Carlos took four of us on two full days of touring his fabulous city. We were 3 different nationalities and all of us thought Carlos’ English was incredibly easy to understand as he speaks fluently and with little to no accent.
Carlos has a love and pride for Rio that shines through as he describes each site, it’s history and the possible future. He is extremely honest about his thoughts and desires for the city he loves so much and with his boundless knowledge, it makes his tours come alive.
We managed to tour 12 hours the first day and 9 the second and felt every minute was important and actually ended up wishing we had longer. When we reached Rio, we had been traveling for a month and were close to being overloaded with previous tour information but Carlos was so excited and energized about each place that it gave us more energy and we ended our two days thinking how thankful we were to have had Carlos as our final tour guide of our trip. He was by far the best out of the dozen or so we had used across South America and we recommend him highly and without reservation.
What a special city Rio de Janeiro is and how fortunate they are to have Carlos Cardoso as their representative.
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