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Tour Guide Gisela Vayda Private Day Tours

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041010, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 99987-1825
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Description: Unique and exclusive tours are developed for you and your family sharing...
Unique and exclusive tours are developed for you and your family sharing the best of our culture, history and people. You will be the only passengers on a tailor-made tour, attending to your wishes and expectations, comfort, flexibility, privacy and convenience. I will share my knowledge in a very personal way. My services include me as a tour guide or as a driver guide, in your language, which can be English, German, Spanish or Portuguese, in a deluxe car (6 people capacity) during your visit in Rio de Janeiro. For bigger groups I can provide bigger cars (Van 14 people capacity), Mini Buses (26 people capacity) or Buses (46 people capacity) You will get VIP service for regular prices.
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Gisela took great care of my family!

My mom and two aunts were spending a few days in Rio and needed someone to show them around. I worked with Gisela to set up the perfect itinerary for three older ladies. Gisela... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My mom and two aunts were spending a few days in Rio and needed someone to show them around. I worked with Gisela to set up the perfect itinerary for three older ladies. Gisela took them to Corcovado, Sugarloaf, and the Santa Teresa steps, and drove them all around the city all day. My mom told me that she had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I contacted Gisela by email before I arrived in Rio and she replied immediately with all the information I wanted. I had very limited time (only in the evenings) as I was there for work so I asked her to organise dinner and a football match. I had a fantastic time with Gisela. We had dinner in a restaurant where... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

She met us at our hotel promptly and we immediately felt comfortable. Her English was impeccable and her local knowledge even better. We quickly breezed through the must-see sights and then she veered off track to show us a special Rio: Santa Teresa and Lapa and its awesome public art, trying out the costumes at the Sambadrome, a peek at... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Gisela was our guide for a one-day whirlwind tour of Rio. She knows Rio well and efficiently guided us to its major sites. She is enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable about her city. She’s also very knowledgeable about Brazilian culture, food, society, politics – you name it. She has a warm, outgoing personality, patiently answered all our questions, and was attentive... More 

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Colchester, Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had one day in Rio and wanted to make the most of it. Gisela was great and gave us a day to remember. We saw all the sights and due to her planning we avoided long ques at both Christ the Redemer and Sugar Loaf. We saw lots more than we expected to in one day and she was very... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

In Feb we went on a private tour with Gisela. We saw all the great icons of Rio and much more - she tailored the tour to meet our interests. We learnt so much about Brazil and Rio. this was the best tour that we have ever done and it was really good value. Highly recommended with thanks to Gisella.... More 

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We were in Rio for just one day, but with Gisela it was great experience. We saw a lot of places with professional tour guide and we have to thanks Gisela for this day. Gisela knows Rio, you will get all information with she, will see what you want and it will be better than travel alone, especially when you... More 

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I researched private guides very carefully and, after much correspondence with Gisela, knew that she would be the one. I appreciate the way that she geared us in the best direction for our interests and for the time of year ( in terms of the crowds). That meant a great. We were there at the beginning of February and Gisela... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Dear Gisela, We were very happy with the tour Leonardo gave us. He is knowledgeable, articulate in English,fun and a pleasure to spend time with. As it turned out we only had one day in Rio. We think that Leonardo filled it with everything we wanted,from the normal sites to the Jewish synagogues. He planned the tour in an excellent... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Our group of four spent two days with Gisela Vayda last week, touring in Rio and Petropolis. Gisela is a thoroughly professional guide and a lovely person. We wanted to see some of Rio's Jewish heritage, and Gisela did not disappoint us. Not only did she show us several synagogues, but she shared with us her own unique heritage. After... More 

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041010, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 99987-1825
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro

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