Experience the real “Rio de Janeiro Way of Life” during unique and exciting “tailored up” private tours.
Visit Rio de Janeiro’s main tour attractions as well as the “off the beaten path” things to do in the city in 1 or 2 days tour itineraries.
Your expert guide, Manu will work hard to provide you with the best experience in Rio, and a memorable time through the eyes of a local.
The day tours usually last 8hrs length(with an optional stop for a typical local lunch!) and a suggested itinerary plan for 1 or 2 days is to see and visit the following attractions (can be tailored up!):
☆ The amazing views from the Dona Marta lookout viewpoint, in the Tijuca National Park;
☆ Corcovado Statue;
☆ A visit to the Tijuca National park falls, and some of its beautiful scenic viewpoints;
☆ A scenic “drive by” along Rio’s coast line from the wild western zone beaches of Barra da Tijuca and São Conrado(where the beautiful and colorful tandem flight hangglidders and paragliders land, besides the world famous beaches of Leblon, Ipanema & Copacaba stopping at some beautiful picturesque lookout viewpoints for photos;
☆ A visit to one of the world’s most beautiful Atlantic Rainforest Botanical Gardens(Rio de Janeiro botanical gardens) and to the amazing 18th century old sugar cane colonial farm, now the school of visual arts of Rio’s Federal University known as PARQUE LAGE with its breathtaking gardens and fountains and colonial architecture main house, where nowadays the school of visual arts classrooms are held.
☆ Sugar Loaf cable car;
☆ A visit to the Historical district in downtown Rio seen:
• The Lapa Arches (old aqueduct) and the bohemian district with its colonial constructions;
• The Theatro Municipal ( the Opera House – visit from outside);
• The old imperial senate building (today the Rio de Janeiro city council – visit from outside);
• The royal library (visit from outside);
• The impressive Modern Cathedral with its unique architecture;
• The charming 19th century classical COLOMBO CAFETERIA;
• The 19th century picturesque neighborhood of Santa Teresa;
• The tiled staircase of the Chilean artist Jorge Selaron.
(or we can include/change anything that you as my tourist/customer would like to see/do for customize your “wish to do” list of things for your trip in Rio!!).
Check my webpage listed on my profile for photos and pictures of the sites I mention above, to have a better idea of how these tour suggestions can be tailored up.
Your adventure awaits!
Son of a spanish imigrant, but born and raised in Brazil, Manu Peclat had a 4 years high school educational background in the US, which turned him an English and Spanish fluent local tour operator in Rio de Janeiro. Due to the remarkable clear and easy to understand way of speaking both languages, being educated abroad gave Manu Peclat the sense of multiculturalism and a perfect feeeling of what are the expectations and desires that his guest/tourists would like to experience on their trip to Rio!! College graduated in Brazil in languages, Manu has also a teaching experience of English as a foreign language since 1995, besides being a Certified Accredited Tour Guide by the Brazilian government. To be in touch with the world, Manu Peclat has as one of his favorite hobbies traveling to other countries and cities, in order to experience what he is constantly improving: the quality of his services offered to his tourists!