Eduardo Cruxen Marques Private tour guide in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Eduardo Cruxen Marques

Guide profile:

Iam from Rio de Janeiro- Brazil. I graduated in Business Administration at PUC (Pontificia Universidade Catolica)- RIO in 2001. I lived in San Diego- CA for 8 months in 1996 to learn and improve my english. I work in the tourism field as a guide since 2002 (license number 19.000788.96-3) specialized in Natural History of Rio de Janeiro.After working for 2 years as a guide for an Agency I created my business in 2004 to provide the visitor a better experience with the local culture in Rio de Janeiro. I have been to many cities in the world and experience the culture and life style of my future travellers (clients); I ve been to: Berlin, Edinburgh, Copenhagen, Arhus,Salzbourg, Munich,Ulm,Veneza, Verona,Barcelona,Madrid,Amsterdam,Budapest,Prague,London,Paris, Los Angeles,Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, San Francisco and San Diego; My goal is to exchange culture and learn with my customers as well as show my city which i love it!! Watch the video to have a better idea of our service!!

RECOMMENDED BY TRAVEL GUIDE BOOKS:

-Lonely Planet Rio de Janeiro Guide since 2009;

-Lonely Planet Brazil-2010

-Foot Prints South America 2009;

-Le Guide Routard since 2006;

-Agenda Carioca since 2008

Recent reviews of this tour guide:

5 stars Amélie P.

I really enjoyed the tour and i highly recommend it for anyone who wants to visit Rio with a local! Eduardo has a lot of interesting facts and informations to tell about Rio and Brazil. The tour is well organized and casual and I liked that the group was not too big. It's a very good way to see the city and we even met the artist from Lapa stairs which made the tour even more interesting!

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

THE BIG DUDE TOUR! - This 6 hour tour is a fantastic opportunity to see many sides of Rio de Janeiro. The trip starts with a visit at the hang gliding landing area at Sao Conrado beach where the hang gliders land after take off from Pedra Bonita with its amazing views of the mountains on the coast;

- From there you drive through the Tijuca National Park and get a glimpse of the tropical rainforest close up before arriving at the CHRIST THE REEDEMER STATUE- ticket included-

-After your visit you will stop for lunch (optional but not included ) in Santa Teresa, one of the traditional old neighbourhoods of Rio, which still retains much of its original architecture and character.

- Lastly you will see The Great Madness or secret Lapa steps where Snoop Dogg shot his famous video for Beautiful. To finish your day why not take the option to be dropped off at Sugarloaf mountain (ticket not included) in time for sunset or you can simply be dropped off at your hotel/hostel.

Review from a guest:

"We had a WONDERFUL time on this trip. The guide was funny and made the effort to tell us interesting facts. We didn't know what to expect being that it was our first tour, but we actually got our money's worth. We even met Selaron on the tour! (the famous artist who created the acclaimed steps in Lapa) He was working on the actual steps during our visit and signed tiles for us. Great experience!"

Natasha- USA ~ 17 Feb 2009

Transportation by tour guide:

Yes, transportation can be arranged upon request.

Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:

RIO DE JANEIRO SIGHTSEEING -Big Dude tour! Price Per Person 50.00 USD

Tour guide interests:

Natural History about Rio de janeiro + sociology + antrophology+ culture& music

Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!

5 stars Amélie P. 19 Oct 2010

I really enjoyed the tour and i highly recommend it for anyone who wants to visit Rio with a local! Eduardo has a lot of interesting facts and informations to tell about Rio and Brazil. The tour is well organized and casual and I liked that the group was not too big. It's a very good way to see the city and we even met the artist from Lapa stairs which made the tour even more interesting!

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