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Rio by Bike offers ​daily ​guided bicycle tours in Rio de Janeiro. We speak English, Dutch and Portuguese and use solid city bikes. Our cycling tours will not only take you to famous sites, like Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana Palace, but you will...more
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1085 | Ed. Anapolis, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-001, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We discovered the tour via internet, and we booked it directly, we had a tour were we rode 27 km through Rio. The guide was super friendly and had a huge knowledge about the city and the country, it was not exhausting although we spent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Panoramic Tour in December with Ulysses. Ulysses was a great guide; always checking we were safely behind him and making sure we had enough water as it was so hot. He answered all our questions and was full of interesting facts. Would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful bespoke bike tour for 2 of us along the beaches and round the lake for just 3 hours. With a wonderful guide and plenty of interesting stories along the way

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FranNichols2012
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I did the group panoramic tour & really enjoyed it! It was very safe & well organised. We saw so much of Rio & learnt a lot. I didn’t appreciate just how far you cycle - 26k!! I thought it would be a lot less...More

Thank YorkshireLady86
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

What a day! Bit of a rocky start with our inability to find the Rio by Bike office (more our inability to read a map) but once we eventually made it 10 minutes late, our two tour guides were happily waiting for us with our...More

Thank cockerha
Reviewed 12 December 2018

My husband and i joined 4 other guests on the Panoramic Tour with Rio by Bike Tours on a Sunday morning. Our guide Max was French but spoke great English, and gave us lots of good stories and anecdotes about the city. We explored areas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davina M
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Our tour was really enjoyable and covered so much! The guide was very interesting and had broad knowledge of the city, backed up by facts and interesting anecdotes. it was pleasure to see the beautiful city with him, five stars - bike tours are a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

I haven’t been very well recently and was definitely lacking in fitness and strength when I embarked on this tour, which was a bit unfortunate for our guide and for the rest of the group, as the tour overran massively, mainly due to me dawdling...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Rio de Janeiro is such a cool city, especially when you see it from a bicycle! We booked the 4 hour Panoramic tour and loved every bit of it. We did the tour on a Sunday, which turned out to be a great choice. On...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Hmmmm! Lonely Planet recommended this tour group and it has good reviews on Trip Advisor so we decided to book it. We booked the 3 hour city tour on the Internet the night before, but when we turned up they had no record of us....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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riobybike, Owner at Rio By Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Dear Sue, Thanks for your review and we are sorry to hear your experience was not as you expected. First of all we would like to apologize for the fact that you were not received at our shop as was supposed to. Somehow your reservation...More

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10 July 2016|
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Response from riobybike | Property representative |
Hi Steven, Thanks for you question. There are some differences in the routes of the tours, as you may have noticed. We have tours of 3,4 and 7 hours. The other one has 4 and 5 hours. So our tours have some differences. If... More
Michelle P
24 January 2016|
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Response from riobybike | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, Thanks for your question. Yes, we will be open during Carnival. Our tours are in the morning and most of the street Carnival usually is in the afternoon or evening, so that hardly will affect the... More
28 December 2015|
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Response from riobybike | Property representative |
Hi, Somehow we missed your question. Normally Tripadvisor gives us a notification about it, but we didn't receive it until now! Luckily there were some of earlier clients that provided some information already. Regards, Jan