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
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish

Pickup optional

Please choose one of the meeting points between Copacabana and Ipanema and inform the local operator so they can provide a pickup time.

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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 pickup from one of the meeting points in Copacabana or Ipanema beach. 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
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food
  • Hotel pickup
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

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

From US$ 35 per person

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Product ID: 67596