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We provide City Tours, Favela Tours, Football/Soccer Games, walking tours and transfers. Since 2003 showing the REAL Rio de Janeiro.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rua Barata Ribeiro 111, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-001, Brazil
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+55 21 97973-1442
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good tour with a very good guide. The only thing was due to security issues in the community that we were planning on going to we had to go to another community, which was completely understandable, however I would have liked to have been...More

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Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi how are you? Thanks a lot for your review and feedback. I just knew that there were a police operation at Rocinha, by the time we were on the way to it. As we can manage to provide the same information and experiance at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm spending some time in Rio and for my final day I wanted to visit a favela. I booked through my hostel (Che Lagarto) for 20 reals. Sadly there was some trouble in Rocinha so we went to a different favela. It appears in many...More

Thank Chris O
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chris thanks a lot for your review and feedback. It eas was a pleasure to have you with us and we all hope to see you soon. All the best, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used this company for 2 tours and they were both fantastic. Pleasant staff, informative, great value for money. Comfortable and convenient way to get around to see the sights in Rio!

Thank Louise B
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Louise how are you? Thanks a lot for your feedback and to joined us during your time in Rio. We all hope to see you soon! All the best, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Review of: Favela Tour

I greatly enjoyed my experience with Be A Local tours. We were picked up directly outside of our accommodation, which eliminated the stress of trying to figure out how to get around. Fernando was incredibly welcoming and knowledgable. He gave us ample time to ask...More

Thank Daniela Z
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Daniela, thanks a lot for your review and feedback. We need that to keep moving foward to improve the quality of our tours. Your words pushes us up to where we wants to be.Making happy clients with lots of good memories. We all hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Favela Tour

A very excellent and informative tour of Favela Rocinha. Really would like to commend our guide Patrick for taking good care of us throughout the tour!

Thank Kojai
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi how are you? It was a pleasure to have you with us and we all hope to see you soon. Cheers, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just landed in Rio today and decided to try if they can put me in last min, Luis is super nice and helped me straight away! The guide Fernando is wonderful , he took care of us throughout The Who trip! And the story...More

Thank Travelinglige
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi how are you? Thanks for your feedback and to be part of our experience. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we all hope to see you soon. All the best, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Both tours were excellent!! and priced right! Such great service too! When I had to cancel a took due to injury to my knee, Luiz sent me info on a chiropractor (I said I needed to see one) that was near my hostel. We were...More

Thank GenLee26
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Hi, how are you? How is your knee? Thanks for your review and feedback it was a pleasure to have you with us and we all hope to see you soon. All the best, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had a great experience with others tourists visiting the most popular locations in Rio, I recommend be a local for the tour, i wil do it again!!!

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Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks Julio, it was a pleasure to have you with us. Abrazos, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Under the excellent organization of Be A Local, we attended the Flamengo v. Corinthians match on June 3. We thought it was well worth the extra cost to avoid the stress of getting tickets, getting ourselves from the beach to the stadium (in a beautiful...More

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Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hi thanks a lot for your review and feedback, it was a pleasure to have you with us and we all hope to see you soon. All the best, Be a Local Tours Team

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Went with Be a local to watch Flamengo vs Corinthians. We went to a hostel in copacabana and a bus took us and others to the Macarana stadium, guided us through the crowds to our seats, took us back to the bus and then back...More

Thank francesley
Be a Local T, Owner at Be a Local Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi thanks for your feedback and to be with us. It was a pleasure to take you to watch one of the biggest derbies in brazil and hope to see you soon. All the best, Be a Local Tours Team

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You can contact Be a Local Tours, the offer city tours, favela tour etc.... All the best, Marcio
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3 November 2016|
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Ola tudo bem? Como podemos te ajudar? Voce pode enviar mensagem via whatsapp +5521979731442 ou atraves do nosso site ou facebook. Sera um prazer em ajuda-la. Atenciosamente, Be a Local Tours
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