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Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike

  • Explore the best of the Tijuca Rainforest during this half-day hike from Rio
  • Hike to the top of Pedra Bonita, at 2283 feet, and take in the scenic views
  • Discover native wildlife like small monkeys and toucans during the trek
Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike
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Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike
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Visit the beautiful Tijuca Rainforest during this half-day hike from Rio. Hike to Pedra Bonita, standing at 2283 feet, and get beautiful views of the city as well as the famous Pedra da Gavea. Trek through lush rainforests and discover some of the local wildlife like small monkeys and toucans.
What to Expect

Receive complimentary pickup from your Rio hotel—south zone only—before driving to the UNESCO-listed Tijuca National Park. Listen to informative commentary about the history of Rio and the park from your guide.

Begin the hike through lush rainforests and keep your eye out for native wildlife such as monkeys, toucans, and quatis. Trek to the top of Pedra Bonita, situated at 2283 feet, and take in the scenic views of the city and the ‘table mountain’ of Pedra da Gavea. After taking some great photos, hike down to the starting point and drive back to your Rio hotel to conclude the tour.

Reviews (28)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Alex was a fantastic guide - his English was perfect and he was great fun to spend time with. The hike up was slow and steady and the view from the top was amazing, even though there were heaps of clouds. Definitely recommend this company...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tito is a super nice guy, his English was great, and he gave us an awesome tour. The best part for me was his overview of Brazil’s ecology, the history of the forest, and the broader political history of the country. This backdrop really helped...More

Thank Jon Q
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing views and brief history lesson

The hike was moderately challenging but pretty short. The views were amazing! There was a brief history lesson of Brazil at the beginning of the tour that was very interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and kind.

Thank auroraw664
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile
Had a great time

The hike was beautiful and our guide was very knowledgeable which made for a great trip. My only regret is I did not book earlier to be able to get a spot on the full day hike.

Thank Henry N
Reviewed 3 August 2018
An awesome morning

I couldn't have had a better hike through Tijuca in Rio with the Jungle Me team. After travelling around South America for a while I thought this trek was the perfect blend of history, nature and awesome views! The whole morning was super interesting and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank penny h
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