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Rochina is thought to be the biggest slum in Latin America, with a population of around 180,000 and where the contrast between the magnificent view and the extreme poverty conditions is tremendous. This jeep tour will show you the living conditions of the community and the most important social places, including the nursery, some schools, the local samba school and the commercial areas of the favela.

Some of our favourite places to visit and things to do in and around Rio de Janeiro
What to do in Rio de Janeiro

Special tour of Rio de Janeiro

Visit Corcovado, the historic centre and lesser-visited areas, for a more in-depth perspective on modern day Rio and its fasc…

Tujica Forest

Discover isolated waterfalls and lush 'Mata Altantica' vegetation in the Tijuca Forest, the world's largest urban forest.

Ipanema Hippie Market

Ipanema is known the world over for its famous beach, but its Hippie Market is a wonderful place to people-watch and shop for…