Rio de Janeiro Galeao Airport Layover Private Sightseeing Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro

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Turn your long layover in Rio de janeiro into a full tour of the city with this private 6-hour tour, which includes round-trip transportation from the airport. This tours is especially designed for any tourist or visitor on a short stay to Rio de Janeiro. This lovely tour is not very short or very long and gives you the best for your time and money. You will also the option to work with your guide to create a customized itinerary that suits your interests.
Upon your arrival you will be greeted by your local professional driver at the airport with a welcome sign, and you will be then transferred to the Rio de Janeiro area. Your friendly guide will meet you at the first tour site to begin your layover tour at Corcovado, where the Statue of Christ the Redeemer is located, one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The tour will continue towards Tijuca Forest, place of many stories and beautiful natural wonders. There will be a break for an outside visit at the Maracanã Stadium to learn about the history of the World Cup finals in 1950 and 2014.The Tour  continues towards the Sambadrome, which is the stage of the Samba School Parades performances during Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Passing by the Metropolitan Cathedral of São Sebastião, patron of the city. Take a break to taste some of the local authentic food (own expense). The tour continues towards the Sugar Loaf complex, to board the most famous cable car in the world, the Sugar Loafers. In this same place we will visit Morro da Urca, besides Praia Vermelha beach and the old Casino of Urca.We end our tour in Rio de Janeiro by visiting the most famous beaches of the city: Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon and driving back to the airport. Our vehicle and guides are exclusively for you and at your disposal. Hence you may alter or customize the itinerary, pick up time, places of visit and time to be spent at each destination, depending on your wish.  You may kindly coordinate with your respective guide on the day of tour for the same and he / she shall be happy to be at your assistance.

What’s included

  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities