Rio de Janeiro Downtown Tour


Be ready for pickup at your hotel in Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon. Climb into a comfortable tour vehicle and depart for your whirlwind tour of downtown Rio.  See Maracanã Stadium and the Sambadromo, then head down the Avenida Presidente Vargas to see the Central Railway Station, Duque de Caxias Palace, and Itamaraty Palace. Get views of Campo de Santana, Tiradentes Square, and Avenida Chile. Take in the impressive modern architecture of the Metropolitan Cathedral before stopping in Lapa to see the neighborhood's famous arches.  Check out the Escadaria Selarón and the São Bento Monastery, then cruise down Aterro do Flamengo, home to the Church of the Outeiro da Glória, the Monument to the Fallen in World War II, and the Museum of Modern Art.  End your tour with drop-off back at your hotel.

Tour info

3 hours
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Why take this tour?

With this tour you will have the chance to see and visit the main attractions in Downtown Rio, the oldest part of Rio de Janeiro!

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Entry/Admission - Sao Bento Monastery

  • Gratuities

  • Entry/Admission - Maracanã

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

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

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Carioca Tropical Tour Operator - Day Tours

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Creative and very personalized service. Sightseeing with small groups lead by well-trained guides, pick-up in a few hotels. Real touring! The Carioca Tropical staff is now ready for you!.

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