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Overview
Get an intimate glimpse into local life on a tour of Rocinha, one of the largest favelas in Rio de Janeiro. This excursion provides a safe and comprehensive introduction to the favela for first-time visitors by offering insight into socioeconomic issues that you’re unlikely to find in the guidebook.
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You'll start at
R. Barata Ribeiro, 111
R. Barata Ribeiro, 111 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22011-001, Brazil
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    Rocinha
    Stop: 90 minutes -
    Vamos de van até a parte alta da comunidade. Uma vez lá, começamos a percorrer o seu interior a pé, visitando várias localidades e conhecendo a vida local.
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You'll end at
R. Barata Ribeiro, 111
R. Barata Ribeiro, 111 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22011-001, Brazil
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Highlights
  • See a different side of Rio de Janeiro on a favela tour
  • Forge a deeper connection to the city's culture
  • Get an intimate glimpse into the favela as you explore on foot
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off save you the stress of finding a meeting point
Important Information
Departure Point
R. Barata Ribeiro, 111 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22011-001, Brazil
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
432Reviews
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By: Be a Local Tours
Ana B
81
Very interesting, efficient and knowledgeable guide.
Everyone should do this tour - such an interesting flip side of life in Rio. The guide was full of information
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Andrea W
Budapest, Hungary
118
Football game at Maracana
My partner and I wanted to go to a football match during our week in Rio. We met a friend from another tour in Rio
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hatley2020
10
Great, very insightful and enjoyable
I took two tours with them, one of the City and one of the Favella. Both guides were exceptionally knowledgeable
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Chantal B
10
Very knowledgeable auide, Insightful, fun and accomodating
We had a great tour of Rio centre, which was hugely enjoyable and helpful as we had little time on the ground.
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samuelpB7182HI
Auckland Central, New Zealand
20
Great Tour
The tour of the Favella in Rocinha was amazing, it was good having a local guide who was knowledgable and
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Caroline
60
Super
A full day almost with sugar loaf and the corcovado visits. There is a lot of people there so it takes time with
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Peterisme
Baltimore, Maryland
94
Favela Firsthand, safe, exciting and thoughtful
What a wonderful, thoughtful and insightful tour of Favela Rocinha. Fernando, our guide knows the place, the
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Birdwoman1959
Buenos Aires, Argentina
2712
Incredible experience we will never forget
The service from the company is fantastic our tour guide Patrick spoke good English and Spanish and provided all
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gregsullivan2016
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
83
Maracana - Football
A great evening watching Flamengo beat Avai in the last game of the season. Amazing atmosphere of 70,000 fans,
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gregsullivan2016
Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
83
Rio City Tour
Excellent tour of the main sites which was well paced giving plenty of time at each location. The Tour guide made
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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