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Lisa Rio Tours

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Address: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
Phone Number:
+(55)21 998946867
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Lisa Rio Tours is a specialist in cultural and private tours, which can be...

Lisa Rio Tours is a specialist in cultural and private tours, which can be planned individually for our customers.One of our highlights are our "Historical Walking Tours" in small groups.Our main focus is providing an exceptional travel experience for our customers and a particularly close contact to land, people, culture and history.



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Lisa tours; experience the best of RIO

Lisa is a funny and very relaxed lady, she knows a lot about Rio and Brazil as she has been living there for more than 15 years. From Samba school to churches, and all of these in... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
luc d
New York

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New York
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Lisa is a funny and very relaxed lady, she knows a lot about Rio and Brazil as she has been living there for more than 15 years. From Samba school to churches, and all of these in between.......you can experience it all with her as your guide.

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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Lisa is a very unique and different tour guide. She was able to see past our tourist exterior and connect with us on a personal level. She identified our interest guided us through parts of Brazil that are often unseen or misunderstood. In doing so Lisa offered a custom tour of Brazil's African History in a very special way. She... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

I took a walking tour with Lisa Rio Tours. I had my own personal guide - the one-on-one tour is more expensive than the group one, but it's totally worth it for the individual attention and flexibility. Lisa met me at my hotel and walked me to a nearby Metro station, where we took the train to the Historic Centre... More 

Thank Shelley D
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

What a lovely part of the world to visit! I am so glad I had an opportunity to have you as my tour guides! I am in love with this city! Rio is such a great place. Great Olympic city!

Thank JamieCerroni
State of Sao Paulo
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Me and my friend have been visiting Rio with Lisa Rio Tours and the experience was just amazing. Our guide was so friendly and helpful with a lot of Knowledge of the city. Thanks a lot!

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

We joined a group of six other people through cruise critic for a one day tour of Rio highlights, a dinner and a drive to the airport. Sound good? The day was disastrous from the start as we waited a long time for Lisa to show up and then we had to lug our cruise luggage several blocks to the... More 

Thank joann k
Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
2 reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

We, my daughter and I, visiting Rio at the end of September 2015. We had beautiful weather. We were for private tours with Lisa during 2 days just in the town. We see so much things like, Christ Redeemer, Botanical Garden, Santa Teresa, Historical Center, take the bridge to Niteroi, Contemporary Museum, watch Rio from a mountain in Niteroi and... More 

Thank 2701christine
Alesund, Norway
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

Lisa organized for me to participate in a guided day tour which took us to the Statue of Christ the Redeemer and to the Sugar Top, amongst many other places. At noon we were served an excellent lunch in Copacabana. The guide was excellent in every way.

Thank Heide K
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

We did a walking tour booked by our hotel of Santa Theresa and the Lapa area. Our tour guide was Igor and he was very informative and easy going. He made sure we enjoyed the tour and adapted tour our needs. We felt a bit rushed at the end as Igor had another tour he had to get to right... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Igor was our guide on this walking tour and he was very good. He had a natural enthusiasm for his City and Country. We saw most if not all of the remains of the old Rio. Santa Teresa seemed to be " closed" so that part was a it of a waste. Disappointingly when we came to settle at the... More 

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