1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Tijuca National Park

Tijuca National Park Small-Group Hike to Pedra Bonita

Product ID: 25758
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Embark on a 5-hour experience 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, stopping at another viewpoint in the park along the way.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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.

Stop at another viewpoint in the park along the way. 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 from select hotels in the South Zone
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Water and drinks
  • Transportation from outlying areas
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • 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)
Not available
Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Alex our tour guide was great at his job! You can see how he loves his job and he explained the history of Rio for us which was informative. He also was very polite, professional and brilliant! Thank you Alex! And getyourguide for a great experience! Took lots of great pics too

3 April 2019

Awesome

Our Guide was very friendly and could Tell us a lot about Rio. One of Our groupmembers had some Problems To hike But our guide kept an Eye on her and she also made it up To The top. It was exhausting But pretty easy. The view on top of The Hill worth it. I highly recommend this Tour.

15 September 2018

Very nice trip with good guides!

The tour to tijuca forest and all the way to Pedra Bonita was excellent! I got to enjoy the nature during the walk and had an interesting history lesson and other discussion about Brazil and Rio. The only downside for me was the easiness of the tour but that was partly my own fault because I chose the trip which demand level was "easy". After the trip I wanted to make another visit to the forest by myself but two different tourist infos adviced that either I should rent a car to get to the forest or book a tour. Renting a car in Rio was not an option (after I had seen the usual driving style in Rio) and all the Jungle Me tours were already booked so I was left without another trip. I would highly recommend the Jungle Me -tours to all Rio visitors and suggest booking in advance!

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3 April 2014

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Product ID: 25758