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Lisa Rio Tours

Rua Ronald de Carvalh, 253, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
0055-21-2237-4615
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Ranked #91 of 414 Activities in Rio de Janeiro
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sidney, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Today we had Martin as our English speaking tour guide for a private Best of Rio tour. He knows his history of Brazil and current events both within and outside of the country. It made for an informative and stimulating day. We did everything promised and were spared wasting time going out for a long lunch when we could figure... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Different guides, different tours. We took Lisas city tour, a pretty intense tour. Lisa talks as fast as she walks. This means You get to see an awful lot on a city tour with her. So You get really good value for Your money here. It started off a bit awkward as we were told we were going on a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We booked Lisa for a private tour on a day when we checked out of our hotel and had a night flight. She arrived on time in a nice van with a driver and took us straight to the botanical garden. Her narration here was excellent, and we recommend visiting even though it rained most of our visit. The rain... More 

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Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I followed the advise of Trip Advisor and booked a 8 hs tour of some of the Rio attractions. After the initial contact it became increasingly difficult to contact Lisa by e-mail or phone. The price of the airport transfer changed continuously. Upon arrival, as promised, she was at the airport with a driver. The next day, the day of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

My wife and I toured the city with Lisa last weekend, she was great and took us to a few spots that are not in the tour books which we loved. Highly recommended!

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Los Altos, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I had only one weekend in Rio so I wanted to see as much as possible. I booked a tour with Lisa (lisariotours.com) to explore the Colonial area of the city plus the Santa Teresa neighborhood. She was recommended by the Marriott hotel on Copacabana. We had a small group since the weather was not great for a tour that... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

My husband and I were in Rio for 5 days but wanted some rest and relaxation time but also time to see the sites. We decided that a tour guide would be the best way to fit in all we wanted to and still get beach and pool time. We searched Trip Advisor and found Lisa. We contacted Lisa on... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

In Feb., we had a tour by Lisa Rio Tours pre-arranged, but she herself was not present at the last minute. She set us up with someone else whom she said would be fluent in English and terrific. The replacement she sent had limited English understanding, slept in the car while we toured and didn't stick to the tour agenda... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

If you ever want a wonderful historical experience of the new world (Brasil), I highly recommend Lisa's Afro-Brazilian tour. She not only takes you to the important historical sites to the founding of Rio, she gives you the back story of the political situation of the time. In addition, she interweaves the important Afro-Brazilians and the people who help make... More 

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Asker, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Thanks to Lisa for the express tour starting from Copacabana to Corcovado, Selarón Stairs Lapa, Cathedral and Sugar Loaf (at sunset! and a rising red moon) on Feb 26th. And Lisa added historic and contemporary info as the minibus was carrying us between each of these four locations. Efficient, good spirit and without any stress at all. All in all... More 

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