Wonderful excursion, lasting approximately 5 hours, in Rio de Janeiro. Starting at the famous Staircase Selarón, passing through the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, Bonde de Santa Teresa, Center of the Santa Teresa Quarter, Ruins Park, Municipal Theater, Largo de São Francisco, Confeitaria Colombo, Praça XV and São Bento Monastery. The boarding and arrival will be done in the hotels of Zona Sul and Barra da Tijuca, with a professional guide.

What to Expect

The tour begins with a visit to the Staircase Selarón, located between the neighborhoods of Santa Teresa and Lapa, an architectural work decorated with tiles from around the world by the Chilean artist Jorge Selarón. Passing through Arcos da Lapa, one of the most important symbols of Old Rio de Janeiro and also one of the most famous postcards of the city, we will reach the Metropolitan Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro. From the cathedral, we will leave on foot to the Santa Teresa Tram Station, which connects the River Center to the Santa Teresa neighborhood, where we will disembark on the main street of that neighborhood, we will go on foot for a visit to the Ruins Park, ruins of an ancient palace, currently a Municipal Cultural Center and will return from Bonde to the Station, in the Center of RJ. Continuing the tour we will pass in front of the Municipal Theater. From there, we will go to Largo de São Francisco and we will go to the famous Confeitaria Colombo, where, if you like, you can have a cup of delicious Brazilian coffee (which is not included in the general rate). Then, we will pass by Square XV, ending this wonderful tour with a visit to the Set Architectural of the Church of the Monastery of São Bento.

Tickets to the Santa Teresa Tram can be pre-booked to avoid wasting time in queues upon request and at extra cost. Get off at the hotel after finishing the tour. All taxes, tolls, parking and fuel included.

Important Informations

Starting Point


Hotels in South Zone of Rio de Janeiro (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon) and Barra da Tijuca | Departure time 9h.



- All taxes, fees and maintenance costs of the car

- Professional Guide - Private Driver Guide

- Boarding and landing at the hotel

- Transportation in executive vehicle for up to 4 adults and 2 children or teenagers

- Tickets for the Bonde de Santa Teresa 



- Alcoholic beverages (available for purchase)
- Tips (optional)
- Food

Price US$80 (Minimum 2 people)

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