Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Guided adventure circuit high level hiking in the Tijuca forest

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Walk to Taquara Hills, see incredible wildlife up close, have adventurous moments inside the rainforest, visit caves, see ruins of old coffee farms, see Taunay waterfall, and more on this challenging hike of a total of 8 to 9 hours.


  • Cross streams over suspension bridges and reach Taquara Hills
  • Refresh yourself showering in a waterfall
  • Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day
  • Feel the thrill of seeing wildlife up close
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about


Discover a full-day hike up to 2135 feet which requires a high fitness level and gives you an incredible experience in nature. This adventure will take you to Taquara Hills, caves, ruins of old coffee farms, the biggest waterfall in the park called Taunay, and more.On this Tijuca Forest hike, you’ll walk in a circuit of trails designed by experts o...

What's Included

  • Guided walking tour, Pick-up and drop-off from designated areas, Hotel pick up, Transport included

Important informations

  • Instant confirmation Free cancellation Guided Tour e-Voucher Where: Parque Nacional da Tijuca - Estrada da Cascatinha - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Meeting point: (Transportation included from designated hotels on these areas: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Leme, Santa Teresa, Gloria, Catete, Flamengo, Botafogo). Please inform your address and we'll suggest the closest meeting point possible. What to remember:  Please ensure you have the high level of fitness for the hiking requiredThe tour is not recommended for sedentary people or with a record of cardiovascular or lung problemsMinimum age is 13+ 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 RioThe 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 risksIf you want to shower in the waterfall, bring towel and bathing suit 
  • 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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