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Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 5 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

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.
  • Half-day educational and cultural tour of Rocinha Favela
  • Learn about life in one of South America's largest slums
  • Meet and talk to local residents, visit neighborhood landmarks
  • Tour is conducted in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Round-trip transportation from your Rio hotel
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Local professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up in all hotels of Rio de Janeiro Downtown and South Zone. For pick up from West Zone (São Conrado, Barra da Tijuca and Recreio dos Bandeirantes) please contact us before (surcharge apply)

Begin your educational tour with convenient pickup at your Rio hotel. You can choose between morning and afternoon tour times when booking. Meet your guide and group and climb into your comfortable tour vehicle, then watch the urban scenery as you travel directly to the Rocinha Favela. During your time there, keep in mind that your aim as an observer is to be respectful and non-intrusive while learning about the community and interacting with its members. 

Through your guide's enlightening commentary, learn about the history of the favela and what role it plays in the city at large. Hear a bit about the economic and social challenges facing residents while visiting local landmarks such as Voar Pipa, Mercado popular, the commercial center on Via Apia, the samba school Academicos da Rocinha, the Escola Umuarama, and others. 

After the tour has concluded, feel free to hang out and enjoy the sunset or catch your ride home. 
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Rocinha
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Rio de Janeiro City Tour
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Milleviagens

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Rocinha Favela Half-Day Tour.

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Ho visto Santa Marta invece di...
Gian Carlo Z
, Feb 2017
Ho visto Santa Marta invece di Rocinha! Bella e interessante ma avrei preferito vedere Rocinha.
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