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Rio de Janeiro: Private Transfer to/from GIG Airport

1. Rio de Janeiro: Private Transfer to/from GIG Airport

Take the stress out of your airport commute by pre-booking your own private airport transfer to or from the International Airport - Galeão (GIG). Whether you are traveling in a bigger group or with extra luggage, tailor your private transfer to your individual needs with this booking. To ensure a relaxed transfer experience, you will receive a text message shortly before your scheduled pickup with your booking reference, a customer service number, and your driver's name and contact details. Get picked up from the arrivals hall in GIG by your driver who will help you with your luggage. Your driver will track your flight so that no matter whether your flight arrives early, late or on-time, they will be there to greet you on arrival. A customer service line is available 24/7 to support you in whatever you need. So sit back, relax and enjoy the views of Rio de Janeiro.

Rio's Best Hidden Beaches Small Group Tour

2. Rio's Best Hidden Beaches Small Group Tour

If you love beaches but want to get away from the crowds, this six-hour tour is for you. Visit beautiful beaches in different regions of Rio de Janeiro and be amazed by the stunning natural surrounds. The tour starts with the meeting in your hotel. Then continue along the coast and stop at some photo viewpoints. Arriving in São Conrado, head towards the sea and stop at the beach to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and free flight landings. Continue towards Barra da Tijuca, the western zone of the city, one of its newest regions and very different from the south zone. Follow the coast along more than 20km of beach, passing the beaches of Pepe, Barra da Tijuca, Reserva and Recreio dos Bandeirantes. The beaches will amaze you with their beauty. Continuing along the coast, head towards the beaches of Macumba, Prainha and Grumari. These beaches are within a natural park, there are no residences, only a few kiosks and restaurants for you to enjoy. Arriving on the wild beaches you can have fun walking, relaxing with your feet in the sand and taking a dip in the sea. Depending on your preference, you can stop to eat at one of the kiosks or restaurants in the area, specializing in fish and seafood. Then make your way back along the coast to your hotel.

Rio: Pedra Bonita 4-Hour Hike with Free Flight Ramp Visit

3. Rio: Pedra Bonita 4-Hour Hike with Free Flight Ramp Visit

Pedra Bonita is one of the highest mountains in the city and is located in the Tijuca National Park. Its position is privileged, between the south zone and the region of Barra da Tijuca. The 4 hour tour provides a light and pleasant experience, full of beautiful scenery and great opportunities for lovely photos. Start by meeting at your hotel, then head towards the National Park to start the walk. The trail through the Atlantic forest does not require a great physical effort or a high level of technique by the participant. Arriving at the top you will be amazed by the beautiful view of the beaches, forest and the other mountains of the city, especially the Gávea Rock, just in front. The top of Pedra Bonita has a large space where you can feel free to explore and enjoy the place. You will also have the opportunity to visit the free flight ramp and observe flight departures. The experience is fun and interesting. On the return you can see the beach of São Conrado and its beautiful landscapes, it is there also where the hang gliders and those paragliding land. Take this opportunity to go for a swim at the beach. The Bonita stone is a great option for those who want to enjoy the nature of the city and see beautiful viewpoints without great physical effort.

Rio de Janeiro: Ilha do Bernardo Beach Day with Lunch

4. Rio de Janeiro: Ilha do Bernardo Beach Day with Lunch

EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE, VISIT A PRIVATE ISLAND IN RIO DE JANEIRO. Just 70 km from Barra da Tijuca, or the perfect place for a day of adventure! Visit a beautiful private island of colonial architecture, with more than 5 hectares of ecological sanctuary, 2 quiet and exclusive beaches, a fun beach bar and 2 small trails of 10-15 min até o topo da montanha, which rewards you better view of the bay. A perfect mix between the excitement of an Eco- Adventure and the relax of a private island Resort. We create an unforgettable experience, we take care of all the details so that you can relax and enjoy. The number of visitors to the island is limited in order to offer an exclusive experience and a personalized service. When your reservation for confirmed, we will send to your email all the indications for meeting point and general recommendations to visit the island.

Rio de Janerio: Barra da Tijuca & Grumari Private Day Trip

5. Rio de Janerio: Barra da Tijuca & Grumari Private Day Trip

Very often those who visit Rio imagine that the beaches of the city are only those of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. Actually the coast is more than 50 km long and there are beaches in a southerly direction that will surprise you! This tour will offer you a day to discover some of the most beautiful beaches of the Cariocan coast but not only: it will be possible to visit the marvelous Sitio Burle Marx that is being included by UNESCO in the world heritage and also to know one of the best production companies craft of cachaça, where surely you will not want to give up tasting some of the delicious productions of the house.

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What people are saying about Barra da Tijuca

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,339 reviews

Excellent service, a person waits for you with a sign and takes you to the transfer car. The car is large, comfortable and the driver Carlos very friendly all the time, speaks good Spanish and drives very quiet, a pleasure. I will hire the same service back

ran wonderfully, were escorted to the car, normal tax for a flat rate with 4 suitcases € 34.-, nice driver spoke English! Gladly again and again. However, a normal tax only costs about 80 Br. Real, the equivalent of €16-20.-

I booked last minute and this company quickly adapted. Great communication and great customer service. Thank you!

Everything worked great, even if it took longer to get through passport control on arrival.

Very well organized with info on the driver and the car. Reassuring