Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

3 hr

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Visiting the Rocinha favela, one of Rio's hundreds of "favelas" (the Brazilian term for a slum or shantytown) and the largest in the country, is a local experience that gives you the chance to see Brazil from another point of view. With a resident guide, take a non-intrusive walking tour to learn about daily life in the favela and gain insight into the challenges these communities face.

Our pick-ups start at 13:30, however, our tour...
Visiting the Rocinha favela, one of Rio's hundreds of "favelas" (the Brazilian term for a slum or shantytown) and the largest in the country, is a local experience that gives you the chance to see Brazil from another point of view. With a resident guide, take a non-intrusive walking tour to learn about daily life in the favela and gain insight into the challenges these communities face.

Our pick-ups start at 13:30, however, our tour starts in Rocinha around 14:25.

Duration of our tour including pickup and drop off is around 3 hours.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Copacabana Beach, Av. Atlantica - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-011 Brazil

This is our first beach and place where we pickup most of our clients

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ipanema Beach, Avenida Vieira Souto - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-002 Brazil

Second beach - another great location in Rio and one of the most expensive areas in Brazil. We drive by to pickup clients as well.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

We expect to arrive in Rocinha after all pickups at 14:30 for our walking tour - please wear comfortable shoes for the tour

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Copacabana Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Ipanema Beach
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Rocinha
Departure Point
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Av. Atlântica, 1702 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22021-001, Brazil
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • You must be fit or in good condition to walk at least 5 km
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.