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Address: Rua Coelho Neto 52 103 | Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-110, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 98102-7654
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My name is Marcio Guedes. I am a Licensed Tour Guide/Operator and a native...

My name is Marcio Guedes. I am a Licensed Tour Guide/Operator and a native of Rio de Janeiro who lived and studied four years in the United States and one year in Europe. I have also worked as a Dietitian and as a Teacher of English.I can assist you with airport transfers, tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and off the beaten path places. Customized tours to do what you want at your own pace. Larger vehicles for bigger groups, from full-size vans to buses.I can also get excellent hotel rates and domestic flights for groups. I have colleagues who speak German, French and Spanish.If you wish, you may leave your phone number and I will get back to you ASAP!

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An amazing introduction to Rio

Having Mario show us around Rio on our first full day made an enormous difference in the depth and quality of our travel experience. We cannot recommend him enough. He is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having Mario show us around Rio on our first full day made an enormous difference in the depth and quality of our travel experience. We cannot recommend him enough. He is friendly, knowledgeable, interesting, a font of information about all things Brazilian, and a good conversationalist and guide. He's very efficient and managed to fit in everything we had asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spending three weeks in Rio for business, our group could not have asked for a better guide/translator/driver/expert than Marcio. His expertise and knowledge of the city was second to none, and he went the extra mile to fulfill the tasks we were trying to complete. I would highly recommend Marcio to any individual or group planning on visiting Rio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marcio speaks English very well so that gave me a positive impression that I would learn from him. He is knowledgeable about his country's history and about contemporary issues. He is a very good driver, a pleasant person and efficient. I saw much more and learned much more than I would have on a bus tour or by myself. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to fit all the main sights into one day in Rio. Marcio was the perfect guide. He expertly got us around Rio and efficiently into all the sights we were interested in. His knowledge of Rio was outstanding and he was very friendly and personable. I would recommend him highly to anyone visiting Rio.

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1 Thank Margaret C
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marcio was an excellent guide and fixer throughout the Olympic period in Rio. He was very thorough in his research of various attractions and tailored his work to our specific needs as journalists. We asked him to assist us with many requests that your usual tour guide wouldn't normally accommodate (such as setting up feature TV stories) and Marcio delivered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marcio our guide, gave us, a group of 4, a wonderful tour of Rio. His knowledge of, and affection for Rio comes across very strongly and we got to places and saw great things we would otherwise have been bumbling around to find. Well done and thank you Marcio, we'll pass your name around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marcio is a wonderful guide. He picked us up early to make the most of the day. We wanted to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain as a start and his knowledge of how to get to both these places efficiently as well as his commentary while we travelled gave us a good perspective on Rio. We were able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a team of 11 journalists from NZ in Rio to cover the Olympic Games. Marcio worked with us every day for 3 weeks during the games as our driver, guide, translator and general fixer, and we couldn't have done it without him. His knowledge of the city, his contacts, and his excellent ability to help us communicate with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

During return journey from Brazil, we had one and a half day in Rio. In order to utilize the time and get as much as possible of the visit, we hired a private tour guide, and the choice fell on Marcio Guedes. The planning started before leaving for Brazil, and he suggested where and when to place the different visits... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I have had the pleasure of touring with Marcio in the past so when another trip to Rio came up, he was my first choice. I will always book with Marcio when in Rio because he genuinely listens and creates a tour that is specific to what you want to do. Example: this time around my friend and I had... More 

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