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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...more
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Rua Aires Saldanha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22060-030, Brazil
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We did an action packed three day trip: climbed Sugarloaf, visited Christ the Redeemer, hiked to the Tijuca peak and then did a Rio cycle tour. Had Augusto for two days and he was fantastic! Friendly and informative. The climb up to Sugarloaf was our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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RioHikingAdeventure, Manager at Rio Hiking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Ted and Elizabeth! It was a pleasure having you with us. You were also very friendly and interesting to be around. We are glad you had a good time! Um abraço! Augusto

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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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

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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

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

Date of experience: August 2016
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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

Date of experience: May 2016
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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

Date of experience: February 2016
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