Hiking And Rappelling Adventure At Tijuca Forest National Park - Rio De Janeiro

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
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  • 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
    Hotels located in the tourist area of Rio de Janeiro (Transportation is not includ.. read more
  • 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.


This Tijuca forest rappel and hiking tour includes a specialist guide, climbing certified equipment, a visit to Tijuca National Park museum, hiking to Bico do Papagaio through trails in the forest and a shower in Almas waterfall. It is an unforgettable experience.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • All necessary equipment included

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Location: Parque nacional da tijuca, 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

Location: Cascatinha Taunay, Rio de janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

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

Location: Tijuca National Park

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: 15 minutes

Location: Cachoeira das Almas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

The rappel (abseiling) activity is done at the summit of Bico do Papagaio, which is the second highest mountain in the park. With 989 meters in altitude, you will enjoy a thrilling experience. This is a 20 meter vertical rappel, with the immensity of the Tijuca forest right behind you.

Duration: 40 minutes

Location: Bico do Papagaio


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Professional guide

Private tour

All necessary equipment

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option selected)(selected hotels only)

Entry/Admission - Bico do Papagaio



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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 14 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

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

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 6 travelers