How we run our private tours in Rio de Janeiro

What do you think of waking up in your hotel, having your breakfast and get ready to meet your private guide, happy to show you everything that Rio de Janeiro has to offer? Rio Cultural Secrets was born with the goal to provide private tours with an exclusive service in the city of Rio de Janeiro.

We have the motivation to show the Wonderful City in a funny and informative style. We want to show unusual places even for the cariocas, like a walking tour in the Historical Center, or visiting also famous attractions like one of the seven wonders of the world: Christ the Redeemer, in the City Tour Corcovado and Sugar Loaf or also crossing the bridge to see the city of Niteroi or Discover the Secrets of the Imperial City in the City Tour Petropolis.

Having one of our private tours in Rio de Janeiro, you can be sure that you will have the exclusive guide for you during the whole tour and will have preferences in queue. You will know the most important places of the city and also the best restaurants with an authentic tour guide in Rio.

Rio Cultural Secrets offers private tours in Rio de Janeiro in confortable vehicles and with licensed tour guides to show the secrets of the city. Feel at home in Rio

Top Private Tours in Rio de Janeiro

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Favela Tour Vidigal Rio de Janeiro

The Favela Vidigal is a slum with one of the Best views of the city of Rio.


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City Tour Petropolis – Rio de Janeiro

The city tour petropolis is an unique opportunity to get to know the history of the Royal Family of Brazil.


Favela Tour Santa Marta

Favela Tour Santa Marta

With your tour guide in Rio and a local guide of Favela Santa Marta, we will have a social experience visiting the famous favela that received Michael Jackson.


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Tour Santa Teresa with Historical Center

History and art on this private tour rio de janeiro. Come with us to visit the Montmarte of Rio!


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Tour Tijuca Forest

Enjoy the fauna and flora of the Tijuca National Park on an amazing day tour in Rio de Janeiro.


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City Tour One Day in Rio

Enjoy with your private guide an incredible day tour in Rio de janeiro the Favela, the Tijuca Forest and Santa Teresa.


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City Tour Corcovado and Sugar Loaf

In the City Tour Corcovado and Sugar Loaf you will visit the main attractions of the city.


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Day Tour Niteroi

Niteroi is a secret of Rio de Janeiro. In your private tour rio de janeiro we will visit the MAC Museum, Fish Market, Santa Cruz Fortress, Camboinhas beach and the City Park viewpoint.


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Tijuca Forest Tour and Botanical Garden

Chinese View, Taunay Waterfal and Botanical Garden on the half day tour rio de janeiro


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Tour Serra dos Orgaos National Park – Guapimirim

Enjoy one of the wonders of Rio. The Tour Serra dos Orgaos National Park – Guapimirim is your chance to enjoy nice falls in Rio.


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Two Brothers Hill Hike

Come to see one of the most amazing views of Rio de Janeiro on this amazing hiking tour.


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City Tour Christ with Santa Teresa

Discover on a 5 hours tour the Christ the Redeemer, Dona Marta TopView, Santa Teresa, Cathedral and Sambradrome.


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Historic Center Walking Tour Rio de Janeiro

For those who would like to escape from the common places, this is an unforgettable experience.


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Private Tour Barra Beaches

With your tour guide in Rio, you will visit Prainha Beach, Grumari Beach, Joatinga Beach, Barra Beach.


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Tour Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa neighborhood looks like another city inside the city. Quiet and lovely, Santa Teresa is a good area to enjoy the gastronomy, arts, bars and culture in Rio de Janeiro.


Tijuca forest Tour

 City Tour Sugar Loaf and Tijuca Forest

In about 5 hours you and your family will have an incredible and exclusive tour with the best views of Rio de Janeiro.


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Pedra Bonita Hike

Do you love a nice hike for whole family? Enjoy this amazing tour inside the Tijuca National Park. 


Rio Cultural Secrets offers exclusive services for special costumers

Corporate Tours

After 5 years of experience offering private and tailor made tours, Rio Cultural Secrets creates a new division dedicated to the Corporate Services. With our knowledge and reference, our mission is based on our professionalism and commitment to providing unique and creative services that exceed our customers’ expectations. We can offer some pure brazilian cultural experiences for executives, incentive programs to employees, driver service, professional tour guides and deliver services to the media & companies interested to film in the favelas with our help of getting interviews with local personalities of Favelas.

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Cultural Experience in Rio de Janeiro

Visit a Favela, eat a Feijoada or learn how to dance samba to enjoy Rio de Janeiro like a local “Carioca”.

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Executive Services

We provide exclusive services to executives visiting Rio de Janeiro for business, like drivers and tour guide support.

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Services for Companies and Medias

If you are are coming to Rio de Janeiro to write articles and make reports about Favelas, you found the right assistant to help you!

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All carved in gold and with its exuberant Baroque decoration, the Church of San Francisco of Penitencia is of an unique beauty. Its history comes from the coming of the friars of the Third Order of San Franciscolan who had settled in Rio in 1619 and happened to control a chapel inside the franciscan convent […]

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Reasons to visit the historical center of Rio de Janeiro

When we speak of the historical center of a city, we take a trip back in time to understand the contemporary city and its inhabitants through its past, its origin. And the historical center of Rio de Janeiro is not different: it is where the history of the city begins. After its foundation in 1565, […]

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What to do to organize your trip to Rio de Janeiro

Here are some tips to help you organize your vacations in Rio de Janeiro with the best logistics and economy: – Look for flights on weekdays and at alternate times. Latam is the largest Brazilian airline and usually has competitive prices even for those who come from an international flight. – For tourists from outside […]

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