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Martha Vasconcellos Your Guide In Rio Private Tours

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Address: Rua Lauro Muller, 96, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22.290-160, Brazil
Phone Number: + 55 21 98881-4396
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Description: We are government licensed Tour Guides who, for eight years, have enjoyed...
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"!
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Everything was so well organised

Great planning and wonderful use of our time. We were in Rio for 36 hours during Carnaval. Martha and her team planned our time and really showed us the city. Serge took us to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Great planning and wonderful use of our time. We were in Rio for 36 hours during Carnaval. Martha and her team planned our time and really showed us the city. Serge took us to Corcovado for the statue of Christ the Redeemer and to Sugarloaf mountain, where we caught other views of Ipanema and Copacobana beaches, the city and port... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

An incredible and authentic experience in the iconic destination Rio de Janeiro. Martha´s private favela tour in Rocinha is a must, unique opportunity and a different way to see amazing Rio. Martha is so charming, friendly, easy to adapt to her clients and very well connected - speaks several languages. Definitely we will be doing more tours with her during... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Martha is an amazing guide. The best you can find. She made our stay in Rio unforgettable. She made us feel at home. We are looking forward to come back! Thank you Martha for taking such good care of us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Martha organized a private sightseeing tour for my family of 6, which included two kids (teen and pre-teen) and two elderly parents. Everyone enjoyed the day, as there was something for everyone. We particularly enjoyed lunch at Colombo, the historic tea house downtown. My son made a list of points to share with those interested in hiring Martha: 1. Called... More 

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Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Well, there is nothing better for me than being a tourist in a new place, yet feeling at home. Rio is a great city but its better when you feel connected to the people. And Martha, the most generous, people person I have ever met , makes you feel connected to her and to the people of this great city.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Martha is a fabulous guide. I spent 2 full days and 1 evening touring the city with her. She looked after making reservations/ plans for me even on the days I wasn't touring with her. I never felt in danger even when touring the favela and other questionable areas I wanted to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our day started with Martha cordially greeting us at the arrivals gate at Tom Jobim Airport in Rio De Janeiro. Martha took us to our private car and off we went on our private guided tour of Rio. We asked Martha to take us to 3 specific places since we only had a bit over half a day to spend.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Martha took our group on a tour Corcovado, Christo Redemptor, followed by cable car ride to "Sugar Loaf" mountain. With her, we were able to bypass the lines at both places. This alone is worth the tour fee. Afterwards, she took us to an authentic Brazilian fast food cafeteria for lunch. Then, we went to another beach west of Leblon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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

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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 

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