Guided tour

São Paulo: Downtown Historical Bike Tour

Activity provider: Urban Bike SP

São Paulo: Downtown Historical Bike Tour

Activity provider: Urban Bike SP

From US$ 79 per person

Discover São Paulo via bike, covering more ground than you would on foot. Explore the stories behind historical buildings, monuments, and landmarks in Brazil's largest metropolis.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore São Paolo's bustling neighborhoods through the eyes of a local
  • Discover the city's most iconic sights
  • Learn the history behind famous sights like the Municipal Theater and the Sé Cathedral
Full description

Start your tour at Largo do Aroche, a bohemian neighborhood community in São Paulo. Through the bike paths, explore the region recognized for its classic restaurants, bars, and murals of urban art. Continue to Bom Retiro, a traditional immigrant neighborhood and a region with influence from the textile industry. You will visit the Luz station (train), the Pinacoteca (museum), and Parque da Luz, the first public park in São Paulo. Depending on the day and the movement of the region, you will pass through the Municipal Market, to taste some exotic Brazilian fruits. Next, you will pass the historical center, and the Vale do Anhangabaú. After visiting the squares, streets, and alleys of the historic center, you will head to Liberdade, a region known as the Japanese neighborhood with a lot of oriental influence and stories related to the Afro-Brazilian community. Finish your tour with a visit to Praça Roosevelt, another bohemian region with theaters, bars, and restaurants.

Includes
  • Bike rental
  • Helmet rental
  • Raincoat
  • Bottle of water
  • Souvenir
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Foods and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Av. Vieira de Carvalho, 99, São Paulo. 5 minutes from República Subway Station (red and yellow lines). Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the start of the activity.

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  This activity is not suitable for children.
  •  Expect a ride between 9 and 12 miles
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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I was the only person who took the bike tour this day, so it was like a personal tour! Max was excellent— extremely friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this experience for a fun and active way to learn a lot about the history of São Paulo! Thank you again, max! :)

August 8, 2022

The tour guides are really friendly and explained what stops and historical sites we were going to visit. Before we began the tour we tested the bikes. After we tested the bikes, the tour began. The bike ride was amazing and not difficult at all. There were a few up hills but they were easy to get up. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND doing this tour because you cover a huge area of the city. The guides know a lot of history about São Paulo. I also suggest going in the morning when it is a bit cooler. But I had an amazing time and it was so much fun.

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February 27, 2022

Knowledge tour guide made it very enjoyable and tailored to us, thank you.

February 18, 2020

Product ID: 119560