Free Walking Tour Rio de Janeiro

free walking tour rio de janeiro

Free walking tour Rio de Janeiro is a great way to explore this coastal city located in the southeast of Brazil, known for its stunning beaches, Carnival celebrations, and iconic landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. Visitors can take a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain to enjoy panoramic views of the city, or explore the historic neighborhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa. The city is also home to many museums, parks, and gardens, as well as a vibrant nightlife scene. Rio de Janeiro is also famous for its annual Carnival, which is one of the largest and most famous street festivals in the world.

General information

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car station

Start times

11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs

Duration

2 hours

Language

English

Price

Tip only basis

Important

Please remember to check your ticket after booking to ensure you don’t miss any updates from your guide.

Free Walking Tour Rio de Janeiro – Itinerary

Free walking tour Rio de Janeiro starts at the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car station, where you’ll be able to take a cable car to the top and enjoy the panoramic views of the city, the Guanabara Bay, and the famous Cristo Redentor statue. From here, you’ll learn about the history of the mountain and the different events that take place here. 

Next, we’ll make our way to the Lapa Arches, a historic aqueduct that is now a famous landmark of the city. Here, you’ll be able to see the architectural beauty of the arches and learn about the history of the area and the importance of the aqueduct for the city. 

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Afterwards, we’ll head to the Copacabana beach, one of the most famous beaches in the world. Here, you’ll be able to take a walk on the beach, enjoy the sun, and see the different street performers and vendors. 

Finally, we’ll end our tour at the Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí, where the famous Carnival parade takes place. Here, you’ll learn about the history and culture of the Carnival, and see the different costumes and floats that are used during the parade.