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Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rafa and Brazil

Rafa is like family now! He was very responsive via email/whatsapp and I enjoyed his enthusiasm... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Oakland, California
Thank you Rafa for a great time!

My family of 4 are from Wisconsin and this past December 2016 we took a cruise from Rio De Janeiro... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Jim O
Franklin, United States
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Rafa is like family now! He was very responsive via email/whatsapp and I enjoyed his enthusiasm through out the trip. He helped us capture some awesome pictures, showed us some great spots, and was nice company. We went from Rio to Paratay to Niteroi for...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

My family of 4 are from Wisconsin and this past December 2016 we took a cruise from Rio De Janeiro to Buenas Aires. Everything worked out fantastic. Rafa picked us up from the airport, took us to our hotel and then to an amazing restaurant...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The three full days we spent with Rafa and Marcone in Buenos Ares and Rio were definitely highlights on our 33-day cruise around South America. Not only did we tour the "expected icons" with knowledgeable tour guides, they shared many hidden gems only known to...More

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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

What a delight to read these words, being with you was more than a simple work, it was fun, friendship and lots of laughs. I have several memories of all great moments we spent together. I think quality comes naturally when everything is made with...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Rafa showed us the secrets of Rio over the course of two days. He focuses on fantastic views of the city from various vantage points, as well as good eats and cultural insights. We enjoyed Rafa's "micro diplomacy" - and his friend Roberta's, too!

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Whether you are in Rio for a day or in Brazil for a month, all you need is Rafa. He can give you an amazing one-day crash-course in all things that Rio has to offer a tourist, or he can give you a week+ immersion...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Rafa is awesome. He's energetic and enthusiastic and really knows what he's talking about, with lots of good stories and history to share. He shows you cool unexpected places while also hitting the expected highlights. I'd absolutely recommend him and already have to my friends!

Thank Katie O
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My husband and I were coming to Rio for a long weekend and we had no idea on how to prioritize the sites and things to do and see. However, thanks to a personal friend's referral of Rafa, we connected to Rafa. I would say...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

I just finished my tour with Rafa and had one of the best days of my life! Rafa expertly crafted and led our day from a welcoming start to a highly satisfying finish. He listened closely to the experience we wanted and was able to...More

Thank WUWEAR96
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Myself and my cousin booked a day tour with Rafael in advance of going to Rio-de-Janeiro..... Its was the best decision we made. Rafael collected us from our accommodation and Brought us to the stunning Nitoreii and showed us the stunning views the city has...More

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 5 May 2017

On my fifth day in Rio, an acquaintance, now a friend who was also visiting recommended Rafa to me. This was my first time in Rio and I have already taken some tours since I've got there. I am so fortunate to meet Rafa. There...More

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Arturo M
10 November 2016|
Response from wtitus | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Rafa directly at donrafainrio (at) gmail com
Arturo M
10 November 2016|
Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hola Arturo, hay que encontrar el correo del guia y preguntarle lo mas pronto posible. Estoy seguro que tendrás un recorrido por Rio de forma unica.
2 October 2016|
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Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hey Vin, if you write to his email address, he will be pleased to give you all the info.