Kimkim Trip Reviews for Brazil

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Experiance in the Amazon · Brazil - Feb 15 - Feb 22, 2020

Traveler: Kurt H. - Local specialist: Paulo Torres

Paulo, our local representative for KimKim, really helped us out after one of our flights were cancelled. He worked into the evening from home to make sure we were looked after. When you are a foreigner who doesn't know the language of the country this is how a trip can be ruined or fantastic memories can be created for a life time. Paulo was amazing.

Cynthia Lebrao, our English tour guide, at the Pousada Uacari was amazing. Her experience with the area and because she was a biology... read more

Paulo, our local representative for KimKim, really helped us out after one of our flights were cancelled. He worked into the evening from home to make sure we were looked after. When you are a foreigner who doesn't know the language of the country this is how a trip can be ruined or fantastic memories can be created for a life time. Paulo was amazing.

Cynthia Lebrao, our English tour guide, at the Pousada Uacari was amazing. Her experience with the area and because she was a biology major her vast knowledge of the mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, flora and fauna was very helpful. Her demeaner, laid-back and positive, when working with the team of locals, who helped as tour guides, was amazing to watch and fit well with the whole experience of an ecotour.

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Paulo Torres, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Kurt,

I'm glad to read your review and truly happy for your trip! It's nice to know you are returning home with great memories and experiences from our country.

Kind regards,
Paulo

My experience of Kim Kim service to Brazil · Brazil - Jan 13 - Jan 16, 2020

Traveler: kevin M. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

I have been asked to write a review of my experience with Kim Kim and for me in particular Luciana who was my representative in Brazil.

This tour was something I do not do - when traveling I usually ensure family are available to look after me but I decided to take a risk.

Luciana poor dear was inundated with questions / concerns / reservations from the time I decided to make the booking. Her patience / professionalism and efficiency was first class throughout.

When I eventually arrived... read more

I have been asked to write a review of my experience with Kim Kim and for me in particular Luciana who was my representative in Brazil.

This tour was something I do not do - when traveling I usually ensure family are available to look after me but I decided to take a risk.

Luciana poor dear was inundated with questions / concerns / reservations from the time I decided to make the booking. Her patience / professionalism and efficiency was first class throughout.

When I eventually arrived in Brazil it was raining - my tour guide who met me at the airport was very supportive and took me around to a few places of interest and for a meal.

The official tour was in a coach / bus that took me and a group who I knew none of the to places of interest- but when we hit sugar loaf mountain / cable car ride and the famous Christ statue that is when my breath was taken away - the view was stunning.

We then went to a restaurant for a nice buffet.

After I walked on my own on Copacabana beech and had a greater experience - food / people / music / sea / sunshine- what a rush.

I felt safe at all times even with shop keepers who knew I did not know the local language.

My holiday started with a very skeptical attitude and has ended with my thinking how to plan the next one if God spares my life.

The holiday was wonderful and has to be repeated- just walking on the beech alone is a holiday in itself.

To Kim Kim - Lucinda and her crew - thank you for making a miserable old fart of a middle aged man have an experience of a lifetime

Rating - mega great

Kevin Moses

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Kevin, you are the best!!
I'm so happy to read these words. It was a pleasure to organize your package and I can't wait to see you again in Brazil! Hopefully soon! =)
Count on us whenever you need!
Many thanks, Luciana (aka Lucinda ... hahaha)

Vasilis

Amazing trip to Brazil · Brazil - Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2020

Traveler: Vasilis K. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Luciana was amazing, being always available to help us both before and during the trip! Our hiking guide Guilierme was excellent. Highlight of the trip the Pedra bonita paragliding!!

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Vasilis, Thank you so much for your feedback!!
I must to say that Pedra Bonita is also my favorite activity in Rio! ❤
But now you need to come back to Rio to do Pedra da Gávea as well!! =)
Best Regards, Luciana

Vasilis

Luciana leveraged our Brazil experience · Brazil - Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2020

Traveler: Vasilis M. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Luciana had a major contribution to our amazing experience in Brazil!
She was truly committed to ensuring that we get the best from our trip.
She acted really quickly when we came across some difficulties with our planned activities due to bad weather!
Thank you once again Luciana!

