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Rocinha Favela - Exotic Tours e Hotéis em Rio de Janeiro


Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

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Favela Rocinha Sustainable Tour 

Exotic Tours was the first Tourism Operator working with residents inside Rocinha - It is a walking tour inside the biggest slum in South America. Rejane Reis, owner of Exotic Tours, trains local people how to be guides as a sustainable project inside Rocinha since 1992 and has growing along these years and became an improvement project visited by many people around the world  looking for an inside point of view of Rio de Janeiro and it’s culture.

Your visit will create work opportunities within the community.

Be assured this is an absolutely safe tour as the locals welcome tourists and visitors alike. You may also purchase locally handcrafted items while on tour, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Please visit our website for more information's about this tour. www.favelatourismworkshop.com

Also available Santa Marta Community. A very special slum not far from Copacabana, where Michael Jackson made a clip of "They don't care about us". With 500 wooden houses, 2000 brick houses, 4 kindergartens, 3 bakeries, 2 sports fields, 1 block of a samba school, 3 military units and 1 small market, the favela is one of the steepest in the city and so they have a cable car.

**Optional :: lunch in a local restaurant (Brazilian food)**English, French and spanish speaking guides









Pick-up at 10:30am
OR 01h30om.
A - 3 hours tour
walking tour through the community, takes around  1.30 hours  getting to know the local commerce,  handcraft shops, and the real lifestyle inside Rocinha.


  Rocinha Numbers  

- Population - estimated in 150.000 thousand inhabitants                 
- Businesses in operation - 6.250
- Commerce is controlled mostly by man from the northeastern
region. . Women control the ready-mode clothing activity; they own 13 of 14 existing businesses.





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