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HIKING TOURS IN RIO

Nature experiences and hiking tours in Rio.

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  • Tijuca Forest Express Hike: half-day – from 250BRL- EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Adventure Circuit: full-day – PRIVATE ONLY – HARD (click to BOOK)
  • Adventure & History at Tijuca Forest: half-day – from 250BRL – MODERATE(click to BOOK)
  • Prainha & Grumari: Hike + Swim: full-day – from 299BRL – EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Rio Eco Secrets: full-day – from 299BRL – VERY EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Adventure & History at Tijuca Forest: half-day – from 250BRL – MODERATE(click to BOOK)
  • Adventure & History at Tijuca Forest: half-day – from 250BRL – MODERATE(click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Express Hike: half-day – from 250BRL- EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Adventure Circuit: full-day – from 299BRL – HARD (click to BOOK)
  • Adventure & History at Tijuca Forest: half-day – from 250BRL – MODERATE(click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Express Hike: half-day – from 250BRL- EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Adventure Circuit: full-day – PRIVATE ONLY – HARD (click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Express Hike: half-day – from 250BRL- EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Tijuca Forest Adventure Circuit: full-day – PRIVATE ONLY – HARD (click to BOOK)
  • Adventure & History at Tijuca Forest: half-day – from 250BRL – MODERATE(click to BOOK)
  • Prainha & Grumari: Hike + Swim: full-day – from 299BRL – EASY (click to BOOK)
  • Rio Eco Secrets: full-day – from 299BRL – VERY EASY (click to BOOK)
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Adventure & History at Tijuca Forest

Half-day tour | from 280BRL

Hike in a loop circuit at Tijuca Forest National Park. Explore the rainforest, its caves, ruins of old coffee farms hiking over suspension bridges and refresh in a waterfall.  Discover nature and the history behind this fantastic tropical rainforest that is one of the most successful reforestation projects in the world. [INCLUDES]: transport + tour guide + insurance, Tijuca Forest Tour at National Park Hike (read)

  • Hike: MODERATE (6km=3.7mi) / 3h / elev. gain 354m (1,161ft)
  • Total duration: approx. 5h (half-day tour)
  • Regular/collective (max. 6 participants): from 280BRL/person
  • Private: from 700BRL

  •    [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •    Approx. 3h hike at TIJUCA FOREST National Park
  •    Hike and discover mountains and caves
  •    Waterfall shower during the hike
  •    Visit and discover historical sites at Tijuca Forest

'If you truly love nature you'll find beauty everywhere.'

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Tijuca Forest Adventure Circuit

Full-day tour | from 330BRL

Hike in  Tijuca Forest National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world. An off the beaten track circuit of trails to discover its nature and history and it’s one of the best hiking tours in Rio. Visit peaks, ruins, caves and waterfalls, hiking in the deep jungle, over suspension bridges and streams, in a more hidden area of Tijuca National Park. Get ready to hike and adventure yourself! [INCLUDES]: transport + tour guide + insurance, waterfall shower, Taunay Waterfall. (read)

  • Hike: HARD (9km=5.6mi) / 4 to 5h / elev. gain 651m (2,135ft)
  • Total duration: approx. 8 to 9h (full-day tour)
  • Regular collective (max. 6 participants): from 330BRL/person
  • Private: from 850BRL
  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   4 to 5h hike in a circuit of trails at Tijuca Forest Park
  •   Hike to Taquara Hills (814m), 100m higher than Christ statue
  •   Waterfall shower after the hike
  •   Caves and old coffee farms ruins in the rainforest
  •   Visit TAUNAY WATERFALL(biggest in the park)

Tijuca Forest 'Family Hike'

Half-day tour | from 280BRL

On this tour, you visit the Tijuca Forest to see waterfalls, the lush of the Atlantic rainforest and the most important attractions of the main sector such as the Taunay Waterfall, the Job de Alcântara bridge (dated from 1860), the Mayrink Chapel combined with an easy hike in the jungle, reaching Cascatinha Summit (525m). (read complete description) [INCLUDES]: transport + tour guide + insurance, swim in a river, Taunay Waterfall and 1 more summit. (read)

