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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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Excellent Guide!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Boston, MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

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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Larchmont, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We spent two wonderful days with Gisela. On the first day we went to Petropolis. On the way Gisella detoured to show us the area where the Samba School Top Five Winners were staging for the Saturday night parade at the Sambadrome. We walked through the floats of one Samba School. It was enlightning to see the detail of the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Very efficient , always on time had expert knowledge of Rio, pleasant and helpful. Wonderful to jump the Q since I am slightly disabled and she managed to park her car near to all the attraction's since she had a disabled permit sticker visible on her car, I have no hesitation in recommending to all and sundry, Joan A

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Our group of six toured Jewish Rio with Gisela and enjoyed it very much. Gisela was prompt, well organized and very knowledgeable. She was warm, friendly and attentive to our needs. Her English is excellent and we would recommend her for anyone interested in learning more about the Jewish community in Rio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had a full day tour with Gisela and she was wonderful. very knowledgeable-learned a lot about Rio. Would recommend her to anyone going to Rio.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Gisela arranged everything for us; pickup at airport, homemade breakfast in bus, reservation for really nice lunch restaurant and a very interesting guided tour in Rio - competent and service minded.

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La Jolla, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

A group of six took a Jewish tour of Rio with Gisela. She was fantastic. Her professional manner, her expertise at the sights and her own personal story gave us an amazing inside look at the history of Rio's Jewish community. Her tour was a highlight of our visit to Brazil. I'd take any of her tours.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Gisela provided our group of 23 with a taylormade tour of main sites in RIo for half a day. We were all very pleased. Speaks English well and has a pleasant style. Well organized

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were a family of six, including two young kids and two grandparents, traveling to Rio and Buzios. Gisela did a two day tour of Rio for us, and also helped arrange transportation to/from Buzios. She was terrific and like having a local friend living in Rio. First, she picked us up from the airport in Rio when she really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Gisela led our group to the heart of Jewish Rio de Janeiro. The tour was eye-opening. I recommend Gisela's tour.

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