Guide at a Glance
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Private Tour, Sightseeing
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The day tours usually last 8hrs length and a suggested itinerary plan for 1 or 2 days in Rio is to see and visit the following attractions (can be tailored up!): DAY 1: ☆ The amazing views from the Dona Marta lookout viewpoint, in the Tijuca National Park; ☆ Corcovado Statue; ☆ A visit to the Tijuca National park falls, and some of its beautiful scenic viewpoints; ☆ A scenic "drive by" along Rio's coast line from the wild western zone beaches of Barra da Tijuca and São Conrado(where the beautiful and colorful tandem flight hangglidders and paragliders land, besides the world famous beaches of Leblon, Ipanema & Copacaba stopping at some beautiful picturesque lookout viewpoints for photos; ☆ A visit to one of the world's most beautiful Atlantic Rainforest Botanical Gardens(Rio de Janeiro botanical gardens) and to the amazing 18th century old sugar cane colonial farm, now the school of visual arts of Rio's Federal University known as PARQUE LAGE with its breathtaking gardens and fountains and colonial architecture main house, where nowadays the school of visual arts classrooms are held. DAY 2: ☆ Sugar Loaf cable car; ☆ A visit to the Historical district in downtown Rio seen: • The Lapa Arches (old aqueduct) and the bohemian district with its colonial constructions; • The Theatro Municipal ( the Opera House – visit from outside); • The old imperial senate building (today the Rio de Janeiro city council – visit from outside); • The royal library (visit from outside); • The impressive Modern Cathedral with its unique architecture; • The charming 19th century classical COLOMBO CAFETERIA; • The 19th century picturesque neighborhood of Santa Teresa; • The tiled staircase of the Chilean artist Jorge Selaron. (or we can include/change anything that you as my tourist/customer would like to see/do for customize your "wish to do" list of things for your trip in Rio!!).
Ecotourism licensed tour guide; Rio de Janeiro licensed tour guide; Brazil licensed tour guide; South America licensed tour guide; architectural licensed tour guide; cultural tours licensed guide; first aid certification.
Hi, I’m Manu Peclat, a private tour/driver guide who speaks English & Spanish fluently.
At the age of 16, I moved to USA where I went to High School school in Texas.
I moved back to Rio after living 4 years in United States.
English Language teacher college graduated in Brazil, I’ve been a teacher of English since 1995.
In 2005 I took a tour guide certification course finished in 2007, and then got licensed and accredited by the Brazilian ministry of tourism (EMBRATUR).
The best tour guides bring a destination to life with their passion and that’s what I do.
I have over 10 years of experience guiding in Rio, but I can also take you to the nearby cities: Niteroi, Petropolis, Buzios, Angra dos Reis, Ilha Grande and Paraty.
I am a cosmopolitan citizen, cultured and very fun!
You will love my itineraries, they are quite varied and uniquely customized, ready to please any customer who wants to find out the cultural secrets of the “Marvelous City”.
Rio is not only the most beautiful city in the world, it is rich with culture and history, And since this is a private tour, the focus is on making the tour the way you want it!
Get off the beaten track and come discover Rio with me !
“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it. ”
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