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Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Fun visit to Rio with Rafa

Rafa showed us the secrets of Rio over the course of two days. He focuses on fantastic views of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All you need!

Whether you are in Rio for a day or in Brazil for a month, all you need is Rafa. He can give you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rafa showed us the secrets of Rio over the course of two days. He focuses on fantastic views of the city from various vantage points, as well as good eats and cultural insights. We enjoyed Rafa's "micro diplomacy" - and his friend Roberta's, too!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are in Rio for a day or in Brazil for a month, all you need is Rafa. He can give you an amazing one-day crash-course in all things that Rio has to offer a tourist, or he can give you a week+ immersion...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rafa is awesome. He's energetic and enthusiastic and really knows what he's talking about, with lots of good stories and history to share. He shows you cool unexpected places while also hitting the expected highlights. I'd absolutely recommend him and already have to my friends!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were coming to Rio for a long weekend and we had no idea on how to prioritize the sites and things to do and see. However, thanks to a personal friend's referral of Rafa, we connected to Rafa. I would say...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I just finished my tour with Rafa and had one of the best days of my life! Rafa expertly crafted and led our day from a welcoming start to a highly satisfying finish. He listened closely to the experience we wanted and was able to...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and my cousin booked a day tour with Rafael in advance of going to Rio-de-Janeiro..... Its was the best decision we made. Rafael collected us from our accommodation and Brought us to the stunning Nitoreii and showed us the stunning views the city has...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 5 May 2017

On my fifth day in Rio, an acquaintance, now a friend who was also visiting recommended Rafa to me. This was my first time in Rio and I have already taken some tours since I've got there. I am so fortunate to meet Rafa. There...More

Thank Yonas M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Rafa is great at what he does. From tailoring his tour to your needs/wants to the small details he makes during the tour! Rafa is incredibly knowledgeable about his hometown of Rio de Janerio, and probably knows a little more about your country than you...More

Thank jordan_demi
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Rafa and his team was great to us. This was the 3rd time I have used his services. Rafa is dedicated and knows the right spots in Rio. Rafa avoids the touristic commercial aspect and focuses on the real Rio, good food, nice scenery and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We simply had a blast during our 1-day tour with Rafa in Rio! The program was 100% customized to our needs and very flexible according to weather and traffic conditions. We saw a few touristic places but mostly beautiful spots that few tourists ever get...More

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Arturo M
Hola, programe un viaje a Rio con mi familia para 21 de Abril 2017, quisiera saber que consta servicio de guia y valores. Muchas gracias.
10 November 2016|
Response from wtitus | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Rafa directly at donrafainrio (at) gmail com
Arturo M
Hola, programé un viaje con mi familia a Rio el 21 de abril de 2016, quisisera saber de que consta el servcio de tour y sus valores. Gracias
10 November 2016|
Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hola Arturo, hay que encontrar el correo del guia y preguntarle lo mas pronto posible. Estoy seguro que tendrás un recorrido por Rio de forma unica.
Hello Rafael, Hope you can answer these questions: 1) Wife and I arriving in Rio on March 25, 2017, leaving March 29 or 30. We would like an escorted tour for The Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, and another high-profile site, like the Botanical Gardens, or something you would recommend. Is that possible? 2) Can you recommend an affordable, decent (4-star) hotel convenient for both you and us during the stay? 3 ) Finally, can you send us possible itineraries and pricing? All this is land only. We have flights in and out of Rio. Many thanks. Vin.
2 October 2016|
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Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hey Vin, if you write to his email address, he will be pleased to give you all the info.