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

Rio: Half-Day Jeep Tour at Floresta da Tijuca

Product ID: 178988
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Experience Rio's rainforest is in an open-air Jeep, completely immersed in nature with 360-degree views. Driving top-down lets you see the monkeys jump from tree to tree, hear the birds flirt, and soak in all the amazing views of the city.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pickup included from hotels located at South Zone area (Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon), Rio Downtown, and Santa Teresa
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about all the unique species that call this forest home
  • See the incredible variety of lush trees, fruits, and flowers
  • Hear the birds sing across the valley, the insects buzz, and the monkeys howl
  • Take an easy walk through the abundant green trails
  • Dip into the crystal clear waters of the waterfall
Full description
Explore Tijuca National Forest in meticulously restored ex-military open-air off-road vehicles. After hotel pick-up, cut to the Lagoa with the striking view of the Christ statue and head to the rainforest. Stop at the famous Vista Chinesa to discover the history of this unique monument as you'll soak in the views of the Christ Statue in the distance.

Move on to the Cascatinha Visconde de Taunay waterfall, and take a quick dip in the crystal clear refreshing water. Continue to a charming chapel constructed in 1855, and start the first of 2 trails. See coatis, toucans, and monkeys!

Take a restroom stop and start the second trail of the tour, passing through the Atlantic forest with the sounds of waterfalls following your footsteps. Hop back into your top-down Jeep and head to the famous São Conrado Beach to watch the hand-gliders, before your scenic drive back to your hotel.

  • Roundtrip transportation in a military open Jeep
  • Professional Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Bring a hat and sunglasses for sun protection, use repellent, and wear layers, as the forest is high in altitude and can be chilly
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Rio Jeep Tour

Product ID: 178988