Rio de Janeiro Rocinha Favela Tour + Corcovado Mountain with Christ the Redeemer Statue

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From August 29, 2016 to December 30, 2016 is at

What To Expect

Get the best of two tours! Ride through Rio de Janeiro's Favela in a jeep and see Rocinha, the largest slum area in South America. Enjoy an afternoon journey through the dense Atlantic rain forest of Tijuca to the Christ Redeemer Statue on Corcovado mountain.

Highlights

  • Explore famous Rocinha Favela and get a different perspective of Rio de Janeiro

  • Discover how locals leave in one of the biggest slum of the city

  • Ride a cog train up to the top of Corcovado Mountain through the lush Tijuca Rainforest

  • Enjoy great views over Rio from the famous Christ Redeemer statue at the top of the Corcovado Mountain

Specifications

Type:
Day Tours in Rio de Janeiro
Departs From:
Rio de Janeiro
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
4 hours and 30 minutes
Availability:
daily at 8:00 AM
Product Code:
12857
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Description

Go with us on a morning jeep tour through Rocinha Favela.

We will 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 will drop you off at your hotel at the end of the tour so that you can have lunch before an unforgettable afternoon to the Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue.

Meet your guide at your hotel and head towards the Cosme Velho Train Cog Station at the bottom of the Corcovado Mountain passing by Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.

Once at the mountain, you will take the ride up to the top, through the dense Tijuca rain forest to the 38m tall Christ the Redeemer Statue.

From the top, you will enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside as your guide shows you the wonderful sights of Rio. After riding the train back down, passengers are returned to their hotels.

Includes

  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana View Hotel Pick Up List

  • English, Spanish and Portuguese speaking guide

  • Jeep ride through Rocinha Favela

  • Rocinha Walking tour

  • Cog Train ticket to Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue through the Tijuca Rainforest

  • Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue visit

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • We do not stop at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas on Sundays.

  • 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.

  • Pick up time for the Rocinha Favela Jeep tour starts at 08:00

  • Pick up time for the Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue tour starts at 14:00

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 (0% reimbursement): between 2 to 3 days prior to date of activity.

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