Private Walking Tour of Rio: Downtown Rio, Santa Teresa and Lapa

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Selaron steps
Selaron steps
The National Library
The National Library
Lapa Arches
Lapa Arches
View of downtown Rio de Janeiro as seen from Santa Teresa
View of downtown Rio de Janeiro as seen from Santa Teresa
Old-fashioned bonde tram on the streets of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro
Old-fashioned bonde tram on the streets of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro
Tracks of the narrow-gauge bonde tram close-up in the cobblestone streets of the Santa Teresa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro
Tracks of the narrow-gauge bonde tram close-up in the cobblestone streets of the Santa Teresa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro
Renovation of the tram line in Santa Teresa
Renovation of the tram line in Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa Neighborhood, Brazil
Santa Teresa Neighborhood, Brazil
Selaron steps
The National Library
Lapa Arches
View of downtown Rio de Janeiro as seen from Santa Teresa
Old-fashioned bonde tram on the streets of Santa Teresa in Rio de Janeiro
Tracks of the narrow-gauge bonde tram close-up in the cobblestone streets of the Santa Teresa neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro
Renovation of the tram line in Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa Neighborhood, Brazil
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What To Expect

Explore downtown Rio's highlights such as the Metropolitan Cathedral and Cinêlandia area before heading to Santa Teresa and Lapa districts. Learn about Rio de Janeiro and Brazil’s history and culture and understand the locals' lifestyle.

Highlights

  • Private roundtrip transportation from your hotel to downtown Rio and the districts of Santa Teresa and Lapa

  • Enjoy a guided walking tour in downtown Rio and discover the Metropolitan Cathedral, Sao Bento Monastery, the Municipal Theater and much more!

  • Walk the charming streets of Santa Teresa and Lapa traditional neighboroods and get to see Lapa Arches and Selaron steps

  • Private tour: it's only you and your tour guide!

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Departs From:
Rio de Janeiro
Meeting Point:
Largo dos Guimarães or hotel pick up
Duration:
4 hours
Availability:
daily at 8:00 AM
Product Code:
7538
Voucher info:
Print voucher. You will not have access to the tour without this voucher.
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Description

You will be picked up at your hotel for a half day historical walking tour of Rio.

Your first stop will be in downtown Rio. Follow your tour guide and discover the conical Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio, Sao Bento Monastery, a Benedictine abbey located on St. Benedict Hill and the Museum of Tomorrow, which is the neofuturistic Museum of Science of Rio. Then, head to the Municipal Theater located in famous Cinelândia that is considered as one of the most beautiful and important theatres in Brazil, continue to the National Library of Brazil, which is the largest library in Latin America and the 7th largest in the world with a collection of about 9 million items. You will also check out the Confeitaria Colombo, a beautiful Art Nouveau institution of Rio.

After that, you will get back on the car and head to the districts of Santa Teresa and Lapa.

Enjoy a walking tour in those charming and historical districts of Rio. Admire the famous Lapa Arches aqueduct and colourful Seleron steps. Santa Teresa and Lapa are famous for their lifestyle, culture, ancient architecture and tram line. You'll travel back in time with their hilly cobblestone streets and old buildings from the 19th century), interesting museums and Rio's last surviving tram line.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Itinerary

  • 08:00 - Pick-up at your hotel

  • Drive to downtown Rio

  • Walking Tour in downtown Rio

  • Drive to Santa Teresa and Lapa districts

  • Walking Tour in Santa Teresa and Lapa

  • Return to your hotel

Includes

  • Professional tour guide

  • Private tour

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Transportation

  • 3 to 4 hours walking tour in downtown Rio and Santa Teresa and Lapa districts

  • Personal insurance

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge

  • We recommend you wear light clothes and hiking shoes or sneakers and bring a small back-pack, cameras, and extra money for snacks and drinks

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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