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Pedra Bonita hike in the Tijuca Rainforest

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The trail to Pedra Bonita is one of the best known in the city of Rio de Janeiro. It is considered light and it is not very steep. This tour is suitable for those who are beginning to practice trails, as it does not require much fitness, or for those who just want to enjoy one of the most beautiful visuals of Rio de Janeiro.

The average climb time to the top is approximately 30 minutes. The hike starts at Canoas Road, in São Conrado, near the Free Flight ramp. From the top of Pedra Bonita we can see São Conrado Beach, Morro Dois Irmãos and other beaches of the South Zone, Pedra da Gávea, Barra da Tijuca and its beaches, Tijuca Forest and some areas of the South Zone.

We will meet at the Sao Conrado Subway station gate A.

From there will will take a bus or Uber to the beginning of the trail.

The hike is 1.300 meters distance. It can be done in one hour easily.
What to Expect

We will take a bus to the beginning of the trail. From there we will hike 1,700 meters to the top of the Pedra Bonita and experience incredible views of the city. This mountain is located in the Tijuca National Park.

Stop At:

• Pedra Bonita, Estrada da Cascatinha Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil
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Important Information
Departure Point
São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, 22451-265, Brazil
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Snacks - Water and fruits.
  • Transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Had a fantastic day with Caio. Most definitely recommend this guy to be your tour guide. Went out of his way to make sure I had a wonderful holiday. The view from the top is breathtaking and well worth the short hike.
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Response from CaioTourGuide, Owner at Pedra Bonita hike in the Tijuca Rainforest
Responded 9 Nov 2019
Matt my man! you are one of the best clients I ever had! I have no words to describe how I feel. Thanks for relying on me every single moment. I am happy about it. The opportunity I had to show you the marvelous city.
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Caio Tour Guide
86 reviews
Ori G
Most interesting tour
We wanted to see Rio the way the locals experience it - we have already seen all the tourist attractions. Caio
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San Jose, California
The real Rio
Our guide arrived on time (actually a little early) and we took a few minutes to discuss an itinerary. He wanted
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Above and beyond!
I highly recommend Caio for his exceptional guide skills, extensive knowledge of the greater Rio area, his
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Chicago, Illinois
Sunrise over Telegraph - we had the place to ourselves during high season!
Be ready to get up early - we were picked up at 2:30 am. The drive tour just over an hour to the base of the hike.
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Amazing experience! 5 stars
The tour was excellent and the guide was able to adapt the tour to our needs! We had an idea of what we wanted to
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Awesome experience
Had a great time on this tour. Easy to schedule and very smooth. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. Exceeded
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A highly recommendable experience
A great option to visit the other side of Rio, very close to the luxurious mansions of Gavea you have Favela
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I enjoyed the motorcycle ride, the tour was very insightful and the artwork was absolutely breathtaking. 10/10
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
10/10, would recommend
Today, I went with Caio through the favela of Rocinha. I experienced some delay on my way to our meeting point,
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Great trip with caio!
This is the real deal. You will get it all. Awesome smaller group atmosphere. He knowns all the stops and makes it
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Long Island City, New York
Hidden Gem of Rio!
Caio is fluent in English and is an excellent guide! I booked the Sunset tour with him and he was very easy to
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Parallel Universe in Rio
Amazing experience! From riding on a bike to the top, to going down inside the heart of favelas... If you want to
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Shirin S
very autentic
It was fantastic, and Ciao did a very good job, showing the real favela life. I recommend this tour very much.
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Favela Tour - Graffiti
Great glimpse into the Rocinha favela and great street art focused on Wark. Some great surprised that I don’t want
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Whitby, United Kingdom
Insightful, informative and fun
We’ve just returned from an afternoon in the Favela with Caio as our guide. He was easy to talk too and gave us a
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