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Favela tour in Rio de Janeiro

Availability: Daily
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Roundtrip transportation is included from your hotel
  • Do a walking tour of a favela with a professional guide
  • Enjoy a jeep ride around the hillsides of Rio and the favelas
  • Interact with locals and learn more about the favelas structure and communities
What to expect

Discover life inside a Rio de Janeiro favela on a half-day tour and see various communities within the favela, a Brazilian version of the shanty towns in South-Africa. Get a clear idea of the lifestyles and understand the structure and system of a favela.

On this educational tour you will:

  • go on a jeep ride from your hotel in Rio to the favelas
  • explore a completely different side of Rio that you would probably not see on your own
  • do a guided walking tour around one of the many the favelas in Rio, such as Rocinha
  • meet and interact with locals and get a better understanding of the Brazilian society who live in the favelas
  • learn more about running water, urbanisation, electricity, sanitaton practices, garbage disposals and safety
  • understand how the favelas became more pacified and how the community deals with criminality
  • ... and more
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What's included
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Professional tour guide
What's not included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and beverages
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  • Children (3-12): reduced

R. Maria Quitéria, 23 - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22410-040, Brazil

Meeting point:
  • Roundtrip transfer is included from and to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Barra, Santa Teresa and Centro
What to remember
  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation
  • Roundtrip transfer is included from and to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Barra, Santa Teresa and Centro
  • Please call to confirm your tour at least 72 hours prior to the activity time to organize your pick-up
  • You will need to present your voucher on the day of the tour. You can choose to print it or to bring a mobile version of it on your smartphone or tablet
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  • This tour is available daily at 8.00am
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