Tours

Tours

Rio de Janeiro

Local Tours

Botanical Garden, Ticket and Visit

Botanical GardenA Biosphere Reserve area

Duration: 4h

Contemplate the historical Botanical Garden and get surrounded by a huge variety of Brazilian and foreign flora Highlights The area was defined by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve area. Fountain of the Muses and the avenue of Royal Palms. Victoria Lillies in the Frei Leandro Pond Old Gunpowder Factory Japanese Garden Many Sculptures and Fountains Variety of birds and monkeys Great historical, cultural, scientific and landscaping importance.

Inclusions:

Roundtrip Transfers to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana Professional Tour Guide Botanical Garden Ticket Exclusions Food and Drinks Please Note The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation. Please wait for your guide in the hotel lobby of your selected hotel. if your hotel is not listed, contact us so we can inform you the closest pick up location and time. Keep in mind that if you want to avoid picking other passenger, just ask us to be picked up from the last departure point on the tour. This tour does not operate on Carnival, Dec 24, 25 and 31, and January 1st Light clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended.

Full day Petropolis (without lunch)

Duration: 8 hours Only on Tuesday and Thursday.

The city of Petropolis is located 60 km away from Rio and has been called the Imperial City since the times of the Emperor Pedro II. Settled by the Germans, Petropolis keeps the memory of Brazilian history alive with its buildings and charming streets. This tour starts with the visit to the Imperial Museum, which has been the summer residence of the Emperor D. Pedro II, and keeps furniture and objects such as the crown of gold, pearls and diamonds used by D. Pedro I and D. Pedro II. The tour will continue on to the Gothic Cathedral where Princess Isabel was buried along with the tombstones of D. Pedro II and his wife. From there you will see the Crystal Palace, built in France and mounted in Brazil, destined to shelter exhibitions and great parties promoted by Princess Isabel.

PetropolisHas been called the Imperial City

Guanabara Bay (Escuna)

Guanabara Bay Its historical buildings and the forts that protected the Guanabara Bay

Duration: 4h

Appreciate Rio from the sea, its historical buildings and the forts that protected the Guanabara Bay. Built by the Portuguese in 1555, see the Bay from a very special angle. We will sail to see the most beautiful landscape of Rio. It is the largest bay of the world in volume of water, it has several islands, as the Governor’s island, Fundão and Snakes island. In the west margin we see Rio de Janeiro, and East the municipal district of Niteroi. A city vision is discovered as we leave ” Marina Da Gloria ” by Saveiro, neighborhoods of Botafogo, Flamengo, Urca, Sugar Loaf, Fort São Joao, Flagstone Island, Santa Cruz Fortress, and Rio- Niteroi Bridge. Transfer hotel between your hotel and the Marina da Gloria is included.

Half day City tour & Sugar Loaf visit

This tour begins with a city panoramic view through downtown Rio, passing by the Sambodrome, the Metropolitan Cathedral, in pyramid form, with internal diameter of 96 meters and height of 80 meters. Get to know the traditional Cinelândia square with the historical buildings, the Municipal Theater, the National Library and the National Museum of Fine Arts. By taking the Aterro do Flamengo, you will be taken to the neighborhood of Urca where it is located one of the largest symbols of the city: the Sugar Loaf. This visit is made in two steps by cable car. The first cable car takes passengers to Urca Hill which is 215 meters high and from where one can have a beautiful view from the Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói bridge and Corcovado hill. From this stage, a second cable car will be taken up to the top with 395 meters to find a splendid view from Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and some beaches of Niterói.

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Duration: 04 hours Departs Daily on morning period Price per person: BRL 191,00* *Price not valid to pick up in Barra da Tijuca.

Sugar Loaf visitYou will be taken to the neighborhood of Urca where it is located one of the largest symbols of the city: the Sugar Loaf

Half day Corcovado & Beaches

Corcovado & BeachesThe visitor can see the most beautiful postcard of Rio de Janeiro

Duration: 04 hours

Departs Daily in the afternoon From any place of the city, the visitor can see the most beautiful postcard of Rio de Janeiro: Christ the Redeemer statue in the mountain of Corcovado, located at 710 meters above the sea level and inaugurated in 1931. This tour begins in Cosme Velho’s neighborhood from where the cog train starts a trip through the Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world, up to the statue. Once there, a panoramic and extraordinary view of Rio will be seeing including the Sugar Loaf, the Guanabara Bay, the beaches of Southern Zone and the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. After the visit of the Corcovado, the tour will continue to São Conrado area with a brief stop at the Pepino beach from where you can appreciate the flight of the hang gliding .

Historic Rio Walking Tour

Duration: 04 hours. Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. Price is not valid to pick up in Barra da Tijuca.

This is a different and unique walking tour designed to give you a feel for the legends and stories woven through the narrow streets and old historical buildings of downtown Rio. The walk includes a visit to many interesting points, such as the São Bento Monastery, Candelaria (the candle-makers), Praça XV, the “Travessa do Mercado”, Imperial Court, the cultural centre located in the beautifully-restored Banco do Brasil, the Casa França-Brasil, Ouvidor (the listeners) Street and Gonçalves Dias Street with the traditional Colombo Coffee Shop. The walk continues on down Uruguaiana Street, Carioca Square up to the Metropolitan Cathedral where passengers will meet the transportation that will take them back to their hotels.

Inclusions:

Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana Professional Tour Guide.

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Samba Soul Experience - Visit to Samba School’s Warehouse

Samba Soul ExperienceGuided Visit to Academicos da Grande Rio’s Warehouse Exposure Room

Highlights Guided Visit to Academicos da Grande Rio’s Warehouse Exposure Room – learn a bit of Samba History Carnival fantasies to wear and photograph Taste Caipirinha, the famous Brazilian drink Exclusions Food Please Note The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation. Please wait for your guide in the hotel lobby of your selected hotel. if your hotel is not listed, contact us so we can inform you the closest pick up location and time. Keep in mind that if you want to avoid picking other passenger, just ask us to be picked up from the last departure point on the tour Light clothes, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended.

Inclusions:

Guided Visit to Grande Rio’s Warehouse Roundtrip transfer to/from most hotels located in Sao Conrado, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon Professional Tour Guide Drinks (Water and Caipirinha).

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DISCLAIMER

The company responsible for any matter related to the Tour is Follow Up & Del Bianco Travel Experience; consequently ASIPI is not responsible for reservations, cancellations and/or any event related to this activity.