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Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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USD 170.00*
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RIO IN TWO DAYS WITH THE CLASSICS AND SECRETS - SUGAR LOAF - NITEROI
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USD 120.00*
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BASIC RIO WITH SUGAR LOAF, CHRIST AND GREAT SURPRISES
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USD 160.00*
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SECRETS OF RIO - MUCH MORE THAN THE SUGAR LOAF
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"highly recommend rafa"
in 26 reviews
"friend for life"
in 15 reviews
"across the bridge"
in 6 reviews
"locals know"
in 9 reviews
"plan b"
in 6 reviews
"visited rio"
in 21 reviews
"dear friend"
in 6 reviews
"santa teresa"
in 28 reviews
"his colleague"
in 5 reviews
"south america"
in 13 reviews
"his enthusiasm"
in 6 reviews
"real rio"
in 13 reviews
"sugar loaf"
in 29 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 11 reviews
"speaks perfect english"
in 9 reviews
"great sense of humor"
in 6 reviews
"samba school"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know how sometimes things just feel right from the word go .... Raffa is your man. He picked is up on time with a smile and what an amazing time we had. Raffa is so warm and considerate at all times. He took us...More

Thank Donald F
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What to write when you read so many marvelous words??? Well, gratitude is all I can think about, I am so happy to have met such a great couple, thanks to you I have Scotland deeper in the heart and it was a pleasure to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited Salvador, BA. Our flight back had an 8 h layover in Rio de Janeiro. Not long enough to do much but definitely too long to sit at the airport. A brilliant idea occurred to me: Let's do a day tour. I found...More

Thank XSharp
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

My wife and I visited Rio last fall. Our trip was truly enhanced by hiring Rafa as our guide. Rafa picked us up after a long flight, and it was great to see a friendly face waiting for us at the airport to take us...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We spent two days with Rafael Torres Lopes -Rafa- in Rio de Janeiro. He is a warm, friendly, outgoing guy who seems to know everyone in Rio. He drove us around the city with ease showing us the beautiful sights everyone sees and the special...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

My wife, Annette and I had two days in Rio before joining our formal tour. Picking Rafa turned out so well. If you like your guide to be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, flexible enough to adjust to your needs and full of life and fun, Rafa is...More

Thank Bin407
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Don Rafael Torres Lopes Is The Best Tour Guide in Rio and he made both my husband and myself feel so welcomed-waiting for us when our cruise liner docked we had a full day with him and it just wasn’t long enough he absolutely took...More

Thank Susan ann G
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

You were my first guests from Gibraltar and it is a big honor for me, I welcome two wonderful guests and I said good bye to great real friends, thank you for giving me all the inspiration to make Rio so much better for all...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Rafa was very smart and flexible in how he planned and led our 5-hour tour of the Niteroi and Santa Teresa neighborhoods during our flight layover in Rio. Very engaging and with a great sense of humor. Rafa showed us the more local and less-traveled...More

1  Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

When I planned an extended layover in Rio de Janeiro on the way to a trip to South Africa for me and my girlfriend, I found the planning overwhelming. As we got closer to leaving, I decided it would be best to enlist the services...More

Thank Redgrant
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Rafa, for your entertaining, knowledgeable and fun approach to our time with you in Rio. Even though we only had a short time in Rio, we loved Rafa’s adaptability to managing to meet each of our needs (2 older adults travelling with our...More

Thank Lisa E
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

You have no idea how delicious is to read these words. That's the plan, making Rio so much special that Rio will always be in your mind! Rio is a home for you now and you can always come anytime. I will be here to...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We have known Rafa for many years since 2013 when he was the guide to some Singaporeans who visited Rio and they really enjoyed the excursions. Recently we recommended him to our friends in Italy and Rafa brought them to so many iconic places in...More

Thank YvonnekohBK
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jerry s
23 March 2018|
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Response from RafaTraveller | Property representative |
Hallo Jerry, I think if you click on his name you will see his email address. I hope it is not to late to answer your question. I just read it today.
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XSharp
1 March 2018|
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Response from MauriceBr | Reviewed this property |
Christ Redemtor has the best view of the Rio bay, but the weather has to be perfect and the crowds very thin. Contact Rafa and discuss your plans with him. I hope he is available the day your are in Rio. He knows better!
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Arturo M
11 November 2016|
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Response from wtitus | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Rafa directly at donrafainrio (at) gmail com
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