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Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rafa's the Best!

We feel so fortunate that we were able to see Rio de Janeiro with Rafa as our guide. He took us to... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Whitecourt, Canada
A Canadian Traveler in Brazil

Rafael is the most knowledgeable travelers guide that we have ever had in our extensive world... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We feel so fortunate that we were able to see Rio de Janeiro with Rafa as our guide. He took us to Rio's highlights including Sugarloaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer, the unique Santa Tereza area, the famous Botanical gardens, beautiful beaches, the wetlands, over the...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Rafael is the most knowledgeable travelers guide that we have ever had in our extensive world adventures. He shared parts of Rio that residents of the city love, as well as the the major tourist attractions. Rafael has an infectious love for his city and...More

Thank Vern K
Reviewed 19 November 2017

In addition to showing us the Christ,Sugarloaf from the best local perspective Rafa showed us Niteroi ,many less known beaches,Santa Theresa and wonderfull views enjoyed by the locals His sense of fun his love of Rio and pride in restaurants and shopping off the beaten...More

Thank gaylem934
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Cousin Rafa! That is how we came to know him.. From the minute we found him on trip advisor and continuing until now we have a friend for life. This was our first trip to Brazil and we had 3 days in Rio and Rafa...More

1  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I am a big fan of Brazil, the people, the beach cities, the culture and I decided to check it out with a local, trip advisor helped me a lot, and I came a cross with a name that everyone liked, I found Rafa and...More

Thank Cy S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

What can I say about my new Brazilian friend Rafa? My husband and I had an amazing two days in Rio with Rafa. We had not planned to see the Christ with Rafa but the weather forecast changed our minds. After we saw the Christ,...More

1  Thank Elizabeth37
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Rafa is like family now! He was very responsive via email/whatsapp and I enjoyed his enthusiasm through out the trip. He helped us capture some awesome pictures, showed us some great spots, and was nice company. We went from Rio to Paratay to Niteroi for...More

Thank WinnisTravels
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My family of 4 are from Wisconsin and this past December 2016 we took a cruise from Rio De Janeiro to Buenas Aires. Everything worked out fantastic. Rafa picked us up from the airport, took us to our hotel and then to an amazing restaurant...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The three full days we spent with Rafa and Marcone in Buenos Ares and Rio were definitely highlights on our 33-day cruise around South America. Not only did we tour the "expected icons" with knowledgeable tour guides, they shared many hidden gems only known to...More

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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

What a delight to read these words, being with you was more than a simple work, it was fun, friendship and lots of laughs. I have several memories of all great moments we spent together. I think quality comes naturally when everything is made with...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Rafa showed us the secrets of Rio over the course of two days. He focuses on fantastic views of the city from various vantage points, as well as good eats and cultural insights. We enjoyed Rafa's "micro diplomacy" - and his friend Roberta's, too!

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Questions & Answers
Arturo M
11 November 2016|
Response from wtitus | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Rafa directly at donrafainrio (at) gmail com
Arturo M
11 November 2016|
Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hola Arturo, hay que encontrar el correo del guia y preguntarle lo mas pronto posible. Estoy seguro que tendrás un recorrido por Rio de forma unica.
3 October 2016|
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Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hey Vin, if you write to his email address, he will be pleased to give you all the info.