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  1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Favela Rocinha

Rio de Janeiro: Rocinha Favela Walking Tour with Local Guide

Product ID: 67596
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Discover a more authentic side to Rio de Janeiro on a non-intrusive and respectful walking tour of a favela. Learn about the lives of the people and how you can help break the cycle of drugs and guns through the power of education. Build a better future.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish, French

Pickup included

Hotels in Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a safe and respectful walk through a favela in Rio de Janeiro
  • Learn more about the area from a local guide
  • Get a different perspective on Rio de Janeiro
Full description
Start your favela tour with a pick-up and transfer from the Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon areas of Rio de Janeiro. Journey to the Rocinha Favela for the start of a walking tour at approximately 2:20 PM.

Follow your local guide through the favela and learn more about what it is like to live there. Rio's favelas are a big part of city life, and the non-intrusive tour aims to educate you in a way that pays respect to the locals. In addition, part of the cost of your tour is contributed to the community to help them build a better future.

Get a different perspective about life in Rio de Janeiro, and benefit from insider tips from a local guide.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Av. Atlântica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-000, Brazil

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• Please note that the tour may be operated by a multi-lingual guide
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Please note if you are booking a tour in French or German please book in advance as the demand for these tour guides is high
• Clients staying in Sheraton Hotel or Barra da Tijuca must come to Praia Ipanema Hotel, otherwise, an extra charge will apply
• Please be aware that you will spend 1.5 hours inside the favela as part of your walking tour. The 2-hour tour duration already includes all the pickups and drop-offs
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 199 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 67596