Ancient Rio and Santa Teresa Tour in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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1 Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

2 people



About this tour

Embark on a captivating journey as we whisk you away from your hotel to explore the historical heart of Rio de Janeiro. Roam the charming streets of Praça XV, Arcos dos Teles, and Cinelandia, with a delightful stop at Colombo’s bakery.

Marvel at the iconic Arcos da Lapa before immersing yourself in the enchanting allure of Santa Teresa. Traverse cobblestone streets adorned with beautiful houses from the early 20th century, and encounter the famous 1897 tram that weaves through this artistic neighborhood, home to a community of talented painters.

Join us on this concise 4-hour tour where every step unveils a tale of Ancient Rio and the timeless charm of Santa Teresa. 

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people per booking


  • Wander through the cobblestone streets of the historical center, exploring iconic sites like Praça XV, Arcos dos Teles, and the cultural hub of Cinelandia. Don’t miss the chance to savor the delights of Colombo’s bakery, a true culinary gem. Marvel at the majestic Arcos da Lapa, a testament to Rio’s architectural splendor.
  • Venture into the bucolic charm of Santa Teresa, adorned with captivating houses from the early 20th century. Feel the nostalgia as you encounter Santa Teresa’s famed tram, a living relic dating back to 1897. Discover the allure of this neighborhood, celebrated for its vibrant artistic community and the creative spirit that permeates its streets.


  • Hotel pickup and dropoff provided your hotel or Airbnb is situated in Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana
  • Multilingual tour guide fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, and French.
  • Admission tickets for the Christ the Redeemer monument via minivan.
  • Admission tickets for the Sugar Loaf attraction.
  • Buffet lunch (beverages and desserts not provided).
  • Santa Teresa Train Tickets
  • Food and Beverages


Rio Othon Palace (Avenida Atlântica, 3264 – Copacabana)  If your hotel or Airbnb falls outside our service area, please join us at the meeting point at your selected tour start time (9 AM or 2 PM).

(Pickup): 09:00 AM or 02:00 PM


1 Day



Frequently asked questions

  • Cancellation within 24 hours of this tour  is non-refundable.
  • Minimum days to book before departure: 2 days. Need to book within 2 days? Contact us for availability!
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people per booking
  • This tour is non-refundable in case of adverse weather conditions.
  • Don't forget your ID or a copy—mandatory for all participants.
  • In the event that we do not receive your hotel or Airbnb details 24 hours before the tour begins, please join us at the meeting point.

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