Rio de Janeiro

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Photo of Guilherme Lima

Guilherme Lima Licensed

  • 5 stars 21 Reviews
  • 79 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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Michael Serruya Licensed

  • 5 stars 30 Reviews
  • 59 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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Isabell Erdmann Licensed

  • 5 stars 10 Reviews
  • 52 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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Luciana Morozini Licensed

  • 5 stars 14 Reviews
  • 42 Bookings

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

***Check out the Special SALES for the Olympics!!!*** Hi, my name is Luciana Morozini, but you can call me Lou! I am not a "Driver-Guide", with me you have a separate Driver and we dont need to worry about Parking.
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 in Rio, but I can also take you to the nearby cities: Niteroi, Petropolis, Bu
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Marcos Vinicius Fertonani Licensed

  • 5 stars 11 Reviews
  • 27 Bookings

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

Hi and welcome to the ¨cidade maravilhosa¨ - the marvelous city of Rio de Janeiro!
I believe that if you found this website it's because you are looking for a unique experience in our city and I am pleased to fulfill your desires.
I am Brazilian, 33 years old now, I lived in Europe for 10 years working and travelling around Spain, Italy but most of that time in London. I became a licensed tour guide at MARCAPOIO which is considered the most respected guiding course in Rio. But I figured out all the best hidden spots with time experience exploring my great city.
Honestly I love what I
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Claudio Montagna Licensed

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 24 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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Sabrina Ribeiro Licensed

  • 5 stars 5 Reviews
  • 14 Bookings

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

OLYMPIC GAMES - FIND YOUR RIO - I'm a fully licensed international guide in Rio. (Number: 19.019730.96-8). I love showing this amazing city that I was born and raised. I can manage a great full day experience including places you must go and secret spots that only locals could take you. I am very happy to be a host in Rio. If you are coming by plane or cruise ship let me know for special transfers too. I have my own car and company and I do personalized tours and transfers. I also lived in NY and London.
Send me a message I'll love talk to you!
I speak Portuguese, English and Spanish.
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Daniel Cabral - Private Tour Guide Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 11 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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Tatiane Araujo Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

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

Tour Guide and Visual Artist. I love my city and her colors!
I'm a professional licensed Tour Guide and Tour Leader for transmitting all my passion for this marvelous city. I like to show places that are difficult to find without knowing your way around the city… as a friend who takes you for a walk in her favorite places!
I was born 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 Londo
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Rodrigo Quintella Licensed

  • 5 stars 6 Reviews
  • 8 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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j. carlos desales Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 7 Bookings

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

Hello,
My name is Carlos, a native of Rio and citizen of United States. Currently I spend most part of the year in Brazil working as a private tour guide and tour operator in many different areas of the country and the remaining time I spend in the States networking, improving my professional skills and spending time with my family and friends. In San Francisco, I attended San Francisco State University and majored in Film Production and I worked in the field for awhile.
In 2003, I had the chance of spending three months working between Cuba and Puerto Rico improving my Spanish which I
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Mariley Maia Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 6 Bookings

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Languages:
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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Patricia Ghastine Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 5 Bookings

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

WELCOME ! SEJA BEM VINDO! BIENVENIDOS!
** English ** Português ** Español **
°°° All credit cards accepted.
>>> Excellent tour prices for up to 5 people in a car or 14 people in a van!!
>>> I offer full touristic assistance to ensure you a great stay in Rio!
THIS IS THE MOST COMFORTABLE WAY TO TRAVEL! Tour price starts from only USD$ 130,00!
PRICE INCLUDES:
- Driver.
- Pick up / drop off at hotel or airport.
- Mineral water and snacks.
I also offer transfers! Ask me about transfers or longer tours.
Hello! I am the first guide in Viator to offer FREE PROFESSION
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Euler Junior Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 5 Bookings

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

Hello, my name is Euler Júnior, but call me Junior, as my family does! I work as a Tour Guide since 2012, and i´m also Management Graduate and Logistics specialized! Last years were really intense for people who works for Tourism in Rio, and living this business daily I had a chance to acquire a good experience doing Tours with couples, families or big groups!
I have contact with people from many countries, cultures and religions, so I respect all and follow learning something new in every job! What do you have to teach me about your culture?
Being a Brazilian, i´m friendly and help
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SUSANNA BAMERT SCHINZ Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 5 Bookings

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Languages:
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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