Discover a more authentic side to Rio de Janeiro on a non-intrusive and respectful walking tour of a favela. Learn about the lives of the people and how you can help break the cycle of drugs and guns through the power of education. Build a better future.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible—book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Covid-19 precautions
- Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
- Duration 3 - 4 hours
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Live tour guide
- English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, German
- Pickup included
- Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Drivers and tour guide will wait no longer than 30 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
- Private group available
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What to bring
- Comfortable shoes
- Sun hat
- Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- Please note that the tour may be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- A moderate amount of walking is involved
- Please note if you are booking a tour in French or German please book in advance as the demand for these tour guides is high
- Clients staying in Sheraton Hotel or Barra da Tijuca must come to Praia Ipanema Hotel, otherwise, an extra charge will apply
- Please be aware that you will spend 1.5 hours inside the favela as part of your walking tour. The 2-hour tour duration already includes all the pickups and drop-offs