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Favela Top Tour

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The best tour in rio.higly recommend.we used" Be a Local "tour agency.it was gorgeous.it takes about 4 hours.we visited rocinha favela.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ivars5556
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed Mario’s tour of his favela. Great history and learn about it vs just walking through on own. We felt very comfortable in the favela. Experienced hospitality, a spontaneous performance by group of drummers. Nice it has a tram to take you up. Really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Truegrid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mario showed us his favela, and it was a great experience. You get to walk around the favela and the view up there is amazing! Mario also told us about some of the history and what daily life is like. Recommend this tour, and bring...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ash K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mario showed us the Favela Santa Marta, where he grew up in a very personal and informative way. I can really recommend this walking tour to people who want to learn about a part of Rio, Tourists can't experience on their own. Wear comfortable shoes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank oppeltaa
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Mario was very welcoming and the tour was fun and informative. Santa Marta Favella was the highlight of our tour in Rio. Come prepaired with good walking shoes and an open mind.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Mario made my family and I feel so comfortable during our tour of the Santa Marta Favela. He was able to give us some history about the favelas and he even invited us into his home to look at the amazing view from his porch....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Deja M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Mario took us through every bit of Santa Marta. He was very knowledgeable and detailed in his tour of the Favela. He made us feel comfortable and safe walking the streets of Santa Marta. He even welcomed us inside of his own home. We ate...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mário M, Proprietário at Favela Top Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

thank you so much!!!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Me and my brother did this trip while they was a big war going on. We felt safe but you can see the tension from all the police there. Still a great tour as you get to guy things and give back to the favela....More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JCasNYC
Mário M, Proprietário at Favela Top Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

thank you so much!!

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Mario, brought us around the St. Marta favela. Up by cable car, down by the laneways and steps. His English is good and he told us many interesting facts about life and history of the favelas. St.Marta felt very safe and not threatening...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank aranhelena
Mário M, Proprietário at Favela Top Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

thank you so much!!!

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I visited the Santa Marta favela with Marco, who gave me a two hour private tour. He was a great guide. I would recommend him to anyone. Though his English is limited, we didn’t have trouble communicating and mostly spoke in Spanish which was a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Mário M, Proprietário at Favela Top Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

thank you so much!!!

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