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Rio de Janeiro

Half-Day Vidigal Favela Small-Group Tour

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    What to Expect
    Tour Vidigal, one of Rio’s most compelling favelas. You’ll get a first hand look into the disparity and beauty that make Rio one of the world’s most dynamic cities. On your tour, you’ll visit Vidigal’s neighborhood markets, study it’s exciting colorful graffiti, and take in one of the most iconic views in all of Rio de Janeiro when you visit the "Dois Irmãos", or "the Two Brothers".

    Your Vidigal exploration begins when you meet your local guide. After that, you’ll use public transport to get to Vidigal and begin the visit to Dois Irmãos mountain. After about one hour, you’ll reach the very top and take in one of the most iconic views in all of Rio de Janeiro. You’ll take in sweeping views of Ipanema, Leblon, Corcovado and even see Tijuca, the world’s largest urban rainforest.

    Awash in color, Vidigal is full of massive graffiti murals that cover many of its walls. Local and international artists alike have contributed to the unique urban art scene in the favela. You’ll explore the markets in Vidigal, where you’ll get to sample some local culinary delights, and visit with local artisans sharing their crafts with visitors.

    Visiting Vidigal is truly unforgettable. You will soon find out how dynamic and warm the community is, while sharing with the locals their love of the neighborhood. Visiting Vidigal requires sensitivity and appreciation for the local community. Enjoy this rare opportunity to see the real Vidigal.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Meeting point in Copacabana
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    4h 30m
    • Professional guide
    • Local guide
    • Hotel transportation to/from attractions
    • Gratuities (recommended, but certainly not required)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • We have flexible transportation options, but normally opt to take a taxi or the bus to Vidigal
    • Small-group tour from 1 to 4 people
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    Key Details
    • Real Rio Tours
    • Duration: 4h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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