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Together with Gabriel Navarro, Marcos Serrao and Jacque Lobo, we created some tours gathering what Rio has the best to offer: cycling towards our beautiful sea-side bike-paths, immersing yourself in a hike at Rio's lush forest and getting to know...more
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| Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22050-031, Brazil
+55 21 99912-3420
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you ever wish you could avoid the tour bus circuit and explore the city with a Rio local? Well this is how I felt on our half day bike tour. Rio Active Tours specializes in very small group tours (usually maximum 4) and is...More

Thank PamG129
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This tour help me to beat my fear of heights. I booked this tour last on my itenaray to get the last hurrah view of RIo, it was so worth it. The hiking part almost kick my butt, but I kept going. This tour is...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

If you still have doubts of which tour to pick - definitely pick this one. You will enjoy riding bikes for around 30 minutes along the coast, then around 10 minuets ride on taxi motorcycles (how often do you do that??) and then you hike...More

Thank SteveJ777_2015
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This hike to Pedra do Telégrafo was incredible and I got some GREAT pictures, all thanks to my tour guide, Marcos! Marcos picked me up at the time expected-on the dot and speaks perfect English. Also, because he has lived in the area for a...More

Thank Lauren V
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The day was perfect. All was in time, the guide was very friendly and helpfull, the speed was very confortable, thr wether was pritty nice and we laught a lot. I can heighly recommand this tour. My topic was the motorbike through the favela and...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend did the bike ride over Copacabana and ipanema, followed by a motor taxi up favela vidigal and then climbed 2 irmaos with Gabriel. The tour was a fun day out and we would definitely recommend doing it! Gabriel was very nice...More

Thank Mandy N
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had a 5 hours tour with Gabriel : great guide who showed us Copacabana by bike, then a pacified favela and a hiking on a hill of RIo with amazing view !!

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I went on two tours with Marcos whilst on my semester abroad in Rio. First to the Waterfalls and Vista Chinesa and then to Dois Irmaos. I'm not an experienced hiker but Marcos was there to help whenever there was any difficult terrain to maneuver....More

Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I did with a nice guide jacqueline a biking & hiking tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers hills. It was very nice. Jacqueline is a very pleasant person and the tour is well done (part enjoying biking in front of sea and part hiking to...More

Thank najlae L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have only praise for Marcos. He was extremely easy to work with via email to set up our tour. His English is great. He rented a wonderful van because I was concerned his car would be too small for us, and drove us very...More

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