Ideally located in the dynamic business district of Barra da Tijuca, Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro hotel is just moments from the Olympic Park. Guests at this contemporary hotel in Rio de Janeiro can enjoy easy access to popular restaurants, lively bars and nightclubs, shopping, and leisure opportunities. Catch a music concert or sporting event at the Jeunesse Arena. Spend the day at Praia do Pepe, a beautiful stretch of beach that is very popular with surfers and kite boarders. Admire stunning views from the peak of Pao de Acucar, or visit the magnificent Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro's iconic Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ. If you have any questions, please contact us and we will be more than happy to respond as quickly as possible. Below, find day trips that will thrill you in this tropical paradise vacation!

Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil

Hilton Barra Rio de Janeiro Hotel Pick-up options!

A Magical Day Tour in Rio

Lifelong memories, the unforgettable experience of the most important and renowned landmarks of the "Marvelous City" in a single day! After pick up from your hotel or rental, your tour will begin with a drive to a part of the vast Tijuca National Forest, an extraordinary destination for nature and ecotourism enthusiasts. You will go to the base station of Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer Statue where starts the journey up to Corcovado mountain. After a short hop back down Corcovado mountain through the sub-tropical cloud forest, you will meet up again with your private transport and head off to the Metropolitan Cathedral, designed in a modern style based on Mayan pyramid architecture. Then, you’ll stop by the famous Sambodrome, where the annual carnival parades are held every year, and continue on to the most famous soccer stadium in the world: the mighty Maracanã. Next stop, a "churrascaria," where a wide variety of perfectly barbecued meat cuts are served with heaping sides of farofa, feijoada and many other Brazilian delicacies. Right after, an expedition up one of Rio's celebrated cable cars to visit Sugar Loaf Mountain for the most spectacular views of the city that can be experienced. Your iconic cable car journey first takes in Urca Mountain and then proceeds to Sugar Loaf Mountain. After a ride back down to sea level, enjoy a guided tour of the most famous city beaches in the world, Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon, with stops for picture taking before heading back to your hotel for drop off.
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  • "Best of Rio" +Plus Tour.

    Part of the fun of vacationing on cruise ships are the on shore excursions to see the sights and hear the sounds of the marvelous city. The Christ the Redeemer statue is known worldwide as the ic...
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  • "Best of Rio" BBQ Lunch Tour.

    Part of the fun of vacationing on cruise ships are the on shore excursions to see the sights and hear the sounds of the marvelous city. At the beginning, we will meet you at the pier and our mult...
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  • 4hr Christ Statue and Copacabana Tour

    We will take you on an unforgettable journey exploring the sights and sounds of Rio. The Christ the Redeemer statue is known worldwide as the iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro, which...
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  • 4hr Sugar Loaf and Copacabana Tour.

    We will pick you up at your hotel, vacation rental or place of convenience by one of our safe, professionally chauffeured, air-conditioned transportation and take you on an unforgettabl...
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  • 4hr Tijuca National Forest Jeep Tour

    Your first experience will be a stopover at the outstanding Vista Chinesa overlook point, high up a winding mountain road (Estrada da Vista Chinesa) that links the Jardim Botâ...
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  • A day at the Gigoia Island

    The Gigoia Islands are a little hidden paradise at Barra da Tijuca. You will feel as if in a matter of minutes you have left the big city and entered a small, bucolic, safe and peaceful vill...
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  • A Magical Day Tour in Rio

    Lifelong memories, the unforgettable experience of the most important and renowned landmarks of the "Marvelous City" in a single day! After pick up from your hotel or rental, your tour ...
    From USD 249
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  • Angra dos Reis Island Exploration Cruise

    South of the city of Rio is one of Brazil's most beautiful seaside destinations: Angra dos Reis. Because of its gorgeous beaches, outstanding bayside location and breathtaking environs,&...
  • AquaRio Aquarium Experience

    AquaRio, Rio's marine aquarium is a 100% private, modern and multifunctional place for public visitation, for education, research, conservation, leisure, entertainment and culture. Thus,...
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  • ASSADOR BBQ + Sugar Loaf Combo

    Enjoy the panoramic view of the main wonders of the city of Rio de Janeiro, up to 396 meters above sea level. A cultural, gastronomic and enchanting experience for all ages. Afterwards, have the ...
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  • Bosque da Barra Expedition

    The Bosque da Barra (Woods of Barra) is a public forested nature preserve with jogging paths, a lake & many species of plants. Barra da Tijuca is a neighborhood frequently associated with inn...
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  • Casa Roberto Marinho Experience

