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Pouring down a hillside in Rio’s South Zone, the one-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) Rocinha favela is crammed with a colorful maze of cement buildings, tin roofs, and upwards of 180,000 residents living in challenging socioeconomic conditions. The district is considered the largest favela in Brazil, complete with a culture and history of its own, and has entered a period of renaissance, with urban gardens, community art projects, and educational services revitalizing the neighborhood little by little.

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Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

Rocinha Favela Walking Tour

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Get an in-depth local experience with this walking tour of one of Rio's favelas, Rocinha. Follow your resident guide to get an insider's perspective on daily life and learn about the challenges these communities face.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.76
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$31.76
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Private Helicopter Tour over Rio de Janeiro - 03 people - 30 min

Private Helicopter Tour over Rio de Janeiro - 03 people - 30 min

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Go sky high and see the landscapes of Brazil from above with this private helicoptor tour. All helicoptors follow international safety standards and you'll be transported by a professional team of internationally qualified pilots and mechanics. Highlights of the tour include key tourist sites such as Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, Tijuca Forest National Park and a range of gorgeous beaches.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$590.00
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$590.00
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Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro

Favela Tour Rocinha and Vila Canoas in Rio de Janeiro

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Get a glimpse into local life in Rio de Janeiro during a favela tour that reveals a different side of the Marvelous City. In an intimate group limited to 12 travelers, you’ll explore two of the largest favelas in Rio, and benefit from the local insight of a guide as you learn more about living conditions in the city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.90
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$31.90

Favela Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Favela Tour in Rio de Janeiro with Hotel pick-up and drop-off

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Explore Rocinha Favela, the largest favela in Latin America, during this 3-hour guided educational tour. Walk through the local community with your guide to learn about what life is like there. Interact with members of the community, learn about the history of Rocinha and gain a deeper understanding of the economic and political factors that shape Rio society. Round-trip transportation from Rio de Janeiro hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Favela Tour in Rocinha with Transfer

Favela Tour in Rocinha with Transfer

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Touring Tour Agency is located in Rio de Janeiro. At our agency, you will have the opportunity to visit the sights of Rio de Janeiro, help to make cultural exchanges and friendships with people from different parts of the world. Respect, kindness, and preservation of local culture and moral values ​​are the only way to grow in a fair society.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.59
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$27.59

Rio de Janeiro Favela Jeep Tour

Rio de Janeiro Favela Jeep Tour

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Get an in-depth, compassionate tour of the Rocinha favela (the Brazilian term for shantytown) during this excursion via Jeep. With your in-the-know guide, meet the locals and observe their daily life, including visits to the neighborhood school and a street fair. Transportation from select hotels is provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.44
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$75.44

Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro

Private Walking and Cultural Tour Rocinha-Rio de Janeiro

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Favela da Rocinha is the largest favela in Rio, located in the South Zone. With this tour, join a local family-run tour to experience the rich history, culture, and heritage of Rio as you learn about life in the favelas. Explore the alleys of the favela on a guided walking tour, peek inside the shops and restaurants, and learn about local cultural projects
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Favela Tour Jeep Adventure

Favela Tour Jeep Adventure

Visit specifically to the community of Rocinha to get to know the way of life of its residents and their customs such as capoeira circle, handicrafts and their culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.70
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$39.70

Private walking Tour: Understanding Life in the Favela

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Private walking Tour: Understanding Life in the Favela

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You have probably heard, ''Don't go to a favela, it's dangerous". This phrase is based on prejudice. Would you like to experience a favela, real and raw? Come with me on a free walking tour of Rocinha, the largest favela in Latin America and learn what life is really like here. You will walk through the neighborhood while your guide tells the story of the community and how it has developed, from the beginning to today. Following the same paths the locals walk every day, you will experience the scenes and culture of this vibrant, friendly neighborhood. You will visit a supermarket and other local businesses, and see social projects that benefit the community. You will also see incredible views from the high hill top and take pictures. Next we will visit another favela, Vidigal, which will give you the perspective of a different favela, also friendly and full of activity. You will need to bring money, for donations to community charities, viewpoints, souvenirs, and Moto-taxi.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Favela Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Explore Rocinha Favela, the largest favela in Latin America, during this 4-hour guided educational tour. Walk through the local community with your guide to learn about what life is like there. Interact with members of the community, learn about the history of Rocinha and gain a deeper understanding of the economic and political factors that shape Rio society.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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$34.00

