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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$40.00
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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour
From US$40.00
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.

Reviews (75)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Learned a lot about Rocinha from a tour guide

We had an amazing experience on our tour with Carlos. He was candid about his own life growing up in Rocinha and what he struggles within his own government. The tour was informational and allowed us to learn more about this one favela and help...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't recommend this trip highly enough. The guide was exceptional, full of knowledge and information and he was really really funny. The group is the size of a minibus, so there were about 10 of us of all nationalities but the guy has it...More

Thank sk33t8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
The best tour on our holiday to Rio

If you don’t do the walking tour with Carlos in the Favela then you haven’t really seen Rio. Me and my husband was warned not to go it’s dangerous but no Carlos was so passionate about is home and people and we felt very safer...More

Thank Roam542644
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
An authentic, eye opening experience of Rio

This tour was amazing, and very safe! We walked for a few hours through the favelas and got to talk to the locals and try local food/drink. The tour guide was very personable and knowledgeable about the favela history which was interesting for us foreigners....More

1  Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 8 October 2018
A great insight into another aspect of Rio

Excellent tour. You get to experience firsthand how some of the residents of Rio live by actually walking through their home (Favela). And very passionate and insightful comments by our tour guide Carlos. I would strongly recommend this tour. .

Thank paul4834
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16 September 2018|
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