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Tijuca Forest Full-Day Hike

  • Explore Rio’s Tijuca National Park during this full-day forest hike
  • See native wildlife such as monkeys and toucans during the trek
  • Stop at two beautiful waterfalls Cascatinha Taunay and Cachoeira das Almas
Tijuca Forest Full-Day Hike
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Tijuca Forest Full-Day Hike
USD 76.00
Explore one of the biggest urban rainforests in the world during a full-day hike of Tijuca National Park. Stroll through lush green forests, rumbling rivers, and refreshing waterfalls. Visit Tijuca Peak, the highest point in the park at 3350 feet, and observe a number of local animals along the way such as small monkeys, toucans, and quatis.
What to Expect

Enjoy complimentary pickup from your Rio hotel and head straight to Tijuca National Park. Admire Cascatinha Taunay, the first of the tour’s two waterfalls and also the tallest in the Tijuca.

Listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of Rio and the rainforest before your 2-hour summit to Tijuca Peak which stands at 3350 feet. After a quick lunch—to be brought with you—hike to Tijuca Mirim, a smaller peak, and take in the beautiful views.

Trek down a different trail to pass by Cachoeira das Almas—Waterfall of the Souls—for a refreshing dip before heading back to the starting point and driving to your hotel in Rio.

Reviews (34)
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago
Incredibly fun and beautiful views!

My hike with Jungle Me was one of the best experiences of my entire trip. Alexandre was an excellent and knowledgeable guide who taught so much about the rich history of the forest and Brazil. The hike itself is amazing and the views at the...More

Thank Serena C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Pico Da Tijuca Hike

Went on a group hike led by Tito. He's an excellent guide, and gave lots of good info throughout the tour. His Brazil history lesson at the start was fantastic. The hike is enjoyable, and not overly challenging. Only downer was clouds spoiling the view...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Awesome jungle experience

Our tour with Tito and João through the jungle of Rio and up to the highest (actually second highest) peak in the city was absolutely amazing and one of the highlights during our time Rio. They gave us great summary of Brazilian history, told us...More

Thank grandetotti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Super experience

I will highly recommend Jungle Me for a trip like this. I like that they only operate with small groups. Also they told that dependend on the season they may not operate some trips if there are too many other people at the same place...More

Thank TinaN1248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great hike and good guide

Very helpfull and service minded guide for our hike to the tijuca forest. The guide had a good knowledge about the area and brazilian history and he took care of all the people in the group.

Thank johnarianlarsen
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