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Tour Guide Gisela Vayda

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041010, Brazil
+55 21 99987-1825
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Gisela is #1 tour guide

It's impossible to suggest that Gisela could do anything to improve her tour. She is superb. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MaryAnneandKeith
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Melbourne, Australia
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Jewish Tour of Rio de Janeiro

The tour was conducted by Leonardo Schneider. Mr.Schneider is an exceptionally knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2016
Michael S
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New City, New York
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041010, Brazil
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+55 21 99987-1825

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's impossible to suggest that Gisela could do anything to improve her tour. She is superb. We had the pleasure of seeing Rio through Gisela's eyes as a well educated and good humoured born and bred Rio resident. We learned about the historical and social...More

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giselavayda, Manager at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

Dear Marie Ann and Keith, It was my pleasure to have met you, such nice people. I hope to have the chance to meet you again someday.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

The tour was conducted by Leonardo Schneider. Mr.Schneider is an exceptionally knowledgeable and engaging guide. We gained access to three synagogues and even met privately with the rabbi of the Sephardic congregation. The comprehensive tour also included visits to the Jewish Museum and Yitzhak Rabin...More

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giselavayda, Proprietário at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to explain and show you and your friends a little of the Jewish history in Brazil and Rio. Thank you very much. Shabbat Shalom.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Gisela arranged for an airport transfer and all day tour for a small group of friends. When we arrived in Rio, her lovely daughter met us at the airport and escorted us to our waiting coach and all the way to our hotel. Unfortunately, Gisela...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We only had one full day in Rio and wanted to see as much as possible. We found Gisela through Tripadvisor and booked her for the day. We wanted to see as much as possible and had many things on our bucket list. Gisela and...More

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giselavayda, Manager at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

Dear Joan, Thank you! It was my pleasure.

Reviewed 19 November 2016

My time in Brazil in August 2016 allowed only one day in Rio, and I wasn’t sure how to best plan for visiting the sights and attractions highest on my bucket list for this city. Gisela was recommended to me by another tour operator. Fortunately,...More

Thank Atlantic N
giselavayda, Owner at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

It was my pleasure. I'm very happy you enjoyed our tour. Hope to see you again. All the best!

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Gisela has all the attributes you want in a guide. Not only can she communicate her enthusiasm for this complex city in English, but also as a local carioca she has an in-depth understanding of Rio. Furthermore, being the mother of a wheelchair user, she...More

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giselavayda, Proprietário at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

Dear Max &a Janice, it was my pleasure assist you in Rio. I hope you enjoyed our visit to Brasil. Um grande abraço e até breve, espero!

Reviewed 5 September 2016

We booked a private tour through a local tour company and Gisella was assigned as our guide. A great tour guide, super nice and so knowledgeable. We did a full day tour and Gisella got us through to see everything with no problems. It was...More

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giselavayda, Proprietário at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

Thank you very much!

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Gisela gave our family a private tour during the Olympics. Arranged several months in advance, we had great time. It started off in the morning where she picked us up promptly at 8. We then did the Sugar Loaf (Pão de Açúcar) experience very early...More

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giselavayda, Proprietário at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

Many thanks for those nice words about me and my work. It was my pleasure to show you and your family my city.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a wonderful time with Gisela. She is punctual, friendly and a wealth of information. In are day tour we were able to visit Sugar loaf, Christ the redeemer, the Cathedral and Santa Teresa. She took us to a lovely restaurant in Santa Teresa...More

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giselavayda, Owner at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

I loved having the opportunity to show my city for you. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

During the Olympics we were looking for a guide with a car in a very short noticed. I called Gisela and as she was busy she arranged for us a guide name Ernani with a car and a driver that took us the next day...More

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giselavayda, Owner at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this review

Thank you! It was our pleasure to have you as our clients!

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rtplate
my wife and i will be in Rio on the cruise ship Marina, Oceania on Dec. 6th thru 8th. we would like to set up a tour on the 7th. We are thinking of a maybe 6 hour tour. Are you available? Please also let us know the cost of this tour. thank you
3 December 2016|
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Hi, Thank you so much for your contact. I’m a licensed tour guide, accredited by the Ministry of Tourism offering fully customized tours and assistance in Rio de Janeiro. By fully customized I mean that we may plan your... More
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minda5364
Hello Gisela I will be in Rio sometime in April next post cruise, i am only interested to see 3 places ; - The Redeemer (Corcovado Mt.) - The Sugar Loaf - Sta Teresa Neighborhood How much do you charge a solo traveller to see these places?, or I am willing to join a group of tourists if it is avail ..... Obrigado
21 November 2016|
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Response from giselavayda | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you so much for your contact. I’m a licensed tour guide, accredited by the Ministry of Tourism offering fully customized tours and assistance in Rio de Janeiro. By fully customized I mean that we may plan your... More
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BEAM1a
Hello, My wife and I are arriving in Rio March 25 for a few days. Do you get tickets in advance for The Redeemer (rail access) and the Sugar Loaf tram? If so, how much is that added to your daily fee? Can you recommend a (decent, reasonable) hotel for up to 3 nights? Thank you for responding, Vin & Arlene Hawkins Westerly, Rhode Island, USA
17 October 2016|
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Response from giselavayda | Property representative |
Dear Vin Thank you so much for your contact. I’m a licensed tour guide, accredited by the Ministry of Tourism offering fully customized tours and assistance in Rio de Janeiro. By fully customized I mean that we may plan... More
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