Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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clock-o4 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
ticket-oMobile ticket
commentOffered in: English and 5 more


Immerse yourself in local life during this 4-hour educational tour of Rocinha Favela, one of South America's largest urban slums. Through your guide's thoughtful commentary, learn about the social, economic, and political features of this unique neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro.
  • 4-hour educational and cultural tour of Rocinha Favela
  • Learn about life in one of South America's largest slums
  • Meet and talk to local residents, visit neighborhood landmarks
  • Tour is conducted in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Round-trip transportation from your Rio hotel
Begin your educational tour with convenient pickup at your Rio hotel. You can choose between 9am and 2pm tour times when booking. Meet your guide and group and climb into your comfortable tour vehicle, then watch the urban scenery as you travel directly to the Rocinha Favela. During your time there, keep in mind that your aim as an observer is to be respectful and non-intrusive while learning about the community and interacting with its members. 
Through your guide's enlightening commentary, learn about the history of the favela and what role it plays in the city at large. Hear a bit about the economic and social challenges facing residents while visiting local landmarks such as Voar Pipa, Mercado popular, the commercial center on Via Apia, the samba school Academicos da Rochina, the Escola Umuarama, and others. 
After the 4-hour tour has concluded, feel free to hang out and enjoy the sunset or catch your ride home. 


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, Feb 2017

Ho visto Santa Marta invece di Rocinha! Bella e interessante ma avrei preferito vedere Rocinha.

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