High Cocktail in the Rocinha Favela

High Cocktail in the Rocinha Favela

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Unique and exclusive experience about tasting Alta Cocktail in a favela, with an incredible view of the City of Rio de Janeiro.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.70
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$39.70

Rocinha Lucky Tour

Rocinha Lucky Tour

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An unique experience. Join me on a unforgettable trip around the largest Favela in Brazil. Through alleys and streets, see and learn about our history and social culture, all while going through unique places you can't find anywhere else in the world! - Dangerous? Not quite! Despite the claims of the Media and people who never actually visited us, the Rocinha Favela is one of the safest place in all Rio. Specially during local tour schedules! Have a 100% safe walk on a living urban history site with a local guide that is there to both accompany and take care of you. - What makes Lucky Tour different? The biggest difference between Lucky and other general Tour Agencies, it's that the your trip is made with a local guide, born and raised inside the Favela, that takes you through places that most Guides won't, mostly out of fear or they don't know the huge labyrinth that Rocinha can be. You can't leave Rio without visiting us! Everyone is equal in our place!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.87
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$16.87

Private and customized City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Private and customized City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

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Whether it’s your first time in Rio de Janeiro or you just want to maximize your time, this private full-day tour lets you create your own custom-made itinerary. Perhaps head up Corcovado Mountain to admire the Christ the Redeemer statue, take in the views from Sugar Loaf, explore the colorful Lapa neighborhood, or stroll along Copacabana and Ipanema beaches.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00
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Big Five Rio Attractions & More Private Tour with Tickets and Lunch Included
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Big Five Rio Attractions & More Private Tour with Tickets and Lunch Included

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Rio de Janeiro is home to world-famous landmarks, natural wonders, and vibrant neighborhoods. Discover it all on this private tour with an itinerary that takes in five of the city’s most memorable attractions. Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado hill, ride the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, and take in the views from Praia da Joatinga. Plus, visit Parque Lage and explore the Santa Teresa neighborhood, home to the colorful Selaron Steps. But wait, there is more. On the route, we will also stop to know some other iconic and amazing locations, such as The Tijuca Rain Forest, see hang-gliders land on São Conrado Beach, Favela Rocinha, and Carnival Sambadrome.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$272.86
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$272.86
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Small-Group Sunset Helicopter 45min Tour in Rio

Small-Group Sunset Helicopter 45min Tour in Rio

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Admire one of the Seven Wonders of the World from a completely new perspective during a 45-minute helicopter tour. You will see Rio highlights such as Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor), Copacabana Beach (Praia de Copacabana), and Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar). Plus, you’ll be taken to the skies at sunset, when Brazil’s cultural capital looks at its most spectacular.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.00
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$350.00
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Private Helicopter Tour over Rio - 45 minutes - 3 people

Private Helicopter Tour over Rio - 45 minutes - 3 people

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See the sights of Rio de Janeiro from the skies on this private helicopter tour. Perfect for travelers who don’t have enough time to take land tours, this panoramic flight offers aerial views of the city’s important sites and attractions, such as Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, Maracanã Stadium, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer, downtown Rio, Guanabara Bay, and the Tijuca Forest National Park. The heliport is located about 30 minutes from Ipanema at the Jacarepagua Airport.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$770.00
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$770.00
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Rio Helicopter Private Tour with Transport to Boarding Area (Exclusive Flight)

Rio Helicopter Private Tour with Transport to Boarding Area (Exclusive Flight)

