Odyssey South America (Largo do Arouche 63, Centro, tel. 11/3331-0278, www.odysseysouthamerica.com.br ) is a travel agency that operates bilingual walking tours of the city to the historic parts of Centro , Avenida Paulista , and the Mercado Municipal . It also offers excursions to attractions in São Paulo state .
Graffit (tel. 11/5549-0528, www.graffit.com.br ) offers a wide range of interesting city tours organized around diverse themes such as religion and art, gastronomy, ethnic neighborhoods, and gay and lesbian attractions.
Go In São Paulo (tel. 11/3289-3814, www.goinsaopaulo.com.br ) runs custom-made city tours designed for individuals and small groups that are led by English-speaking guides. Excursions around the state—to north coast beaches or coffee plantations—are also available.