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you very much for taking the time to write these kind words, Vasilis! 🤩

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your trip!

It was a pleasure to help you and your friends with this travel plan. We work with passion and our mission is to provide customers with an unforgettable experience. =)
Hope to see the Greek boys again in Brazil!! 😉

Neal

Brazil didn’t disappoint! · Brazil - Dec 23 - Dec 28, 2019

Traveler: Neal R. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Everyone from your agency made my trip with my 3 sons amazing! Lucinda was so accommodating by rescheduling some of our activities due to weather and a medical emergency.

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Neal!
Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. It's very much appreciated! ❤
I hope you are feeling better now.
We are passionate about travel and so we designed each itinerary with such care and dedication!
Every time we encounter any setbacks, our experience allows us to solve with the best alternative in each destination! Glad you liked the suggested options! 🙌🍀
We wish you all the best!
Luciana and Nattrip Team

Luciana and her team do more than your regular tour companies · Brazil - Dec 20 - Dec 21, 2019

Traveler: Arthur S. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Luciana and her team did a great job starting with airport pickup till airport drop. I did 3 tours over 2 days with all different drivers and guides and all were very happy, knowledgeable and a pleasure to spend hours with. I have done tours 87 countries and Luciana’s organising, willing to tgat something extra and communication was/is second to none. I was very impressed and would recommend her and the nattrip team to frequent and first time travellers.
Thanks for the experience 😊

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Arthur, thanks for choosing to experience it with us and for the amazing testimony! =)
So happy that you enjoyed all the experiences. We really try to match everyone with the experiences that best suit their interests and I am very happy that we have managed to do so.
Count on us whenever you need!
All the best!
Luciana

Amazing Trip! Once in a lifetime! · Brazil - Sep 15 - Sep 27, 2019

Traveler: Jamie A. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Our trip to Brazil was truly incredible! We asked kimkim to provide us with fun adventures, as well as time for relaxation and they sure did deliver!
Luciana was so helpful and knowledgeable and was quick to respond to our questions. She took care of any issues that arose and made our vacation run smoothly. We highly recommend this service as they provide access to local adventures that you wouldn't normally come across on your own and every part of our vacation was better than the last!
This is the only way we will be booking our travel in the future!

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review, Jamie.
We are passionate about travel and so we designed each itinerary with such care and dedication!
So happy that you enjoyed all the experiences. Another dream came true. 😍
It was a pleasure to organize your trip and you are welcome here again at any time!
All the best, Luciana Almeida

Foz do Iguasu, Amazon and Rio in 9 days · Brazil - Oct 13 - Oct 23, 2019

Traveler: Maria C. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Our trip, organised very professionally by Luciana, was great. We had limitted time and hit the highlights. Foz du Iguassu, a stay in an Amazon jungle lodge, and a couple of days in Rio. All great experiences. The ride under the falls in a huge speed boat was exhilarating, and an unexpected highlight. We had some unexpected flight delays (2!) , and Luciana was fantastic in reorganising pickups, hotels, tours etc, to get us back on schedule. We had a great time. Thanks Luciana.

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Maria,
Thank you very much for your comments and for traveling with us!
It was a pleasure to help you with your travel plan and it was really nice to meet you and your father in my hometown, Rio de Janeiro. =)
We always strive to deliver the best experience possible and I'm glad to know you enjoyed your time here!
Keep in mind that I will always be here for you when you decide to come visit us again.
All the best, Luciana

Kimberly Chau (Traveler 3) · Brazil - Sep 22 - Oct 3, 2019

Traveler: Felicitas A. - Local specialist: María Noelia Bonvin

I interacted with so many people and I can't all remember their names. Everyone was very nice and helpful from Noriela, to each of the hotel crew and tour guides. We had an excellent time. I've been in many trips and the Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Iguazu falls and Rio is up there.

