Marcelo Armstrong Favela Tour

Tel: 3322 2727/9989 0074
Price: US $20 per person

One of the originators of favela tourism, Marcelo organises small groups to visit the favelas of Rocinha and Vila Canoes near Sao Conrado. The tours include a visit to the school, medical center and private houses with English-speaking guides explaining the political and social context of the favela in relation to Rio. Marcelo himself donates a portion of his profits to social projects that benefit the favela.