    This is one of the many beautiful cultural events you can go to in Rio. Built in 1939, by the engineer César Melo Cunha, assistant to Joseph Gire who was responsible fo...
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  • Christ Statue and Aquarium Visit

    Go to one of the most popular the largest urban forest in the world, becoming both national and carioca icon. It is an incredible opportunity to be able to visit such a beautiful park and so clos...
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  • Christ Statue and Santa Teresa Jeep Tour

    Visit 3 spectacular locations in 6 hours and all riding in the back of an open air jeep. Now how much fun is that? The Tijuca park is the world's largest urban forestland, ...
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  • Forte de Copacabana and Arpoador

    The Copacabana Fort is a military base at the south end of the beach that defines the district of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. The base is open to the public and contains the Historical Museu...
  • Fortress of Santa Cruz da Barra

    If you like to visit historical places, this is the activity for you. The Fortress of Santa Cruz da Barra is a unique historic site in Brazil, with a cornerstone in the year 1555. Its walls were ...
  • Garota de Ipanema Bar

    Go to the place that inspired one of the most famous Brazillian songs in the world! It's a wonderful feeling to sit and eat at the bar immortalized by Vinicius and Tom, two of the most p...
  • Gavea Golf Club Experience

    Golf is an interesting sport - you need silence, focus and concentration while you can play in a group, enjoying a good time with family or friends in a prepared and sophisticated environment. Th...
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  • Ginga Tropical Carnival Experience

    Get ready for the most bright and colorfull show you have ever seen. The Ginga Tropical offers a show makes a rhythmic tour through Tupiniquin lands, passing through the Parintins Festival, Lamba...
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  • Half Day in Downtown Rio Tour

    Enjoy a half day of sightseeing and experiences in the most fascinating part of Rio de Janeiro: Downtown otherwise known as "Centro". Downtown has always been an area busttling with act...
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  • Hanglide and Hike Adventure at the Bonita Stone

    Could you imagine seeing Rio feeling like you're flying above it? After taking off from the Bonita Stone (trail with bilingual guide optional), overlooking the famous Pedra da Gáv...
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  • Helisight Rio's Essential Experience

    Watch the heart of Rio de Janeiro from the sky - Christ, The Redeemer, the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, Jardim Botanico and the Ipanema beaches. All of that included with modern instalations, VIP l...
  • IMS - Moreira Salles Institute Tour

    Instituto Moreira Salles houses great Brazilian heritage in four different areas: photography, literature, music and iconography. It is a unique institution that will be able to offer books and e...
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  • Ipanema and Copacabana Helicopter Flight

    Fly on an incredible roundtrip tour over Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Then, view the famous Arpoador peninsula before flying over the world famous Copacabana beach. Enjoy the safety and...
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  • Museum of Contemporary Art Niteroi

    "The sea, the mountains of Rio, a magnificent landscape that should be preserved(...) And I went up with the building, adopting the circular shape that, in my view, the space required (...)&...
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  • Paquetá Island Ferry Boat Tour

    Ilha de Paquetá is a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro and, in addition, it is one of the safest in the city. There are no buildings there, as well as cars are not allowed. To stroll through ...
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  • Pedra da Gávea Hiking Trail Experience

    Considered one of the postcards of Rio, Pedra da Gávea is the largest monolith by the sea in the world. With more than 800 meters of altitude, due to its location and characteristics, it h...
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  • Pedra do Sal Samba Experience

    Pedra do Sal is an outdoor event, a historical monument that brings together Rio’s best samba musicians for an impromptu samba jam. It is a different and joyfull, alternative day or nightli...
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  • Plant and Sponsor a Tree Online.

    Want to do something about global deforestation? Why not sponsor a tree? Nature lovers of the world unite! Everyone agrees that trees are the lungs of our planet, without them we can't breath...
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  • Prainha and Grumari Beach Expedition

    There's no denying: Rio de Janeiro is a privileged city. Here we can offer everything from waterfalls, trails, cultural activities, Michelin star restaurants, an immense diversity of stores, ...
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  • Premium Visit at Jardim Botânico

    The residential and affluent Jardim Botânico neighborhood is named after the Botanical Garden of Rio, where visitors stroll through the orchid garden, imperial palm trees and giant water li...
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  • Rio Christ Statue VIP Pass

    Welcome to the heart of Rio! Elected in 2007 as one of the 7 wonders of the world, Christ is a monument that attracts tourists from all over the world for its beauty and significance. The statue ...
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  • Rio De Janeiro Half-Day Express Tour.

