Private Guided Rio Must-See Full-Day Tour with BBQ Lunch

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Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Our ​private tours in Rio de Janeiro​ are fully customized to serve you and your group with comfort and attention. Visit Rio de Janeiro at your own pace, with a private driver and a licensed tour guide, in new comfortable vehicles.

Your private group can choose from many attractions within the Rio city limits, as the private tour can definitely be adjusted to fit your group's preferences.

Our experienced tour guides are enthusiastic about showing the beauties of the marvellous city, its history, culture, cuisine, our beautiful mixed population, plus the wonderful views from many different angles.

Have lunch at one of the most upscale restaurants in Rio, an All-You-Can-Eat Authentic Brazilian Barbecue style, with gorgeous views of the Guanabara Bay. All All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Lunch is included!

The itinerary was designed so you can enjoy the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro with no rush, although we can definitely add more attractions and even switch them. You're the boss!

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

Portuguese-speaking Driver and Licensed English-speaking Guide

Pre-scheduled Christ Train Tickets (Skip-the-Line)

Private transportation

Sugar Loaf Mountain Cable Cars Tickets

Upscale BBQ Lunch. Fogo de Chão is a full-service Brazilian steakhouse, ALL YOU CAN EAT, notable for its roving waiters who serve bbq meats from large skewers directly onto the seated diners' plates.

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon
Rio famous lake near Ipanema Beach, on the way to the Christ Statue

• Admission Ticket Free

Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Christ Statue by Train. Skip the line with pre-scheduled train tickets included in the cost.
The 2.5-mile railway was opened by Emperor Dom Pedro II of Brazil on 9 October 1884. Initially hauled by steam locomotives, the line was electrified in 1910, the first in Brazil. It was re-equipped in 1980 with trains built by Swiss Locomotive and Machine Works (SLM). Ride the Cosme Velho Station Cog Train through the dense and lush Tijuca Forest National Park (a green sanctuary comprising an area of 47 square miles) all the way to the summit of the Corcovado Hill and base of the Christ Statue, where you will be granted with the most beautiful views of the Marvelous City.

The visit will last approx. 1 hour.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Escadaria Selaron
The Selarón Stairway is an architectural work located between the neighborhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa, decorated by the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón, rooted in Brazil for a long time, with tiles from the four corners of the planet, donated by tourists visiting Rio. Selaron declared that his work is a tribute to the Brazilian people.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Santa Teresa
The Authentic and Bohemian Santa Teresa district, known as the artistic heart of Rio, was once home to the city’s rich and famous. When Copacabana was uninhabitable, back in the 19th century, the wealthy elite of Rio de Janeiro chose Santa Tereza hill due to its proximity to the city center, its magnificent views, and the fresher cooler air.

Santa Teresa’s cobbled streets are lined with old mansions (some are renovated) and today function as artists’ studios, art craft stores, restaurants, and guest houses. The visit will last approx. 50 minutes.

After Santa Tereza, the Tour will continue to one of the best and most upscale Barbecue Places in Brazil, FOGO DE CHÃO, All you can eat Authentic Brazilian Rodízio Style Barbecue, located in Botafogo with gorgeous views of the Guanabara Bay. Lunch is included, although Beverages and Desserts are not.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tour will pass by Flamengo Park on the way from Santa Tereza to Fogo de Chão All you can Authentic Brazilian Barbecue which is included in the Tour, except for Beverages and Desserts.

• Admission Ticket Free

Sugarloaf Mountain
After Luch at Fogo de Chão, Tour will continue to the Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Ride the World-Famous Cable Cars in two steps, all the way to the summit of the Urca Hill, 215 meters high.

The Natural Monument is a complex of hills located in the Urca district. It comprises Sugarloaf Mountain and Urca Hill

Its main attraction is the cable car ride, connecting Praia Vermelha, Urca Hill, and Sugarloaf Hill. Known as the Sugarloaf Cable Car, which was conceived in 1908 and inaugurated in 1912, becoming the first cable car installed in the country and the third in the world. In these more than one hundred years of existence, it has transported more than forty million people.

The Sugarloaf Mountain and Urca Hill Natural Monument cover an area of 91.5 hectares. Among the attractions in the area, in addition to the cable car, are the Claudio Coutinho track for running or walking, the Urca Hill trails with views of Corcovado, Copacabana, Botafogo, and Guanabara Bay, and many climbing routes.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Copacabana Beach
Panoramic ride through Copacabana Beach on the way from the Sugar Loaf to Ipanema Beach.

Copacabana is the most famous beach in South America, known for its crescent-shaped beach, Copacabana is one of the liveliest neighborhoods in Rio. It attracts residents and tourists for non-stop activities on its sands and on the designed promenade. Among the skyscrapers overlooking the beach is the Art Deco-style Copacabana Palace hotel and the lush Copacabana Fortress, which houses a military museum.

• Admission Ticket Free

Ipanema Beach
Last Stop - Ipanema (Arpoador) Beach

Ipanema Beach, the stretch of white sand on Rio's coast between Arpoador and Leblon beaches, is considered the jewel in the city's crown. The area surrounding it is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the city and is appropriately filled with upscale boutiques and restaurants. The beach itself is usually full of people, parading around in Brazil's revealing designer swimwear, sipping from a coconut shell or a fresh fruit caipirinha (both available from beachside kiosks). Workout stations, volleyball courts, and soccer fields dot the landscape, each packed with Cariocas working on their physiques.

Made famous by the well-known bossa nova song, "The Girl from Ipanema," this beach has drawn tourists since the 1960s. The 2-mile stretch of sand boasts gorgeous mountain views and cobalt waters.

Cariocas will tell you that Ipanema's vibrant atmosphere is the place to see and be seen, so it's tailor-made for people-watching.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Highly, highly recommend!
758hollies, 10-03-2022
We had an absolutely wonderful time, our guide and driver were 5* and made the day perfect. They were very professional but also extremely friendly and fun.

The planning process was so easy with Do Brazil Right, they are extremely responsive and went above and beyond to help make our trip amazing.

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