Activities summary

  • Departure Rio de Janeiro
  • Duration 1 h
  • Available languages
    • English
    • Italian
    • French
    • Spanish
    • German
    • Russian
  • Meeting point Hotel / Residence

Description

Ride a bicycle through Rio de Janeiro on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. Follow your local guide down paved paths for a leisurely ride from Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon to the Leblon and Ipanema beaches. Ride through Rio's most fashionable neighborhoods and get a glimpse of where and how residents of Rio spend their free time. Enjoy views of the city skyline, the local beaches and the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Make your way to Rio's famous Ipanema Beach to meet your local tour guide and the rest of your group. After a brief orientation, choose your bike and set off along the tile path that lines the beach, heading towards Morro Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers Hill). Pass Jardim de Alah (Allah's Garden) and continue pedaling along the canal that separates Leblon and Ipanema beaches. Follow your guide to Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas (Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon), a large lake surrounded by Rio's most prestigious neighborhoods; Jardim Botânico, Gávea, Leblon and Lagoa. Pedal among local Rio residents enjoying leisure time and activities, like rowing in the lagoon, in this popular area. Take the circular path around the lagoon, which runs for 4.4 miles (7.2 kilometers) past sports complexes and parks. Stop along the way to hear a brief history of Rio's reigning sport, futebol (soccer) and the city's various clubs. View the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue atop Corcovado Mountain looking over the city. Snap some photos of the spectacular views from this spot, then hop back on your bike and pedal back to your starting point.

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Professional guide
    • Use of all necessary equipment (bike, helmet)
       

    Price does not include

    •  Food and drinks
    •  Gratuities (optional)
       

    Notes

    Ride a bicycle through Rio de Janeiro on this 3-hour sightseeing tour. Follow your local guide down paved paths for a leisurely ride from Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon to the Leblon and Ipanema beaches. Ride through Rio's most fashionable neighborhoods and get a glimpse of where and how residents of Rio spend their free time. Enjoy views of the city skyline, the local beaches and the Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue atop Corcovado Mountain.

    Cancellation policy

    If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.