A three hour cycling tour in Rio, focusing on the southern part of the city. You'll visit several of Rio's famous sites, but also some of its traditional neighborhoods.
What to Expect
The bike ride starts at Copacabana beach, where you can experience where a big part of the social life of the locals is spent.
From there bike on to Sugarloaf Mountain, to view its imposing vastness up close. The tour will also include a stop at nearby Praia Vermelha (Red Beach),a tiny oasis of quietness. Leaving Praia Vermelha behind, pedal to the lively neighborhood of Botafogo, to get a glimpse of the back lanes of Rio. This stretch of the bike tour will give you a closer look at how real Cariocas (people from Rio) live when they're not on the beach. Botafogo is home of Rio’s first pacifiedfavela (slum), the colorful Dona Marta.
The last part of the trip will lead to Lagoa, the big city lagoon, which is surrounded by green hillsides and fancy neighborhoods. The tour finishes at the famous beach of Ipanema.
- Professional Guide