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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

  • Learn about the Rocinha Favela with a resident favela guide
  • Gain insight into the challenges that people face in the favelas
  • Price of tour includes a contribution to the community
Rocinha Favela Walking Tour
From US$43.00
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Favela Walking Tour (group)
Our Favela Walking Tour aims to educate you about life in a favela, which is such a big part of the culture of Rio de Janeiro. See how residents live, and learn about the difficulties they face!
Favela Walking Tour - Private
Do you prefer a Private Favela Walking Tour with your family, friends or colleagues and no unknown guests? If yes, you should join us on our 2 hour private tour. Available also in French and German
Get an in-depth look at Rio’s Rochina Favela with a local guide. This 4-hour walking tour gives visitors a closer look at the daily life in a favela and the struggles that residents face. Learn the history of the city of Rio and its favelas with informative commentary from a local perspective.
What to Expect

The tour begins with pickup from your Rio hotel with a transfer to Brazil’s largest slum, Rocinha.

Once at Rocinha, a resident guide will begin the tour with informative commentary about the history of the favela. Discover how favelas, or slums, began in Brazil and learn about the culture within the community and Rio.

A portion of the tour price is donated to the community. The purpose of this tour is for educational reasons and to foster a better understanding of local life.

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1 - 5 of 22 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Great tour, but be aware of the dangers.

This is a wonderful tour, and it lets you know the favela is filled with kind and decent people. It's led by locals, who know all the characters you will encounter on the way. I had a good experience. However, you should also be aware...More

Thank tk2x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Very informative

A must do tour. So much culture in this tour. Carlos is by far one of the best guide I have every come across and he made the whole group feel comfortable and happy throughout the whole tour

Thank ronaldmO3291CZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Nice way to see favellas

We had a good time visiting favellas in Rio with this operator. We were picked up in copacabana, walked in favellas with explanatiins of how local people live and were droped off at the metro station in copacabana as we asked

1  Thank Arsen Z
Reviewed 4 June 2018
Great Tour

The culture in the favelas is unlike what is presented on the media. This walking tour lets a tourist experience what it is like to be a local for a few hours. Do not leave Rio without going on one of these tours.

2  Thank Jaie C
Reviewed 2 June 2018
A must-see part of Rio

If you want to experience all aspects of Rio you must visit a favela, and this is the most notorious one. I recommend not going by yourself - join a guided tour. I was a little surprised at how developed this place is - no...More

2  Thank worldgirl11
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Janet W
29 April 2018|
Response from Daniel A | Reviewed this property |
No got picked up from my hotel in Ipanema. If cruise port is outside of Ipanema cococaban or leblon you will have to meet athe a cenormal hotel. Contact the tour company I'm sure they can arrange pick up they were really... More