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16 Mar 2017
“Unforgetable hike with a million dollar view”
23 May 2016
“Amazing Favela tour and Hike”
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Rio by Hike offers ​daily ​guided hike & favela tours in Rio de Janeiro. We speak English, French, Dutch and Portuguese. Our (eco) tours take you to the most beautiful places, like the Dois Irmaos, Floresta Tijuca and other trails. They offer...more
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Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

After booking a really fun bike tour with Rio by Bike we decided to book the Dois Irmãos hiking tour. We met Jan at Entrada Vidigal which is completely safe, then we took the taxi van to the start of the trail. The hike was...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Wow, this Favela tour started with a motortaxi-ride one like in Slumdog Millionair! After this we hiked the lowest mountain of Dois Irmãos all the way up: result one of the most spectaculair views of Brasil! After the hike a cold beer in a bar...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I had gone with Philip on a bike tour few days previously, and I asked him about hiking to Morro Dois Imaos. He kindly arranged to take us on a combined hike and favela tour ( Vigidal). Philip was an excellent tour guide, extremely knowledgable...More

Thank shoush
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were greeted by our tourguide at Vidigal. She arranged a taxi instead of taking a moto taxi to go up to Vidigal. THANK YOU! After a short but windy drive we stopped and prepared us for a long hike to Dois Irmãos. The hike...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

I booked the favela tour before my biking tour, which I should have done it the another way around if i thought back. But it was amazing tour with Phillip. Phillip is a journalist and himself is quite into the history and development of favela....More

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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Phillip hooked us up with Felipe for a private hike in the tijuca forest. Felipe is a biology Ph.D. Student and was generally knowledgeable and fun to hang out with. We loved our tour!! The hike itself was moderate but we did a lot of...More

Thank Rajhans S
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Raquel was an amazing guide on this informative, fun and beautiful tour. I highly recommend booking this tour!!

Thank Amrit D
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We decided after our great bike tour to spontanious book the favela tour and it was a very good experience to get a good impression of the favela. Rachel was an amazing guide who could tell us everything and showed us a lot. I can...More

Thank Myrthe v
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We were a bit hesitant about going into a favela but it has been a really good experience. Seeing this part of the city added value to our stay in Rio. Philip was a pleasant guide and he clearly has a lot of knowledge about...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Discovering the favela was one of the best things I did while visiting Rio. Philip was a great guide - funny and lots of interesting stories - and the visit gave a good insight of the other reality in Rio de Janeiro. Walking through the...More

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We booked a group of 6 people to do the Rio by Hike walking favela tour and it was one of the highlights of not only our time in Rio but in the whole of South America. Our tour guide Jan was very friendly and...More

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