Private Tours in Rio de Janeiro

August 27, 2011 · Posted in South America, Travel 

If you would like to experience the private tours of Rio de Janeiro, you’ll realize they are tailor made depending upon the time of the year you visit and your particular taste. The prices of day tours Rio de Janeiro will vary depending upon your hotel accommodations, the total number of travelers in your group and many other factors. Your itinerary can include a stay in the historical towns as well as gift vouchers.

At one time Rio de Janeiro was the capital of Brazil and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Rio is beside the Atlantic Ocean nestled between forests and mountains. It has a history that is vivid and colonial and this can be experienced throughout the region as well as in the city. In the day tour Rio de Janeiro you would like to visit the “Centro”. This is where you can take a trolley ride, visit a museum, take a cultural walk or stop at a “Barzinho” a Brazilian place to get-together.

Along the sidewalks of Rio de Janeiro you can dine at the wooden tables that serve a wide variety of petiscos along with caipirinha, a lime drink while listening to the Bossa Nova. When you take the private tours of Rio de Janeiro you will be immersed in the culture of the locals. You can bike around the beaches, the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and neighborhoods. Private tours of Rio de Janeiro will take you to treks up mountain peaks, historic colonial farms, walk on trails built during slave times, participate in extreme sports, take a boat ride to an unspoiled beach or visit a Colonial town.

Typical private tours of Rio de Janeiro might be between two to three days long. You can choose whether the activities are organized or just a guideline or recommendation. More organized tours will be tailored to your interests. The day tour Rio de Janeiro is four to six hours but others maybe as long as eight to ten hours long. Itineraries of day tour Rio de Janeiro may be combined with a two to three day stay in Petropolis or Paraty historical town or at Angra dos Reis, Buzios or in the mountains. In the mountains children will love to stay and enjoy the water sports in the waterfalls and rivers.

Rio de Janeiro is a densely populated urban city. The day tour Rio de Janeiro may include walking trips that will bring you in close contact with the locals and tries to use public transportation, bikes and other means of getting around rather than using a motorcar. Where you stay will be determined by the sites you want to visit and many private tours of Rio de Janeiro try to use locally owned smaller hotels.

Sites to see while taking private tours of Rio de Janeiro include the Corcovado (Christ Statue) and Sugar Loaf. If you have limited time, these are the must see sites. You will travel up the Corcovado mountain by cog train or minibus and see breathtaking views of Guanabara Bay and islands along with the mountain and the Rio-Niteroi Bridge.

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