Brazil: Best Of Rio Tour
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Keteka is a marketplace where travelers can book unique, authentic tours and activities with validated local guides. While serving in the Peace Corps in rural Panama, the founders were working on community tourism projects and realized that they wanted to create a better way to connect purposeful travelers with authentic, local experiences. "Keteka" is an indigenous Panamanian word that means "to get close to" and that's our goal, to bring you closer to your destination's culture, food, people, and natural environment.
See Christ The Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, And Have An Authentic Lunch While Learning About The History Of Rio.
Discover some of the most significant historical and cultural sites of Rio de Janeiro’s dark past as one of the world’s largest African slave market in the nineteenth century. This tour will take you along and around the city to explore the dark past of the African Slave Market, in addition you will learn about the African-Brazilian culture through history, music, food and religions by walking with a local guide through history.
Your guide will take you to two of Rio’s oldest neighborhoods, Gamboa and Saude, where you will be able to explore by walking around and listening to the historical stories surrounding these two cultural ‘barrios’. You will also have the opportunity to visit various warehouses and the famous Pretos Novas Institute which hosts archeological remains.
End your tour with a typical African-Brazilian lunch and visits to the Christ Statue and Sugarloaf!