We require booking a tour with at least 24 hours in advance. If you need to book your tour within 24 hours, please contact us at: (carioca@cariocatropical.com

Private Tour
Car up to 2 people USD 340.00
Van 3-7 people USD 480.00
Van 8-14 people USD 561.00
Deposit  USD 100.00

Experience the best of Rio de Janeiro on this tailor-made, private and guided tour for up to 14 people. A certified multilingual guide and driver reveal Rio as only a local 'carioca' (what Rio natives are called) can. Allow eight hours.


Rio de Janeiro highlights include:

  • Corcovado Hill and the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Sugarloaf Mountain cable car ride
  • Southern beaches including Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado with hang gliders
  • Barra da Tijuca plus Olympic Games area
  • Historical city center including the Metropolitan Cathedral, National Library, Opera house, Cinelandia Square, Fine Arts Museum, Colombo bakery, Library of the Royal Portuguese Reading Room, Selarón Steps, Lapa, Santa Teresa, São Bento Monastery, Sambadrome (where many Carnival events are held), Maracanã soccer stadium, Botanical Garden, Tijuca National Forest
  • Niteroi
  • Samba school rehearsal

Tour Features

Tour availability: Daily: morning, afternoon or night
Duration: Approximately 8 hours

● Certified multilingual guide and driver

● Hotel pickup and drop-off

● Private tour for up to 14 people

● Transport by private vehicle


● Entrance fees

● Food and drinks

Best times to depart are at 8am and 2pm

* Car up to 2 people - USD $340.00

* Van 3-7 people – USD $480.00

* Van 8-14 people - USD $561.00

Deposit required of US $100.00 (not refundable).

Please pay the remaining amount in cash (American Dollars or equivalent in Brazilian currency, Reais), to your tour guide on the day of your tour.

Carioca Tropical - Tour Operator
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 - Bloco A - apto 501  CEP: 22031-071 - Copacabana - Rio Janeiro- RJ - Brasil
Tel.: RJ - +55 (21) 2547-6327 - +55 (21) 2256-6273
Cel.: 55 21 98619-0708