Docks and Little Africa
Walking Tour

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It’s time to explore the docks and  the ‘Little Africa’ region. Learn the history of slavery from and the impact and legacy of Afro culture on Brazilian identity.


Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) - Praça Mauá

Meeting Point

Etnias Panel

One of the largest murals in the world

Cais do Valongo

The docks where the African slaves used to arrive in the 1800s

Pedra do Sal

Historic site where the Carnaval and some African religions started to spread

Instituto Pretos Novos

The place where the slaves that died before arriving in Brazil were buried, now a Museum. Entrance fee: BRL 20.00

1 person: US$ 50.00
2 persons: US$ 60.00
3 persons: US$ 80.00
4+ persons: US$ 25.00 p/ person


Duration: 1:30 hours



Payment Policy

50% in advance by PayPal
50% on the tour day by cash (US$ or BRL)

How to Book

At this moment we are booking by email or WhatsApp only. Check our FAQ for more information.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund of the pre-payment if cancelled more than 48 hours before the tour day
No refund if cancelled less than 48 hours before the tour day

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I bring to the tours?

Comfortable shoes, light clothes, sunblock, sunglasses and bottled water. Oh, and don’t forget to bring your smile !

I have heard Rio is a very dangerous city. Is that true? Can I bring my camera or phone to the tour?

As any big city, Rio is not 100% safe. We recommend to avoid bringing jewerly. Cameras and phones usually are ok. The tour guides are always paying attention to the surroundings but we cannot guarantee 100% safety.

Are the tous cancelled due to bad weather?

Sunny and rainy days, we are waiting for you.

What are the covid-19 safety measures for the Walking Tours?

Wearing face masks during the tours is mandatory.

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