Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures
Day tours, with a local
Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures provides a fantastic blend of culture, adventure and sightseeing on uniquely designed Rio de Janeiro tours. The “Marvellous City” draws in travellers from around the world, seeking to experience its vibrant rhythms, colours, people and lively festivals- right in the heart of Brazil! Taking a Rio de Janeiro sightseeing tour reveals the true side of this cultural city and exposes much more beyond the major tourist attractions.
Famous for samba, Carnival festival, beautiful tan people and lovely beaches, Rio de Janeiro is all that and much more! Besides the two major touristic icons, Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountains, Rio de Janeiro offers loads of things to see and do. From enjoying the rhythmic beats at a samba club in Lapa, drinking caipirinhas while watching the sunset over Ipanema Beach, or cheering along during a thrilling football match at the Maracana Stadium- the sights and experiences of Rio are endless.
The city offers something for everyone. With delicious food around every corner, the wide variety of cuisines is a journey into Rio’s history and culture. If you are an outdoor activities fan, Rio de Janeiro’s spectacular landscape will invite you for some serious adventures: Hang gliding over São Conrado beach, surfing in Arpoador beach, hiking through Tijuca National Park, rock climbing the Sugar Loaf Mountain, sea kayaking or sailing across the Guanabara Bay.
Taking a guided tour of Rio de Janeiro with Urban Adventures is the best way to experience the infinite thrills of this dynamic city.
from 4 reviews
From USD 99.00
Visit three of Brazil's most heavy hitting icons in one day on this Rio de Janiero tour. 1. Christ the Redeemer. 2. Favelas 3. Corcovado. This could just be the ultimate, big city travel hack!more...
Santa Teresa Discovery
from 4 reviews
From USD 62.00
When you've had enough of the sizzling bods and football heroics of the beach scene, join this Rio de Janiero tour which will take you on a retreat up to the classic locale of Santa Teresa for some arts, culture, history, and architecture.more...
Total Rio Tour - Full Day Rio de Janeiro Tour
from 9 reviews
From USD 156.00
Don't know what to do with a full day in Rio? How does a visit to Christ the Redeemer, time at a favela, and a ride on Rio's last remaining tram sound? Join this Rio de Janiero tour to see the world-famous diversity of Brazil's capital.more...
Copacabana New Year’s Eve Party
Place: Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro - [ 31/12/2014 - 01/01/2015 ]
New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most vibrant and enchanting events in Brazil.Floating Christmas Tree at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
Place: Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro - [ 01/12/2014 - 06/01/2015 ]
The Floating Christmas Tree at Lagoa is the biggest one of its kind around the world.Carnival
Place: Rio de Janeiro - [ 08/02/2015 - 17/02/2015 ]
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is definitely the main festival throughout the year.more events...
River of January?
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12 Feb 2014 Alex did a super job! My trip adviser name is "george from Atlanta"; my good report has been published.
07 Jan 2014 Great day tour, well worthwhile to help understand the history and RIO's Favelas and to understand what is being done to improve the living conditions. This is a must-do for anyone visiting Rio.
19 Dec 2013 Good range of activities and sights in Rio. Tour to favela a little too long.
22 Oct 2013 Luis was an amazing guide. Super knowledgeable, personable, and well prepared. he definitely went above and beyond what was expected especially for the price. I will suggest your tour group whenever i have the chance. Thanks for the great experience, Cathrina and Sonya.
18 Sep 2013 Had a wonderful day with Luiz Malcher and learnt and saw so much. I would thoroughly recommend the trip to anyone visiting Rio.
17 Sep 2013 Our tour guide, Luiz, was outstanding in helping us to better understand the culture and essence of Favelas. His knowledge was sound and he was astute to our questions. I would definitely recommend the tour and guide.
25 Mar 2013 Luiz was a fantastic tourguide and showed me all the interesting bits of Rio. I was lucky enough to have him to myself for the entire tour, and so we had a great time together. It was a very informative experience, he was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a local guide that feels more like a friend than anything. We also had the best feijoada for lunch! My experience on this occasion was so positive, that I am now about to book an UrbanAdvetures tour in Foz Do Iguacu!
15 Feb 2013 Overall an amazing tour, excellent tour guide (Luiz) and a great experience we will remember for a long time :-) Urban Adventures were really accommodating to change our day because we missed the pick up time. We were surprised to find that it was only us + our tour guide Luiz. The tour of the favela was excellent and we felt very safe with our knowledgeable guide. The second part of our tour to the Christ statue was marred by a single cloud in the whole of Rio that happened be right at the top where the statue was - even Luiz couldn't fix that !
31 Dec 2012 Luiz is an outstanding tour guide.
16 Nov 2012 The Santa Marta favela tour was the top experience of my entire trip to Rio. The guide had excellent knowledge, I got to see the whole picture and it really made a consisting impression on me.
Rio de Janeiro Urban Adventures team are “Cariocas”, or Rio locals, who are passionate about their city and the local lifestyle of natural happiness and outgoing social experiences. People from Rio are very active and the team has created adventurous options on their Rio de Janeiro day tours for travellers to get in touch into Rio’s way of life.
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