Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rocinha Favela Walking Tour


The Favela Tour is the perfect opportunity to live Rio de Janeiro from a different perspective. With almost 1,000 favelas that house about 20% of the population, Rio has a social reality that remains unknown for most people that do not live in the city.


After being picked up at your hotel, listen to comments about the historical and social context of favelas in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. After arriving in Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil, learn more about the creative architecture, public services, and the local culture. Feel welcomed by locals that support your visit, which changes the commo...

It is included

  • Drop off at the hotel.
  • Pick-up available from the hotel.
  • Guide

Important informations

  • Please make sure you answer all the mandatory questions during the booking process. Children between 0 to 3 years old go free, however must present ID and must travel on the lap of their parents.
    If you select Flexible Offer during the booking process the rate entitles you to enjoy the activity on any date from the service date until 30/04/2021 for no extra cost. Modifications can only be made prior to the original service date.
  • We suggest you wear comfortable clothes and shoes for the time of the year.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Hotel exit:
    • From hotels in downtown area (Lapa and Santa Teresa) and the south zone (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Leme). Please call to confirm the reservation details and pick-up time 24 hours before the tour.
      Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the Tour start time.
      If you are not staying at one of the above areas, please make your way to the above meeting point.

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