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

Rio de Janeiro: Tijuca Peak Guided Hike

Product ID: 54522
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Get back to nature in Tijuca National Park and hike up Pico da Tijuca to reach the highest point in Rio de Janeiro's urban rainforest. Learn the history of the forest at the park museum and more.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Hotel pickup is available from the following areas in Rio de Janeiro: Copacabana, Ipanema, Barra da Tijuca, and Botafogo.

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  • Get breathtaking views from the peak of Tijuca Mirim
  • Learn the history of the Tijuca Forest at the park museum
  • Hike through Rio de Janeiro's urban rainforest
  • Visit the stunning waterfall of Cachoeira das Almas
Full description
Hike inside the urban rainforest of Rio de Janeiro and get back to nature in Tijuca National Park.

Climb Pico da Tijuca for stunning views at the highest point in the forest at an altitude of 1,021 meters above sea level. Experience one of the most beautiful trails of Rio de Janeiro, starting at the entry gate to Tijuca National Park and travel through several sections before arrival at the summit.

Discover the amazing waterfall of Cachoeira das Almas and get breathtaking views from the peak of Tijuca Mirim. See a legendary staircase carved into rock and more.
  • Bilingual guide
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Guided hike to Pico da Tijuca, the peak of Tijuca Mirim and the Cachoeira das Almas waterfall
  • Guided visit to the Tijuca National Park Museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if transportation option chosen)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Praça Afonso Viseu, 104 - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20531-580, Brasil (on the corner, opposite the park entrance).

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Despite the altitude, the trail is not steep and provides some of the most spectacular views of the city
• When booking this tour, you attest knowledge of the risk inherent in adventure tourism activities
• The itinerary and order of sightseeing may change due to the weather and/or adverse conditions

From £24.80 per person

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