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Address: Rua Ronald de Carvalh, 253, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 0055-21-2237-4615
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Rio in one day

Lisa organized for me to participate in a guided day tour which took us to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer and to the Sugar Top, amongst many other places. At noon we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Alesund, Norway
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Alesund, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Lisa organized for me to participate in a guided day tour which took us to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer and to the Sugar Top, amongst many other places. At noon we were served an excellent lunch in Copacabana. The guide was excellent in every way.

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Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We did a walking tour booked by our hotel of Santa Theresa and the Lapa area. Our tour guide was Igor and he was very informative and easy going. He made sure we enjoyed the tour and adapted tour our needs. We felt a bit rushed at the end as Igor had another tour he had to get to right... More 

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Uk
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55 reviews 55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Igor was our guide on this walking tour and he was very good. He had a natural enthusiasm for his City and Country. We saw most if not all of the remains of the old Rio. Santa Teresa seemed to be " closed" so that part was a it of a waste. Disappointingly when we came to settle at the... More 

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New Hampshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We took the tour of the Santa Teresa neightborhood, the Selaron steps, and the Lapas neighborhood with Luiz from Lisa Tours. He was fantastic -- knowledgeable about everything from history to football, answering questions on literally any topic we had, and offering historical notes and social color that really made the neighborhoods come alive. The combination of walking tour and... More 

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Sidney, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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
9 helpful votes 9 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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