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Manu Peclat - Rio Tour Guide

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Address: Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1194 Apt. 803, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-012, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 98166-7335
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My daughter and I enjoyed an exceptional day touring Rio with Manu. Manu picked us up at our hotel with a well maintained private car and experienced driver at the helm. Having a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Manu took all of the hassle out of seeing the main attractions as we were comfortably brought to each place and given the stories behind them and their history. Would recommend Manu to anyone as you won't find a more cheerful, welcoming guide!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Except some car trouble and Christ the Redeemer hiding in the clouds, we had an amazing day and saw main highlights of the city under the professional and fun guidance of Manu!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed an exceptional day touring Rio with Manu. Manu picked us up at our hotel with a well maintained private car and experienced driver at the helm. Having a driver created extra touring time that would have otherwise been spent parking and walking greater distances. The day flexed with our interests and weather. Christ the Redeemer... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Before planning my trip to Rio, i had sent emails to 3 tour guides (according to the best reviews here and on other websites), in order to get from them an offer for a one day trip in Rio. From their replies, there was not doubt, that Manu is going to be our guide in Rio. Manu picked us up... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I don't think you will find a better guide than Manu, EVER. He is passionate about Rio, knowledgeable, personable and you feel like you've known him your whole life. He is also flexible and you can tell he has a good working relationship with other guides and the people who work at the tourist attractions. Manu is unique because he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Manu was THE BEST tour guide! He was accommodating to all our needs and adjusted the program to suit that which we wished to see. His historical knowledge and local knowledge was second to none. The car we travelled in was extremely comfortable and nothing was ever to much to ask of Manu and the driver. We took in all... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I spent a few days in Rio recently and had a lovely time. We had Manu as our guide for two days and found him to be extremely knowledgeable, interesting and good company. The trip was organised well and ran very smoothly. I would highly recommend his services if you find yourself in this part of the... More 

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect all THE way A++++++ Manu knows everything about this great city, has A good driver which is very important to spare time, he offers you even drinks. Brings you also to Some undercover places. Felt like he was family! We had A 2 day tour with this unbelievable man and do not forget Marvin THE driver. Hope to see... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great person to give a tour for a full day and show the sights and sounds of the city. Major sites hit and Manu has all the details

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I had a very fun times with manu. Choose him if you want to have the best experience in Rio and best photo! He will take you to some cool spot for awesome pictures. He is also very knowledgeable with the city, he explain all things in detail and speak english very fluently. He is so funny and easygoing. Please... More 

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Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect place to take a stroll and appreciate the area’s beautiful architecture, enjoy a cocktail and some delicious seafood pastries at a bar, or bring a bottle of wine and enjoy it while sitting anywhere along the stone seawall known as the “mureta.”
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