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Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Secret Tour of Sao Paulo

3 hours

See a (shh!) Sao Paulo

Channel your inner Indiana Jones because Sampa is brimming with hidden gems for you to find.

  • From 24.38 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English

What you'll do

Get ready for the weird and wonderful as you discover a secret São Paulo with a local insider, like darting the crowds at the Metropolitan Cathedral for a peek at its moody crypt beneath, with breathtaking arches, or grab a book at an out-of-the-box bookstore where even the front door is made of shelves. You've heard of the quirky street art in Beco de Batman alley but wait until you bask in the phantasmagoric presence of the eerie La Madone de São Paulo mural. Overwhelmed by the skyscrapers along Paulista Avenue? Escape to an Atlantic jungle in the heart of the city, or hustle like a local at South America's largest flower market. An encapsulation of Brazilian modern architecture is next on the list, and be sure to ask your host about a top-spot for bananas and pork chops.

Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge
Big Ben to Tower Bridge

Where you’ll go

São Paulo brims with hidden gems and you are Indiana Jones, on a secret journey along streets unknown to tourists, such as the resting place of bishops under a towering gothic cathedral, or book haven Livraria da Vila, where even the doors have a story to tell. Dart downtown, where a giant, purple-hued mural of deity Santa Muerte keeps an eye on the bustling city, reminding locals of their morality. Life flourishes at the Atlantic forest Jardim Botânico, where green-billed toucans and striking orchids create a rainbow of lusciousness or get lost among the overflowing flower stalls of Ceagesp Flower Market, the biggest on the continent. In the city's heart hides the magnificently modern Milan House, then kick it back at quirky eatery Bolinha, if you like.

    • Look like a proper Paulistano along secret streets away from the tourist track uncovered for you by a local insider.
    • Skip the cathedral crowds to marvel at the magnificent arches of an underground crypt.
    • See where stories come to life in a magical bookshop seemingly built from, well, books!
    • Escape towering skyscrapers along a famous street to hustle like a local in a bursting flower market.
    • Navigate what appears to be dead ends nowhere to a home that encapsulates Brazilian modernity.
    • Get the inside scoop on where to dig into a banana and pork chop dish that locals love.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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  • 3
    The best part! Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there
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