• Duration: 4 hours
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location or pick up
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This half-day tour offers the opportunity to have a better understanding of the socioeconomic aspects of Rio de Janeiro city. We will get a glimpse into the lives of people who live the favela. 

We can walk through the alleys, see how the locals live and understand more about their everyday life. Home to thousands of people, the favela is a place of resistance with vibrant culture and lots to see. 

We may visit the Favela da Rocinha or Favela do Vidigal, depends on the day. Be friendly, be respectful and enjoy the tour! Tour guide and roundtrip transfer included.

Please note: This tour includes hotel pick up and drop off service. Simply select your hotel from the list or the "I'll type the address (next step)" message and note your hotel name and address in the booking process.


Stop at: Favela da Rocinha

Located between the neighborhoods of Gávea and São Conrado, Rocinha is the biggest “favela” in Latin America. You will learn and closely see the diversified culture of people living there.

We may visit Favela da Rocinha or Favela do Vidigal. It depends on the day.

Stop at: Favela do Vidigal

Located in São Conrado, the Favela do Vidigal provides you a spectacular city view. We may visit Favela da Rocinha or Favela do Vidigal. It depends on the day.

Pick up locations

What's included

Air-conditioned vehicle

What's excluded

  • Tip or gratuity
  • Food & drinks
  • Gratuity is left to individual discretion. 
  • Souvenir photos. 

What do I need to bring

Sunglasses, sunscreen, hats, comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended for this tour. 

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • You must be able to walk up and down the stairs.
  • For pickup in Barra/ Recreio, additional of USD 10 per person to be paid directly at the tour guide.
  • We go to either Favela da Rocinha or Favela do Vidigal.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers per Minivan.
  • BOARDING INFORMATION: Arrive 15 minutes in advance to avoid any delays. Contact Rio Carioca Tour [booking@riocariocatour.com.br/ +55 21 98806.5075] at least 24 hours before the start of the tour to inform location and confirm pickup time. Wait for the tour guide in the place informed on a visible location. Delays may occur due to traffic conditions. Different age policies may apply according to each location. ID or copy is mandatory, even for children. Voucher is confirmed only by payment confirmation. The tour itinerary may change its order on a daily basis due to force majeure. Read our Cancellation Policy. IMPORTANT: During high season and major events, the visitation time on each location can be affected, due to long waiting queues. Carnival-related products have a specific cancellation policy. Take care of your personal belongings as we are not responsible for items left in vehicles and/ or in places visited. We recommend that you carry all your belongings.
  • Pickup is available from most hotels in the areas of Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Flamengo and Downtown (Centro). Contact us back to adjust the pickup time.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure



Guided Language

  • English
  • Deutsch
  • Italiano
  • Francaise
  • Portuguese
  • Español


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