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Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Fantastic tour, would highly recommend

Madson gave our group a fantastic tour of Rio. Everything was perfectly timed so no time was wasted... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Hail44
splendid tour in Rio!!

Madson arranged himself to guide us 1 day earlier, to take maximal profit of the nice weather. He... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
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Customized private tours to Sugar Loaf, Christ the Redeemer statue, colonial areas, and more. English, French, Spanish and Italian spoken. IMPORTANT: I do not send another tour guide to do my job -- I will be your guide.
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Madson gave our group a fantastic tour of Rio. Everything was perfectly timed so no time was wasted in ques, and he shared a lot of local information. Madson also gave us a personalised map of places and resturants to go to during our stay...More

Thank Hail44
MadsonGuide, Proprietário at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you very much for recommending my services. Regards, Madson.

Reviewed August 10, 2017

Madson arranged himself to guide us 1 day earlier, to take maximal profit of the nice weather. He drove us safely (not easy in Rio...) around in his air cooled 7 seats car, to different places, during 2 half days. He was always present at...More

Thank janensabine007
MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

Thank you for the review and for the compliment "real Rio specialist". All the best, Madson.

Reviewed June 28, 2017

I was in Rio with my daughter and friend for 4 days and so we had little time to waste. Madson was amazing! I use tour guides wherever I go and I have my whole life; Madson was exactly what I have come to expect...More

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MadsonGuide, Proprietário at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

I am glad to read that you have enjoyed every second of the two tours. Thank you very much for all the compliments. All the best, Madson.

Reviewed June 19, 2017

We decided to book a tour with Madson for our first day in Rio and we were so glad that we did. We visited Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf and the Selaron Steps, we even managed a quick photo stop at the cathedral and drove by...More

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MadsonGuide, Proprietário at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thank you very much for recommending my services.

Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

We spent the day with Madison to visit the sights in Rio and had the best time. He advised us on where to go and with his careful planning we managed to avoid all of the queues and get the best views. He provided us...More

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MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

Thank you very much for the review and for recommending my services. Regards, Madson.

Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

My gf and I did the tour of Christ the redeemer, Sugarloaf beach with Madson and he was just marvellous. Very very knowledgable. Knows exactly where to take photos! Also maximises your time with him by visiting as much as possible in as little time...More

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MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for recommending my services. All the best, Madson.

Reviewed March 24, 2017

Madson gave us the perfect introduction to beautiful Rio. He knows his city well and he customized our visit so that we could have the best opportunity to learn, photograph, and relate to the reality of the city. In our two tours with him, he...More

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MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2017

I am glad to read that you had a wonderful time. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Regards, Madson.

Reviewed February 24, 2017

I really enjoyed my two days with Madson. I had a great time, and I learned so much about Rio and its people through his commentaries. He knows his stuff, is really funny, and just a cool guy to tour around with - I was...More

Thank Az N
MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2017

I am glad to read you had a great time. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. All the best, Madson.

Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a tour guide who speaks English, has good knowledge of Rio De Janeiro and would make sure I had a nice, safe tour. Madson ticked all of those boxes. I've achieved everything I wanted to while here in Rio, and more...More

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MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2017

Thank you very much for highly recommending my services. All the best, Madson.

Reviewed January 10, 2017

Madson is awesome! We had been there before and saw the Mtn and Jesus. So he knew where all the street art was in the city. He took us all around the cobblestone streets where the big homes were located.He took to the old district.we...More

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MadsonGuide, Owner at Madson Araujo, Rio De Janeiro Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Thank you for the review. All the best, Madson.

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
former mansion turned museum which houses works by
prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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ClauJingle
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Response from MadsonGuide | Property representative |
Hi, for further information please visit tourguiderio(.)com Thank you.
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September 5, 2016|
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Response from Antonio D | Reviewed this property |
Yes Madson has package deals that you could customize. You could do a morning tour, an afternoon tour or an all day tour depending on what all you wanted to do. Reach out to him, he is super fle
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Camila3478
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Response from MadsonGuide | Property representative |
Please google TourGuideRio(.)com and take it from there. Thank you.
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