Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Private guided Tijuca forest express hike

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Go through Tijuca Rainforest (National Park), one of the largest urban forests in the world with more than 40 km2. Try to spot wildlife like toucans or monkeys. Learn about the history of Rio, and coffee farms. Exercise and experience hiking with a private guide on this complete half-day nature adventure.


  • Enjoy a 50-minute uphill hike to one of the most stunning summits of Rio
  • Go through Tijuca Forest (National Park), one of the largest urban forests in the world
  • Marvel at the view from the top of Pedra Bonita, seeing from a distinctive angle the famed Gavea


You'll see views of the city, coastline and the rainforest around Tijuca Forest.Once collected and arrive at the destination where the hike starts, feel your excitement. Then, spend about 50 minutes going uphill, reaching the top and seeing the famous majestic flat rock. From this summit, you'll also witness the West coast of Rio, Barra area with i...

What's Included

  • Private tour, Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas, Trekking guide, Hotel pick up, Transport included

Important informations

  • Instant confirmation Free cancellation Guided Tour Private Tour e-Voucher Meeting point: Please indicate your pickup location at check-out, and the tour operator will get back to you with the closest meeting point possible. What to remember:  Please ensure you have the level of fitness for the hiking requiredThe tour is not recommended for sedentary people or with a record of cardiovascular or lung problemsThe maximum is 6 people per private tourChildren (age 8+) can participate if accompanied by a parent or another adult responsible, who must sign a waiver statement, and it's important that the child is willing to participate and capable to do soAt checkout, please select your preferred meeting point/pick up from designated hostels and hostels in the South of RioTransportation is included from designated hotels of the following areas: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme, Santa Teresa, Gloria, Catete, Flamengo, BotafogoThe time shown is estimated, and you'll receive an email on the night before (around 8.10pm) with the correct pickup time according to your locationWhen making a reservation you agree and declare that you are aware that the tour is a hike with a physical activity that also involves risk of falling, slipping, stumbling, loss or breakage of personal belongings, physical exhaustion, falling of trees, falling of rocks and cliffs, insect bites, venomous animals, contact with stinging plants, contact with thorns, severe weather, among other risks inherent to an outdoor activity, and that such risks may cause damage or loss, small or severe. Before starting the tour, each participant must sign a statement saying that they are aware of such risks 
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

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