We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Martha Vasconcellos Your Guide In Rio Private Tours

Rua Lauro Muller, 96, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22.290-160, Brazil (Botafogo)
+ 55 21 8881-4396
Website
Improve this listing
97%
Ranked #40 of 231 Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: We are government licensed Tour Guides who, for eight years, have enjoyed showing a large number of happy visitors safely around our exciting home town—the unforgettable Rio de Janeiro!Simply, we want to show you the genuine happiness of the city where we were born and raised while customizing programs bringing "Rio as you'd like to live it"!

Hotels near Martha Vasconcellos Your Guide In Rio Private Tours

Write a Review

49 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    48
    0
    0
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We arranged one whole day tour with Martha. We had an extraordinary day touring all the major attractions in Rio. Martha is well versed into Rio's and Brazil’s history and current happenings. She is also very, very friendly. Lily and Goran

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We arranged one whole day tour with Martha through Marcio and exchanged a few e-mails in order to finalize the itinerary. Suggestions were perfect, idea of timing to our liking and from the moment she arrived with a driver at exact time agreed, we had an extraordinary day touring all the major attractions in Rio excluding Sugar Loaf, Corcovado, Botanical... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Abroad
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Since our amazing experience in 2009 and 2012 we did count on Martha again to make our stay in Rio unforgettable... and we were very pleased that we could do a one day tour with her during the busy World Cup weeks. Though we have been in Rio before we discovered again 2 wonderful MUST SEE places, i.e. Mirante Dona... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you want to learn and see the real RIO then a tour is a must with Martha, and ONLY MARTHA. The email exchanges with Martha during the booking process were smooth and she always had an answer for all our questions. Our tour was one to be remembered it was customized to what we really wanted to see. In... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Redlands, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had only one day to see Rio and Martha gave us her recommendations and let us pick the attractions that we wanted to see. Martha was fantastic and knew the locals at each location. Her knowledge of the city, the people, history, and culture made our day in Rio one that we will remember. I highly recommend Martha to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
OH
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Seeing Rio with Martha last year was unbelievable. With her knowledge of Rio, we saw more of the city in two days than we could have imagined. She became our friend and could sense what we wanted to do. With her expertise and knowledge, she was able to assist me with finding guides throughout South America for this year's trip.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

Martha was great....full of energy and very well known by the local establishments. Our time was limited so we did the main attractions with ease and comfort. Well worth it

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Martha was recommended to me by friends who had met her on a previous trip. She was great, and helped me plan out a daily schedule that maximized my time in Rio and got me aquainted with all the different areas. She knows her way around, and how to navigate the touristy areas so you don't waste time. I was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Springfield, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Martha was a fun, knowledgeable guide who made our time in Rio the highlight of our trip around South America. We had chosen Martha to be our guide several months before arriving in Rio and e-mailed back and forth with her many times to decide on our itinerary based on our time and interests. With Martha as our guide, we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

In December last year I went to Rio for the first time in my life and I did have some concerns about safety. Thanks to the many positive recommendations on Tripadvisor we did select Martha as our tour guide and this appeared to be the best option! We did do a historic tour in Santa Teresa and downtown city and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Martha Vasconcellos Your Guide In Rio Private Tours also viewed

 

Been to Martha Vasconcellos Your Guide In Rio Private Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing