Rio de Janeiro: Favela Tour and Hang Gliding Experience

Activity provider: Rio Hang Gliding

Rio de Janeiro: Favela Tour and Hang Gliding Experience

Activity provider: Rio Hang Gliding

From US$ 185 per person

Combine 2 activities, a visit to the Favelas and hang gliding, and see Rio de Janeiro from a different perspective.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Visit Rocinha and Villas Canoas
  • Expereince the life of people living in Rio's favelas
  • See Rio from above while hang gliding
Full description
Be picked up in Copacabana by air-conditioned van and begin your journey to Rocinha. Visit different areas of Rocinha before heading to Villas Canoas. This non-intrusive tour introduces you to 2 of the largest favelas in Rio de Janeiro. See how these areas are full of life and friendly people. After you visit Villa Canoas, be dropped off at São Conrado beach. Meet your hang-gliding instructors and glide over Rocinha and Villas Canoas. Hang glide over Rio de Janeiro with highly experienced instructors, which have over 32 years of experience. See the favelas and tropical rainforest from a bird’s eye perspective while hang gliding over Rio. After your hang gliding experience, you can relax at São Conrado beach or easily catch a taxi or train to your next location.
  • Hotel pickup (from Copacabana hotels)
  • Guided 2-hour favela tour
  • Hang Gliding Tandem flight
  • Certified instructor
  • Safety equipment (helmet, harness, and emergency parachute)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hang Gliding club fee/insurance ($60.00 R about $13.00 USD)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 16 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People over 209 lbs (95 kg)

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Meeting point

The meeting point is set in front of the Hortifrutti grocery store

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What to bring

  • Passport, copy accepted

Product ID: 370631