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We are residents of the Vidigal Favela 46 years old, offering a Real Experience Tour, which only one place can offer, the options; Trail to Morro Dois Irmãos, only Favela Tour through Morro do Vidigal, or both tours at the same time, all with local...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Avenida Presidente Joao Goulart 1001 G, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450-970, Brazil
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+55 21 99787-8793
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very nice. Russo is such friendly guy! Thanks. He spent a lot of time with me there. All neighborhoods know him at that favela, so it makes your walk more fun and easier.

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edmilsona165, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for everything, it was a pleasure to be able to guide you! If you have questions just say it !

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow - need to say, thanks to Russo, this day was the best from whole stay in Rio (and I have seen all). No problem with contact through what's up, meeting point - Sheraton hotel where I went with Uber. From then pure awesomenes! First...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing tour guide, hes Vidigal Local and very popular in the area. He took us to hiking to Morro Dois Irmaos and gave us break on the way to rest and appreciate the view. To get there we had a lift in the van. it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very nice. Russo is such friendly guy! Thanks. He spent a lot of time with me there. All neighborhoods know him at that favela, so it makes your walk more fun and easier.

1  Thank Helicopterchopper
edmilsona165, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for everything, it was a pleasure to be able to guide you! If you have questions just say it !

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I LOVED the tour with Russo! We started going up Dois Irmãos at 4am. Russo was an excellent guy, he explained and gave interesting facts along the way to the summit, which we reached when it was still dark and you could see the city...More

Thank Amir G
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We throughly enjoyed our tour with Russo. He adjusts the tour to your personal needs, such as pitstops during the hike. He knows a lot about Vidigal and is well-known in the community which also gave us a sense of safety while exploring Dois Irmãos...More

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edmilsona165, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the evaluation of my work, it helps me a lot to continue on this path, come back and we can do other tracks!

Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Excellent guide! Was a really pleasure to meet you Russo. Our Rio experience was the best with u!!! Thank you and see u soon!!

Thank Kauê N
edmilsona165, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the evaluation of my work, it helps me a lot to continue on this path, come back and we can do other tracks!

Reviewed September 7, 2018

DO THE HIKE AS WELL AS THE TOUR! The hike has absolutely incredible views of multiple favelas, and of Rio. Add that to the tour if possible. Russo is a very very nice, engaged local who cares a ton about the favela and the experience...More

Thank Elliott C
edmilsona165, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the evaluation of my work, it helps me a lot to continue on this path, come back and we can do other tracks!

Reviewed September 3, 2018

My friend and myself signed up for the hike during our visit to Rio last week. Russo was very accommodating with our last minute request to go on this hike as well as a tour of Vidigal. Russo is the perfect guide. Since he is...More

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edmilson a, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

thank you very much for the evaluation and the confidence in my work, come back always and will be a pleasure to guide again!

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Russo is so nice, he showed us the favela and took us to the top of the hills always explaining lots is things about the history of the place, showing different plants, making jokes and taking lots of pictures!!! He doesn't speak english very good,but...More

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edmilson a, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

thank you very much for your evaluation, she is very important and motivates me, come back always!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Going to Dois Irmaos with Russo was really interesting and he gave us lots of insight which cannot be obtained by anyone apart from someone that has lived there for decades. Apart from the actual hike to the peak I would highly recommend to have...More

Thank Mihail P
edmilson a, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

many thanks Mihail, it was really nice to meet and guide you, come back again in the future to visit us!

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