Rio de Janeiro Rocinha Favela Tour

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Experience Highlights

Explore the life and history of one of Rio de Janeiro's favelas on a walking tour of the Rocinha favela for approximately 3 hours. A resident guide will be with you all along the way to give you an insight into daily life, the challenges faced by the inhabitants on a daily basis, street art, educational projects for social reintegration and much more.

The activity includes round trip transfer in a van from selected hotels in the city.

  • Guided walking tour of Rocinha favela
  • Get to know the community and its daily life accompanied by a guide who lives in the favela.
  • Includes transfers from selected hotels in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Part of the price of this tour is donated to the community.

What’s included

  • Tour of Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha favela
  • Local guide
  • Transfer by air-conditioned van
  • Transfer to and from the hotel (selected hotels only)

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Step by Step

Get an up-close look at life in the Rocinha favela on a guided tour lasting approximately 3 hours , giving you an in-depth insight into what goes on in Brazil's favelas.

The tour will be led by a guide who lives in the favela itself, so you will get a very broad perspective of the daily life of the community, the difficulties that exist and much more.

You will learn about the educational programmes of social reintegration implemented in the favela that have become an opportunity for the inhabitants to have other options for their future.

During the tour, you will be amazed by the famous graffiti of Rocinha where artists express their emotions through street art, admire the colourful buildings and stop at the Devil's Trampoline, also known as the Gávea Circuit, a place where car races were held in 1933 and 1954.

The value of this excursion includes a monetary contribution to the community in order to contribute to its continued development. The tour includes round trip transportation from selected hotels in Rio de Janeiro in a comfortable air-conditioned van.

Reviews

4.6
· 1690 Reviews
  • A
    Alonso
    4
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    Respect these people, listen to the guide, respect the rules and you will have a wonderful experience. 100% satisfied
  • M
    Manuela
    5
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    A very interesting and very pleasant guided tour through the favela.
  • A
    Asier
    5
    (0 Reviews)
    Very nice tour in Rocinha, definitely the highlight of our stay in Rio!
  • V
    Vera
    4
    (0 Reviews)
    You can't go to Brazil and not go to the favelas very interesting, the guide was super good, he himself lives in the favelas, so the tour was greatly explained.
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