Private Tour: Petropolis - The Hidden Gem of Rio de Janeiro

Tour info

7 hours - 8 hours
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Why take this tour?

Visit Brazil's Imperial City on this private, full-day tour to Petropolis, leaving from Rio de Janeiro. History is everywhere in this tropical mountain town — with palaces and churches dating back to Portuguese colonial times. Tour the city's most famous places, including the Quitandinha Palace, the Imperial Museum, Crystal Palace, the curious House of 7 Errors and more. Wander the charming old streets, dotted with old-fashioned European-style houses. Top the day off with a visit the first brewery in Brazil, founded by German immigrants. See things at your own pace with your private guide. Roundtrip transportation is included.

What’s included?

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with driver

  • Tour Guide

  • Flexible starting time with pick-up and drop-off at Hotels, Airbnbs, Airports and Cruise Terminal.

  • Roundtrip to Petropolis (for customers in Rio)

  • 'On the fly' adaptations: change the itinerary during the tour to match your wishes.

  • Complimentary bottled water

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Before you book

  • Duration: 7-8 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Private tours with tailor-made or predefined itineraries in Rio de Janeiro and nearby cities for small groups and individual travelers. We’re cariocas – born and raised in Rio and, more than that, we’re passionate about our city and its wonders. We believe the whole world should get the best of it, with all the convenience of a flexible itinerary and having a driver and a tour guide at disposal and we dedicate ourselves to provide just that: great tours, showing the world-renowned spots and the less-than-famous side of the city, where you can have a great time and see how we, cariocas, have fun. We want to show you our lifestyle. We want you to Be Free !