- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins
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Your guide will meet you in Zona Sul, at your hotel or at our general meeting point in General Osorio.
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewExplore Vidigal, one of Rio's most compelling favelas, in your own private tour. In your 3.5-hour tour, you will get a first hand look into the disparity and beauty that make Rio one of the world's most dynamic cities. With your exclusive guide, you will visit Vidigal's neighborhood markets, study its exciting and colorful graffiti and take in one of the most iconic views in all of Rio de Janeiro when you visit the Morro Dois Irmos, or the Two Brothers mountain.
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Your private Vidigal exploration begins when you meet your local guide at 11:00am. After that, you will use public transport to get to Vidigal where your first visit will be to Two Brothers mountain. The trek will take about 1-hour to reach the very top to take in one of the most iconic views in all of Rio de Janeiro. You will enjoy sweeping views of Ipanema, Leblon, Corcovado and even see Tijuca, the worlds largest urban rainforest.
Visiting Vidigal will provide you with insight into Rios challenging contrasts. Your guide will explain how Vidigal wasonce rough and dangerous and home to illegal gang activity. Thenyou'll learn how the the local residents and the police worked together to transform Vidigal into one of the safest favelas in Rio. Vidigal was one of the very first favelas that went through pacification in 2011. You will understand how Vidigals ever increasing popularity with visitors has both helped and hurt its close-knit community.
Awash in color, you will note how Vidigal is full of massive graffiti murals which cover many of the city's walls. Local and international artists alike have contributed to the unique urban art scene in the favela. Explore the favela's markets here and sample some local culinary delights. Visit with local artisans who share their crafting talents with visitors.
With your guide showcasing the favela's dynamic and warm the community and sharing the love of the neighborhood, you will understand what makes this tour unique and unforgettable. You'll explore the amazing neighborhood, take in marvelous views, and contribute to the local community. Don't delay, book your private Vidigal tour today.
Your own, expert, local guide
A private touring experience
Transportation to/from attractions
Public transportation fees
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 6 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide