Rio Old Town Historical Tour

Private Tour

Discover how the old and modern parts of Rio’s downtown co-exist on this historical walking tour. Learn how to ride both the subway and the new electric tram, and discover areas that were rarely explored even by locals before the 2016 Olympics.

Rio Old Town Walking Tour Highlights

  • Discover the renovated harbour area and its highlights such as Kobra’s graffiti mural and Museum of Tomorrow
  • Stroll around Orla Conde surrounding the downtown and into Rio’s Old Town district
  • Ride the new eco-friendly tram of Rio
  • Visit the city’s oldest bakery and treat yourself to the best pastries in town

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, round-trip subway ticket, and tram ride fare.

Exclusions: Souvenirs and personal shopping, snacks, drinks, and tips/gratuities for your local guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Meeting point: Copacabana Palace Hotel, Avenida Atlântica, 1702 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. We’ll meet right by the statue outside the hotel.
  • Starting time: 9.00 AM
  • Ending point: Copacabana Palace Hotel.