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Experience an authentic and different side of Rio, whilst also supporting the locals in favela da Rocinha. Rocinha by Rocinha is about creating and enriching a cultural exchange between the locals of Rocinha and people from all over the world. We...more
Rua Berta Lutz 84 | Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22450-290, Brazil
+55 21 99681-9055
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Erik does a great job in describing the favela uniqueness. He is absolutely fluent in English, and he could write song's lyrics with some of the punchlines he offered us ;) great guy, and overall great visit in the inner streets of the favela. Absolutely...More

1  Thank Clément B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible tour, Erik is an impressive guy who is so dedicated to his neighbourhood. We’ve learned a lot and our favela’s perception will never be the same. Thanks for all Erik and as you said “never give up the fight”

1  Thank Sarazz10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting Rocinha with Erik was a great experience! It's an excellent opportunity to see the community up-close from the perspective of a local. While we did visit areas of the favela off of the "main road," I never felt unsafe - Erik knows the area...More

1  Thank Marc C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Rocinha with 4 friend and Erik was our guide. The communication with him before the activity was just perfect. He was very flexible with the date and time to start the activity and this was very helpful for us, to organise and plan...More

1  Thank xsojo
Reviewed 23 February 2018

this is the ONLY favela tour to do! Erik is so welcoming and knowledgeable and passionate about the area he lives in (Rochina) and the development and growth of it and its community. it was such an enlightening tour that really changes the way you...More

1  Thank Louise e
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Eric was a warm welcoming guide who has a passion to introduce his life friends family and community to you. He has a vision for his people which exceeds those of many a young people today. His selfless giving and sharing is a fresh change...More

1  Thank Shelly H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

It was a very nice day with you. You gone see so cool places and he could answer to any cuestions. Hes so friendly and its definitly worth to go there;) Greets yves & levi

1  Thank YvesRehcsiL
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't recommend this tour more! The trip into Rocinha with Eric was highly informative, fascinating and safe. It was an eye opening and authentic experience and completely unmissable, put this tour at the top of your itinerary!

1  Thank joey1112
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Erik took me alone through the Favela, it was safe and you get a real feel for life in one of these communities. The sense of community and zest for life were the big standouts, along with seeing the hardships the people endure. The amazing...More

1  Thank Tate M
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I went with a group and we absolutely loved the experience. Our guides Eric and Lucas were great - so knowledgeable, great english, and very fun. Its great because you get to know the place and you don't feel rushed like many tours. The views...More

1  Thank Katie W
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Jacque T
3 August 2016|
Response from ErikM2498 | Property representative |
Ola! Hacemos tour de día en la semana e de noche en final del semana. Tour completo dura 3 horas, y tiene valores de acordo con al cantidad de personas. Estes son los valores para día: 1 - R$120; 2 - R$95 (cada); 3 - R$85... More
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