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Rio Encantos

128 reviews
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
About Rio Encantos
Our mission is to provide city tours that go beyond the main touristic routes in Rio de Janeiro, offering a combination of the "Cariocas" life style with the city's wonders and rich cultural life while facilitating the internship of international students and the development of local social enterprises.
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Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Kelly T, Owner at Rio Encantos, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

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

Reviewed February 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

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!!!

Date of experience: December 2017
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RioEnCantos, Owner at Rio Encantos, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018
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Grata pelo apoio e reconhecimento! Um grande prazer!

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If this is Naomi, I think the issue has been solved. If not Naomi, let me know.