Fantastic tour for anyone interested in the Colonial period of Brazil in general and the slave trade activity during that time in Rio de Janeiro in particular. I was impressed by my tour guide’s knowledge, enthusiasm, and passion which kept my interest level high. At...More
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Luan took us literally back in history by taking us to a trail which was very important in the history of Paraty and Brasil! While hiking, he told us about this route and it's role back in the days. He also made us think our...More
I went on the Little Africa tour in downtown Rio yesterday and it was great! The guide was fabulous, full of unique information- this was not just a pre-written tour, she was very adaptive to the geoup’s interests and I could tell she was really...More
Kelly of Rio Encantos was a fabulous guide for our walking tour of Little Africa. I came to Rio Encantos very last minute and they were able to accommodate a tour for about 10 of us that were in Rio for my father's 60th birthday....More
I did two combined tours with Kelly! One of Downtown Rio/Arts District and the Afro-Brazilian tour. I'm a history nerd so I was yearning to learn about the history of Rio especially the side of history that isn't often told. Kelly is super friendly and...More
I've personally known Kelly since 2008, and earlier this year I've contacted her about the possibility of celebrating my 30th birthday in Brazil, as it's something that I've been wanting to do since I was 17. From the moment I've clicked 'send', Kelly has been...More
Me and a group of friends flew to Rio for my best friend's 30th birthday. I am so glad we had Kelly and her team to tour us around! Kelly and her team was welcoming from the beginning, and hospitable and accommodating til the end...More
After being in Rio for a couple of days we noticed a a striking correlation between skin colour and social standing, an issue which wasn’t addressed in a previous Rio tour and seemed to go unspoken about. Kelly’s tour was honest and thought-provoking and it...More
Thank you so much Anthea for this insightful description of your experience! Our goal is to spread the word about tourism worth taking, proving that traveling with a purpose is much more enlightening than just traveling to show off. Experiential traveling is much more than...More
Me and my husband visited Rio over New Years. It was our first time in the city and wanted a tour of a few areas. During the whole booking process to the actual tours Kelly and her team were friendly, knowledgeable, and very professional. We...More
Kelly’s knowledge and hospitality are incomparable! Exploring Rio with a different perspective and getting deep into this beautiful city culture and history with her was delightful! Great fun times for sure! Can’t wait to be back!!!
Grata pelo apoio e reconhecimento! Um grande prazer!