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Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22.290-160, Brazil
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+55 21 98887-2236
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A city full of joy is already waiting for you!

Your trip will be customized...

A city full of joy is already waiting for you!

Your trip will be customized in the sense of bringing Rio as you'd like to live it! Blending in with locals while experiencing the City's Off the Beaten Paths is a challenge that you can leave on us!

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Wonderful Days in Rio

Martha opened our eyes to the beauty, culture and energy of Rio. We had the pleasure of spending two days touring with Martha at the start of Carnival. From last minute tickets... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Scott O

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Martha opened our eyes to the beauty, culture and energy of Rio. We had the pleasure of spending two days touring with Martha at the start of Carnival. From last minute tickets to events and "front of line" access to attractions, to an in depth and personal tour through one of the Favela...Martha blew us away with her knowledge and... More 

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Outstanding! Thank you, S & T. More 

San Diego, Texas
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Martha was able to create two days of touring in Rio. Her enthusiasm and knowledge about Rio made these tours very special. In addition to the tourist sites we also had a walking tour of the favfela. Carnaval street parties created color, music and traffic challenges. Lunch at an outside restaurant near the tile steps in the midst of a... More 

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Martha V, Proprietário at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

It is fantastic when receiving good reviews during Carnival. The period in town represents the largest opened air event of the world. It is never easy to tour in the middle of the traffic jam together with all streeet parties, making it even more confused. I am very glad that you have enjoyed. Thank you More 

urbana, Illinois
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Ten years ago, my husband and I were among Martha's first tourist clients. We loved her!! We just spent another three days in Rio with Martha as our guide. We love her even more!! We count her as a dear, dear friend. Martha exemplifies the warm, welcoming, wonderful people of Rio. The City is magic. She makes it come alive.... More 

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Having the chance of being your hostess by the second time is very pleasing. I have no wrods to thank you for giving me the opportunity of sharing another period of time together with you. All the best, Martha More 

Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Martha was prompt, friendly and knowledgeable. Following a full day introducing us to highlights of Rio and a walking tour of Rocinha, she provided instructions for us to do a second day on our own. We had her meet us for our third day for a walking tour with her. She arranged to have our luggage picked up at the... More 

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Dear P., I very much thank you for your kind words and time spent to writte this nice review. It was for me a pleasure being your hostess in Rio, where I will keep on waiting for your return. All the best, Martha More 

Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

We spent eleven nights in Rio over four stays in January. I started to make a list of things we would probably NOT have seen or done without Martha's help : Capoeira in Rocinha community and later a walk through that community, Flamengo FC, a pre-Carnaval tour of samba school preparations, a restaurant in a beautiful setting overlooking the city... More 

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

I have no words to thank you, A. You compliments are outstanding. It is absolutely fascinating the way you described our days together while so enriched in details. All the best, Martha More 

Geelong
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7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

As Aussies, we were delighted to have Martha as our tour guide in Rio. She provided us with insights into the people, the culture and this wonderful city during our 7 hour tour. She has a bubbly personality that endeared her to us during our cruise stop-over. I would recommend her services to anyone wanting a knowledgeable and friendly English-speaking... More 

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

I was a great happiness to host you in my beloved Rio. Thank you so much. More 

Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Had a lovely tour with our guide Martha. Hope to come back someday. It's really worh it to be shown the city by someone who really know what they are talking about.

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Thank you for such kind words. More 

Lund, Sweden
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Marhta was our guide last week and did a great job. She was very helpful and shared lots of knowledge about Rio and its adjacent areas.

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Martha V, Gerente de relações com clientes at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Please never forget that more than a tour guide, you have a friend in Rio. Most kind regards. Yours Always, Martha More 

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Reviewed 17 December 2016

I am truely blessed to have had a guide like Martha to show me around Rio. Martha is very knowledgeable and passionate about the city she loves. Not only is Martha professional but she is sassy and just plain fun to be around. Martha worked extremely hard to make my tour a memorable one and she hit a home run.... More 

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Martha V, Proprietário at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Matt. Aussies are unique : Your way of showing satisfaction and happiness is outstanding. I am glad that I could bring to your family and you the joy of my beloved city. More 

Svedala
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 days in Rio and Marta took really good care of us, not only as a guide but more like a very good friend. She is experienced and competent, if the weather is bad she is very flexible and make the very best of the situation. She has friends everywhere and a "Martaspecial" can bring you great favours.... More 

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Martha V, Proprietário at Martha Vasconcellos - Private Tours in Rio, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you for such kind words and thoughts. You do have a friend in Rio! Awaiting for your return, Best regards for wives and fam. More 

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