Thank you very much!
-Fel

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María Noelia Bonvin, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Felicitas,
Thank you very much for your Review! I'm really happy that you enjoyed your trip and that you are happy with our service. My passion is to help others organizing the trip of their dreams and when I receive this type of feedback I have that feeling of the mission accomplished :)
I hope we can be in contact again! South America will always welcome you :)

Brazil · Brazil - Sep 7 - Sep 21, 2019

Traveler: Ramnik B. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

Planning and booking via kimkim was seamless and easy. The local specialist in Brazil, Luciana was excellent, responding to what we wanted to do, rescheduling, and providing required information promptly. Our trip went as planned by Luciana, and exceeded our expectations, in what we managed to do and see.

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Ramnik, thank you very much for taking the time to write these kind words!
We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your trip!
In fact, it was a pleasure to receive you in Brazil. I am glad to know that you had a great time and that our service exceeded your expectations. : D
Count on us whenever you need!

Amazon · Brazil - Mar 17 - Mar 20, 2019

Traveler: Tricia S. - Local specialist: Luciana Almeida

We had the most amazing experience with KimKim and our local specialist, Lucianna, was awesome. She took on board all of our requirements and arranged a perfect trip. We adjusted our dates a few times and Lucianna was able to adapt the plans quickly. She arranged every detail and shared these clearly with us. The trip far exceeded our expectations and we spent an amazing few days exploring the Amazon with plenty of activities - we even managed to fit in an overnight camping trip! Thank you so much!

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Luciana Almeida, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Tricia,
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with us. We work with passion and our main goal is to provide great holidays to our clients. I'm glad we made it again! =)
Next time you are in Brazil, do not hesitate to contact us because we still have some wonderful places to show you.
All the best!

Trek Brazil's Petrópolis-Teresópolis Crossing - 3 Days · Brazil - Jan 27 - Jan 29, 2019

Traveler: Solange S. - Local specialist: Rodrigo Fernandez

Life changing experience,

From the moment I arrived at the Nattrip lodge I knew it was going to be a great experience. Lucas and Guilherme ( the guides ) were very welcoming and even shared some of their home cooked diner. The trekking started the next day, and I have to say, the trekking days were absolutely amazing!! Both guides were very knowledgeable, caring and fun. The trek can be physically demanding at some points, but worth every effort. Actually most of the time it felt effortless... read more

Life changing experience,

From the moment I arrived at the Nattrip lodge I knew it was going to be a great experience. Lucas and Guilherme ( the guides ) were very welcoming and even shared some of their home cooked diner. The trekking started the next day, and I have to say, the trekking days were absolutely amazing!! Both guides were very knowledgeable, caring and fun. The trek can be physically demanding at some points, but worth every effort. Actually most of the time it felt effortless due to the great company and beautiful surroundings. I saw two sunsets and two sunrises, which do not compare to any I’ve seen before. Furthermore, the guides were very good at adjusting the trek to fit our physical limits. For us this resulted in two ‘bonus’ tracks with amazing panoramic views (which I would have never seen without a guide!!). I would definitely recommend this trek to anyone. Above all, I would recommend to go with Nattrip. You will learn a lot about the surroundings, feel safe and looked after, have some nicely cooked food at diner and breakfast.

I made friends, saw amazing views, but most off all I felt alive during the whole experience. Consider me coming back for more adventures!

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Rodrigo Fernandez, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Solange,

Thanks for your message. Our entire team was very happy to read these words. Our main purpose is to make your holidays great and we're glad we managed to make it.

Hoping to hear from you soon,

Kind regards!

Trek Brazil's Petrópolis-Teresópolis Crossing - 3 Days · Brazil - Jan 4 - Jan 6, 2019

Traveler: Gethyn S. - Local specialist: Rodrigo Fernandez

The views, trails, wildlife, plant life and accommodation were utterly fantastic and alone are enough to leave anyone astounded by what Rio and the mountains surrounding the state have to show; but we can’t give enough gratitude towards our guides, Lucas and Thalles for their constant humility, insight, care, humour and undying humanity. We trekked through the clouds, through the heat, through the mud and through the rain with total confidence and total assurance - we often sang. The days and... read more

The views, trails, wildlife, plant life and accommodation were utterly fantastic and alone are enough to leave anyone astounded by what Rio and the mountains surrounding the state have to show; but we can’t give enough gratitude towards our guides, Lucas and Thalles for their constant humility, insight, care, humour and undying humanity. We trekked through the clouds, through the heat, through the mud and through the rain with total confidence and total assurance - we often sang. The days and the time spent around those two guys are unforgettable and so too because of that are the trails and views. I can’t recommend it enough. Even down to being catered for, I had no idea they were carrying our breakfast and dinner on their backs too - and it was delicious.
Thank you Lucas. Thank you Thalles. Thank you Rio.

