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Russo Guia

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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About Russo Guia
We are residents of the Vidigal Favela 47 years old, offering a Real Experience Tour, which only one place can offer, the options; Trail to Morro Dois Irmãos, only Favela Tour through Morro do Vidigal, or both tours at the same time, all with local history, from the point of view of a resident, who saw and still see many changes in the territory, come to know, And then talk about your experience here!
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Favela Tour Rio de Janeiro - Vidigal Walking Tour by Russo Guide

Have a real experience of what the Favela was like and today!

Russo Guia, has been working for 20 years within Vidigal, 17 years in a small local business, and for over 2 as a guide. With it you will have an experience that only a resident can provide, besides valuing the local culture,

Qualification, took a local Guide training course by INADH, National Institute of Human Development .Currently taking another Protur Tourism Guide Course, knows and is well known within Vidigal
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- Sitiê Ecological Park, former dump and today a place for environmental education and vegetable garden!
- Vidigal Olympic Village and graffiti court from above!
- Arvrão: place with the best panoramic view and the famous bars Bar da Laje, Mirante do Arvrão and Alto Vidigal
- Pope's Chapel: place visited by Pope John Paul II in 1980!
- Arts shortcut: graffiti wall (Graffiti by local artist @ tarm1 on instagran and other outside artists!)

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150 to 180 minutes
from $25.32

Morro Dois Irmãos Trail - Tour with local guide and incredible views of Rio

Meet the Hill Two Brothers with a person who has been in the place for over 40 years, who was raised at the entrance of the Trail and who climbed in childhood to drop paper plane, with his friends, pick fruits and etc ..., is continue to know an authentic resident of the Favela do Vidigal. You will have a tour of immersive experience, with whom in addition has the certificate of excellence 2018 and 2019 on TripAdvisor and is certified by the Ministry of Tourism!
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $31.23

Sunrise at Morro Dois Irmãos with local guide, spectacular view of the city!

Sunrise on one of the most beautiful views in the city, with a 47-year-old Guide living on site, knowledgeable of the stories of the forest and the community that was created, resident at the trail entrance for 27 years!
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4 hours
from $36.04
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vidigal The day we spent with Russo was one of the most beautiful we had during our stay in Rio. We went with him along the little roads reaching the secret corners of the favela with its amazing views. We got to talk and drink...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Russoguia, General Manager at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the visit and trust in my work, it was a pleasure to welcome you here and be able to show a little of Vidigal, always come back!

Reviewed January 9, 2020 via mobile

Had a very nice but hot hike up to the top of Morro Dois Irmais hill. Russo is an excellent guide eager to inform about the history of the Vidigal favela where he was raised. The most thrilling part was the motorcycle taxi up to...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2020

Thank you very much for the evaluation, it was a pleasure to receive you here, come back often!

Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

This was one of our favorite days in Brazil. Russo our guide is excellent!! Showing real care about us on the tour and explaining in great detail a lot of information on his community. The best part of this experience is that Russo is a...More

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Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2020

Thank you very much, it was a great pleasure to be able to welcome you here, to tell you a little about Vidigal and my life story here, come back often!

Reviewed January 7, 2020

It was interesting and fun to be with Russo. He was sincere and interesting. He know everyone in the favela and we felt welcome by the residence. He was keen to take pictures for us and even put a video together for us after the...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank satong
Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2020

Thank you very much for the evaluation, it was a pleasure to receive you here, always come back to this or other trails in Rio de Janeiro!

Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

We booked with Russo through Favela experience at 3 am at the base of the Favela. It felt sketchy exiting and thankfully he was there. We quickly scrambled 4 motor taxis to go to the top of vabrigal. INSANE ride. Lost our friend for a...More

Thank Eric S
Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2020

thank you so much Eric, it was a pleasure to welcome you here, come back often!

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