Rio's Secluded Beaches - Prainha & Grumari

Outdoor Activities in Brazil

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The tour visits the West part of Rio de Janeiro, that remains untouched with a lot of nature and secluded beaches. We'll follow the coastline, passing by Reserva Beach and Lagoa de Marapendi and the first stop is at Chico Mendes Park, a protected lagoon area where we can see* caimans and capybaras. Then we'll go to Prainha, a small beach considered the surf spot in Rio where you'll hike 1,5h to Caeté Summit (143m=470ft) that ofers a great view of the coast and other mountains of Rio. From Prainha, in a 5 more min. drive we reach Grumari, our last stop and where we stay to enjoy the beach for about 2,5h. Grumari it´s also a protected area and you'll enjoy an amazing and paradisiac tropical beach with white and fine grain sands, green mountains and blue waters (bring towel and bathing suit).* animals (caimans and capybaras) are wils and in the nature so seeing them is a possibility of 50%.
8 to 9:00 -  pick-up from the hotel (South Zone area of Rio only)(*1) and drive to the West Zone of Rio 9 to 10:15 - visit lagoon at Chico Mendes Park to possibly see capybaras and caimans 10:15 to 12:15 - drive to and then hike at Prainha secluded beach park to Caeté Summit 12:15 to 14:45 - drive (5 min.) to Grumari and then enjoy, swim and relax  (lunch break on own) 14:45 to 16:30pm - drive back to the city and drop-off on original meeting points  4:30 to 5:30pm - drive back to the city/hotels  drop-off(*3) (*1) - starting time (precise pickup time will be informed on the day before the tour according to the pick-up point) (*2) - Lunch/drinks/water are  NOT included - please take ready-to-eat food and water (about 2 liters/person) (*3) -   times here are approximately and total duration of the tour can vary according to the pace of the group and traffic. Please  DO NOT schedule IMPORTANT appointments (flights, meetings, other tours) for right after the tour.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up/drop off OUT of the designated areas