HIKING TOURS IN RIO

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ECO-SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCES

'The best things in life are not things.'

Art Buchwald

Tijuca Forest 'Family Hike'

Half-day tour | from 230BRL

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): 230BRL/person
  • Private: from 550BRL
  •   [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)

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

Vincent van Gogh

Rio Eco Secrets (The 'Eco Citytour')

Full-day tour | from 280BRL

Visit 7 attractions in 5 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 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, Grumari, and Chico Mendes Park. (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): 280BRL/person
  • Private: from 650BRL
  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   7 ‘green’ attractions in 5 different nature parks. TIJUCA FOREST + 4
  •    Amazing viewpoints: VISTA CHINESA, CANOAS, PENHASCO DOIS IRMÃOS
  •    Taunay Waterfall at Tijuca Forest National Park
  •   Visit 4 different ecosystems: rainforest, mountain, beach, lagoon
  •   Discover the secluded beaches on the West: Prainha and Grumari
  •   Visit VISTA CHINESA and TAUNAY WATERFALL

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

Albert Einstein
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Tijuca Forest Adventure Circuit

Full-day tour | from 280BRL

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 (2135ft)
  • Total duration: approx. 8 to 9h (full-day tour)
  • Regular collective (max. 6 participants): 280BRL/person
  • Private: from 650BRL
  •   [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)

'Nature. Cheaper than therapy.'

Anonymous

Tijuca Forest Express Hike (Pedra Bonita)

Half-day tour | from 230BRL

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)  230BRL/person
  • Private: from 550BRL

  •   [INCLUDES]: transport, tour guide, insurance
  •   Approx. 2h hike at TIJUCA FOREST
  •   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 (Canoas Summit)

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

Lao Tzu

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Hiking Tours in Rio

One of the best ways to get to know the ‘wonderful city’ is by hiking in trails. Visit peaks, mountains, waterfalls seeing Rio from the top. The city has an incredible landscape… rainforest, mountains and beaches that blend in a very unique way. Get one of our hiking tours in Rio de Janeiro, discover trails in the forests and parks and reach impressive places. A unique experience.

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