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Marcio Guedes Rio Tour Guide

Rua Coelho Neto 52/103 | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-110, Brazil (Laranjeiras)
+55 21981027654
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Ranked #6 of 177 activities in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: My name is Marcio Guedes. I am a Licensed Tour Guide/Operator and a native of Rio de Janeiro who lived and studied four years in the United States and... more » Owner description: My name is Marcio Guedes. I am a Licensed Tour Guide/Operator and a native of Rio de Janeiro who lived and studied four years in the United States and one year in Europe. I have also worked as a Dietitian and as a Teacher of English.I can assist you with airport transfers, tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and off the beaten path places. Customized tours to do what you want at your own pace. Larger vehicles for bigger groups, from full-size vans to buses.I can also get excellent hotel rates and domestic flights for groups. I have colleagues who speak German, French and Spanish.If you wish, you may leave your phone number and I will get back to you ASAP! « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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Cannes
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Three years after our first visit to rio we met up with him again for a different view of rio, the Rio of preparation for the football and the Olympics. Quite a difference. Big traffic problems which Marcio negotiated with skill so we didnt lose time. We didnt do the traditional sites as we had visited them last time. So... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I have just returned from a wonderful seven day holiday in Rio de Janeiro with my sister and our 80yr old mum. After reading the excellent reviews about Marcio I got in touch with him via email and after some toing and froing of very informative and helpful emails from Marcio we decided upon three half day tours to visit... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We are a group of 8 from Hong Kong and we only have one and half day in Rio. Thanks to the thoughtful proposal and arrangement of Marcio, we have visited the key attractions and its vicinity with sufficient time of stay at the most important sites : the Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Corcovado Mountain, the Selaron Stairway and the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

This tour was truly amazing. Marcio provided an abundant amount of history to inform my family and I about how Brazil came to be. He was able to answer any questions we had. Also, he made sure to show us some breath taking sights. Many tour guides show "everything" and it gets boring, but Marcio made sure to show us... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My first time in Rio. With the help of our expert tour guide Marcio, I was able to get to appreciate Rio. We saw all of the important sites and some that were little known treasures. His extensive knowledge of the area and his excellent English were really appreciated. Highly recommend him as a tour guide. Wish we would have... More

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Palm Coast, FL
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We visited Rio on a cruise ship in February 2014 and had Marcio as our tour guide for two days. His tour had been set up by a Cruise Critic member and we were able to join the group. Marcio did an excellent job of introducing us to Rio and showing us all of it's attractions and highlights. The first... More

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Zephyrhills, Florida, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

While sailing on the Prinsendam we had a stop in Rio. One of our Cruise Critic Members organized a tour with Marcio. I was lucky enough to join the group for a fantastic two day tour. Marcio was very good about organizing the best times to see the most popular attractions. Marcio spoke perfect English having spent time in the... More

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las vegas, nv
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Marcio provided our group with a wonderful 2-day tour in Rio on Feb. 14 & 15th.. We went to all the famous tourist places as well as some unusual places. We had a fabulous tour in one of the favelas and also got to visit the Seleron Steps. Marcio knew where we could get senior discounts and took us to... More

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Derry
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Having Marcio as a personal tour guide was an excellent way to see as much as possible of this beautifully located city in a fairly short amount of time. From our first contact with him prior to our trip, until we arrived back to our home countries everything was perfect. Marcio speaks excellent English which was great for us. The... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

We highly recommend private guides to be able to see the many parts of Rio. Marcio was so knowledgable and we learned so many interesting facts and history about Rio. We appreciated having him take us around and enable us to see so much in one day. His car was wonderfully air conditioned and he was such a gentleman, opening... More

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