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Martha Vasconcellos Your Guide In Rio Private Tours

Address: Rua Lauro Muller, 96, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22.290-160, Brazil (Botafogo)
Phone Number: + 55 21 8881-4396
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Ranked #33 of 415 Activities in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: We are government licensed Tour Guides who, for eight years, have enjoyed showing a large number of...
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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"!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

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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New York City, New York
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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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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 

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Toronto, Canada
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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 

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Redlands, California
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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 

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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 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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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

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