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Rio Gay Tours - Private Tours

Rua Pinheiro Machado | 139/502, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-090, Brazil
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Great Tour with an excellent friendly guide!

My friend and I booked Marcelo for a day trip to go up to Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf and then... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andybluecello
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Sydney
Marcelo was Magnificent!

We prefer private tours when we travel so as not to waste time in lines, getting around, or chasing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FrankBillingsley
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Houston
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Rua Pinheiro Machado | 139/502, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-090, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I booked Marcelo for a day trip to go up to Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf and then have lunch/look around Santa Teresa. We are so glad we booked with him - he was just fantastic. I was like hanging with an old...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We prefer private tours when we travel so as not to waste time in lines, getting around, or chasing red herrings. Marcelo proved to be an excellent choice to get us to the main attractions without any issues, show us places we'd never otherwise see,...More

Thank FrankBillingsley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my solo trip to Rio because it has been a dream of mine to visit Cristo Redento! In all honesty, with no disrespect I do not fill safe at all since I reach GIG airport. Thankfully I found Marcello, who has been very...More

Thank Syzwy S
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I used Marcelo's guide services for three days in Rio. I was traveling solo for my first trip to Rio. Having a local guide added to my comfort level of being in a foreign land and not knowing the local language. He was perfect! Very...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Our carefully-planned and long-anticipated Christmas in Rio de Janeiro was thrown into confusion when Azul Airlines unilaterally switched our flight outbound from Rio to Montevideo from December 26 to December 24. Thankfully I had already engaged Marcelo to show us around on 23 December, our...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We scheduled Marcelo for late December to have a tour of Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. He was right on time and ready to go. But he said he had “Catholic Guilt” because it was extremely overcast and we would only be able to...More

Thank msgodd
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Our tour with Marcelo was amazing! He was attentive to our needs and extremely knowledgeable about his city. Because we went during high season, the lines were extremely long to all the sights we wanted to see, but because he knew his way around and...More

1  Thank Echas917
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Going to Rio de Janeiro for the first time I needed some guidance for the #1 gay destination in the world. Everybody warned me about how dangerous Brazil and Rio were. Going through gay cities I found Marcelo's service. Email communication was fast and effective...More

4  Thank Umbertoinrio
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

I don't have enough words to describe what a wonderful person Marcelo is! He had everything planed and ready to go from knowing exactly where to go to beat the lines from planing our tour to the Sugar Loaf Mountain at exactly sunset. The other...More

1  Thank Cj B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We (myself and two friends) were visiting Rio for a conference and booked an all day tour with Marcelo. Given we had limited time we wanted him to show us the major sites and also give us a taste of the local culture. He did...More

Thank Joshua R
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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
I recommend the tour guide we used, Marcelo. You can book him on Vayable. I don't know I he's available for your dates, but if he is, you won't find anyone more expert at making you feel VIP as you discover Rio in your... More
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