Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike

Outdoor Activities in Brazil

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A half-day hike guided tour in Tijuca Forest National Park, one of the biggest urban rainforests in the world. Our experienced guides will take you on an amazing adventure hiking up one of the most stunning summits in Rio. You'll visit Pedra Bonita (696m=2283ft) a popular lookout in the Tijuca Rainforest with amazing views to the coastline of the city and a view to Gavea Rock, the flat 'table mountain' in Rio that provides incredible picture opportunities. During the tour, you'll experience the nature and the feeling of being in the tropical rainforest. In addition to the fun and adventure our team will provide information and curiosities about the flora and fauna, like monkeys, quatis, and toucans, that may appear in the way. Highlights: - Tijuca Rainforest National Park (03rd biggest urban forest in the world)- Amazing views in clear days (696m=2283ft= as high as the Christ Redeemer statue)
8 to 9:00 - pick-up from the hotel (South Zone area of Rio only)(*1)9 to 9:30 - drive to Tijuca National Park9:30 to 10:00 - tour guide speech about the history of Rio, Brazil and the Tijuca Rainforest10 to 10:50 - Hike to the top of Pedra Bonita (elevation gain 521m=1709ft, peak height 1.021m=3349ft)10:50 to 11:30- Rest, fun, pictures and snacks (*2) at the summit11:30 to 12:10 - Hike back to the starting point12:10 to 1:30pm - 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) - Snacks/drinks/water are NOT included - please take ready-to-eat snacks 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