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Explore the unique culture, narrow alleys, and captivating sights of Rocinha, the largest favela in the country. Embark on a journey through Rocinha and the Tijuca Rainforest aboard a refurbished military jeep. A portion of the adventure involves traversing on foot, navigating the vibrant and colorful streets.

Begin your excursion with a hotel pickup to Rocinha Favela for a guided exploration. Gain insight into the historical and societal significance of Rio de Janeiro's favelas, integral to the city's tapestry.

Encounter local artisans showcasing their craftsmanship, offering an opportunity to support the community by purchasing their handmade souvenirs. As part of the itinerary, enjoy a captivating capoeira performance, a mesmerizing blend of dance, music, and martial arts, emblematic of Brazilian culture.

Venture into the expansive Tijuca National Forest aboard a vintage military jeep, passing by the scenic Lagoa with a picturesque backdrop of the Christ statue. En route to the rainforest, pause at the iconic Vista Chinesa to delve into its rich history while soaking in panoramic views, including a distant view of the Christ Statue.

Continue your journey to the enchanting Cascatinha Taunay waterfall and the historic Mayrink Chapel, dating back to 1855. Traverse through the lush Atlantic Forest, listen to the melodic sounds of cascading waterfalls, and encounter wildlife such as coatis, toucans, and monkeys along the way.

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Daily tours depart in the morning or afternoon with an estimated duration of 4 hours. The morning pickup is estimated between 08:00am and 09:00am, with drop-off around 01:00pm, subject to traffic conditions.The estimated afternoon pickup is between 01:00pm and 02:00pm, with drop-off around 06:00pm, subject to traffic conditions.

Pickup and drop-off available from various points in the South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado, Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória) or Downtown (Lapa, Santa Teresa).

Includes all taxes, fees, and handling charges. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide offering live tour commentary available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, and German. Other languages can be accommodated upon request.

  • Jeep Tour
  • Rocinha 
  • Capoeira show 
  • Stop at markets 
  • Tijuca forest 
  • Vista Chinesa
  • Mayrink Chapel 
  • Cascatinha Taunay 


  1. Pickup
  2. Rocinha
  3. Vista Chinesa
  4. Tijuca forest
  5. Mayrink Chapel
  6. Cascatinha Taunay