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Rio Tours Operator

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22240-100, Brazil
+55 21 98102-7654
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Great guide.

A few months ago as I was planning my men’s annual trip to Brazil I looked for a local guide. While... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Arik A
via mobile
One of the best guides I’ve ever met

Marcio is one of the best local guides I’ve ever met. Very organised, perfect English, interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Erika Č
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My name is Marcio Guedes. I am a Licensed Tour Guide/Operator and a native of Rio de Janeiro who lived and studied four years in the United States and one year in Europe. I have also worked as a Dietitian and as a Teacher of English.I can assist you with airport transfers, tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and off the beaten path places. Customized tours to do what you want at your own pace. Larger vehicles for bigger groups, from full-size vans to buses.I can also get excellent hotel rates and domestic flights for groups. I have colleagues who speak German, French and Spanish.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22240-100, Brazil
+55 21 98102-7654

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A few months ago as I was planning my men’s annual trip to Brazil I looked for a local guide. While looking at TripAdvisor I found Marcio which was very much appreciated. We started communicating through e-mail and telephone in order to build an interesting...More

Thank Arik A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Marcio is one of the best local guides I’ve ever met. Very organised, perfect English, interesting information only natives know, and he is able to meet all your wishes :)

Thank Erika Č
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marcio is an amazing tourist guy. He has a very clear English and it was great listening to him during the tour. He recommended to me a few places where l can eat vegan and gave me some tips on what I should avoid as...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been delighted by the tour that was organized by Marcio - on time with a quality transportation. He did all the time bookings necessary to access the sites. His knowledge about the city is tremendous and always telling personal local stories that are...More

Thank ErikKondrx
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visited Corcovado and Sugarloaf. Marcio was very knowledgeable and experienced, providing lots of historical context. A great guide -- much detail from a cultural, historical and political point of view -- way beyond the usual tour guide knowledge base. It was a pleasure and I...More

1  Thank pennyfoley
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Marcio was such a good tour guide it is hard to put it into words actually. He gave me a full day one on one tour for a reasonable price, and it exceeded my expectations completely. I could sense that he not only knew an...More

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Marcio was great & very experienced. He knew so much from history to modern Brasil. He went beyond what he had to do everyday from making sure we ate well and knew what was asked of us by waiters to playing Brazilian music on the...More

1  Thank Domenic C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Marcio is a walking encyclopaedia & knows Rio & his country so well, highly recommend this tour guide as I believe he is the best I have experienced.

1  Thank Soula Z
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Mario has to be the most reliable, organised and fantastic tour guide we have ever had the pleasure in working with!! We have used Marcio for over 5 years as a Tour guide to assist us with our company's client and staff reward tours in...More

1  Thank FranVDV
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We arrived on the Norweigian Sun, and only had one day to see the sites of Rio. We contacted Maricio bu email and let him know exactly what we wanted to see. Together we came up with a plan and saw everything on our list...More

1  Thank WarhorseSaloon
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Arthur H
26 July 2017|
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Response from RioTours | Property representative |
Hi Arthur, assuming we start at 9:30 and finish at the airport at 19:30 (10 hours of availability), the cost of a van with a driver plus an English speaking tour guide is U$ 720,00. Your entrance fees are not included in... More
2 July 2016|
Response from RioTours | Property representative |
I'm sorry but I only saw your question now so if you meant this Saturday I guess it's too late.
28 June 2016|
Response from jamac-ny | Reviewed this property |
Here's Marcio's email. Hope you have a great time. I guess I have to type it like this: marciolg at gmail