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Rio Hiking

Rua Coelho Neto 70, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-110, Brazil
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Our first visit to Rio. Of course we wanted to see as much as possible. No problem said Pedro and... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
RomyATL
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Atlanta, Georgia
AMAZING!!

Just returned from our first trip to Rio. Had the amazing experience of 3 days of private hiking... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
kmf502017
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Since 1999, Rio Hiking specializes on customized adventure trips in Rio de Janeiro. Offers half-day, full-day and multi-days trips exploring the city and the state’s highlights. History, culture and art broaden the scope of the nature-focused work. All tours include hotel pick-up, English speaking guide and full equipment.Hiking, Biking, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Surfing, Scuba Diving and Hang Gliding are some of the options! Rio Hiking also provide services as airport transfer, hotel booking and city tours.
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Rua Coelho Neto 70, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22231-110, Brazil
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Our first visit to Rio. Of course we wanted to see as much as possible. No problem said Pedro and Augusto from Rio Hiking. Tell me what you want to see/do and we'll make it happen. Easy hiking? Moderate? Difficult? They do it all. We...More

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RioHikingAdeventure, General Manager at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Hello Romy! Thank you for choosing Rio Hiking! It was a pleasure having you and Chris with us. I'm happy to hear you had a good experience! As I told you before, the media only talk about the bad things and facts of Rio. We...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Just returned from our first trip to Rio. Had the amazing experience of 3 days of private hiking tours with Alex. He exceeded our expectations of a guide and went above and beyond to ensure our experience was nothing less than incredible! Alex was kind,...More

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RioHikingAdeventure, Manager at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hello Marianne! Thank you so much for your feedback! It was a pleasure to have you around and to hear that your experience in Rio won't be forgoten. Alex is one of our most experienced guides and a very kind person. We are happy to...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Our day was a private tour with Alex. Firstly we visited Tijuca Forest and spent a few hours exploring the forest and the history of the area. Apart from providing this information Alex also is very in tune with nature and we saw a Toucan,...More

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RioHikingAdeventure, General Manager at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Hello John! Thank you for your feedback! We are very happy to know you had a good experience with Alex. He is definitely a very nice person! There is an expression that is very popular in Rio: "Gentileza gera Gentileza". Alex is a very good...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was lucky enough to do two separate hikes with Rio Hiking...hike to Tijuca Peak (with a tour of Santa Teresa) and hike of Dois Irmãos (with tour through Favela do Vidigal). I was even luckier to have Heitor as my guide for both adventures....More

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RioHikingAdeventure, Manager at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hello Barbara! We are very happy to know you had a good time with us. Thank you very much for your feedback! Heitor is one of our best guides and a very nice guy. I will surely let him know about your comments. I'm sure...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

After a great reference from hang and paraglider king Ruy Marra, we called Rio Hiking to set an excursion to Pedra da Gavea. We are a famiky of 4, a couple plus Dduda 15 and Guiga 13. Augusto understood perfectly our proposal and sent the...More

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RioHikingAdeventure, Gerente geral at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you, Eduardo! Ruy Marra is a good friend of us and it was a pleasure to have you and your family facing this challenge with us. We will let Vinicius know that you have enjoyed his guiding skills and company! It is very important...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Out guide Alex was prompt, educational, and most of all motivational. The trip was a little more difficult then our group of 3 was expecting, but with Alex's help, guidance, and insistence that we could do things that we didn't think we could do -...More

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RioHikingAdeventure, Gerente at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Jake! Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very happy to know that had a great experience. Our job is to help our clients to overcome their own personal challenges. Alex is one of the most experienced guides working for Rio Hiking...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed a full day private hike along the beaches of Ilha Grande (Abraao, Palmas, Pouso and Lopes Mendes), and another half day hike to Pico da Tijuca peak. Ilha Grande was one of the greatest highlights of our trip to Rio! It reminded us...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a quality tour company people! I had Heitor for the Sugarloaf and Tijuca/Corcovado hikes and Bruno (from Kayak Carioca) for the kayaking segment around Guanabara Bay and both these guys were fantastic! Both had the perfect balance of safety versus fun. Highly capable...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Prompt pickup & short drive to the park while Alex gave us a quick run down on Rio. Good advice to top up on water before we set off, at least one litre each. Alex topped up our sunscreen & bug spray, then we were...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We did a spectacular hike with Guide named Heitor. He was great and very professional. We can recommend him. Great guy!!!

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