Tijuca Forest Hiking Tour Including Waterfalls - Rio De Janeiro

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Praça Afonso Viseu, 104 - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20531-580, Brazil
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels located in the touristic zone of Rio de Janeiro (There's no transportation .. 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 tour will take you to Tijuca forest and the Taunay Waterfall, Tijuca National Park Museum and Cachoeira das Almas Waterfall. Discover the Tijuca forest on this great 4-hour, guided tour.


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

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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. On this 4-hour tour, you will enjoy a great hike starting at the entrance gate.

Duration: 4 hours

Location: Parque nacional da tijuca, Rio de janeiro, State of Rio de janeiro

unfortunately it is not allowed to bathe in this cascade, but we will pause for many photos

Duration: 10 minutes

Location: Cascatinha Taunay

In the visitor center, the guide will tell you a bit about the history of the park that once was a large coffee farm

Duration: 30 minutes

Location: Tijuca National Park Visitor Center

You will hike several trails containing forest history records. 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). 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.
After a refreshing time there, you will head back to the meeting point!

Duration: 30 minutes

Location: Waterfall Of Souls


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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Minimum age is 14 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

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Traveler Reviews

  • 25-May-2017

    We really enjoyed our hike with our guide Lucas. He was good with our slower pace and told us so much about the hike and Rio.