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Favela Walking Tour & Morrinho Project provided by Rio Smile Tours

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Favela Walking Tour & Morrinho Project

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 11/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Favela Walking Tour is a local experience will make you look Brazil with another point of view. Since 1997 the project Morrinho was installed in the Pereira da Silva favela to “challenge the popular perception of the Brazilian favelas”, showing that the favela is an area of great cultural and social wealth, not only violence. The project reproduce in miniature the favela scenario using bricks and other recyclable material, created by children and young people of the Pereira da Silva community. During the waking tour you will meet the resident guide and gain insight into the challenges these communities face and learn how even through such difficulties the people of the favela are able to smile and welcome visitors. Ending the tour with visit to the Morrinho project where the founders will tell the history who has already traveled the world through smaller reproductions that were taken to exhibitions in Barcelona, Paris and Venice, as well as visiting cities throughout Brazil.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    R. Alm. Alexandrino, 2023
    R. Alm. Alexandrino, 2023 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20241-260, Brazil
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    Santa Teresa
    Stop: 2 hours
    The Community of Pereira da Silva is located at the neighborhood of Santa Teresa.
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  • You'll end at
    R. Pereira da Silva, 529
    R. Pereira da Silva, 529 - Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22221-140, Brazil
    Your tour concludes here, your local Tour Guide can help you to put you on a Uber / Taxi to return to your Hotel (your own expenses).
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Important Information
Departure Point
R. Alm. Alexandrino, 2023 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20241-260, Brazil
Duration
2–3 hours
Return Details
R. Pereira da Silva, 529 - Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22221-140, Brazil
Inclusions
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Walking Tour
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Recommended for travelers with good walking conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Key Details
  • Duration: 2–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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