It was great that we could walk through narrow streets and stars and see many of the inner parts too. The guide was authentic and told and gave a lot of insight.
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.
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The tour guide, who is also a resident of this favela, was very informative of both his favela and the history behind it. There is nothing like walking through a place you only read or hear about. I felt safe but was aware of the...More
This is a wonderful tour, and it lets you know the favela is filled with kind and decent people. It's led by locals, who know all the characters you will encounter on the way. I had a good experience. However, you should also be aware...More
We had a good time visiting favellas in Rio with this operator. We were picked up in copacabana, walked in favellas with explanatiins of how local people live and were droped off at the metro station in copacabana as we asked