Rio de Janeiro

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Photo of Guilherme Lima

Guilherme Lima Licensed

  • 5 stars 18 Reviews
  • 65 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Rio de Janeiro (primary)
Languages:
Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Basic)

My name is Guilherme Lima, 40 yo, born and raised in Rio, tour guide registered on the Ministery of Tourism under the number 19.002129.96-9.
I started on tourism working on the ground staff of MSC Cruises on the Port of Rio, then on 2006 i took the course to be a tour guide and since then i´ve been working on it.
I work for the best agencies of Brasil and as a free lancer.
I have a lot of experience conducting groups in tours in Rio and nearby cities, specially passengers of cruise ships of big companies like MSC, Holland America, Oceania, Island Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Crystal Cru
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Isabell Erdmann Licensed

  • 5 stars 8 Reviews
  • 48 Bookings

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English

I was born and raised in Germany and left my country at the age of 22 to live, work, and study in other European countries. I spent a couple of months in France and Belgium and nine years in England.
In 2002, I travelled to Brazil for the first time, and in 2005 I came to stay.
I started to work as a guide in 2006, first doing tours to the Northeast and Amazon Region, then specializing in tours in favelas, and in the historic and cultural centre of Rio de Janeiro.
I love Rio de Janeiro for its buzzing culture, art, and music scene. I like to show the visitors the places that are difficult to
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Michael Serruya Licensed

  • 5 stars 18 Reviews
  • 41 Bookings

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Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Basic)

I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1982. At the age of 12, I moved to Florida where i finished middle school at Boca Middle. I moved back to Rio after living 10 years in United States. I completed the Guides course at Marc- Apoio, which is one of the few guides school recognized by the government in Brazil (EMBRATUR).
I LOVE MY JOB AND I AM HERE TO HELP YOU OUT...
LET HAVE SOME FUN!!!
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Luciana Morozini Licensed

  • 5 stars 7 Reviews
  • 23 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Rio de Janeiro (primary)
Languages:
Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Hi, Nice to meet you! My name is Luciana Morozini, but you can call me Lou!
I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, i am a tour guide specialized in historical and natural attractions, registered on the Ministery of Tourism under the number 19.018194.96-8 for over 10 years.I work for the best agencies of Rio de Janeiro and as a free lancer.
I have a lot of experience conducting specially passengers from cruise ships like MSC, Holland America, Oceania, Island Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Crystal Cruises and others.
I can also take you to the nearby cities, like Niteroi, Petropolis, Buz
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Claudio Montagna Licensed

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 20 Bookings

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Portuguese

Hi , I´m Claudio Montagna , born and raised in Rio , lived in New York and traveled a lot ; I love my city and everythig about it : nature , sports , art and fun ! Besides being a tour guide I`m also an artist and very interested in culture ! Rio is much more than beatiful beaches and carnaval ; wonderful restaurants , important museums , we have it all !! Get in touch and Ican make a custom made tour according to your needs and with affordable prices ! Learn more

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Patricia Leopoldino Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 13 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Rio de Janeiro (primary)
Languages:
Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Planning your tailor made holiday to Rio? Book a local person as your Tour guide :-)
My name is Patricia, I am 26 years old, I born and raised in the fantastic city of Rio de Janeiro nicknamed the "Cidade Maravilhosa" or Marvelous City and I am Carioca (native of Rio).
I am fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, during our private tour you will hear me loud and clear as well in one of these languages.
I am ready to help you to be better prepared, save valuable time, make your stay in Rio de Janeiro more comfortable and design the specialized itinerary according to your interests
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Sabrina Ribeiro Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Rio de Janeiro (primary)
Languages:
Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Hi! I'm Sabrina and I'm a driver guide in Rio. I work with my car which fits 6 people. I have my own company www.sabrinaribeiro.com.br and I do personalized tours and transfers. I lived in NY and London. I love Rio and the secret spots that I can show you.
Mail me and We'll figure out the best TOURS and best places to visit.
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Rodrigo Quintella Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 7 Bookings

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Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

