450 reais per person

A Recent Review of this tour

Amazingly animated, enthusiastic and knowledgeable woman who has great passion for Brazil and Rio. She knows history, culture; politics, geography and economics well enough to provoke great discussions while keeping it friendly. One day of to be best guides we have ever had /use her or lose her.
Peter Smith

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Private tour guide Ana Maria

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