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Excellent trip, tour was as described, guide was excellent and very informative about the places visited. Although the Private Tour is obviously more expensive would recommend it (over a larger group tour) as we were able to move around at our pace. Given the amount of queuing involved for train (to ascend Corcovado) and the cable car (at Sugar Loaf) I could imagine a lot of time being wasted waiting for a large group to organise itself at the various locations.
Our customized Rio de Janeiro sightseeing tour was excellent!! Our driver and tour guide, Carla de Silva, arrived at our hotel promptly and took us up to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain, narrating along the way. We then toured the city, stopping at the Sambodromo stadium, visiting the cathedral, stopping by the Maracana soccer stadium, and visiting the Monestary Sao Bento, where we listened to the chanting by the monks. They then dropped us off right at our ship, making sure we were settled in line. Carla did an outstanding job of taking care of us and showing us the beautiful sights of Rio. We would certainly recommend Carla and Viator to friends and clients.
Our tour guide Lewis was the best!! Truely made our trip worth it!!!
It was a very comfortable and well organized private tour with tourist guide (Sheila) who had the willingness to share with us her knowledge very kindly and to show us as many as possible places according to our interest. We will definitely travel again with you ! until next time
Maria tour guide was on time and great. However back office disorganization came through again as they told us 9 am pickup when it was to be 8 am. Another logistics planning issue in the back office. Would give 5 stars due the Maria the guide but logistics was bad
We had a very late start to this tour. The minibus arrived in plenty of time but the guide was 20 minutes late arriving due to the fact that he gone searching for our tickets for sugarloaf and Corcovado. He arrived to meet us without the tickets and then we wasted more time driving from one location to another to pick up the tickets. We were only in Rio for about 24 hours so decided to pay for this very very expensive private tour to ensure we saw as much as possible. Once the tour began, some 45 minutes late we did enjoy the sights we were taken to but all 4 of us ended the tour feeling we hadn't seen the downtown so to speak. Our tour ended at 130pm which in fact meant we spent 5 hours touring instead of the 6 we had paid for. Definitely felt there was a lack of organization on the part of the administration.