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SUPtours Rio

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“gareth”(57 reviews)
“telegrafo”(10 reviews)
“pedra”(9 reviews)
Rocinha [‘little farm’] is the largest & most developed favela in Brazil & is built on a steep hillside overlooking Rio. Its population was estimated to be around 150.000 inhabitants & accomodates numerous NGOs & non-profit educational institutions...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22631-450, Brazil
+55 21 96814 1182
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

After much research of SUPtours and the incredible reviews that was provided by previous customers on their website and here on Trip Advisor. We decided to book a tour for Pedra do Telegrafo. We chose our appointment date and opted to pay in person. I...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my co-workers had the best time in Rocinha with Guilherme. From going to the top on a motor cycle, to walking through the steep alley ways and meeting the nicest people and taking breath taking photos. This was the best thing I have...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is an intimate tour, not a 'safari' tour in a Jeep as is becoming popular. I was fortunate enough to be the lone guest on the tour and walking through the Favela is eye opening. The guide lives in a nearby Favela himself which...More

Thank MichaelMiltonB
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Tour of Rocinha favela- so interesting to see the community and how they live. Our tour guide Gareth was amazing- very knowledgeable of the area, super friendly and took us to a fab place for feijoada! The capoeira show was awesome- such lovely people. Did...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

we had an amazing trip to one of the favelas. Saw sooo much more than what we could have possibly expected and made some amazing pictures. also we we visited a local NGO. the love and support they give to the little kids of the...More

Thank Benny B
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Gareth took us on a fantastic tour of the Rocinha Favela. He was knowledgable, personable and interesting. Gareth has spent time living and working in the Favela, and had so much to teach us. The whole experience was eye-opening and unexpected. I'm so glad we...More

Thank Mjkahn
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing and mindblowing tour, well chosen and very exclusive spots to have a perfect view of the Favela. It did not feel like one of those classic touristy guided tours. Awesome variety with a local restaurant a capoeira show, to interact yourself,...More

Thank Nats R
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was such a cool experience and we would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Rio de Janeiro. Gareth really knew the area and made a big effort to give us an authentic experience and was very happy to give us advice on a lot...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Gareth took us on a tour of the Rocinha favela, in which he works at an NGO. While not a native Brazilian, Gareth was very informative about the local community and showed he is passionate about improving it through his tours. We visited great lookouts,...More

Thank Jarryd C
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great guide. Plany of information. Finally good english. Capoeira traditional food favela hisotory. Thanks

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