Brazil: Rio De Janeiro Favela Community 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.
Understand And Discover The Favelas Of Brazil By Embarking On This Journey Through A The Favelas In Rio With A Local!
Discover the famous favelas of Brazil with a local guide who will take you to the northern side of Rio de Janeiro and show you all around the German’s Complex group of favelas!
This section of the favelas is rooted deep in history as it began with Polish settlement and now is densely populated with Afro-Brazilians. Your guide will take you to the favelas by means of public transportation and you will have the opportunity to ride along the suspended cable car system thus being able to see the amazing favelas from a bird eye view.
In addition to touring around the northern part of the favelas in Rio, you’ll also be able to visit Oca dos Curumins which is a community based organization that is dedicated to helping people of all ages in favelas through education.
Experience something truly unique and authentic by embarking on this favela tour with a local Brazilian to show and tell you all the historical facts about these hauntingly beautiful favela sections.