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Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide

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All reviews highly recommend rafa friend for life across the bridge plan b visited rio dear friend santa teresa iguazu falls his colleague south america his enthusiasm sugar loaf cruise ship great sense of humor beautiful city speaks excellent english christ the redeemer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since this was our second trip to Rio (Our first trip was for three days and Rafa was a fantastic guide around all the highlights) we told him we wanted to see and do the things the natives do. He did not disappoint us.. He...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though the weather was terrible, Rafa made our visit so special - we went to the botanic gardens so we got a glimpse of Christ the Redeemer through the clouds! He had so many stories about Rio, about Brazil, the history and the people...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great day with Rafa in Rio and Niteroi, containing a personal tour with a few surprises we really enjoyed. Thx and all the best

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

I loved touring around with Rafa! We booked a private tour for a family of four and had a great time! His English is perfect and he knows the city really well so you never get lost or feel unsafe. He picked us us early...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

I met Rafa a year ago when I hired him to be our tour guide in Rio de Janeiro. After only a few days, it was clear that Rafa was more like a friend to my husband and myself than a tour guide. When we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

I enormously thank you for each letter in this text, it is my passion and all I read convinces me I am in the same page, Liz and David are great friends and it was a pleasure to show one of the most beautiful doors...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Rafa is a very good and well prepared guide! He speaks perfectly English, a lot of passion for his city and for sharing the spirit of Rio with his guests! Thanks Rafa fir the very nice day!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

My big pleasure was making Rio like a home for you. This work has a lot of my passion and I am sure you will spread the words telling that in Brazil all your friends have a real friend here! Thank you very much!

Reviewed 21 September 2018

I've done this tour before when I first visited Rio. I am about to go back to Rio this year, and I am booking it again, because Rafa and Marco, give you such a great insight to the City, they are also great human beings....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Considering the fact that we already visited the more popular touristic attractions, we also wanted to see a different, less touristic, side of this beautiful part of Brazil. Rafa's private tour in his birth place Niterói was just what we needed! Before exploring this lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just visted Rio De Janiero. Our safety was my biggest concern, however having Rafa guiding us around made us feel at ease. In 3 days Rafa managed to fit it the popular sites in Rio, such as Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer),...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

When I read words of friends telling that they have a blast in Rio is everything I need to be convinced that I am walking in the right path. Thank you very much for all the thoughts, good vibe and laughs we had during our...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Prior to our holiday in Rio my wife and I were planning our stay and were looking for different things to do in the city. We were a bit concerned about our safety since we read about Rio not being the safest place in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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RafaTraveller, Owner at Rafael Torres Lopes Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Words are not enough to describe the big honor of showing Rio to you, and I am sure that now, Brazil and especially Rio de Janeiro will be in your heart for a life time. Thank you very much for your trust and friendship, and...More

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jerry s
22 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.
28 February 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!
10 November 2016|
Response from wtitus | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Rafa directly at donrafainrio (at) gmail com