It's been several years so I don't remember the name of the private guide we hired but he didn't show up. One of the other private guides called him and he said he had a flat tire or some other problem. There were several taxi drivers there and we, along with a couple we had met on Cruise Critic, hired him for the day. It worked out great! We we went to Sugarloaf and Christ the Redeemer plus in downtown we went to the Library and a church. That evening he took us to a Brazilian steakhouse. Quite expensive but very good. Then he dropped up at our hotels which were both near Copacabana beach. We took off the next morning for Igazu which we planned on our own.