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Rio de Janeiro Tours - Day Tours

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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wkup wrote a review Mar 2020
Boca Raton, Florida62 contributions78 helpful votes
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We had an outstanding private tour with Flavio that allowed to discover the wonderful city of Petropolis. Everyone stays and concentrates in Rio but this a great trip into the mountains outside the city and well worth your time. This is the imperial city and Emporer Pedro 2 and Theresa ruled from here ! On the scenic drive (1 hr) up the mountains Flavio explained the rich history of Brazil and the imperial family. It is a very nice drive with many picturesque overlooks. After visiting the former casino (huge bavarian style building) Flavio led us personally through the imperial museum and explained all the important exhibits. So much better than just reading place cards. We then saw the main cathedral de alcantara where the royal family is buried which is excellent gothic architecture and walked through the area seeing the different historic homes and parks. Petropolis is a city made for strolling. A complete surprise and to me one of the best reasons to see Petropolis was to visit the Santos Dumont home and learn about his life- he was actually the father of aviation (not the Wright Brothers!) and its a fascinating tour through his home. We had a buffet lunch at a very nice restaurant and saw the crystal palace - Flavio was passionate about sharing his knowledge and life experiences in Brazil with us - this made the tour so much more enjoyable and the fact that it was a private tour made it more personable. We give Flavio and the tour of Petropolis an enthusiastic recommendation. Its a special place and you will be really pleased you took the time to visit ...with Flavio !
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Abfrances wrote a review Feb 2020
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We had such a wonderful tour with Flavio! He was on time, friendly, and made the tour so easy and enjoyable!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Nathan L wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing views made better by Flavio. He was a very informative and personable tour guide. I highly recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from FlavioNZBR, Proprietário at Rio de Janeiro Tours - Day Tours
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Many thanks for the review here on TA. We've had indeed great views from the top of Corcovado Mountain (where the Christ is located) and managed to take beautiful pictures. Hope you enjoy the Carnaval in Rio! All the best to you and your wife.
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Roxy Welles wrote a review Dec 2019
San Francisco, California6 contributions13 helpful votes
We had a bit of trouble with the staff as they didn't speak english very well. But the tour is good, specially if you do not have much time available. Well organized and nice views. Realtively cheap
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from FlavioNZ, Owner at Rio de Janeiro Tours - Day Tours
Responded Mar 16, 2020
This person placed the review in the wrong business. I am the owner and the only person who runs tours in my business. Have total control of who I take and have never taken this tourist with me. Can prove the review is misplaced when he says that he had "trouble with the staff as they didn't speak english very well". That's not the case.
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john h wrote a review Dec 2019
Pasadena, California4 contributions4 helpful votes
We took this tour 2 weeks ago. The two attractions of course are " must-sees" in Rio. What made the afternoon really special was our guide, Flavio Alvarenga. He is very knowledgeable, speaks excellent English, and stirs up special interest in the attractions, Rio, and Brazil in general. There was an unexpected problem with the traffic near Sugar Loaf, but Flavio navigated the local streets and found a parking space that was close and legal! Because of the expertise, friendliness and enthusiasm of our guide Flavio, this tour was truly the highlight of our stay in Rio. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from FlavioNZBR, Proprietário at Rio de Janeiro Tours - Day Tours
Responded Dec 28, 2019
Many thanks for the wonderful review! I'm happy that you and your friend had a great time in Rio. We've managed to go to the 2 most visited attractions in Rio and in Brazil: Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer. And we've had a fantastic weather!
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