Favela Tour Experience

Private Tour

The favelas of Rio are well known for all the wrong reasons. Join this Rio de Janeiro tour to see this area which never makes it into the tourist brochures but is full of life, diversity, history, and community.

Rio Favela Tour Highlights

  • Discover one of Rio’s most well-known favelas – Tavares bastos – and meet locals from the community
  • Understand the favela’s history and bust some myths about life here
  • See where the movie Hulk and one of Snoop Dogg’s most popular music videos were filmed
  • Admire the views of Guanabara Bay from an amazing rooftop vantage point

Inclusions: Local English speaking guide and transportation.

Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, and tips/gratuities for your local guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 2 hours to 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: Copacabana Palace Hotel – Avenida Atlântica, 1702 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22021-001 – Right by the statue outside the hotel!
  • Starting time: 1.30 PM
  • Ending point: Copacabana Palace Hotel, Avenida Atlântica, 1702 – Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22021-001.