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Rio de Janeiro: Half-Day Tijuca Forest Expedition

Product ID: 48554

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Key Details
6 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Printed Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from neighborhoods: Catete, Laranjeiras, Flamengo, Botafogo, Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon

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What You'll Do
  • Hike to Pedra Bonita, which towers over the forest at 696 meters high
  • Enjoy the views from the Chinese-style Gazebo, offering breathtaking panormasa over the city
  • Admire the many waterfalls at Tijuca National Park
Embark on this half-day tour that will take you to the best parts of the Tijuca National Park. Hike to the top of the Pedra Bonita Mountain, enjoy the views from the Chinese View lookout point, and refresh yourself in a waterfall at the end of the day.
What to Expect
The tour starts with a drive to get to your first adventure of the day. The hike to get to Pedra Bonita rock is considered one of the best hikes in Rio de Janeiro. Pedra Bonita is part of the Sector C of the Tijuca National Park. The walking up to the top of the mountain takes about 40 minutes and it is considered a moderate hike. From the view at the top you are able to see the West beaches as Barra da Tijuca and the Hang Gliding ramp, and the view of Gavea rock that is considered the highest mountain by the sea in the world at a staggering 842 meters high.

After the hike, your guide will take you to an amazing stop at the Chinese View, a viewing point with a Chinese-style gazebo. Enjoy the views here as you get the chance to see the other part of the city of Rio. From there you may see the Lagoa neighborhood, Ipanema Beach, and Sugar Loaf.

To finish the day, enjoy a refreshing bath at one of the waterfalls in the National Park.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off for locations in Catete, Flamengo, Copacabana, Botafogo, Ipanema, and Leblon
What's Not Included
  • Food and drink
Meeting Point

Copacabana Palace Hotel at 09:30 (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
If you are not in a designated pick-up area, please make your way to a meeting point for pick-up. The meeting point will be confirmed after booking.

It is recommended to bring water, sunscreen, snacks, fruits, towel, a bathing suit, and comfortable shoes.

Optional drop off at Botanical Garden at the end of the tour.

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Product ID: 48554