The favelas conjures a number of images among tourists… Only a few truly truly understand the real life of these larger or smaller communities. In Rio there are about 950 favelas and Rocinha plays a large part in this. Flanking the hills, these favelas exist in each region of Rio and they form a large part of the countyside. In reality, it is estimated that 20% of the Carioca population live there.
Far from the clichés and pre formed ideas, I propose a walk through the favela of Rocinha where I lived for 4 years. The program: A long walk through the narrow paths, an astounding view of Rio, historical and political anecdotes, meeting the locals and a big dose of local life! Through the tour in Rocinha, you will help the small school SACI SABE TUDO which is a social and educational program for the children in the favela, that I support.
A way to experience multiple ambiances and an opportunity to better grasp a key aspect of the Brazilian society…
Every guided tour that I offer is adaptable to your own preference, needs and of course depends of the weather forecast. Do not hesitate to contact me for further information.