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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
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Ranked #36 of 177 activities in Rio de Janeiro
Type: Tours
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... more » 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"! « less
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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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San Francisco, California
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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

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Springfield, Illinois
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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

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Brussels, Belgium
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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

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We loved having Martha as our tour guide. It was our first trip to Rio. She organized different itineraries over the days we were to be in Rio. She made sure we were prepared for our tours. She is most knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We had a great time with her, and she made Rio come alive for us. We highly... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

After a Google-odyssey to found the right tour-guide for visiting the Rocinha favela the universe send us to Martha. We would definitely confess, that Martha herself is one of the high-rated attractions of Rio. If you intend to visit Rocinha, its worth to book Martha as your private tour guide. The informations are told charming by-the-way, are fully packed with... More

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israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We spent a day in Rio with Martha in July. Arranging everything in emails worked well. Martha showed us downtown Rio and some off the beaten path places. She was fun, friendly, informal and yet very professional and informative. We were there during the Pope's visit, so traffic was hectic and she seemed to bypass every hassle. She even called... More

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Niagara On The Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We had one day to get the best sight of Rio, and Martha really delivered. She is a very personable lady and you will end up feeling like old friends by the end of your tour. She knows the city inside and out, and more importantly can tell you things you could never get from a guide book. Unlike another... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Me and my friend were looking for an english speaking guide with the possibility of taking us to the main attractions, including tasting brazilian food. We had two wonderful days with Martha - and even though I have been in Rio before, this was even better because Martha could tell us everything about history and politicas - and she had... More

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