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Rodrigo Fernandez, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Gethyn, our guides Lucas and Thalles, as well as our entire team are so happy with your feedback! Thank you for taking some time to review the trip and experiences you had with us.! :-)
I hope you can come back soon and enjoy other magic places that Rio and Brazil have to offer.

Albert

salvador Brazil · Brazil - Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2018

Traveler: Albert B. - Local specialist: Rodrigo Fernandez

This was the second trip we arranged through kimkim. This time we had very short notice. Rodrigo arranged a day tour for me alone in Salvador while my husband worked. I went to Praia do Forte beach + Tamar sea turtle project. He suggested going with a group tour since they are more interesting than being driven around alone.

He was right. Picked me up on time at the hotel. Great music and videos during the trip. The guide even spoke English (I was told not to expect this). They... read more

This was the second trip we arranged through kimkim. This time we had very short notice. Rodrigo arranged a day tour for me alone in Salvador while my husband worked. I went to Praia do Forte beach + Tamar sea turtle project. He suggested going with a group tour since they are more interesting than being driven around alone.

He was right. Picked me up on time at the hotel. Great music and videos during the trip. The guide even spoke English (I was told not to expect this). They have several live specimens and lots of information. Luckily, my guide chose to walk with me around the exhibits to explain it for me and read the signs. I was the only English speaker. Short tours are provided (in Portuguese) to explain how the project works to help save the sea turtle. The beach was lovely, a great place to grab lunch and a short walk from the Turtle project.

From there, we went to Rio. We had arranged a day hike to the Tijuca Forest. A real jungle in the middle of the city. Beautiful place. Our guide was very informative and friendly. We also went on a city tour.

Overall, a really nice trip.

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Rodrigo Fernandez, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Albert and Caryn, thanks for taking some time to review the trip and experiences you had with us. I'm very glad you liked it all! See you soon.

Lencois Maranhenses trip · Brazil - Jul 14 - Jul 18, 2018

Traveler: Lai K. - Local specialist: Marco Aurelio Junior

Marco was great helping us plan this trip. He did not miss any detail and was able to answer all the questions we had. Our guide Felipe from Nattrip was wonderful. He was with us from beginning to end of the trip. Since we do not speak Portuguese, he translated everything to us. Seems to enjoy what he does. The few times he didn't have the answer to one of the many questions we had he did not hesitate to find the answer.
Lençóis Maranhenses is an amazing place, we are so glad we were able... read more

Marco was great helping us plan this trip. He did not miss any detail and was able to answer all the questions we had. Our guide Felipe from Nattrip was wonderful. He was with us from beginning to end of the trip. Since we do not speak Portuguese, he translated everything to us. Seems to enjoy what he does. The few times he didn't have the answer to one of the many questions we had he did not hesitate to find the answer.
Lençóis Maranhenses is an amazing place, we are so glad we were able to experience this nature's phenomena.

We highly recommend using Nattrip for tourist seeking a reliable tour company.

Visit to rain forest and iguacu falls + Rio · Brazil - Aug 31 - Sep 9, 2017

Traveler: Parth D. - Local specialist: Ivanilde Diniz Gaude

Kim Kim should provide better transparency and costing and the break of the fees and their charges upfront.
It was difficult to get this info to decide if the prices charged are fair and reasonable. Just a lump sum figure without details delays decision. It my trip costs, some fees were included, but this was not known to me. Also about $500 fee charged by Kim Kim was not clarified in advance. The overall charges may be reasonable, but without advance information, it is not possible evaluate the same. Hope this is addressesed.