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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 Morning in Rio

Visited Corcovado and Sugarloaf. Marcio was very knowledgeable and experienced, providing lots of... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
New York City, New York
Personal Tour of Rio

Marcio was such a good tour guide it is hard to put it into words actually. He gave me a full day... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
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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 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 13 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 14 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 14 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 Louise P
Reviewed 22 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...More

1  Thank Sean T
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...More

1  Thank Dsierraqns
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...More

1  Thank WillysWorld
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...More

1  Thank Peter H
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Arthur H
25 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
1 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.
27 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