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Flexibility is the key word on the tailor made tours I provide. I’ll help you to create your own tour itinerary, so you can see the places you want, the way you want to see them.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 876, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-002, Brazil
+55 21 99168-8150
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We set up this tour based on reviews. It was excellent. Luis met us at the cruise pier and off we went in his nice car. We had emailed him as to our interests and he laid out a perfect tour of Rio. We first...More

Thank FairOaksIKE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended Luis by a colleague who had taken a tour with him several years ago. Obviously my expectations were high based on the referral, and Luis did not disappoint my wife, daughter and myself. From Corcovado to the local farmers market (where tasting...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

When we go to a city we try to get a private tour of the city to get ourselves established. We always want to have a tour guide who is personable, smart, and knows the area inside out. We signed up to take a tour...More

Thank hindmanharvey
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The first time we went to Rio as a group was back in 2016, we saw the great reviews for Luis and booked for a 2 day group excursion for a party of 10. We were so impressed at on the most recent visit in...More

Thank Royal_Skegness
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I had a day-long layover in Rio, and wanted to get a private tour of the highlights of Rio. Based on the recommendation of another agency, I contacted Luis the previous day. He was very prompt in responding to me via WhatsApp even though he...More

Thank sxm2872
Reviewed 23 October 2018

For our first trip to Rio was great thanks in large part to Luis. We had originally scheduled a 6 hour private tour of the Christ and Sugarloaf but they were fogged in. Luis showed he was a true professional and completed shifted taking us...More

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Luis is very friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. He put together a great customized tour when our day to tour ended up being too rainy and cloudy to appreciate the views. His English is impeccable. Highly recommend.

Thank JayL2520
Reviewed 10 October 2018

From the first email interaction with Luis he exceeded expectations, there was no other guide that even came close to the responsiveness and interest he took in creating a unique trip itinerary. He used our likes/dislikes and hobbies to ensure that our trip would surpass...More

Thank Beatin_They_Ass_Kick
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Go and see this guy he makes Rio very easy and takes you places you would not find For a first timer - a must Thanks Luis

Thank NJHumphreys
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We hired Luis for a 4 days as a guide. As a guide for our 3 days in Rio and one day in Petropolis, Luis was personable, on time, and very accommodating to our specific requests. The planning phase was excellent, in that he responded...More

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The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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25 December 2017|
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Response from Pamela M |
$220 US. For us it was worth it. We could have made the itinerary and I think he would have obliged. We had a couple of places we wanted to see and he planned the timing and added some things he thought we would be... More
4 March 2017|
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Response from localtourguide_rio | Property representative |
Hi Can Travel AF, Thank you for your contact. I’m a self-employed tour guide and run my own business. I’m not associated with any other company and run a “one man operation”. I answer personally every tour request and... More
14 November 2016|
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Response from localtourguide_rio | Property representative |
Hi ND, My rates vary according to the number of passengers, time of the year, and also to the tour requested. On the right side of my Trip Advisor page there is a link to my personal website and a link to my email as... More