  • Hike: EASY (4,5km=2.8mi) / 2 to 3h / elev. gain 313m (1026ft)
  • Total duration: approx. 5h (half-day tour)
  • Regular/collective (max. 6 participants): from 280BRL/person
  • Private: from 700BRL
  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   Approx. 2h hike in a circuit in a TIJUCA FOREST easy trail
  •   Hike to Cascatinha Summit (525m) with a view to the valley of the forest
  •   Refresh in a river after the hike (optional)
  •   Visit the historical part of the park: chapel, old bridges and the Visitors’ center
  •   Visit TAUNAY WATERFALL (biggest in the National Park)

Prainha & Grumari: Hike + Swim

Full-day tour | from 330BRL

Discover, hike and swim on the most untouched and secluded beaches of Rio: Prainha and Grumari. Our tour takes you to the West Rio, driving along the coastline by 5 different beaches to get to Prainha, where you’ll hike 1,5h n the tropical rainforest and then take a splash, swim and have fun at Grumari beach for approx. 3h.   [INCLUDES]: transport + tour guide + insurance. (read)

  • Hike: EASY (2,8km=1.8mi) / 1,5h / elev. gain 190m (624ft)
  • Total duration: approx. 8h (full-day tour)
  • Regular/collective (max. 6 participants): from 330BRL/person
  • Private: from 850BRL

  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   Circuit hike at PRAINHA NATURE PARK
  •   Approx. 1,5h hike in the tropical rainforest
  •   Swim and have fun on a protected beach:Grumari
  •   3h (approx.) at GRUMARI secluded beach
  •   Drive by 5 other beaches (Barra, Reserva, Recreio, Macumba and +)

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Rio Eco Secrets (The 'Eco Citytour')

Full-day tour | from 330BRL

Visit 7 attractions in 4 different nature parks, on this non-hiking tour. With quick low impact walks at each of the 7 places, discover the nature, the diverse ecosystems, and amazing landscapes of Rio. Tropical rainforest, secluded beaches, mountains, waterfalls, lagoons, magrove and more. In some of these places there’s the chance to see wildlife. [INCLUDES]: transport + tour guide + insurance, Tijuca Forest National Park (3 different sectors), Dois Irmãos Park, Prainha, and Chico Mendes Park + 4 viewponts  (Roncador, Chinese View, Penhasco Dois Irmãos, Canoas) (read)

  • Eco-sightseeing: VERY EASY. The tour do NOT include hiking, only low impact short walks on each of the 7 attractions
  • Total duration: approx. 8h (full-day tour)
  • Regular/collective (max. 6 participants): from 330BRL/person
  • Private: from 850BRL

  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   7 ‘green’ attractions in 4 different nature parks. TIJUCA FOREST + 4
  •    4 belvederes: Chinese View, Canoas, Two Brothers, Roncador
  •    Taunay Waterfall at Tijuca Forest National Park
  •    5 ecosystems: rainforest, mountain, beach, lagoon, mangrove
  •   Prainha, secluded beach and Rio’s famous surfspot
  •   Visit VISTA CHINESA and TAUNAY WATERFALL

'Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.'

Albert Einstein

Tijuca Forest Express Hike (Pedra Bonita)

Half-day tour | from 250BRL

A 50 min. uphill hike to one of the most stunning summits of Rio going through Tijuca Forest (National Park), one of the largest urban forests in the world. From the top of Pedra Bonita and from a unique angle we see the famous and majestic Pedra da Gavea, the highest monolith close to the sea in the world and also the West Zone and the beautiful coastline of Rio.  [INCLUDES]: transport + tour guide + insurance, visiting 1 EXTRA summit at Tijuca Forest Park. (read)

  • Hike: EASY (3,5km=2.2mi) / 2h / elev. gain 203m (667ft)
  • Total duration: approx. 5h (half-day tour)
  • Regular/collective (max. 6 participants):  from 250BRL/person
  • Private: from 650BRL

  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   Approx. 2h hike at TIJUCA FOREST to Pedra Bonita
  •   Hike to Pedra Bonita summit (696m = 2823ft)
  •   Stunning views to the ocean and Pedra da Gavea in clear days
  •   Visit 1 additional summit at Tijuca Forest (VISTA CHINESA)

'Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.'

Lao Tzu

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