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Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55-21-98018-0510
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A Tour Guide Becomes a Friend

It was a visit started with some fear and uncertainty (before meeting our tour guide, Rafa, of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hsintah L
The most FANTASTIC guide in Rio !!

It was by chance that when searching for tours in Rio that we happen to send an email to Rafa... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eraj W
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a visit started with some fear and uncertainty (before meeting our tour guide, Rafa, of course), and it turned quickly into a pleasant and extremely relaxing experience in a city we heard about so much in the past and yet still knew very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was by chance that when searching for tours in Rio that we happen to send an email to Rafa. Others were organizations so responded with the usual list of organized tours. But in the case of Rafa, we received a “love “ note. From...More

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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This work is easy because I work with my heart, and this heart knows to recognize incredible people like you!!! From Sri Lanka I welcome two guests and I said good bye for two wonderful friends. I am honored to make Rio fascinating for you....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took 3 consecutive days of touring with Rafa. The first was slightly disorganized, but Rafa was not our guide for that day. The second day, with a group from our cruise ship, was wonderful. Rafa himself took us to the city of Niteroi and...More

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

I am always proud to make Rio de Janeiro easy and even something homely to all my guests, I truly appreciate all your words because I gave my best and put a lot of passion in our days! And I feel that in Montreal I...More

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

1  Thank westreb
Reviewed 19 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 18 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 18 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

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Arturo M
10 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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Arturo M
10 November 2016|
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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.
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BEAM1a
2 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.
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