Tour as locals by subway


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

Exploring the city by public transportation with your personal tour guide!

Get familiar moving around the city as many locals do: by public transit.

The use of rental transportation with a driver in Rio is considered very expensive by many travelers.
A study by Dutch transport technology company TomTom has revealed that Rio de Janeiro has the third worst traffic in the world for the second time in a row. The study used transportation data collected through GPS from 146 big cities and ranked them according to their traffic congestion through the entire day. Average drive in the city is 45min for every 15km (10 miles) , however, there are different ways to explore the city using the public transportation by subway: let me show you how.

Half day tours of 4 and 6 hrs also available, please quote.

* This tour is only available for those located at neighborhoods where subway stations are available, please check with tour tour guide.

Enjoy time with your private guide in this 8hr tour


Intinerary will be decided between you and your tour guide (me) in prevews e mails:


1- Corcovado + Downtown Historic

2- Corcovado + Sugar Loaf

Others sightseeings and options available as well.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere in the city limits of Rio

End location: Anywhere in the city limits of Rio

Duration: 8 hours

weather, traffic and time of year might affect the duration of the tour


Subway or public bus

What’s Included

Private Guide in spanish or english who will provide you full information about the sightseeings and history of the city

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 Reais - Tickets for rides at public transportations

+ tickets admissions when necessary
possibility of lunch as well

What’s Extra

Tickets admission when necessary

A Recent Review of this tour

Daniel did an excellent job showing us around Rio - he was very informative. We enjoyed taking the subway and then felt comfortable using the subway during the rest of our stay.
Caron Amend

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