Pico Da Tijuca Hiking Tour In Tijuca Forest National Park - Rio De Janeiro

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8am 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 touristic zone of Rio de Janeiro
  • 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

Pico da Tijuca is the perfect adventure-hike in Tijuca forest. Involving history, beauty and the inside of Tijuca forest you'll visit the park museum and a waterfall.

Highlights

  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

This is the perfect tour for those who want to experience the inside of Atlantic Rainforest in Rio de janeiro, and the history of Tijuca forest. This forest has been protected since the mid-nineteenth century, preserving a number of natural and historical treasures from the colonial times, which you'll admire during the tour.
With its 1,021m of altitude, Pico da Tijuca is the highest mountain in Tijuca forest and it is located in the heart of the Tijuca National Park. The trail to the top is considered one of the most beautiful trails of Rio de janeiro, starting at the park's entry gate and going through several trail sections before getting to the summit.
You will pass through the forest and get to visit the national park museum, a waterfall, the viewpoint of Tijuca Mirim peak and the legendary staircase carved into the rock, built in the early twentieth century for the visit of King Albert of Belgium, as well as Pico da Tijuca itself. Despite the altitude, the trail is not steep and provides some of the most spectacular views of the city of Rio de Janeiro.At the top of its 1021 meters, you can see the Pedra da Gvea, the Pedra bonita, the Corcovado - Christ the redeemer Statue and the other mountains of the Tijuca Forestand landmarks such as Guanabara Bay, Barra Tijuca and the Serra dos Orgaos Region.

Duration: 6 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: Tijuca Peak, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

With its 1,021m of altitude, Pico da Tijuca is the highest mountain in Tijuca Forest and it is located in the heart of the Tijuca National Park. The trail to the top is considered one of the most beautiful trails of Rio de Janeiro, starting at the park's entry gate and going through several trail sections before getting to the summit. Despite the altitude, the trail is not steep and provides some of the most spectacular views of the city of Rio de Janeiro.At the top of its 1021 meters, you can see the Pedra da Gvea, the Pedra bonita, the Corcovado - Christ the redeemer Statue and the other mountains of the Tijuca Forestand landmarks such as Guanabara Bay, Barra Tijuca and the Serra dos Orgaos Region.

Duration: 25 minutes

Inclusions

Pico da Tijuca Guided Hike

All Fees and Taxes

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)

Exclusions

Any item not listed as included

Transportation (if Group Hike - No Transportation option selected)

Gratuities

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 please wear comfortable shoes

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

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended since this tour involved a moderate amount of walking

Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

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