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At the highest point of the favela you will be able to contemplate a wonderful panoramic view of the city, the Christ the Redeemer, the Sugar Loaf, the Ipanema Lagoon.
Then we pass one of the most famous terraces in the community where we appreciate the grandeur of the favela and you will be able to take great pictures; then we enter the alleys of the favela where we find colorful and hidden houses, interact with the locals, have an incredible cultural exchange, go through spectacular murals and graffiti knowing the true Brazil
This is a great choice for those who are looking for an ecological tour, a mix between the gorgeous beaches and the history of Santos city. If you are looking for history and nature, you will be impressed by this tour. You be delighted by the panoramic sightseeing, see an amazing beach edge garden and much more.
Get an in-depth, compassionate tour of the Rocinha favela (the Brazilian term for shantytown) during this excursion via Jeep. With your in-the-know guide, meet the locals and observe their daily life, including visits to the neighborhood school and a street fair. Transportation from select hotels is provided.
Visit the other side of Rio de Janeiro with this guided tour of the Rocinha favela, where you can discover the lesser known and surprising side of the Brazilian favelas.
In this walking tour, we will have the opportunity to review our most negative prejudices associated with slums and connect with their most unknown part. We will prove the power of education by knowing closely the educational projects of social reintegration. Thanks to these programs, favela residents can achieve a better life without resorting to violence.
In these areas of Rio, we can also find artistic manifestations and, in our tour, we will see the most famous graffiti of Rocinha. Some murals are authentic works of art that convey the feelings of the humblest Brazilians. The colorful buildings are another proof of the creativity of the inhabitants of Rocinha.
After visiting the favela, we will return to the starting point in Rocinha to return to the Rio de Janeiro hotel zone.
Spend a half day in Rio hiking up Two Brothers (Dois Irmãos) Mountain in the company of a private trekking guide. Get views of Gávea Rock, São Conrado, Leblon, and Ipanema beaches. Have a look around both Sitiê Ecological Park and Favela do Vidigal and enjoy round-trip transportation from Rio hotels.
Discover the biggest favela in Latin America with Nino, an Italian guide living and working in Rocinha since 4 years. Through your visit you're going to support directly the social projects run in the favela and the community English school for the kids from Rocinha.
Rocinha is a stream of energy that the tour tries to reveal in a respectful and comprehensive way by showing scenes of this extraordinary everyday life. At the same time, the community school wants to raise awareness about the favela, the main issues that its inhabitants are facing nowadays and the social activities that are being developed inside of it for the young learners from the favela and their family.
The Favela Walking Tour is a local experience will make you look Brazil with another point of view. Since 1997 the project Morrinho was installed in the Pereira da Silva favela to “challenge the popular perception of the Brazilian favelas”, showing that the favela is an area of great cultural and social wealth, not only violence. The project reproduce in miniature the favela scenario using bricks and other recyclable material, created by children and young people of the Pereira da Silva community.
During the waking tour you will meet the resident guide and gain insight into the challenges these communities face and learn how even through such difficulties the people of the favela are able to smile and welcome visitors.
Ending the tour with visit to the Morrinho project where the founders will tell the history who has already traveled the world through smaller reproductions that were taken to exhibitions in Barcelona, Paris and Venice, as well as visiting cities throughout Brazil.
Paraisópolis is the second largest favela in the city of São Paulo, with approximately a hundred thousand inhabitants. The artsy favela tour offers a unique contact with the people from the community accompanied by a person of the union of locals to guarantee our security and answer all the questions the visitor might have about the life in the favela as well as its history.
You will experience the authentic favela lifestyle and be inspired by the social projects led by strong and resilient local residents who are making a difference in the life of the future generations.
You will also visit a few local artists, such as Estevao, also known as "The Brazilian Gaudi"; and Berbela, who both have found a way to create beauty in such a chaotic environment, spreading hope for better days among the people from the community, and attracting visitors from all over the world to see the creations with their own eyes.