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Rio On the Map

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-020, Brazil
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Private car tour of Rio

Marcos from marcos@rioonthemap.com was a very friendly tour guide. We had arranged for his services... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beattiehkb
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Arcadia, California
Like having a local friend on the ground

Marcos was a wonderful guide..available at short notice to drive us to all the sites. Full of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mal1960
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Rio on the map operates in Rio de janeiro state of Brazil, all our members have lived in different countries which allowed us to understand what a visitor is looking for, we provide services in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German. We are passionate for our city and we have carefully selected the very best that the city has to offer combined with the most particular off-the-beaten-tracks possibilities.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-020, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marcos was a wonderful guide..available at short notice to drive us to all the sites. Full of information not just about the sites but also Brazil and Rio generally: history, society, culture. Witty and not long winded. He bravely agreed to source some football tickets...More

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Marcos F, Owner at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mark and Kent, I can’t thank you enough for your comments, It was a pleasure for me to work with such cleaver and curious visitors like you guys, I have a feeling that we will meet again! Don’t esitate in reaching us out if you’re...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Four of us on a South America tour in January and February of 2018. The first stop was Rio. Through the internet I selected a local guide to show us around. Marcos definitely is the difference maker for our experience in Rio. He not only...More

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Marcos F, Owner at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hey Lucy, Sai and family it was a great pleasure in spending time with you, thanks for your company and the cultural knowledge that you shared with me, and of course your amazing review! I hope to see you again, thank you for everything, Best...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

A few years ago, about five in fact, I was fortunate to be working in Brazil, Niteroi to be precise. One day took a ride over the Rio-Niteroi bridge, the longest bridge in the Southern Hemisphere. over 8 miles long. and up the long journey...More

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Marcos F, Owner at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hello Alan, thanks for the review, even though We noticed that accidentally you wrote the review on behalf of the city We appreciate your effort! Thank you so much. Regards Rio On The Map team.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

First of all, we wanted to have a private guide in Rio de Janeiro. Michael responded flawlessly within hours on all emails, giving him a fully trustworthy position. Once we arrived in Rio, Michael picked us up at Airport, on time and took us to...More

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Rio O, Proprietário at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you Tomas, we had a great time together and a very fun tour. Hope to see everyone in Europe when I have a chance. All my best.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I spent two days in Rio for Carnaval and decided to find a local tour guide to make the most of the limited time I had. By some incredible stroke of luck, I discovered Rio On The Map... Marcos was my guide and treated me...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Michael did not disappoint one second. Very punctual, knowledgeable, fun, good focused responsible driver. We felt safe with him. The program was well balanced. We were not bored like you sometimes get bored on long tours. Michael never pressures you. Very flexible. Of course we...More

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Rio O, Proprietário at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

It was supposed to be 5 stars as we spoke, but something went wrong with the connection. Anyways, thank you so much for the wonderful review. I had a great time with Gerlina, Nathalie and Lisa. I wish all the best to the ladies. Cheers!!!

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

After researching Rio, we realized that it was in our best interests to hire a private tour guide. It was a good decision. Michael made the most of both days. We arrived at the Christ the Redeemer Statue in time to take the first funicular!...More

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Michael S, Owner at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you Pamela and Wayne, I had a great time with you guys. It was my pleasure to show my city. Cheers!!!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I spent a one day trip in Rio with Michael and he really opened Rio for me. Michael is very friendly, positive, with a good sense of humor) what accomplished great atmosphere within this day. He is definitely well experienced guide.We covered so many places...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Michael Serruya was one of the best guides I ever had. In addition to the traditional tourist areas, I was taken to the outer edges of the Rio region, so that I could get a true sense of the dynamics of the greater metropolitan area....More

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Rio O, Proprietário at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you Robert. Hope to see you soon. You are a good friend and not only a client. Take care.

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Hello Kevin, it´s perfect we can share many recommendarions with you, please send us an email, you will find it on our web page Thank you so much , Bregards Rio on the Map.
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Hello there good morning , welcome to Rio we are specialized in customized tours and we would like to know more about you in order to offer you a unforgettable day in Rio , how old are you? What are your expectatives... More
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