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Rio de Janeiro, Rocinha Favela Walking Tour with Local Guide

Favela Walking Tour

Discover the authentic Rio de Janeiro on a non-intrusive and respectful walking tour of a favela. Learn about the lives of the people and how to help break the cycle of violence through education.

Ipanema Beach

Explore a favela of Rio de Janeiro on this guided walking tour. Immerse yourself in the daily lives of locals on this tour that is focused on education. Get a different perspective on life in Rio de Janeiro, and benefit from insider tips from a local guide. Start your favela tour with a pickup from one of the meeting points in Copacabana or Ipanema beach. Journey to the Rocinha Favela for the start of a walking tour at approximately in the afternoon. Follow your local guide through the favela and learn more about what it is like to live there. Rio's favelas are a big part of city life and the non-intrusive tour aims to educate you in a way that pays respect to the locals. Give back to the locals as part of the cost of your tour is contributed to the community to help them build a better future.

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Duration 3 hours

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Live tour guide

Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, German

Pickup included

Pickup is available from either the Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel or the Praia Ipanema Hotel, depending on the choice selected at checkout.

Private group available

from € 33.56 per person
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About this experience

  • Take a safe and respectful walk through a favela in Rio de Janeiro
  • Learn more about the area from a local guide
  • Get a different perspective on Rio de Janeiro
  • Includes
  • Local guide
  • Walking tour
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Pickup from specified meeting points (from Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel at 1:30 PM, or from Sol Ipanema Hotel at 1:50 PM)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food
  • Pickup from meeting point at Copacabana or Ipanema
  • Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with heart problems
  • People with back problems

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