Rock N Roll in the Carnival Center Rio De Janeiro With Private Tour. The Carnival Capital of the world with over 2 million party people ready to dance the night and day away this should be a must do on your bucket list.
Rio is not just all about carnival; there is so much to see and do as you will see when you book any guided tours. The golden sandy beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema will tempt you to extend your stay for just a bit longer.
Many Brazilian Amazon tours have Rio as their starting point so enjoy the luxury of your hotels while you can before you head out on you guided tour.
The cultural aspect of the city is varied with the famous statue of The Christ Redeemer as a staple private tour. Make sure to book your sightseeing tours and travel itinerary prior to your arrival as many of the tours here are booked up quickly. Read More...
The Cultural Aspect of the City Is Varied With the Famous Statue of the Christ Redeemer as a Staple Private Tour
Towering at the summit of Mount Corcovado in Rio De Janeiro the "Christ the Redeemer" statue is an Iconic loved symbol of faith for the Brazilian people.
Completed in the 1930's by master builders and craftsmen it stands at 30 meters tall with its outstretched arms spanning 28 meters. This iconic statue is a beacon of hope and pride for the local community.
Book a guided private tour, and as you drive up the winding road with spectacular scenery and see the statue, you will appreciate the work and effort put into its construction, and admire the panoramic views of the city.
Top things to do an see in Rio de Janeiro
The Christ Redeemer
Towering at the summit of Mount Corcovado in Rio De Janeiro the "Christ the Redeemer" statue is an Iconic loved symbol of faith for the Brazilian people. Completed in the 1930's it stands at 30 meters tall with its outstretched arms spanning 28 meters. Take a guided private tour, and as you drive up the winding road to see the statue, you will appreciate the work and effort put into its construction, and admire the panoramic views of the city.
With over 2 million visitors attending the famous Rio de Janeiro Carnival, this is a must do private tour when you holiday in Brazil. Party all day and night with people from all over the world and enjoy the celebrations and traditional bead throwing as the parades boogie along the streets. Most holiday makers plan their custom tours around carnival time so they can experience this unique celebration.
From Avenida Pasteur in Praia Vermelha, in the Red Beach District, you will travel to the top of Urca Mountain. This first leg of the journey gives you the opportunity to get used to the cable cars and is only a short spin. The second leg takes you to the top of the mountain, and the panoramic views are a photographer's dream with the jaw-dropping views. With Private Tour you can pre-book your tours and relax.
Tijuca Forest Tour
The Tijuca Forest Private Tour is in the most popular top 5 things to do in Rio. The biggest urban forest in the world it represents about 7% of the entire city. Head across the green world and see the mammals exotic plants and wild birds. The Capuchin monkeys can be seen dotted around on tour. This is a beautiful and unique trip, its fun from start to finish and the diversity going from the city to the rainforests is refreshing.
One of the hottest spots for fun and R&R Copacabana beach is the place to be seen. This beautifully scalloped beach is 4km long and is always a hive of activity with street performers, shops and lovely restaurants. On the boulevards sit back have a cocktail and watch the local children showing off their soccer skills and singing their favourite team's anthems. The street vendors are always trying to get you to buy a bargain.
Parque Lage (Park)
The Parque Lage Park is tucked away at the foot of the Corcovado in the Jardim Botanico region. Famous for being featured in many recording artists music videos such as Pharell Williams and Snoop Dogg this building is exquisite. Book your private tour and see this divine park which was converted in the 1960's to be accessible to the public. The tree-lined trails are beautifully romantic and a nice change from the city life.
The Botanical Garedens
The Rio De Janeiro Botanical Gardens are located in the Jardim Botânico district. These amazingly magnificent gardens, founded in eighteen hundred's lies at the foot of the Corcovado Mountains. On your guided tour you will see the 6,500 species of plant and flower in the 54-hectare gardens. The gardens are also home to the Brazilian research centre which holds an index of over 32 thousand books.
Museum of Modern Art
Take a guided private tour of the exhibitions of Brazil’s foremost 20th-century artists with skip-the-line admission to the Museum of Modern Art. With more that fifteen thousand works of art the collection of paintings and sculptures are internationally renowned and praised in artistic circles. See pieces from famed Brazilian artists Maria Martins, Di Cavalcanti and Portinari are on display. This is a lovely relaxed tour.
Under the watchful gaze of Cristo Redeemer statue - you’ll find this hilltop hippy hilltop town of Santa Teresa. On your private guided tour, you will see the stunning mansions in among the cobbled streets and the more recent eclectic locals. While having a cocktail in their many street bars you might see some roaming samba bands or even get asked up for a dance WOO HOOO!!!!.
Baia do Sancho
Baia do Sancho is both a bay and a beach, and on your private tour you can go on a boat trips and see the crystal blue water, perfect for diving. The cliffs surrounding this beach make a perfect spot to view dolphins spinning and diving into the water. The height cliffs and natural vegetation surrounding them are stunning. In the rainy season, two of the most beautiful waterfalls come to life they are spectacular.
Travel Tips for Rio de Janeiro
Best Time To Visit Rio de Janeiro
The nicest time to visit Rio de Janeiro Brazil is during the local summer season. In winter, normally the city experiences a very cloudy climate with showers but is not very cold day or nights. From July to September, daytime is quite warm with bright beautiful sunlight that suits perfectly for the beach destinations and to explore the beautiful natural panoramic sceneries of Rio.
Typical Costs in Rio de Janeiro
Giving a tip is not compulsory and also not expected from the local people, but it is from tourists. Service charges of up to 10 % are added to hotel or restaurant bills at the end so be aware of that this also the same applies for taxi drivers so watch the meter. Keep your belongings in a safe do NOT take passports with you on tour etc. This is a poor county and pickpocketing is rife here.
Know Before Visiting Rio de Janeiro
In this beautiful city, one needs to be concerned about safety especially whilst travelling on foot. It is necessary to take precautions whilst walking in crowded areas, as due to the poverty in the surrounding areas of the city, the crime rate is quite high. It is always good to keep valuable items, passport and additional cash in the hotel safe.
Weather in Rio de Janeiro
This city of Rio is a tropical wet and dry climate, which is usually mild in all four seasons. Summer starts from the month of December and lasts up to February when temperatures can rise higher but have little humidity. Rain usually arrives during the summer due to the hight temperatures so always be prepared for unsettling weather no matter what month of the year you decide to travel.