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ABOUT US

Your Certified Rio de Janeiro Tour Guide

Our mission is to unveil the city's most iconic landmarks and hidden gems, offering bespoke journeys that blend luxury with cultural immersion. From exploring the heights of Sugarloaf Mountain to savoring exclusive dining experiences overlooking Copacabana Beach, our curated tours promise to showcase Rio de Janeiro's allure in unparalleled style.

I am Patricia, a dedicated Carioca and proud native of the captivating city of Rio de Janeiro. My fervor for exploration and travel has taken me to over 20 countries across Europe, North America, and South America.

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Global Connections and Language Proficiency

Fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish, my linguistic skills have allowed me to connect with diverse cultures and uncover rich histories around the world.

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Academic and Professional Achievements

I hold a degree in Marketing from UNICARIOCA University and certifications in Business Administration and Event Organization from SENAC RIO.

This foundation supports my dynamic career in tourism.

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A Versatile Career in Tourism

I have experience as a travel agent, tour operator, interpreter for corporate events, and professional photographer, enriching my ability to deliver exceptional travel experiences.

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Contributions to Prestigious Events

I’ve contributed to major events like the XV Pan American Games, Rio + 20, World Youth Day, FIFA Confederations Cup, Brazil World Cup, and the Rio Olympic Games. I’ve also worked with companies like Varilux, Budweiser, FIDIC, the Indian Embassy, McKinsey, and Visa International.

Certified Tour Guide

In 2012, I earned my National Tourism Guide license from the Ministry of Tourism, highlighting my extensive training and expertise. Rio Smile Tours - Your Trusted Partner in Travel. Founded in 2013, Rio Smile Tours is your premier online tour company, dedicated to unforgettable experiences in Rio. We adhere to Brazilian legal regulations, with credentials including CNPJ 18.948.699.001-81 and CADASTUR 19.058022.10.0001-5.

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A Knowledgeable and Passionate Team

Our small yet dedicated team of tour guides brings unparalleled expertise and passion to every experience. With their deep knowledge of Rio de Janeiro's history, culture, and hidden treasures, they ensure exceptional service and memorable encounters at every turn.

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