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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-020, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Marcos took my my wife and I on an excellent tour of the common tourist sites. He picked us up and dropped us off at our hotel. Everything was convenient and simple. But it was more than a tour. Marcos also gave us a superb...More

Thank GHStevenson
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Marcos from marcos@rioonthemap.com was a very friendly tour guide. We had arranged for his services for 2 days. He took us to his favorite landmarks along with the usual. He took into consideration when the peak tourist times were and planned accordingly. He tailored the...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 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

Thank Mal1960
Marcos F, Owner at Rio On the Map, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

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

Reviewed 25 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

Thank Lucy C
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

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

Thank AlanWillows
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.

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

Thank Tomas H
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.

Reviewed 14 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

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 7 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

Thank Lizanne D
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!!!

Reviewed 27 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!!!

Reviewed 19 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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Yong Miau L
5 November 2016|
Response from Marcos F | Property representative |
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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30 December 2014|
Response from Marcos F | Property representative |
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