    Visit the most important, renowned landmarks of the "Marvelous City" in just half a day! Choose our Express combo, visiting the Christ the Redeemer Statue by Van and Sugar Loaf Mountain...
  • Rio De Janeiro Sunset Express Tour.

    Visit the most important, renowned landmarks of the "Marvelous City" in just half a day! Choose our Express combo, visiting the Christ the Redeemer Statue by Van and Sugar Loaf Mountain...
  • Rio Guanabara Bay BBQ Cruise

    Experience the best views of Rio aboard your own private schooner. You can enjoy a morning or afternoon on your private boat with your own exclusive group. Enjoy the option of cruising the bay wi...
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  • Santa Teresa, Lapa & Cinelândia Tour.

    Go back to a forgotten time of tram cars rides and elegant cafés. Your tour starts with a Tram car ride up to quaint Santa Teresa before visiting a park with an art gallery built around th...
  • Shuttle to Christ, the Redeemer from the Paineiras

    Tijuca Forest is not only the most visited in the country, but also the largest urban forest in the world, becoming both national and carioca icon. It is an incredible opportunity to be able to v...
  • Speedboat through Baía de Guanabara

    Route indicated for those who do not know the sights of Guanabara Bay, for those who are afraid of getting seasick and for those who want a more peaceful walk, sheltered from the excessive sway o...
  • Sugar Loaf Pão de Açúcar Tour

    "Pão de Açúcar" (that is, Sugar Loaf Mountain) famously featured in the James Bond "Moonraker" film, is a must stop for anyone visiting Rio. The ride...
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  • Telegrafo Stone Trail Adventure

    Pedra do Telégrafo is located in Pedra Branca State Park, in Barra de Guaratiba, and is 354 meters high. The stone served as the base for a military submarine observation detachment during...
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  • The "Classic" Half Day Tour of Rio.

    The Christ the Redeemer statue is known worldwide as the iconic symbol of Rio de Janeiro, which is fondly celebrated as the "Marvelous City." Here, unforgettable sights and sounds are l...
  • The Canastra Bar: an exclusive experience

    We have three Canastra Bar options to offer in Rio: one at Ipanema, one at Botafogo and one at Barra da Tijuca. The Canastra bar is special because it offers all sorts of wine, drinks, caipirinha...
  • The CCBB and Rio Antigo Experience

    Culture is a fundamental element of a people; of a country. The CCBB, for over 30 years, has been bringing components of international and national culture into a building with influences from Ar...
  • The Ipanema H.Stern Jewelry Tour

    The south zone is one of the most prestigious areas of Rio de Janeiro. In there you will find the best shops, restaurants, malls and hotels in the city. But let's talk about Ipanema: the plac...
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  • The Rio Carnival Experience

    Here's an invite you cannot miss: visit the Cidade do Samba, a carnival factory, and enter the shed of the Samba School Acadêmicos do Grande Rio to see the preparations for the next par...
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  • The Rio Maracana Experience

    Welcome to Maracana! On this 40 minute visit, you will experience the scene of the most important classics of Brazilian football, Maracanã has also hosted historic moments of international...
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  • Theatro Municipal and Santa Teresa Expedition

    The Theatro Municipal is not just any opera house. Since the early twentieth century, the Theatro Municipal is considered to be one of the most beautiful and important theaters of the city and th...
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  • Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden Expedition

    This tour will introduce you the best of Rio's tropical magnificence at the Botanical Gardens or, as the locals say, Jardim Botânico. This world-class attractio...
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  • Tijuca Islands Jet Ski Adventure

    Welcome to Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. With the most beautiful beaches, soft breeze and nicest restaurants, Barra is a place you just have to meet when you come to Rio. Get ready to see the ...
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  • Villa Lobos Ruins Park Experience

    Parque das Ruínas (the Ruins Park) is the perfect cultural program for couples, friends or family. A kid-friendly experience, you can have a romantic or playful date while watching the vie...
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  • Wakeboard Classes at Barra da Tijuca

    In case you don't know, Wakeboard is a water sport practiced with a board pulled by a jet ski or a speedboat. You will perform maneuvers while being pulled into the sea. It is held in several...
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  • Welcome to The Maze!

    This is more than two experiences at once. The Maze is inside a Brazilian community and both restaurant and locals partner up to offer your safest and most welcoming place in town....
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  • YupStar Rio Ferris Wheel Experience

    Fly high in the blue sky. Feel the clouds touching your face. Feel like a bird. The best views get even better when the city is Rio de Janeiro. From up top, you can enjoy incredible sights such a...
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