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Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private) provided by Jungle Me - Hiking and Trekking Ecotours

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Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private)

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Oxygen saturation check of staff and customers. Positioning in the vehicles leaving an empty seat between participants that are not together. Face shield provided for customers.
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Updated 03/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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
  • Learn the history of Rio de Janeiro and the Tijuca forest from your guide
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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
South Zone (Rio de Janeiro), Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Guided Hike
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Transport in small vehicle (max. 6 people) / (optional air conditioner)
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Insurance
Exclusions
  • Food, water, drinks
  • Pick up/drop off OUT of the designated meeting points/areas
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Fitness required. EASY to MODERATE level hike. NO technical rock climbing, just hiking.
  • Hike details: 3,5km=2.2mi (up and down rough terrain), approx. 2h, elev. gain 203m=667ft.
  • Passport name, number, and date of birth is required at time of booking for all participants (for insurance).
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to bad weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not recommended for child under 5 (must be accompanied)
  • Maximum of 6 participants on the tour (or you can choose a private option)
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kim wrote a review Feb 2020
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The hike was absolutely beautiful, as taken from a storybook, and it was a wide range of various nature scenarios. The difficult level was good With a combo of some harder leg work and some nicer strolling. BUT this was so much more than a hike because the tour guide Tiago gave
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from junglemerio, General Manager at Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private)
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Hello Kim. Thanks for your kind words and positive review and also for sharing it with other travelers. If you ever come to Rio again let´s jump in another adventure.
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Sarah wrote a review Feb 2020
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What an incredible experience with Jungle Me! My friend and I ended up with a private tour and it was easily the highlight of our time in Rio. Roberto and Tito started off the morning with a top level history of Brazil, which was both informative and accessible. Then, as we
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from junglemerio, General Manager at Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private)
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Hello Sarah. Thanks for choosing our company and for taking an adventure with us. And also thank you for sharing your positive opinion with our team. ;)
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Teppo R wrote a review Jan 2020
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Hiking and throughout the half-day excursion with Alex was great experience. Alex told us some interesting details about Rio de Janeiro already on the way and gave a brief lesson on Brazilian geography and history before we starting to hike. The hiking route itself was
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from junglemerio, General Manager at Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private)
Responded 31 Jan 2020
Hello! Yes, history and geography are other elements we add to the hike and nature trying to deliver a more complete experience. It´s great to know you enjoyed it as much as we do ourselves. Thanks a lot. The Jungle Me Team
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Bianca S wrote a review Nov 2019
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We had a wonderful tour in the Tijuca Forest! Our guide was Alex, he was super nice and professional. Told us many things about the forest, the animals and also about the culture and habits in Rio/Brasil. Very interesting! We saw a tucan and several monkeys. The view from the
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from junglemerio, General Manager at Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private)
Responded 4 Nov 2019
Hello Bianca and Matteo. Thanks for the feedback and for taking the time to share.
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Erik v wrote a review Oct 2019
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I really enjoyed the hike with Tito. He is a brilliant guide and his passion for Tijuca forest park is contagious. Don’t go for the others and just book straight away with jungle me.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from junglemerio, General Manager at Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (small group or private)
Responded 18 Oct 2019
Hello Erik, thanks a lot for reviewing our tour. Our tour guides are indeed passionate about their job and for nature. Happy to know that the participants can realize that.
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josefinad552
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Very good!
The Tour was fantastic! Tito, the guide was very very good. He was funny and he made the tour very interesting.  Al
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saceja
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Incredible Experience
My boyfriend and I planned a trip to Rio and decided to book a tour with Jungle Me. We were extremely interested in
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Emilblomgaard99
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Great hike in great surroundings
Got picked up very close to hotel Great guide and good at explaining details Real jungle hike, with cave exploring
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bahjatia
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Best day of my trip
It was the best day in my entire trip. Our guide was really energetic and charming. He told us a lot about Brazil h
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Travel333531
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Weekend hike
I booked this hike last minute. It was the best decision I had made. Our tour guide Alina was fantastic, very inf
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carmenvI4572CA
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Great experience
Great hike and she told us the history of Rio which was a really nice and interesting. The hike is not too heavy or
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ross3602
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THE BEST DAY
What a fantastic day we had with our two tour guides and two other couples. These guys refuse to have large groups
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persC5051FT
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Amazing
Coati, snakes, spiders, butterflies, eagle pigeon, noisy cicadas and vultures are only some of the animals I saw (o
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DMEMHW
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Amazing Half day hiking tour with Tito
Our family of 5 adults (some in our 60’s, others in our 20’s) enjoyed a wonderful 6 hours learning about nature, th
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448issamm
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Best idea
Our guide Alex was one of the bests. He collected us on time and even waited on some of us who needed some time wit
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399anderc
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Amazing tour
We went for this full day tour (8:30am to 16:00) with Alex. He made it really fun, he is really knowledgeable and f
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Evgeny1790
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Great time in Tijuca forest
We had an amazing half-day tour with our guide Alex who is a very knowledgeable, polite and friendly person, very p
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MacTheKnife1966
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Brilliant trip, brilliant guide
I had a wonderful time with Tito in the forest. He explained so much about the forest trees the insects the birds a
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Anonymouslyreviewing
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Both meditative and entertaining - perfect guiding through the djungle
We had an amazing time with Aline: in a super small group (my father, another person and me), she picked us up in a
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lovetoholiday2017
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Forest tour
AMAZING day- our guide Alex was great- funny and knowledgeable. You need to be fit- it is hard work but well worth
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