Vidigal, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Favela TourTaking a tour of a favela in Rio is an important and illuminating experience if you look for an insider point of view of Brazil. There are close to 950 favelas in Rio, and home to 20% of Rio's population, however they remain a mystery for most people who don't live there.
These tours not only to explain about favelas, but to give you a whole new understanding of different aspects of Brazilian society.
We booked ours directly through our hostel - find a great english speaking guide to give you rich insight into the city.