Bico Do Papagaio Hiking Tour At Tijuca National Park - Rio De Janeiro

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Praça Afonso Vizeu, 212 - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20531-590, Brazil
    Traveler pickup is offered
    (Transportation is not included in the regular tour option.)
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Hike to the top of Bico do Papagaio stone, at over 3200 feet (989 m) above sea level. This stone is located at Sector A of the Tijuca National Park, a sector known as Tijuca forest. To reach Bico do Papagaio, you will hike through several segments of trails in the Tijuca forest. Also, visit the museum and enjoy a break the Almas waterfall (Waterfall of Souls) while hiking.

Highlights

  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Tijuca National Park, Rio de janeiro, State of Rio de janeiro

Hike to Bico do Papagaio in Tijuca National Park and marvel at magnificent views of Rio de janeiro from above. Follow an informative guide on a nature trail in the Tijuca forest during this full-day tour. Splash under the Cachoeira das Almas (Waterfall of the Souls) and visit the Tijuca National Park Museum.
The tour starts at the Tijuca National Park entrance gate, you will get to the top of Bico do Papagaio stone, at over 3200 feet (989 m) above sea level, taking you into an easy hiking until you reach the base of the mountain. This is where, you will enjoy an exciting ascent during the last 20 minutes of the hike. It will be steep and rugged, with roots and rocks. From the summit, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, seeing Pedra da Gvea, Pedra bonita, Pico da Tijuca, Barra da Tijuca beach and Recreio beach.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Cascatinha Taunay, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

You will hike several trails containing forest history records. After visiting the Taunay Waterfall to take some pictures.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tijuca National Park Visitor Center

In the visitor center you can learn a little history of the park, Tijuca Forest is one of the largest urban green areas in the world. It has 3,972 hectares and it is located in the Tijuca National Park. Much of its vegetation is secondary, due to the reforestation to replace the coffee farms.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cachoeira das Almas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

After visiting the Taunay Waterfall and the Tijuca National Park Visitor Center, you will take the way toward the Cachoeira das Almas (Waterfall of the Souls) where you can bathe. This beautiful waterfall is formed by the River of Souls, which was named because of the slaves who used to promote cults of their religions on this place, due to its privacy.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bico do Papagaio

You will get to the top of Bico do Papagaio stone, at over 3200 feet (989 m) above sea level, taking you into an easy hiking until you reach the base of the mountain. This is where, you will enjoy an exciting ascent during the last 20 minutes of the hike. It will be steep and rugged, with roots and rocks. From the summit, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, seeing Pedra da Gvea, Pedra Bonita, Pico da Tijuca, Barra da Tijuca beach and Recreio beach.

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Professional guide

Private tour

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Exclusions

Gratuities

Any item not listed as included

Transportation is not included in regular tour option

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

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Due to the nature of this tour and for the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated by alcool or or drugs and show signs of intoxication, and if you are not permitted to attend, you will not be entitled to a refund

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers