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Botafogo: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Favela Santa Marta Tour with a Local Guide

    1. Favela Santa Marta Tour with a Local Guide

    Take an opportunity to catch a glimpse of life in the favelas on this guided tour. Your guide is a local from Santa Marta, who will be able to share you with you an authentic perspective of the beautiful favela they call home. Using the Santa Marta cable car, your guide will take you to the top of the favela. From here you will get to witness one of the best panoramic views of the city. Spot Christ the Redeemer, the Sugar Loaf, Praia de Botafogo, Lagoa Rodrigues de Freitas and the entire district of Botafogo. Then explore the streets and alleys held dear by both residents and the many famous visitors to Favela Santa Marta alike, from Queen Elizabeth II to Michael Jackson. Stroll through the favela, seeing the best sights and stopping at many of the local artisan shops along the way.

    Great Guide which speaks perfectly english and knows a lot. I felt secure at all the times. Support the local stores inside. Thank you!

  • Rio de Janeiro: Four-Bar Pub Crawl with Extra Activities

    2. Rio de Janeiro: Four-Bar Pub Crawl with Extra Activities

    Discover Rio’s bustling nightlife on a unique pub crawl through the neighborhood of Lapa. Stop at several bars, clubs, and parties and meet friendly people as you explore the marvelous city of Rio. Each night, walk from bar to bar before ending at a club. The pub crawl finishes at 00:30 AM in a club where guests are welcome to stay until close. If you wish to go home, your guide will advise you on how to get back to your accommodation.

    We had a great spin on the town, experienced Some of Rios nightlife and met friendly people!

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What people are saying about Botafogo

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 357 reviews

This tour was informative and memorable. We particularly appreciated that our guide was not only knowledgeable, but also very passionate about raising social awareness about the issues that led to the formation of favelas and why they still exist. Highly recommend.

Great Guide which speaks perfectly english and knows a lot. I felt secure at all the times. Support the local stores inside. Thank you!

We had a great spin on the town, experienced Some of Rios nightlife and met friendly people!

Good experience with a good group. Loved the live music everywhere.

Great experience. I would repeat it again and again.