1. Brazil
  2. Rio de Janeiro (state)
  3. Rio de Janeiro
  4. Grumari

Pedra do Telégrafo Hike and Beach Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 96627
The hike to Pedra do Telégrafo leads to one of the most stunning viewpoints in Rio de Janeiro. After the hike, chill out on the wild beaches, such as Grumari or Prainha beach.
About this activity
Duration: 10 hours
Starting time 5:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup is available at hotels located in Downtown (Lapa and Cinelândia), Catete, Flamengo, Botafogo Praia Shopping, Copacabana, Ipanema, and at Barra da Tijuca seafront. Wait for your guide at the hotel lobby. Sometimes the access for the transport could be impossible due to the narrow streets, if so, you will be provided the closest meeting point.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hike to Pedra do Telégrafo at the top of Guaratiba Hill
  • Take in spectacular views of Rio de Janeiro
  • Enjoy a walk along Grumari or Prainha Beach
Full description
Located in the Pedra Branca State Park, Pedra do Telégrafo (elevation of 350 meters) is at the top of Guaratiba Hill. Take a walk along the beach to the starting point of the trail. The ascent begins at Guaratiba Beach and it takes about an hour to reach the summit.

There are several viewpoints along the way, with the best known being a large, sharp rock called Pedra da Bigorna. From the summit, marvel at the views of the Restinga da Marambaia sandbank, the wild beaches of Rio, Pedra do Pontal, and Grumari Beach. After the walk, relax on the beaches of Grumari or Prainha.
Includes
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Accredited tour guide
  • Personal accident insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Flip-flops
  • Insect repellent
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• When booking this tour, you acknowledge the risk inherent in adventure activities
• The tour requires a minimum of 2 participants to operate
• Bring water, light clothing, sunscreen, shoes with a good grip, swimwear, and slippers
• A minimum of 2 participants is required for the tour to operate; if the numbers fail to be met an alternative date or full refund will be offered
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 42 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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Rather steep climb in places and difficult by the heat of the day but accessible to the greatest number anyway. I was accompanied by my husband and my 2 children (11.7) who followed the guide without problem. You must have good shoes that hang and lots of water to hydrate yourself during breaks. The view is magnificent and it is the reward for the ascent. On site photo taken by the guide with our camera and by a professional if desired against 40 reals. Caico and Jessee were perfect guides explaining the details of the site during the ascent but also during the day on Rio in general. Lunch possible after the ascent by the sea. Quality restaurant with a beautiful view. Plan the day. We left at 5:30 am from Copacabana and returned around 5:00 pm due to heavy traffic. I recommend this outing.

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February 21, 2020

Really nice

I did find this tour via web and honestly I found it really good the pick up is early in the morning so when you arrive to the Telegraph rock, there is no people... so you can take some pictures and feel free to stay there for a little bit. The tour guide was kind and the partner was always in good way to resolve your doubts no matter the hour you ask.

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October 18, 2019

Very good ride. Comfortable transportation, nice and helpful guide, beautiful, rewarding tour. There was a lack of information about schedules during the script and how the routes would be made and their possible changes. I missed more clarity of the guide and compliance with schedules according to the pre-arranged or a change forecast, which did not happen, lack of communication on the route, make clear the script for the whole group. Satisfied with everything despite the caveats.

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October 4, 2019

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S2 Rio - Tours Rio de Janeiro

Product ID: 96627