1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Santuário Vale do Amor

From Rio: Vale do Amor Sanctuary & Poço Negro Waterfall Tour

Product ID: 386076
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Escape Rio to explore the Vale do Amor, a sanctuary where nature and spirituality come together. Take a dip in the pool of the Poço Negro Waterfall.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 8 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup includes hotels located in the South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon); the city center, Santa Teresa, and the West Zone (Barra da Tijuca and Recreio). Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Take in panoramic views of the Petrópolis mountains
  • Explore the Vale do Amor Sanctuary
  • Relax and meditate in a peaceful setting
  • Dive into crystal clear waters at the Poço Negro Waterfall
Full description
After pickup from Rio, you’ll drive for 2 hours to reach Vale do Amor, located in the Petrópolis mountains. This sanctuary is a peaceful, scenic spot where you can enjoy looking out for different bird species. 

Enjoy a guided tour, with explanations about the history of the construction of the sanctuary. Learn how the gardens were designed and built based on themes around Mother Nature and the divine. Then, enjoy some free time to meditate, practice Yoga, or simply relax in the peaceful surroundings.

Then, head to to the Poço Negro Waterfall, which has a deep pool where you can dive and enjoy swimming surrounded by nature. Finally, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, before returning to Rio.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Rio de Janeiro
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Insect repellent
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
This tour will take place rain or shine; please dress appropriately for the weather

From £82.81 per person

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Rio Jeep Tour

Product ID: 386076