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  1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro
  3. Tijuca National Park

Tijuca National Park 5-Hour Small Group Hike to Pedra Bonita

Product ID: 25758
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Enjoy a 5-hour hiking tour through the rainforest at Tijuca National Park. Get to know the rainforest around Rio de Janeiro with an easy 2-hour hike to the stunning summit of Pedra Bonita, and admire the vistas of the city from the Chinese View.
About this activity
Duration 4 - 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pick-up included

Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided from designated hotels and hostels in the South Zone area. Please check with the local supplier to see if pickup from your hotel/address is possible. If pickup is not available from your hotel, a nearby meeting point will be provided instead.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an easy hike through the rainforest crossing Tijuca National Park
  • Admire the stunning views from the summit of Pedra Bonita at 696 meters (2,283 feet)
  • Get to know tons about the nature, plants and wildlife of the Brazilian rainforest
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group of maximum 6 people
Full description
On this 5-hour tour you will discover the beautiful Tijuca National Park and admire magnificent views of Rio de Janeiro as you enjoy hiking your way to some of the highest peaks in the area. An easy trail takes the group to one of the most stunning summits of Rio de Janeiro with a 1-hour walk. From the top of Pedra Bonita at 696 meters (2,283 feet) and through a unique angle you will see the famous and majestic Pedra da Gavea, one of the highest monoliths (844 meters/2,769 feet) in the world that ends directly in the ocean.

The trail goes through the Atlantic Rainforest inside the Tijuca National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world. On the way up, discover the history of Rio de Janeiro and Tijuca Forest, and all about the coffee farms that used to exist there, its golden years, and the reforestation that took place in the 19th century. The tour also drives you from the South Zone to the Tijuca Mountains.
Includes
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Insurance (you must provide passport number, birth date, and full name of participants)
  • Transportation (for South Zone only)
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Water and drinks
  • Transportation from outlying areas
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Backpack or bag
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Please bring:
• Snacks and water (1 to 2 liters)
• Sunscreen
• Insect repellant
• Small backpack

Please wear:
• Weather-appropriate clothing
• Sneakers/hiking boots (no sandals!)

• Not recommended for children under 12 years of age, and people with a history of cardiovascular, pulmonary, or any illness/condition incompatible with difficult physical activities

Hike details:
• Duration: 2 hours
• Round-trip distance: 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles)
• Elevation gain: 203 meters (667 feet)

• You must be moderately fit, capable to hike and walk for about 2 hours going up and downhill
(The operator of this tour reserves the right to refuse any participant they believe unable to endure this hike)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 22 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

Jungle Me

Product ID: 25758