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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Eco Tour at Tijuca National Park

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    Pass By: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil

    First we enter the forest of Mata Atlântica by sector C of the Tijuca National Park towards Pedra Bonita

    Stop At: Pedra Bonita, Estrada da Cascatinha Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil

    You'll then start a light hike to Pedra Bonita summit, which will take you about 40 minutes to reach the top. From the summit, you will be able to see Pedra da Gávea, the beaches of Rio and the immensity of the Tijuca Forest around you. It is a beautiful natural viewpoint and one of the best spots to photograph the city of Rio de Janeiro.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Vista Chinesa, Estrada Dona Castorina Parque Nacional Da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-320 Brazil

    Your eco tour continues through the Tijuca National Park towards the Vista Chinesa (Chinese Pavilion), a pavilion in eastern mold which was built between 1902 and 1906 to honor the Chinese people, who brought the cultivation of tea to Brazil. The "Pagode", original name of the structure that is made of bamboo and cement, is strategically located, from where you have an incredible panoramic view. You can see many touristic points from this angle, such as the Christ the Redeemer statue, the Guanabara Bay, Sugarloaf, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and the beaches of Ipanema and Leblon.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cachoeira Do Horto, Estrada da Barra da Tijuca 793, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22641-990 Brazil

    End your tour at Horto waterfall, where you can take a refreshing natural shower. The hike to the waterfall is light and it's located within the boundaries of the Tijuca National Park. The waterfalls in Rio de Janeiro are an excellent alternative to escape the overcrowded beaches of the city. This is a great option to enjoy some of the best natural beauty Rio has to offer.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels located in the touristic zone of Rio de Janeiro
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Private tour
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Minimum age is 10 years
    • A high amount of walking is involved
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour, date or full refund
    • It is recommended that you bring comfortable shoes with good grip, a light snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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