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TourGuide Neyla - Private Day Tours

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Santo Cristo)
+55 (21) 8187 0773
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Ranked #2 of 177 activities in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Chicago
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I arranged with Neyla for a private tour on our last day of a 2 week vacation in South America. We finished our cruise in Rio de Janeiro and wanted to see the highlights but not with a bus load of people. I researched through TA and Neyla was a top choice both because of the rating and her prompt... More

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Richmond,BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

We had Neyla as our tour guide when we disembarked from our cruise on Mar 29. There were four of us and at first we were a bit worried that her car may not be able to fit all our luggages. Guess what ? She came with a van that could sit 11 and apart from her, there was a... More

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Weehawken, New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My wife and I arrived in Rio at the end of a wonderful cruise from Buenos Aires on the Regent Seven Seas Mariner. We knew that, after spending our first day relaxing at our hotel, the Sheraton on the beach in Leblon (away from the crazy scene on Ipanema and Copa), there would be much to see and too little... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We contacted Neyla before we left the UK. We had a prompt and very friendly response to our enquiry. Neyla arrived on time to collect us from our hotel and the tour began. As the weather was a bit cloudy to start with she rearranged the day so that we could get the best of the sites we had asked... More

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Otford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I contacted Neyla after arriving in Rio at the end of February and she promptly arranged for Olivia to be my guide for the following day. I asked Olivia to take me places where as a single woman, I would not feel comfortable/safe going. I had an absolutely amazing day - I saw everything I asked to see and more... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We contacted Neyla through the internet and she provided us with Cristiane as our guide for four fabulous days of touring. Cristiane was wonderful. She was knowledgeable, flexible, candid and fun. We had a long list of things we wanted to see and Cristiane made it all happen, plus added more sights she thought we might like. Seeing Rio through... More

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We booked our tour on line and Neyla was very efficient.Matilda was our tour on the day and she was amazing !! She took us to the most interesting places in Rio and although it was cloudy and it rained now and then our guide made sure we covered as much as possible.We had to skip a couple of important... More

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Tustin, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Awesome! Best tour decision--EVER! Thoroughly enjoyable and the highlight of our four-week South America adventure! Words can’t express our enthusiasm for our personal tour guide, Neyla Bontempo! I contacted her online, while still at home, and was impressed with her prompt reply and attention to details of my questions. My husband and I are thrilled that we hired her for... More

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Corning, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful tour with Matilde. She took us to the best places in Rio and we did not have to wait in line to see Christ The Redeemer or Sugar Loaf. Matilde is very knowledgeable about the city and showed us many interesting places that we would not have seen without her tour. For us,... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Neyla was truly an amazing tour guide! We had what we felt was a long list of sights to see in one day, and she easily helped us accomplish all of them (and take our time with everything, as well as providing local information and insight about those sights) and also added a few more "insider" things to see. She's... More

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