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Address: Rua Maestro Francisco Braga, 502-205, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22041-070, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 8332 1383
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The itiniraries are made for lovers of nature, secret sights and local...

The itiniraries are made for lovers of nature, secret sights and local culture. That´s your chance to have a great insight into the hidden treasures of Rio. I offer private tours in the city of Rio de Janeiro It´s a personalized experience combining my knowhow with the personal profile and needs of the customers. All the private tours are available by car which fit confortably until 6 people. Due the traffic jam, weather conditions and passengers´s mood the itineraries are very flexible. All the tours are booked upon request and availability.

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Best tour guide ever!

My 31 year old son and I hired Julio before I even got to Rio, which I highly recommend, so as not to waste time there doing that. He was outstanding very nice person well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 March 2016
Sharon C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

My 31 year old son and I hired Julio before I even got to Rio, which I highly recommend, so as not to waste time there doing that. He was outstanding very nice person well informed and spoke perfect English. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Thank Sharon C
rio02016, Gerente geral at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Sharon. How are you? I am really glad that you enjoyed the tour. Hope to see yoo in Rio again! Warm regards, Julio More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Julio was great! we started at 7 am at our hotel and went to Christ the Redeemer. We were really hoping to eat fresh litchis and Julio found a fruit market in the city where we were able to get them. we stopped at various points in the city and were given a lot of information about the various sites.... More 

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rio02016, Owner at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Boneiru How are you? Thanks for your feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed our tour. I hope to see you in Rio again! Warm regards, Julio More 

Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Julio was recommended to us by another private tour's guide who was not available on that date. We really organised our Rio visit at the last minute. Julio responded quickly and on a short notice to our e-mails. Moreover, we were the ones who decided when and what would like to visit and he just spiced up our ideas by... More 

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Thank Evgeniya S
rio02016, Gerente geral at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Evgeniya How are you? Thanks a lot for you feedback! Its very important your opinion for me, I am glad that you liked the tour. Whenever come back to rio let me know, Best regards, Julio More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Julio was a great guide. He picked us up promptly at 8 o'clock and we spent the day with him seeing the major sites. We went straight to Corcovado to see Christ the Redeemer, which was smart so as to avoid huge lineups and traffic. He was knowledgeable and definitely a "laid-back" kind of guy. Unlike some tour guides who... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Paul How are you? Thanks for your feedback, Iam glad that you had good time in our tour. Hope to see you in Rio again. Kind regards, Julio More 

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Julio was wonderful. We had a great time visiting the sites with him. He picked us up from the airport, took us on a 6 hours tour and then dropped us at the pier. You couldn't us for a better guide. Thank you Julio.

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Claudia How are you? Thanks for your feedback, which is very important for me. I am glad that you enjoyed the tour and everything worked out. Best regards, Julio More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Julio guided our traveling party of 7 for an enjoyable day-long tour throughout the main sites of Rio such as the Christ the Redeemer, Lapa Steps and Sugar Loaf Mountain. I would highly recommend Julio for anyone looking for a guided tour.

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello Abdul How are you? Thannks for your feedback! I am glad that you enjoyed the tour. Best regards Julio More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Julio is amazing. We were four mid-20yr old guys on our first trip to Rio. None of us speak Portuguese, and it was important to us that we had an energetic tour guide who spoke good English and was flexible on our itinerary throughout the tour. Julio met all this criteria and more. Very easy-going guy, great conversation, and knowledgeable... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello guys!! How are you? Thanks for your feedback, Iam glad that you guys had fun during the tour. Hope to see you all in Rio again. Warm regards, Julio More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We had an awesome time visiting the sites with Julio. He answered all of our inane questions and took us to all the places we wanted to see. If you only have a short time in rio make sure to book a private tour and we wholeheartedly recommend Julio as your tour guide. He is flexible, speaks English well, and... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

Hello David How are you? Thanks for your coment on the site. I am happy that you enjoyed the the day trip. Best regards, Julio More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

My friends and I visited Rio for our spring brake. Julio took us on a hike in the Tijuca forest and it was probably one of the best things I experienced in Rio. Julio is an excellent tour guide, he knows Rio like the back of his hand and he is always willing to help with his recommendations. He is... More 

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rio02016, Proprietário at Laidback Rio, responded to this review

I am glad tho see at you enjoyed the tour. Thanks a lot for your feedback!I hope to see back in Rio! Warm regards, Julio More 

Fort Lee, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

It was indeed a pleasure to have met you and you were able to accommodate us for our brief stay in Rio. It was a lovely encounter. I have to come back and spend more time. The three of us could not have covered seeing so many places, nor would we have been able to visit Christ the Redeemer. So... More 

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