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Rio de Janeiro
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    What to Expect
    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Vamos de van até a parte alta da comunidade. Uma vez lá, começamos a percorrer o seu interior a pé, visitando várias localidades e conhecendo a vida local.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    R. Barata Ribeiro, 111 - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22011-001, Brazil

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    Around 10am and 2 pm weekdays.
    Around 12pm weekends (must contact the seller to get correct info about pick up and time availability).
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Popular mentions
    On all my journeys I never liked to be treated as tourist, I love the local touch. Attracted by their name I booked a favela funk tour and is was great, we used to do a lot partying in Southern California but this really is fun, partying all night and getting introduced to local
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    I had read up a bit online about Be A Local and they sounded great, so as I was keen to do a Favela I booked a tour with them. I was disappointed, not in the Favela but in Be A Local. Firstly I'm not sure what the average length of time is but time at the actual Favela was
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    I was in Rio for three days, so I didn't have much time to see the city - I went to Rio knowing I wanted to do a Favela Tour and a city tour incorporating both Sugarloaf Mtn and Christ the Redeemer. I chose Be a Local tours after doing quite a bit of online research. I first
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    As part of a Contiki tour of Argentina and Brazil, we chose the 'Be a local' favela tour and favela party. The nightclub was great (if you enjoy clubbing) with a good insight into local dance and flirting culture. The favela tour was particularly good: we had a female tour guide
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    I work in Rio and always always use Be A Local! They have great guides! Very affordable for what you are getting and on time. Definitely go with them for the Favela Tours, City Tour and above all the Favela Funk Party! They don't do groos larger than 14 and the guides speak
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    About the operator
    By: Be a Local Tours
    1,125 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Maracana Derby - unforgettable
    My father and I will never forget our tour to Maracana! On the one hand, the match itself was unforgettable (a 4:4
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    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Great Favela Tour!
    We went on the Rocinha Favela tour today, Patrick was brilliant. We thoroughly enjoyed it. You get picked up and
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    Football match at the Maracanã
    A fantastic experience. Something I’ve always wanted to do and it lived up to expectations. The tour was well
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    Favela tour with Patrick
    What a great tour! Thank you so much Patrick! Patrick was very knowledgeable and clearly knows a lot about the
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    Espoo, Finland
    Great Guide, Good value!
    Really well funktioning tour around main attractions of Rio d J. Guide speaked many languages and took good care
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    Inside favelas
    Service was good, they picked us up at the apartment. We drove all the way to the top and the guide gave us great
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    Rami A
    Hod Hasharon, Israel
    Very interesting tour
    We have read so much about the favelas of Rio and saw some movies about, so we were very curious to visit one. In
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    Mireille A
    Basel, Switzerland
    Great tour
    Our tour guide was Patrick, he told us a lot about the Favelas and knew a lot of details. We walked a lot, make
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    Janet S
    Favela Tour
    Great Tour with a great host - made to feel really safe but still got to see so much of the favela! Really well
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    Loved Fernando but found the tour awkward
    Our guide Fernando was excellent and his stories were very very interesting. He knew the favela (Rocinho) very
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    Best experience!
    The perfect tour you can visit the main attractions of the city with a good guide! And is very comfortable with
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    Mal R
    Nice trip with the highlights of rio
    Nice trip overall. The time spent at each location was a little short but again, it was a balance of doing many
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    Saarbrucken, Germany
    Must do in Rio
    Impressive but also terrifying to see Rio from a complete different side you can not imagine. The guide knows this
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    Clearwater, Florida
    Wonderful Experience
    This is the second time i had the pleasure of going on the favela tour with Patrick. Everything about the was
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    Mexico City, Mexico
    The worst tour in my life
    I want to start saying that this tour is very shame, and is very sad how they exposed the poor people like
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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