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Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike

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Visit the beautiful Tijuca Rainforest during this half-day hike from Rio. Hike to Pedra Bonita, standing at 2283 feet, and get beautiful views of the city as well as the famous Pedra da Gavea. Trek through lush rainforests and discover some of the local wildlife like small monkeys and toucans.
  • Explore the best of the Tijuca Rainforest during this half-day hike from Rio
  • Hike to the top of Pedra Bonita, at 2283 feet, and take in the scenic views
  • Discover native wildlife like small monkeys and toucans during the trek
  • Learn the history of Rio de Janeiro and the Tijuca forest from your guide
What to Expect
Receive complimentary pickup from your Rio hotel—south zone only—before driving to the UNESCO-listed Tijuca National Park. Listen to informative commentary about the history of Rio and the park from your guide. Begin the hike through lush rainforests and keep your eye out for native wildlife such as monkeys, toucans, and quatis. Trek to the top of Pedra Bonita, situated at 2283 feet, and take in the scenic views of the city and the ‘table mountain’ of Pedra da Gavea. After taking some great photos, hike down to the starting point and drive back to your Rio hotel to conclude the tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness required. EASY to MODERATE level hike. NO technical rock climbing, just hiking.
  • Hike details: 3,5km=2.2mi (up and down rough terrain), approx. 2h, elev. gain 203m=667ft.
  • Passport name, number, and date of birth is required at time of booking for all participants (for insurance).
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under (must be accompanied)
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking.
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Jungle Me - Hiking and Trekking Ecotours
Selena C
Incredible Experience
My boyfriend and I planned a trip to Rio and decided to book a tour with Jungle Me. We were extremely interested
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A very special experience
What an incredible experience with Jungle Me! My friend and I ended up with a private tour and it was easily the
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Emil Blomgaard
Great hike in great surroundings
Got picked up very close to hotel Great guide and good at explaining details Real jungle hike, with cave exploring
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Ali Behjati
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Best day of my trip
It was the best day in my entire trip. Our guide was really energetic and charming. He told us a lot about Brazil
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Katie L
Weekend hike
I booked this hike last minute. It was the best decision I had made. Our tour guide Alina was fantastic, very
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Carmen V
Guadalajara, Mexico
Great experience
Great hike and she told us the history of Rio which was a really nice and interesting. The hike is not too heavy
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What a fantastic day we had with our two tour guides and two other couples. These guys refuse to have large groups
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Coati, snakes, spiders, butterflies, eagle pigeon, noisy cicadas and vultures are only some of the animals I saw
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Teppo R
Half day hiking tour with Alex
Hiking and throughout the half-day excursion with Alex was great experience. Alex told us some interesting details
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Ottawa, Canada
Amazing Half day hiking tour with Tito
Our family of 5 adults (some in our 60’s, others in our 20’s) enjoyed a wonderful 6 hours learning about nature,
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Key Details
  • Jungle Me - Hiking and Trekking Ecotours, Floresta da Tijuca, and 3 more
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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