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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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Wonderful two days in Rio De Janeiro

It was serendipity. I random internet choice. We chose Gisela on our internet search for reasons... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
PHIL l
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Memphis, Tennessee
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 22 April 2017
MaryAnneandKeith
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Melbourne, Australia
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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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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-010, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank PHIL l
Rio Shuttle Tou... S, Manager at Tour Guide Gisela Vayda, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Thank MaryAnneandKeith
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

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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 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!

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 reviewResponded 4 September 2016

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 reviewResponded 1 September 2016

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

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