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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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Great day in Rio

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Colchester, Essex
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Colchester, Essex
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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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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NYC,NY
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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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