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Luis Darin Tour Guide In Rio

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Address: Rua Nossa senhora de Copacabana 876, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-002, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 99168-8150
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Flexibility is the key word on the tailor made tours I provide. I’ll help...

Flexibility is the key word on the tailor made tours I provide. I’ll help you to create your own tour itinerary, so you can see the places you want, the way you want to see them. I was born and raised in Rio and I’m quite fluent in English and Spanish. For the past ten years I’ve been working as a private tour guide in Rio.

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An Amazing Day in Rio with Luis

Luis is an excellent tour guide that was recommended by a friend who had toured with him previously. We wanted to avoid the tourist traps and see Rio as the locals do. He took us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Luis is an excellent tour guide that was recommended by a friend who had toured with him previously. We wanted to avoid the tourist traps and see Rio as the locals do. He took us to many places that we never would have found on our own, including going across the bay to Niterói for some amazing views and lunch... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Luis is a very knowledgeable tour guide, and he took us to a few interesting areas in Rio that I didn't know about. He lived in the US for 8 years, so his English is excellent. Recommended if you are looking for a private guide and want to visit some of the lesser known sites of Rio.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was well organized, thoughtful and full of new information. Luis is an excellent tour guide and a resource for getting to know Rio better. Very much recommended!

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiring Luis for our short visit of Rio was the smartest decision we made! He responded to our emails right away, and is very flexible, tailoring his tours to our interests. He picked us up at the airport, and dropped us off at the airport. He is a Rio expert, and we saw everything we wanted to see, and more!... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking with Luis for this trip was the smartest thing we did!! He answered our initial contact, and subsequent questions promptly. Step by step to reserve a spot was very easy, Luis has the knowledge, patience, and experience to show you what you want to see, and also suggest some terrific places only a "local" would know about. My adult... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 10 hour layover in Rio. Why waste a day in the airport? We contacted Luis through Tripadvisor and he responded immediately with his availability. He picked us up at GIG at noon and whisked us into the city with a quick drive around the Olympic Stadium. He assessed the weather and suggested we start with a trip... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An incredible experience having such a knowledgeable tour guide. Luis was amiable, willing to go the extra steps to make certain that our day trip was fantastic! Luis did a fantastic job on our tour to Petropolis, a city outside of Rio. He went out of his way relating all important history information of this city. The tour was greatly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were supposed to have 2 days with Luis, but after flight cancellations we missed an entire day in rio. Luis did a great job trying to key in on what was important to us and allowing us to see these things in now just our one day. Our day was full but we had a good idea when we... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked Luis for 1.5 days private tour. Even the weather was not excellent, he was able to manage and adjusted our needs. The boat ride for seafood lunch, farmers market for all the fruit tasting was wonderful experience that normal tour will not give it to you. The Botanic garden visit is unforgettable for how much knowledge that Luis... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The Day trip with Luis was amazing. It's highly recommended. This is our first time in Rio (my wife and I) and Luis makes it such a positive and pleasant vacation day. We had plan to see the usual website tourist places but Luis help us adjust it so that we get to see places that are out of the... More 

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.