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This 6-hour tour of Rio de Janeiro is a fantastic opportunity to see many sides of the city. The trip starts with a visit to the hang gliding landing area at Sao Conrado beach where the hang gliders land after take off from Pedra Bonita with its...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-040, Brazil
+55 21 99998-2907
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All reviews big dude tour lapa steps tijuca forest favela walking tour great tour christ the redeemer street art tour tour covers amazing street art picked up from our hotel sugarloaf mountain major sights main sites small group different areas visiting rio full day tour
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great day tour with the fabulous Lucia, taking in Tijuca rain forest, Chinese Vista, Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps. We had to flex the tour due to Carnaval but we still had a great day. Lucia had to think on her...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend & I went on this tour. It was fantastico! Our tour guide Filipe was awesome! & so was the driver 😀 Filipe was extremely knowledgeable, imparting lots of trivia & answering all our questions. Because of Carnival the streets were crowded, most of...More

Thank PerthWA4
Reviewed 5 February 2019

I loved this tour.we had a private tour as we are a couple of Oldies. Raphel our tour guide was great and very amusing. My one regret was that we didn’t stop for a coffee. We felt safe thoughout the tour and indeed found the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a private Favela walking tour with the very knowledgeable Edmundo. We were able to book last minute (the day before) and they happily got us on a tour. He was really nice and answered all our questions and also made...More

Thank Emmathompson1998
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just completed the Rio de Janeiro Landmarks Tour with Brazil Expedition. Our guide Dandara was very knowledgeable and engaged with the each member of the group. The sites were all the must sees in Rio and we were given plenty of...More

Thank Johhnnno
Reviewed 25 January 2019

The Big Dude tour was epic! It really shows us the city and all the top locations to visit with amazing guides and lot´s of interesting facts to learn. The group was super chilled and we quickly bonded which made everything so much fun! My...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LiviaM992
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Decided last-minute to do this tour and I would 10/10 recommend! We paid less than $50 and were transported in a van with an English-speaking guide, taken to 7 main sites (most of which we may not have seen otherwise), taken to a great lunch...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

It was easy to find the tour guide out the front of the Copacabana Palace Hotel. It took about 20 minutes to drive to Rocinha where we disembarked and walked up a steep hill to a vantage point above a house overlooking the favela. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Tour was really nice. Gabi was our guide for the day and Miguel our driver. Our group counted a handsome number of 13 people. Although the group was part Spanish spelling en part English, both languages were carried well. The tour takes you along all...More

Thank Ambassador233527
Reviewed 8 October 2018

My chilean friend and I went for the Big Dude Tour together. We had too much fun in the van. BTW the driver Marcelo is really kind . He offered us to sit in front seat, where we felt even more comfortable during the tour....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Educruxen, Owner at Brazil Expedition - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Hello Gabby! We are glad you liked it! :) Thank you for your comment

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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21 March 2017|
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Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
The tour finishes at around 17:00
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Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
Hello Reza Our website: brazilexpedition. com Let me know if you want to confirm any tour.
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27 May 2015|
Response from Educruxen | Property representative |
Itinerary (timings are rough estimates): From 9 - 10 am: Hotel pick-up by mini-bus (southern zone locations ONLY including Ipanema, Leblon and Copacabana). Please note that for travelers staying outside of the southern... More