About us

About Rio Cultural Secrets

Rio Cultural Secrets was founded in 2012 and has grown becoming one of the main agencies of private tours in Rio. We are listed on Trip Advisor, largest travel site in the world, what makes us happy to keep offering excellent private tours in Rio de Janeiro.

Our Mission:

“Make Tour like when we receive a friend in our city. Through an exclusive service, with professional guides and private transportation, we want your stay in Rio de Janeiro to be the best as possible.”

Feel free to choose Rio Cultural Secrets to be your private guide!

About Rio de Janeiro

Why choose Rio Cultural Secrets?

Sea, beaches, cold beer, caipirinha, pretty girls, sunset at Arpoador rocks, Sugar Loaf inside the Guanabara Bay, historic churches of the city center, your new best friend in Rio that you just met, feijoada in Santa Teresa, samba in the Pedra do Sal, long days in the summer and the famous Copacabana beachwalk.

Rio de Janeiro also has Ipanema beach, that made a girl becomes famous worldwide, Favela Vidigal with the fantastic view, Prainha Beach, considered one of the most beautiful in Brazil. Northeast Fair Market, in São Cristovão, that offers many delicious gastronomy options and nice places to dance.

Rio de Janeiro is also nightlife. And the night is in Lapa, where is located the famous aqueduct of the old city, Lapa has many crowded bars on the weekends.

Going up the mountains of the state of Rio de Janeiro, we have the city of Petropolis, which made the Emperor D.Peter II fell love with the city. We also have a beautiful forest that keeps our air clean and pure. And we have a big smile that will make you return to Rio de Janeiro.

Authentic Tour Guide

On our team we just have guides borned and raised in Rio de Janeiro to garantee an authentic experience in the marvelous city.

Costumized Tours

With our experience in the city we garantee the best options private tours visiting many areas of the city.

Confortable Cars

We offer to our tourists a confortable car for 6 people perfect for whole family to see incredible places of Rio de Janeiro.

Safe Tours

Our company take care of each detail of your private tour to garantee the best service that you desire. We just go where we know that is a safe place. on our tour guides in Rio de Janeiro you can trust.

Our Tour Guides in Rio de Janeiro


Guide of Rio Cultural Secrets and simply the most passionate about traveling already known. Visiting more than 30 countries and living in Argentina, Australia, Israel and Holland, Alan had the opportunity to have contact with different cultures and languages​​, and increased his desire to show attractions to other people, as once it was presented to him.

Graduated in Social Communication, supporter of Flamengo and extremely communicative and cheerful, Alan Denis brings all the qualities to offer the best Tours in Rio de Janeiro.

Spoken languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Fabio MendonçaFabio Mendonça

His experience in tourism comes since the times that actuated in Hostel and Hotels in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and as a driver for a private tour schedules of Third Age Agency.

Carioca by birth, supporter of Fluminense and passionate about everything that Rio de Janeiro has to offer. Loves to travel, but after spending time working in a Cruise Company, today prefers to not leave the Wonderful City.

Spoken languages: English and Portuguese.