Rio by Bike: Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon Circuit


  • An original way to discover Rio

  • Departure from Ipanema beach

  • Guided commentary 

Essential info*

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Duration 4hrs

  • English
  • Portuguese

Starting time 2:30 PM

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Discover Rio de Janeiro on 2 wheels! Explore the Marvelous City in an original way with this guided bicycle tour.

Your bike ride will begin in the Ipanema district. The Ipanema beach was propelled onto the world stage with Tom Jobin's famous song "Girl from Ipanema". You will take the tunnel which links the lagoon to the seafront, separating Ipanema and Leblon beaches.

As you pedal around the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, look up and admire the Christ the Redeemer statue on top of Corcovado, and all the surrounding mountains which overlook the wealthy districts of Leblon, Ipanema and Lagoa.

The cycle route that runs around the edge of the lagoon will take you through several parks and past the HQ of the Flamengo club, Rio's most popular football team. You guide will explain to you how a rivalry between the city's two football teams started around the lagoon, at a time where Aviron was the most popular sport in Rio. 

Good to know

  • Availability: Every day (excluding excpetional dates) 
  • Visitors are advised to wear light clothing and walking shoes, and to bring a backpack containing water, a snack, suncream and a sunhat
  • To take part in this activity you will need to present your voucher to the tour operator on the day
  • The date of the trip is subject to change according to the weather conditions
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • The services of a professional guide
  • Bike and equipment rental
  • Accident insurance

Not included

  • Transport to/from the meeting point
  • Food and drink

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