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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 876, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-002, Brazil
+55 21 99168-8150
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two wonderful days with Luis in the period immediately before and after Christmas. We felt like an old and good friend had devoted two days to us. We entered the atmosphere of the fascinating city in a natural, relaxing way, directly after a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having travelled the world for work and play, I’d never travelled solo on holiday before. Luis was amazing! He helped plan the itinerary to do things I’d always wanted to do, and those that I can’t imagine never having experienced now. His history is first...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MMHalliday
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luis was a great guide! He knew a lot about the city and history which was very interesting. He did his best to accomodate our plans in the amount of time we had. Next time, I would try one of the more exclusive trips, the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (family of 4) recently returned from a vacation in South America during which one of the highlights was the 4 days we spent in Rio with Luis. This was the first time in Rio for all of us. Luis tailored his tour to our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luis was a fantastic guide. He knew Rio like the back of his hand, was able to tailor the tour to our preferences, and made for an amazing day filled with sightseeing, history, and great food.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andreyo139
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luis was a fabulous Tour Guide. He picked us up at the cruise port and spent the next 8-9 hrs showing us the best of Rio, both the downtown and the surrounding area. He dropped us off at our hotel at the end of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

We set up this tour based on reviews. It was excellent. Luis met us at the cruise pier and off we went in his nice car. We had emailed him as to our interests and he laid out a perfect tour of Rio. We first...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I was recommended Luis by a colleague who had taken a tour with him several years ago. Obviously my expectations were high based on the referral, and Luis did not disappoint my wife, daughter and myself. From Corcovado to the local farmers market (where tasting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

When we go to a city we try to get a private tour of the city to get ourselves established. We always want to have a tour guide who is personable, smart, and knows the area inside out. We signed up to take a tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The first time we went to Rio as a group was back in 2016, we saw the great reviews for Luis and booked for a 2 day group excursion for a party of 10. We were so impressed at on the most recent visit in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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
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December 25, 2017|
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Response from Pamela M |
$220 US. For us it was worth it. We could have made the itinerary and I think he would have obliged. We had a couple of places we wanted to see and he planned the timing and added some things he thought we would be... More
March 3, 2017|
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Response from localtourguide_rio | Property representative |
Hi Can Travel AF, Thank you for your contact. I’m a self-employed tour guide and run my own business. I’m not associated with any other company and run a “one man operation”. I answer personally every tour request and... More
November 13, 2016|
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Response from localtourguide_rio | Property representative |
Hi ND, My rates vary according to the number of passengers, time of the year, and also to the tour requested. On the right side of my Trip Advisor page there is a link to my personal website and a link to my email as... More