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Experience Rio like never before, from a whole new perspective in the air on a private scenic helicopter tour. Pick up from your hotel and travel to the boarding area on the south side of Rio, where the helicopters take off. After a safety introduction, take off and fly over Rio while enjoying aerial views of the most famous landmarks. Fly over several neighborhoods and a dozen tourist spots, such as Christ the Redeemer, Ipanema, Copacabana beaches, red beach overlooking the Sugar Loaf, to name just a few. This tour allows you to see more in minutes than a day of exploration by car, making it the ideal tour for first-time visitors looking to see the city. Our flyovers are exclusive to you and last 15, 30 or 60 min for 1 to 5 people. Flights are in state-of-the-art aircraft such as the Bell 206 Jet Range or AS350 Esquilo, depending on the group size. If a seat is available, in addition to the pilot, our guide can also join the flight, providing commentary throughout the tour.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,710.00
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$1,710.00
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Fly from Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

Fly from Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

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Unique experience that will be done by a professional; photos and footage included; transport until the beginning of the activity included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$141.94
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$141.94

Private Helicopter Tour over Rio - 03 people - 60 minutes

Private Helicopter Tour over Rio - 03 people - 60 minutes

Get a different perspective of Rio de Janeiro on this scenic private helicopter flight for three passengers. See popular sites and attractions from the sky including Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer and the city’s many beaches. The helipad is located about 30 minutes from Ipanema at the Jacarepagua Airport, as opposed to where most flights depart.
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  • 1 hour
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$1,040.00
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$1,040.00
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Favelas do Vidigal or Rocinha's experience

Favelas do Vidigal or Rocinha's experience

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An opportunity to be closer to the carioca people in their daily lives. You will for a moment participate in your experiences, customs and routine passing through the streets, alleys and contemplate one of the most beautiful views in Brazil.  And from there came all Brazilian culture, because but slums came Capoeira; Samba; Brazilian funk; Axé music; Typical foods; slang ... In Rocinha you can also have contact with a good northeastern cultural part, because 80% of the residents there are migrants or descendants of people from the northeast of the country. Even though it is located between two traditional neighborhoods in the south of Rio de Jaineiro, the community is part of the Tijuca forest.  Come have this unique experience with a local Guide and in the largest favela in Brazil.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$43.67
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$43.67

Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

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The iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain are the top picks for hiking in Rio de Janeiro, but some of the most spectacular views can be found away from the tourist crowds. This 5-hour hiking and cycling adventure includes a bike ride along Copacabana beach, a drive through the colorful Vidigal favela, and a thrilling hike to the top of the Two Brothers Hills, from where the views span Ipanema beach, the Tijuca Forest, and the Christ the Redeemer statue.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.30
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$47.30

Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour

Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour

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Immerse yourself in local life during this half-day educational tour of Rocinha Favela, one of South America's largest urban slums. Through your guide's thoughtful commentary, learn about the social, economic, and political features of this unique neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.56
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$73.56

Corcovado & Favela Tour with Transfer

Corcovado & Favela Tour with Transfer

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Come and visit the Christ, the Redeemer, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and combine this tour with a unique glimpse into the local life in a favela. This half-day tour offers two distinct experiences for those who want to see a traditional tourist attraction, but also wish to have a better understanding of the socioeconomic aspects of our city. By minivan, we go through the Tijuca Forest, driving to the top of the Corcovado hill to reach the Christ, the Redeemer. Then, we combine this tour with the insight into the lives of those who live in a favela. We may visit Vidigal or Rocinha, it depends on the day. Be friendly, be respectful and enjoy the tour! Tour guide, roundtrip transfer, favela tour and tickets to the Christ included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Rio de Janeiro - Jeep Tour Favela da Rocinha

Rio de Janeiro - Jeep Tour Favela da Rocinha

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In a jeep without a roof, explore one of the largest slums in Latin America. Check out the social projects and watch the Brazilian swing in a capoeira presentation with children and teenagers, marvel at the views of the Community and São Conrado beach. Discover the Carlinhos slab and admire the look of Christ the Redeemer. Walk along alleys and the catwalk, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, to reach the open market with northeastern products, food, drinks. Get in touch with local artisans, who paint prints about the community and souvenir sellers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.88
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