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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

Highlights
  • 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
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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour
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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!
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Favela Walking Tour in French
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!
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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!
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Overview
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 (83)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to understand the other side of Rio

My husband and I did the walking tour with Carlos and another person helping him (sorry can not remember the name). Both were so knowledgeable and open to questions. The tour had a great vibe due to the guides and it was a wonderfully political...More

Thank Explorer759872
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Favela

Our guide, Alberto, lives in the Rocinha favela with his mom and sister. Funny guy. Very informative. His English is good and we felt very safe with him. So glad I did this tour. Highly recommended. Plus the communication between him, the boss Bruno in...More

1  Thank craighl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing introduction to life in a Rio Favela

My wife and I were a bit apprehensive taking a Favela tour. We found it to be an incredibly enriching and eye opening experience to the daily life in Rocinha. Our guide, Alberto, grew up in the Favela and seemed to know everyone. We always...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WALTER C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful!

Edson is a wonderful guide and a great person. Tour was super informative and true to reality. We are so happy we took the time to get to learn a bit more about the life in a favela. Highly recommended!

Thank Hava81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
One of the best tours I've been on

Just back from this tour and it was so worth doing. Edson our guide was very knowledgeable, not surprising as he has lived all of his 31yrs there. There was a small amount of uphill and some of the walking through the alleyways needed care,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Luis M
8 December 2018|
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Response from craighl | Reviewed this property |
But for the favela they do warn you not to take photographs in some places. The local guide told us when it was ok or not. We were about 8 people. But we were not afraid. The people were very very friendly. If you have a... More
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21 November 2018|
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We didn't get back from our tour until 5pm
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