My name is Rodrigo Quintella , my friends call me Carioca. I am a carioca (native of Rio) and I have been working as an official tour guide in Rio de Janeiro for the last 10 years and I really love my job. I speak very good english, spanish and portuguese and have large experiance on taking people around Rio. Learn more

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LUIS DARIN Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 7 Bookings

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Portuguese

My name is Luis Darin and I was born and raised in Rio. For the past 9 years I've been working full time as a licensed and accredited tour guide.
Flexibility is the key word on the tailor made tours I provide. Let me help you to create your own tour, so you can see what really matters to you.
The idea here is to put you in direct contact with the person who will be providing the services you request in Rio. Let me use my expertise to provide personal assistance to you, and I'll do that at the highest possible standards and with very reasonable rates.
Get in touch with me and I’ll promptly
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Daniel Cabral - Private Tour Guide Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 7 Bookings

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Languages:
English (primary)
  • Portuguese (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Hey! I am a Tour Guide in Rio de Janeiro - The Marvelous City. I am a carioca (native of Rio) have 9 years of experience and really love my job. This is a big privilege for me to take the visitors on private tours on the city where I was born and love so much. I make tours to the most famous attractions in Rio like the Statue of Christ and Sugar Loaf and also to special places known only by some locals.
If you are planning to visit Rio get in touch with me and we will have a great time together.
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Mariley Maia Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 6 Bookings

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Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Since February 2000, I am qualified to escort Brazilian and foreign tourists, both at their leisure visits, or business trips in Rio de Janeiro (city and state) in three languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish. Trained to work with large groups also attended a training course in Madrid. For 7 months, I worked as a tour conductor in Europe, in 2007. I am licensed Tour Guide as a local, regional and South America. Learn more

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Marcos Vinicius Fertonani Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 5 Bookings

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Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Hello , first of all welcome to Rio de janeiro, i am sure that you already have an idea about things that you would like to do in Rio ,that´s great we will do that ,but what i enjoy most is to surprise you with places which only a local would know. i worked as a guide for 4 years in Spain ,In Rio i have been an official tour guide since 2010.
i was born in Rio ,i went to Europe when i was 18 and i have worked and travelled around Spain ,England and Italy for 10 years ,therefore i became able not only to speak these languages but also to understand the culture. I am a hospitable person b
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SUSANNA BAMERT SCHINZ Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

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German (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Fluent)

HELLO, GUTEN TAG, BON JOUR : I was born in SWITZERLAND and I live in Brazil since 1974 because I fell in love with this marvelous city of RIO DE JANEIRO , where I live in one of the nicest neighborhoods. That allows me to know "secrets" and places where not every tour guide goes. You'll get an idea from the culture, the historical places in the city and if you like nature, we'll visit also the biggest URBAN FOREST in the world! But I might show you also the traditional sites and Highlights of Rio.
I give you the ideas and YOU CHOOSE ! you are my guests !
For the past 13 years I've been
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Tatiane Araujo Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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Languages:
Italian (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Portuguese (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Hello! I'm a Tourist Guide and a Visual Artist. I love my city and her colors!
I was born in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro and at the age of 10 years I moved to Italy where I lived until 2013.
I'm a graduate in a "Science Of Tourism" at the University "La Sapienza" in Rome.
My passion for travel has always accompanies me, and led me to live a few times in London, Lugano, Milan, New York ... and now I'm back in my native country.
In Rio I completed the course to be a Touristic Guide for transmitting my love for this wonderful city. I'm a cosmopolitan citizen, cultured and very fun person!
I speak
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Rachel Asty Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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Languages:
Portuguese (primary)
  • English (Fluent)
  • Italian (Fluent)
  • Spanish (Fluent)

Hi, Nice to meet you! My name is Rachel Asty, but you can call me Rach!
I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. I speak 4 languages, english, spanish, italian, and portuguese.
I have my own company Trip Carioca and I do personalized tours and transfers special for you!
I am a tour guide 19.01985596-2 for over 3 years and I love my profission and in special I love Rio de Janeiro and the secret spots that I can show you.
PLEASE, DON´T MAKE A BOOKING BEFORE SENDING ME A MESSAGE !!!
THANK YOU !!!
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