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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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Tours and Tickets by Russo Guia

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 $21.19

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 $26.14
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Kevin Holland wrote a review Feb 2021
4 contributions
A must-see if you visit Rio. The tour with Russo was amazing for our family of 3 from the United States. We couldn't have asked for a better experience! We would definitely do this again, this was one of the biggest highlights of our trip! Incredible! A+
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia
Responded Feb 10, 2021
Thank you very much Kevin, for the confidence in my work, it was a pleasure to welcome you and your family here, always come back, thanks for the evaluation
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Dani El Rancho wrote a review Dec 2020
Paris, France2 contributions
One of my best experience in my life! I really enjoyed that fun trip in Favela with Russo! He is very cool and I recommend him :)))
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Response from Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia
Responded Dec 27, 2020
Thank you so much for everything, it was a pleasure to receive you, always come back!
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Gonzalo A wrote a review Dec 2020
7 contributions2 helpful votes
I did the Dos Irmaos trilha with Russo because a friend really recommend me to text him and go with him. It's not only about getting directions to the top of the mountain, going with Russo was great because he also gave me great insights about the life in the favela Vidigal as we hiked. Going with him felt really safe because he knows the mountain really well. Also everyone knows him in the favela as he lives there. We ended the day having a few beers in a local bar with great views of Rio. Definitely something I couldn't have done on my own. Obrigado Russo!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia
Responded Dec 18, 2020
Thank you very much Gonzalo, it was a pleasure to receive you here, always come back, you will always be well received!
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elquentino33160 wrote a review Oct 2020
Paris, France4 contributions4 helpful votes
Russo is the kindest person ever. He took really good care on us, explaining his life in the favela. He's also a great photographer and took plenty pictures of us. We also share a beer with locals at the end of the tour. We strongly recommend this tour. Merci beaucoup Russo, le tour était magnifique. Morgan and Quentin
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia
Responded Oct 30, 2020
Thank you very much Quentin and Morgan for the confidence in my work and the opportunity to guide you here and tell you a little about the local history, it was really a great pleasure, I will always remember you. I look forward to seeing you in the future for a beer again!
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Line H wrote a review Sep 2020
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Russo is an excellent guide! I would really stop looking for anything else and take the trail with him to the "Morro dos dois irmaos". He is a local and knows the insights of the area. Very cool guy who takes amazing pictures and has a very positive vibe. I highly recommend!!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Russoguia, Gerente geral at Russo Guia
Responded Oct 2, 2020
Thank you very much for your confidence in my work, it was a great pleasure to welcome you here and be able to show that spectacular sunrise, it will be registered in my memory, you were super cool and with a super positive vibe. always come back!
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