*These tours are in Private group format where only you, your companions and the guide will do the tour
Day 1 - Pedra Bonita Hiking Tour with Hang Gliding
Pedra Bonita is a natural viewpoint at over 693 m above sea level located in the Tijuca National Park. This hike requires light physical effort. From the top, you can see Pedra da Gávea, the beaches of Barra da Tijuca and São Conrado as well as Tijuca Forest in the background, which makes the perfect view and place for peace and beauty.
The hike's total duration is about 4 hours.
The Pedra Bonita region has the only gliding ramp in the city of Rio from where you can hang glide or paraglide. The tour includes a Hang Gliding experience, flying over the incredible scenery of the city.
You will receive the pilot's instructions before flying over the incredible landscape of Rio. Your flight lasts around 10m and will go through routes that will show you the best of Rio from above including beaches, mountains and city peaks, such as Pedra da Gavea and the Two Brothers hill.
HD photos and video of your flight are included.
Day 2 - Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela
The Two Brothers has 533 meters of altitude and is located between the neighborhoods of Leblon and Sao Conrado, right in the middle of Rio's coast.The Vidigal favela (Vidigal slum) is located at its base. This peaceful community emerged around 1940 and has great views of the ocean.
The hike starts at the top of Vidigal, so you will begin the tour as an authentic local as you use the local transport system functioning inside the slum. Your guide will lead you through the forest reaching the first viewpoint, so you'll see all the greatness of the Rocinha favela. Continue to your next viewpoint and see Pedra da Gávea and Pedra Bonita, plus Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer Statue and Sugar Loaf. You'll then reach the summit of Two Brothers hill, from where you can see all the famous beaches of Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado, Barra Tijuca and the Serra dos Orgaos Region..
The tour lasts for about 4.5 hours and the descent is on foot, turning your adventure into a favela tour inside this very nice community. Have a great time on this hiking tour to see the greatness of Rocinha slum. You'll enjoy the atmosphere of Vidigal community and the beauty of one of the most amazing views of Rio de Janeiro.