This favela tour takes you through the streets of Rocinha and Vidigal, where community guides will explain favela life and their unique culture and history.
Please note that this tour requires a minimum of 2 people. If you are traveling solo, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can see if there are other travelers interested in your travel date!
Discover Latin America’s largest favela by strolling through the alleys of Rocinha with a local guide. This tour will introduce you to favelas’ origins and why they exist, as well as their unique culture and history in Rio. In the community of Vidigal, community guides will explain how favela communities fight to empower one another and overcome a difficult living situation. You will see their art, cultural and historical centers, as well as the natural beauty that surrounds the area. From up there, you will have great views of Rio’s top attractions, including Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, Copacabana, Ipanema, and São Conrado. You will also hear more about the Nós no Morro theater group, “Bailes funk,” and other cultural favela phenomena.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.