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12 Nov 2017
“Second time in Rio with Rafa ”
27 Mar 2017
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Rua Barata Ribeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-001, Brazil
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

This was my second time in Rio and I had not doubt to contact Rafa for a tour with my coworkers. wonderful day, we enjoyed every moment !!! This was my second time in Rio and I had not doubt to contact Rafa for a...More

Thank Irene C
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I have mobility and visual problems. Rafa went out of his way to make sure that I was able to take advantage of all the wonderful sights in both Rio and B.A. He made sure that I didn't miss a step.. Rafa explained everything in...More

Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had an unforgettable day with Rafa and saw Rio from many different vantage points, most of which are not listed on the usual tours, First we crossed the bridge and visited Niteroi, a beautiful seaside settlement, very peaceful and no sign of tourist buses!!...More

Thank phasmann
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We family of 5 kids( 12,10 and 11 weeks) plus Grandma had spent a day with Rafa from the very moment we asked about his services we were flooded with a ton of information and we were told exactly what we would experience with Rafa...More

1  Thank Hulsefamily5
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Rio was the last port of call on our 16 night Transatlantic cruise. I had researched guides for Rio and Rafa was highly recommended, both here and on Cruise Critic. Many emails were exchanged over several months, all of them entertaining. From the beginning, I...More

Thank Lindaf47
Reviewed May 15, 2012

I toured Rio and the surrounding areas with Rafa this March as part of my two month journey across South America and was very impressed! As a private guide and driver, I felt extremely well taken care of and confident in Rafa's abilities. From the...More

Thank GregOn
Reviewed March 31, 2012

We took a private tour with Rafa and another couple during our trip to Rio in October. THIS IS THE ONLY WAY TO SEE RIO!! In summary Rafa is a very funny, lovable local with a sense of adventure and passion for life. He makes...More

Thank rami h
Reviewed March 2, 2012

Despite using Tripadvisor extensively in planning my trips I have never felt the urge to write a review. However, given how fabulous Rafa is I've decided to write my first one. My husband and I went to Rio in July and it really exceeded our...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed October 23, 2011

We planned our trip with Rafa on short notice (a couple of weeks), due to the great reviews on trip advisor, and were really excited that we were able to schedule a day in his already busy schedule. We had planned to take a trip...More

1  Thank sudaph
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