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Tour Guide Gisela Vayda

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-010, Brazil
+55 21 99987-1825
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Two day tour of Rio de janeiro with highlights and jewish sites

Gisela arranged my tour with Leonardo as tour guide and Gisela as the driver the second day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elliot W
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Boynton Beach, Florida
Christ Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Tours

Loved touring with Gisela! She filled in for someone and took us to Christ Redeemer statue and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Koogs
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Dayton, Ohio
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Unique and exclusive tours are developed for you and your family sharing the best of our culture, history and people. You will be the only passengers on a tailor-made tour, attending to your wishes and expectations, comfort, flexibility, privacy and convenience. I will share my knowledge in a very personal way. My services include me as a tour guide or as a driver guide, in your language, which can be English, German, Spanish or Portuguese, in a deluxe car (6 people capacity) during your visit in Rio de Janeiro. For bigger groups I can provide bigger cars (Van 14 people capacity), Mini Buses (26 people capacity) or Buses (46 people capacity) You will get VIP service for regular prices.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gisela arranged my tour with Leonardo as tour guide and Gisela as the driver the second day. Leonardo met my wife and me at the cruise port and he first gave us a brief tour of the area before walking us to meet his car...More

Thank Elliot W
giselavayda, Manager at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mr Elliot, great that you enjoyed your tour in Rio. In my name and Leonardo’s name I would like to thank you for such nice words about our services. Your pleasure is very important for us. We wish you all the best!

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Loved touring with Gisela! She filled in for someone and took us to Christ Redeemer statue and Sugar Loaf mountain. She was knowledgeable and thorough, but made sure to let us have our own free time and roam around. She gave clear instructions and set...More

Thank Koogs
giselavayda, Manager at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you very much. It was my pleasure to show you my beautiful city!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

It was serendipity. I random internet choice. We chose Gisela on our internet search for reasons unknown. But we were certainly happy we did. We originally scheduled only one day with her as a trial. We had an additional two days open for touring, but...More

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Rio Shuttle Tou... S, Manager at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Phil & Barbara, I'm very happy you enjoy your stay in Rio and also your tour. Thank you very much for your commentary.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 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 reviewResponded 23 April 2017

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 reviewResponded 16 December 2016

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

Thank 44MaryAnn44
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 reviewResponded 9 December 2016

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

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giselavayda, Owner at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

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 reviewResponded 23 September 2016

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 reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thank you very much!

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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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