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Address: Rua Maestro Francisco Braga, 502-205, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-070, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 83321383
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Description: The itiniraries are made for lovers of nature, secret sights and local...
The itiniraries are made for lovers of nature, secret sights and local culture. That´s your chance to have a great insight into the hidden treasures of Rio. I offer private tours in the city of Rio de Janeiro It´s a personalized experience combining my knowhow with the personal profile and needs of the customers. All the private tours are available by car which fit confortably until 6 people. Due the traffic jam, weather conditions and passengers´s mood the itineraries are very flexible. All the tours are booked upon request and availability.
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Exceptional and Professional Tour Guide

To begin with, my friend and I did not originally book our day tour with Julio before we left New York City but due to schedule issues, we were not able to meet our original tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

To begin with, my friend and I did not originally book our day tour with Julio before we left New York City but due to schedule issues, we were not able to meet our original tour guide but instead he recommended us to Julio. Upon calling him, Julio was accommodating and confirmed our meeting time and location for the next... More 

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chicago, il
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Julio is fantastic--he elevated our trip from ordinary to unforgettable! We appreciated his kindness, flexibility, and never-ending good humor. We had some bad weather on the trip, and Julio worked with us to meet for a few hours a day during sunny times to tour the city--something not many other (if any) guides were willing to do. He is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Went with boyfriend. Company was recommended by a friend. Julio took us everywhere. From the Redeemer, to local lunch spots to the Santa Marta Favella, Julio made us feel right at home. Our day was filled with adventure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had a great day exploring Rio with Julio. We were 3 friends travelling, it was extremely hot and he made seeing all the sights easy and fun, I couldn't of imagined trying to do everything we did in one day in the heat and with public transport. Julio took interest in what we actually wanted to see and showed... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Elaine Thank you very much for the feedback. I am glad that you had fun during the tour. I am committed in showing the best of Rio for my customers Kind regards, Julio More 

Balassagyarmat, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I visited Rio de Janeiro with my colleagues, and we can recommend Julio to everyone who wants to see the real Rio :) He is flexible conforming our interests. He told us interesting facts about the city, and gave us useful advices for Rio public transportation and nightlife. Thank you again!

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Polyakidora Thank you very much for the review. I am glad that you had good time during the tour. I am committed in making the best for my customers. Kind regards, Julio More 

Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We were a group of 6, heading to Rio to catch our cruise back to Miami after the world cup. We were spending a couple of days and wanted to have a guide to make moving around the beautiful city easier. I had originally contacted another guide, who was busy and recommended Julio. It worked out perfectly. We set everything... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review
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Olá Vanessa! Estou feliz que tenha gostado do passeio Obrigado pelo feedback Aguardo sua visita durante as Olimpiadas em 2016... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My husband and I hired Julio for a 4 hour tour of Rio. He was right on time and took us to exactly the places we wanted to go (and even a few neat places we didn't know about). He is very friendly and very knowledgeable. If he wasn't booked the rest of the time we were in Brazil, we... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Heather How are you? I am glad that you had great time during the tour. Thanks for the feedback Kind regards, Julio More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Julio picked us up on time and gave us a wonderful and insightful tour of the city of Rio. His English was great and his fee was very reasonable for all that we were able to do on this 8 hour all-in-one spectacular romp through the high points of this great city. I highly recommend him and his services. His... More 

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Azle, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I only had one day to see Rio as we were just passing through on our way to Argentina. The trip actually occurred last Fall and I should have posted this review sooner. Now seeing all the sights from World Cup action reminded how much fun we had in Rio. Julio made it possible for us to... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

the trip was perfect. Julio he is good guide:D he show as everything. off course I recommend Julio - price was ok he is so positive person . I hope we will see next year on Carnival ( finger cross) big kiss xx

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