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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-110, Brazil
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+55 21 98102-7654
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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My name is Marcio Guedes. I am a Licensed Tour Guide/Operator and a native...

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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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... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 bus when we had all the information of where we were going already explained earlier... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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1 Thank Soula Z
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 Rio. Sometimes our groups are small and sometimes our groups are large - but whichever... More 

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 and more! With his expertise we avoided all lines and had a great day. Booking... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

First stop doing any more research. I am an expert in researching. Here are the companies that i looked into. 1)cariocatropical.com 2)rioxtreme.com 3)brazilexpedition.com 4)Rio Tours Operator (Marcio) We were a group of 8, in our mid 30's to very early 40's Lol... We did a private tour After hours of researching, and comparing pricing I happily chose Rio Tours Operator.... More 

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Glen Oaks, New York
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Glad I did my research and ended up booking tour with Marcio of Rio Tours. Marcio was prompt in responding to any inquiries I had on setting up our itinerary. We booked a full day tour to a national park followed by city sights, this was honestly the highlight of our time spent in Rio. He picked us up at... More 

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had a limited time in Rio as we were there to catch a cruise ship a couple of days later. Marcio made recommendations that maximized our experience with his amazing city. He was punctual and never stopped trying to expose us to as much as possible, but at our pace. There was driving and right amount of walking with... More 

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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We spent a New Year in Rio and what an experience it was. We couldnt have asked for a better agency than Rio Tours Operator. Our guide Marcio organised the whole tour perfectly so even though Rio was full of travelers we visited majority of the places without annoying crowds. No delays, everything went smoothly. Plus he is a very... More 

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Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Marcio picked us up at the airport and since that moment he didn't stopped pouring information about the city, people and their way of life. He is an excellent guide. If only we could spend more time with him.

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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Whilst not limited for time in Rio I really wanted some beach and pool time whilst still experiencing all the wonderful things Rio has to offer. Marcio Guedes was the perfect guide. Together we worked out the sights I wanted to visit and Marcio executed brilliantly. We never really had to queue and Marcio is incredibly knowledgable on everything Rio.... More 

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