Rio de Janeiro Favela Jeep Tour


Begin your tour with convenient pickup at select hotels, otherwise meet your guide and group at a central spot. Climb into your waiting Jeep and set off into the hills above Rio, the location of Rocinha favela.  Once you arrive, walk through the community in the company of your guide. Learn about this neighborhood, which houses roughly 250,000 people and is home to a relatively developed infrastructure. Visit the samba school Acadêmicos da Rocinha, the neighborhood's commercial center, and check out the street fair's crafts, food, and drinks.  Please note: We are sensitive to the issues and concerns surrounding favelas, and we understand that this tour may not be suitable for everyone. The purpose of this tour is for educational reasons alone and allows for a better understanding of Brazilian life inside a favela.

Tour info

3 hours
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Why take this tour?

Visiting the Rocinha favela, one of Rio de Janeiro's hundreds of "favelas" (the Brazilian term for a shantytown or slum), is a local experience that gives you the chance to see Brazil from another point of view. On this tour by Jeep, explore the favela with a guide to observe the routine of this community, meet residents, visit schools, and walk through the alleys and commercial center of the favela, where you can check out a street fair.

What’s included?

  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges

  • Professional guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (select hotels only)

  • Round-trip private transfer

Frequently asked questions

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Nattrip is a receptive tourism agency, specialized in Ecotourism and Adventure in Rio de Janeiro. The name is an acronym for Natural Trip, a name that defines the essence of the agency, that commits to environmental education and respect for the environment in all activities it promotes. Our main objective is to promote adventure tourism in Rio de Janeiro.