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Rocinha by Rocinha

Rua Berta Lutz 84 | Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450-290, Brazil
+55 21 99681-9055
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amazing experience by an amazing guide!

this is the ONLY favela tour to do! Erik is so welcoming and knowledgeable and passionate about the... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Louise e
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Unique tour Amazing Guide

Eric was a warm welcoming guide who has a passion to introduce his life friends family and... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Shelly H
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Experience an authentic and different side of Rio, whilst also supporting the locals in favela da Rocinha. Rocinha by Rocinha is about creating and enriching a cultural exchange between the locals of Rocinha and people from all over the world. We want to create a social travel experience, and let tourists discover the rich local atmosphere, way of life and most of all its culture.
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Rua Berta Lutz 84 | Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450-290, Brazil
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+55 21 99681-9055
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

this is the ONLY favela tour to do! Erik is so welcoming and knowledgeable and passionate about the area he lives in (Rochina) and the development and growth of it and its community. it was such an enlightening tour that really changes the way you...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Eric was a warm welcoming guide who has a passion to introduce his life friends family and community to you. He has a vision for his people which exceeds those of many a young people today. His selfless giving and sharing is a fresh change...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

It was a very nice day with you. You gone see so cool places and he could answer to any cuestions. Hes so friendly and its definitly worth to go there;) Greets yves & levi

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Couldn't recommend this tour more! The trip into Rocinha with Eric was highly informative, fascinating and safe. It was an eye opening and authentic experience and completely unmissable, put this tour at the top of your itinerary!

1  Thank joey1112
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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Erik took me alone through the Favela, it was safe and you get a real feel for life in one of these communities. The sense of community and zest for life were the big standouts, along with seeing the hardships the people endure. The amazing...More

1  Thank Tate M
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

I went with a group and we absolutely loved the experience. Our guides Eric and Lucas were great - so knowledgeable, great english, and very fun. Its great because you get to know the place and you don't feel rushed like many tours. The views...More

1  Thank Katie W
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Our guide Erik is one of the nicest people we met during our time in Rio. He walked us through some of the most beautiful parts of Rocinha but did not shy away from showing us the elements that he did not like as much...More

1  Thank tkmpofu2001
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

This is the best way to learn about the favela with a guide who is born and raised in Rochinha! This was the one thing that really impressed us during our stay in Rio de Janeiro. Our guide, Erik, was very kind and enthusiastic, his...More

1  Thank ArianneHenk
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

It was very nice! Very interesting how the people live there. You get a different view on the life in a favela!

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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour with Erik! He made our visit to the favela enjoyable and educational, he was quick to note the benefits of the community with the area as well as some of the well documented issues. I have already recommended his tour to...More

Thank egg319
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Jacque T
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Response from Erik M | Property representative |
Ola! Hacemos tour de día en la semana e de noche en final del semana. Tour completo dura 3 horas, y tiene valores de acordo con al cantidad de personas. Estes son los valores para día: 1 - R$120; 2 - R$95 (cada); 3 - R$85... More
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