• Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Get up close and personal with the community, history and diversity that makes up life in Rio's favelas. During this 2-hour educational tour with a local guide, visit the Santa Marta favela. Navigate the narrow alleys, learn about local life from local residents, and dispel some of the myths surrounding these vibrant communities. Get stunning views of Guanabara Bay and Botafogo from the favela's hillside vantage point. This small group tour is limited to 12 people to ensure personalized attention.


  • Discover one of Rio's most well-known favelas - Tavares Bastos - and meet locals from the community

  • Understand the favela’s history and bust some myths about life here

  • See where the movie ‘Hulk’ and one of Snoop Dogg’s most popular music videos were filmed

  • Admire the views of Guanabara Bay from an amazing rooftop vantage point

What You Can Expect

Favela Tour Experience and Meeting Locals from the Community

Views of Guanabara Bay

Customer Reviews

rebecca g

4 star rating: Recommended April 2016

This tour was amazing!

Paul M

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

A great tour, very informative. Guide spoke flawless english.

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