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Visit a Favela in Rio de Janeiro

Visit the worlds largest urban rainforest - Tijuca Rainforest and Rio's largest Favela
$64 per person

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Tour Tijuca Rainforest and tour Favela da Rocinha

Rio de Janeiro is well known for much of its architecture, festivities, food, night life, beaches but is also well known for its Favelas. This Favela tour in Rio, takes you on a journey through walks, alleys, whilst getting to meet some of the locals. The Favela tour in Rio de Janeiro starts by you being collected from your Rio hotel by your professional Rio tour guide. You will jump into the Jeep to start your visit to the Favela's of Rio. This Favela tour in Rio sets the scene of the very contrasting landscapes this Brazilian city has and you will begin the Favela tour by visiting the luscious Tijuca Rainforest. 

Tijuca Rainforest is the world’s largest urban tropical rainforest and home to many attractions that include Christ the Redeemer statue positioned upon Corcovado mountain, there is also Cascatinha Waterfall, Mayrink Chapel, that contains murals painted by Cândido Portinari and the Tijuca Rainforest also homes the giant granite picnic table namely the Mesa do Imperador. Visiting the Tijuca Rainforest will give you perspective, when the Favela tour continues to Favela da Rocinha.

The tour at Tijuca Rainforest then transforms into the 
Favela da Rocinha tour, whereby you will be visiting the largest Favela in Brazil, Favela da Rocinha. On your tour of Favela da Rocinha you will take a guided walk through the streets and alleys, meeting locals of to obtain an insight into their lives and challenges of living in a Favela. The Favela da Rocinha is a densely populated area with around 70,000 people living within 355 acres, there is usually an abundance of activity and you should experience some of this on your Favela tour in Rio. Within Favela da Rocinha there is now some infrastructure including banks, bus routes and electricity and water, still this is one experience that is highly recommended in taking part in.

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