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Small-Group Urban Bike Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Enjoy a small-group, 3-hour bike tour visiting Copacabana, with a view of Sugar Loaf, and cycling around the Lake area and along Ipanema Beach. The tour gives a great impression of the beautiful and popular South Zone of Rio.
  • Discover the beauty of Rio de Janeiro on this bike tour
  • Visit iconic landmarks such as Copacabana, Christ the Redeemer, and more
  • Listen to informative commentary about the city from your guide
  • Stop along the way to capture beautiful photographs
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the famous Copacabana Beach to begin your bike tour of Rio de Janeiro. This tour focuses on the southern areas of the city and covers the iconic landmarks as your guide discusses the history of each location. From there, bike to Sugar Loaf Mountain and admire its beauty before heading to the small beach of Vermelha, adjacent to the mountain. Continue to the vibrant neighborhood of Botafogo and see how the Cariocas—the Rio locals—live. Proceed to the final stop of the tour, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, to get a view of the famous Corcovado mountain with Christ the Redeemer situated on top. Ride past the famous Ipanema beach and then back to Copacabana to conclude your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Av. Nossa Sra. de Copacabana, 1085 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22060-001, Brazil
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Booked a 3 hour cycle tour. Enjoyed every minute. A really good positive way to familiarise yourself with the Urban landscape. Excellent English speaking guide. Our tour leader had moved from Holland to Brazil and had that extra understanding of what the city had to offer.
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Myself and my partner are from Glasgow and we were delighted to meet a few guys that spoke perfect english (being from the Netherlands), as our Portuguese isn’t up to scratch! The bike tour with Zan was great, he really knew his stuff about Rio as he has been there for 6/7
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I loved this tour! This tour covers most interesting sightseeing attractions and history you need to know. Bicycles are very comfy and knowledge of Bruno about history are amazing.
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I participated in the Urban Bike Tour with a friend - riding around Rio for 3 hours. Had a fabulous time; 3 hours of relaxed bike riding around the city was the ideal way to explore and have a safe introduction to the colourful city of Rio. The tour guide was super friendly and
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Excellent tour with a knowledgeable and engaged guide (Ulysses!) who showed us parts of the city we wouldn’t have otherwise seen. He also had great recommendations for food/drinks/activities. The ride itself is really flat and on easy bike paths so even a novice rider will have
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About the operator
By: Rio By Bike Tours
986 reviews
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
4hr Bike tour if Rio.
My hotel wasn’t on the list so had to get a taxi to the shop. Not expensive approx 40Brazillian$. Met by a really
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Sacramento, California
Excellent ride of Rio
Absolutely fun and informative tour thank you Steven it was well planed, organized and beautifully set.
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
2nd Day Perfection
Well... where to start? This is more than a bike ride. This is more than a city tour. This is your real life, pop
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Brad S
Excellent bike tour
I travelled solo to Rio, and did this tour with a group of 5 others. I think it is the best way to see Rio! The
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Eric B
Portland, Oregon
Great Fun ..Kid's loved it.
Awesome bike tour with Juliana and Philip. Kid's had a great time as did the wife and I. Water was supplied. Rode
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Amazing tour and guide
I did the panoramic tour on a Sunday with Ivan and it was incredible. Such an amzign route and such a considerate
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Excellent bike tour
I can’t recommend this bike tour highly enough, it really was one of the highlights of my recent short trip to Rio
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Fantastic trip start to finish would highly recommend excellent guide and great way to see Rio and get lots of
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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
Had a great few hours. Learnt a lot about Rio
Booked a 3 hour cycle tour. Enjoyed every minute. A really good positive way to familiarise yourself with the
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Good way to get to know the city!
The tour is very well-crafted, organized, and not difficult. The guide (don't remember his name - red hair) was
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great tour. Daniel was an excellent guide!
Great overview of Rio, suggest you take this on your first day to get a lay of the land. Daniel was an
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Asker, Norway
A perfect way to see Rio
This small group bike tour lets you both see and feel Rio at the same time. You get to see areas that is diffucult
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Amazing bike ride!
Fantastic! We had the most amazing guide who was really knowledgable and fun. This is the best way to see the
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Thomas R
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
fun and easy going tour
On the bike-Tours you see the important spots and it is fun, since you get introduced quickly to the other
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London, United Kingdom
City ride
Fantastic and informative guided cycle ride around the city! Really gave me a feel for Rio and Markus the guide
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