Favela and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted

What To Expect

Ride through the Rio de Janeiro's Favela in a jeep and see Rocinha, the largest slum area on South America. Then visit the biggest urban forest in the world - the Tijuca Rainforest.


Tours around Rio de Janeiro
Departs From:
Rio de Janeiro
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3 hours
daily at 8:00 AM
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Go with us on a jeep tour through the Favela and the Tijuca Rainforest.

We'll pass by Gavea Road and make our way towards Rocinha Slum. Rocinha has around 150,000 inhabitants, making it the largest slum area in South America. During our stay, we will be watching the routine of this community, visiting local houses, day nurseries and schools. We'll walk through the small streets up to the Boiadeiro Square, where there is a free market with food and hand made goods from the North and Northwest regions. Next, we'll proceed for a visit at the gym of Samba School Academicos da Rocinha.

We'll move on to the dense rainforest, in an area of environmental preservation, just ten minutes away from Rio's touristic area, in the Tijuca Rainforest, which is the biggest urban forest in the world, to enjoy a small hike to a waterfall and a few other things along the way.


  • Jeep Tour Ride

  • Visit Rocinha, the largest slum area in South America

  • Get to Know the Routine of the Locals

  • Slum Pacified by the Police

  • 20-30 Minute Hike Through Tijuca Rain Forest



  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Donations are welcomed by the day-care centers, schools and other places visited during the tour, but it is not mandatory.

  • If your hotel is located outside the vicinity of the Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon Beach we may not be able to pick you up from your chosen hotel. If this is the case you will be advised so that an alternative pickup point can be arranged.

  • Please call 48 hours before your tour date to confirm the departure time of this tour.

  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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