Rio de Janeiro is a city in Brazil and a great travel destination with a huge seaside, famous for its Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches. Another stunning thing about the city are the Sprawling Favelas (Shanty Towns), its raucous Carnival Festivals where you get to see flamboyant costumes and samba dancers. Indeed the city is well worth exploring with plenty of things to do and see. To make this happen we have compiled a list of all the best day trips just a few hours from the city that will take you to some of the city's amazing places including Cristo Redentor, Volta Redonda, Petropolis, Pranela Beach, and many more. Festivals come with wine, with Rio de Janeiro wine tasting day trip, you’ll enjoy adventures to explore the wines and wineries of this great city. You can as well move on to go on adventure sightseeing via train on Rio de Janeiro rail tours or spend more than one day outside the city center with multi – day trips from Rio de Janeiro.
To specifically explore more of the seashores and coastlines, you need these Rio de Janeiro shoreline excursions which are prepared to give you a blessed trip to attractions that are located on the shorelines. Do you also know that more fun lies in the numerous available outdoor activities in Rio de Janeiro? These are prepared to make sure you spend more time outside than inside because that is what makes a vacation super interesting. Also, do you want to know more about the culture of the locals living in this coastal region? Get your Rio de Janeiro cultural and theme tours booked and you’ll explore all you need to know about the locals like the dance, music, language, dressing, festivals, tales and lots more. All other tours are for the day, but Rio de Janeiro night tours have been slated for when night falls and the dark sky is visible.
With all the historical and impressive spots to explore in Rio de Janeiro, you should be able to plan your trip well. Here at TripIndicator, we carefully select the most worthwhile tours to help you achieve your ideal vacation. Availing tour options is also very easy because your mouse will do all the work! Read on and find which ones suit you best.
Rio de Janeiro Day Trips & Excursions Price
City Tour of Rio de Janeiro with Lunch (8 hours)
Rio de Janeiro Experience Day Tour (7 hours)
One day tour in Rio (8 hours)
Arraial do Cabo One Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro (12 hours)
Buzios Day Tour (12 hours)
A Day in Rio with Delta Receptivo - Full Day Tour (8 hours)
Tijuca Peak Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro (5 hours)
Private Tour - 6 Hours Customized Tour With a Local Guide in Rio de Janeiro (6 hours)
Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Eco Tour at Tijuca National Park (6 hours)
Grumari and Prainha Beaches - Private Tour (6 hours)
Enjoy a thorough city tour of Rio de Janeiro. Ascend to the Christ the Redeemer statue early in the morning and be one of the first to see it. Walk down through Rio downtown and take in the atmosphere, enjoy a cachaça experince, and feel the brazilian spirit. Pass by landmarks such as the São Francisco Church, municipal theater, library, and...Read more
Pool blue. Green water. Turquoise. Baby blue. The Arraial do Cabo sea has crayon box colors. In this part of the coast of Rio de Janeiro, we find Caribbean stunt beaches, with white sands and very gentle waves.
Cape Town Boat Trip -
Meet one of the most beautiful cities in the lakes region!
Una volta arrivati a Buzios dopo aver percorso l´autostrada imbarco su barca tradizionale (Saveiro o Escuna) per una navigazione di circa 2 ore lungo il litorale del promontorio con soste per il bagno nelle seguenti spiagge: Armação, Ossos, Azeda e Azedinha, João Fernandes, Moças, Tartaruga, Virgens, Amores e Canto.
Rio de Janeiro: Offers landscapes between mountain and sea, fit in the typology Cultural landscape, integrated by the tijuca massif, rocky outcrops such as Corcovado and Sugar Loaf, covered largely by tropical vegetation, includes landscape area of border, historical forts, the public promenade, the flemish park and the Copacabana Beach and...Read more
Enjoy a wonderful guided hiking adventure at Tijuca National Park. You will drive through the forest and then hike up all the way to the summit of the Tijuca Peak, enjoying breathtaking scenery along the way. Your tour includes a professional guide and...Read more
Rio de Janeiro is full of attractions such as mountains, beaches and the Tijuca National Park. This set, makes our city full of possibilities. With such a diversity of attractions, activities and new things happening, visitors that has little time, end up knowing only the basics touristic spots, such as Corcovado and Sugar Loaf.
This tour is perfect for the ones who want to see the most beautiful beaches of Rio!
When it comes to Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana is the first beach that comes to people's minds. However, Rio de Janeiro has paradisiacal and totally wild beaches, without any urbanization. Prainha and Grumari are the favorite beaches for those seeking a lush...Read more
The best private tour without extending all your time and effort, focusing on what really matters, privately, with professional guide and all the attention you deserve. Have an unforgettable experience on this customizable 5-hour tour focusing on main attractions and...Read more
This is the best city tour of Rio de Janeiro, which covers as the main and most famous sights of the city. From Corcovado Hill through the Tijuca Forest to the wonders of Sugarloaf Mountain, discover the main attractions including the historical center and other wonders of Rio. Our guides are carefully selected and speak at least 3 idioms....Read more
Niterói is one of the most beautiful tours that can be done during your visit to Rio de Janeiro. The view of the city park, the visit to the museum and all the history involved in the fortress of Santa Cruz are simply marvelous and...Read more
Imagine a special day in Ilha Grande all inclusive… A day of adventure in paradise, without having to worry about anything, as this tour includes transportation from Rio de Janeiro (round trip) + speedboat ride in Ilha Grande to Lagoa Azul and 4 more stops + lunch + drinks and snacks. We want to...Read more
Rio is known for its incomparable natural beauty, cultural mixture and different architectural influences. Have you imagined to jump in a full day tour safely accompanied by both a professional driver and a local tour guide, bringing togheter all the necessary elements to enable you to make the most of this experience- Well, it is quite...Read more
Discover and explore Petropolis, the Imperial City, a hidden gem in the State of Rio de Janeiro, in this special private tour. Learn about the history of Brazil and the Royal family, visit the most important historical sites, walk by the streets and feel the enchanted atmosphere of this charming and lovely city. You're gonna be surprised and...Read more
Experience the best of Rio de Janeiro your way on this tailor-made, private guided tour for up to 14 people. A certified multilingual tour guide with a professional and local driver will reveal Rio as only a local 'carioca' (what Rio natives are called) can. This 8-hour private guided tour includes pickup and drop off at your hotel and all...Read more
Visit the best of Niterói in a single day: Niemeyer Pathway, Contemporary Art Museum (MAC), Guanabara Bay Beaches, Santa Cruz Fort and finish with a panoramic view from the Parque da Cidade (City Park). Transportation and lunch...Read more
Begin the full-day tour with a 165 km ride from Rio de Janeiro to Angra dos Reis, in the Costa Verde region. Head to the port to board the schooner towards Ilha Grande. aboard the schooner and enjoy the paradisiacal landscapes. Make your first stop on Ilha de Cataguás, its calm blue waters are a perfect invitation for a swim. Then, head to...Read more