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Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

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Enjoy close the natural diversity of Rio de Janeiro. Begin your tour at the Botanical Garden and visit the Sensory Garden, the Brazilwood (tree that gives name to the country), the Turtle Lake and the lake with the giant-water-lily. Walk through the bicentenary imperial palm trees as you go to the orchidarium and bromeliad house. Then, visit the Vista Chinesa gazebo (the visit is temporarily suspended while it is not accessible by vehicles) and enjoy a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro. In a distance, you can also see Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf. Follow to an adventure at Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forest in the world. Observe the Taunay Waterfall and walk through a simple trail as you learn more about the Atlantic Forest, its flora and fauna. Get back to the vehicle and pass by the famous São Conrado beach to observe the hang gliders and paragliders, before returning to the hotel through a panoramic route.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.67
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Tijuca Peak Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Tijuca Peak Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Hike to the top of Tijuca Peak with a guide during this half-day excursion in Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy convenient pickup at your Rio hotel and a scenic ride through the forest of Tijuca National Park.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

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Get more out of your visit to the famous Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden when you go with a guide. Walk through the highlights of this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve while learning about learning about its history and mission, plus see plants and animals from around the world like monkeys, toucans, and giant Amazonian water lilies. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.70
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$38.70
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro

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Relax on the pristine, uncrowded beaches of Ilha Grande and Angra dos Reis during this 12-hour excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Take a break from the urban pace with a sightseeing cruise through the islands, passing Ponta da Piedade, Lagoa Azul and Ilha de Cataguases. Stop to swim and snorkel in the azure waters or dig your toes into the soft sand. Enjoy lunch aboard the boat; drinks are available for purchase. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.06
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$68.06
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Horto Waterfalls Circuit Adventure Tour in Tijuca National Park

Horto Waterfalls Circuit Adventure Tour in Tijuca National Park

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Hike the Horto waterfalls circuit in Tijuca National Park on this half-day morning tour, led by a specialist guide. Starting from Jequitibá Waterfall, you’ll walk at a leisurely pace along a forest trail ending at Shower Waterfall, aka Box Waterfall. Stand or wade under the rock-walled cascades for a refreshing shower before reversing your steps. Upgrade to venture with your own personal guide on a private tour that includes round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.62
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Rio Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

Rio Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

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Explore Brazil's diverse plant life on this tour of the Tijuca Rainforest and the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden. During this 4-hour activity, visit the city's botanical garden to view a variety of exotic and native plants. Ride in a jeep through the Tijuca Rainforest, stopping for a leisurely hike with picturesque views and chances to see local wildlife. Round-trip transportation from Rio de Janeiro hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.12
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$66.12
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Natural Highlights of Rio

Natural Highlights of Rio

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Known throughout the world for its natural beauties, Rio de Janeiro offers countless places to be in direct contact with nature. Few places in the world have the privilege of integrating such a natural richness into a single territory. In this tour we will visit some of these places, forests, lagoons, gardens, beaches, waterfalls, sea, mountain, to surprise us with its beauties and escape a bit of urban life, making the most of these charms that the city offers. Let's tour together these beautiful places, so you can take the best memories of the great natural heritage of Rio de Janeiro.. The tour also includes free pick up at the south area hotels in Rio. You will be accompanied with a Tourism guide that will indicate the best options and give suggestions so that your trip be truly wonderful!
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.28
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$55.28
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Rio de Janeiro Favela Jeep Tour

Rio de Janeiro Favela Jeep Tour

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Get an in-depth, compassionate tour of the Rocinha favela (the Brazilian term for shantytown) during this excursion via Jeep. With your in-the-know guide, meet the locals and observe their daily life, including visits to the neighborhood school and a street fair. Transportation from select hotels is provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.90
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$73.90
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Private Tour Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

Private Tour Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

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The Tour Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world , offers much more than a tour. This tropical rainforest on the edge of the city offers a chance to get to know wild nature. The Tijuca RainForest Tour and Botanical Garden it is one of the most popular tours in the city of Rio de Janeiro .
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.25
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$43.25

Discover the best of Rio in an afternoon

Discover the best of Rio in an afternoon

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Everyone who visits Rio knows they’re going to find a picture postcard beauty. In our tour we will visit some of the most beatiful places of the city. We will start our tour visiting the magnificent Christ the Redeemer statue (ticket included). After that, we will stop at the Mirante Dona Marta, where we can appreciate a beatiful view of the city. We also visit Santa Teresa, the bohemian redoubt of the city, the Selaron Stairs with its colorful tiles and we will finish our tour at the Sugarloaf, where we will contemplate the wonderful sunset (depends on the weather conditions of that day) (ticket at passenger's expenses). For those who want to visit and take advantage of the best of Rio in an afternoon, this is the ideal tour: Nature, history, artistic and cultural heritage and a totally amazing view of Rio!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.63
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$61.63
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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Eco Tour at Tijuca National Park

Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Eco Tour at Tijuca National Park

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Enjoy hiking in Tijuca National Park with your own personal guide and finish with a refreshing dip under a waterfall. Hike up to Pedra Bonita for sweeping views of Rio de Janeiro including the beaches and surrounding Tijuca Forest. See the Christ the Redeemer statue and more from the Chinese Pavilion before arriving at Horto Waterfall. This 6-hour private tour includes round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$115.09
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Day Trip to Búzios from Rio de Janeiro: Sightseeing Tour, Bay Cruise and Lunch

Day Trip to Búzios from Rio de Janeiro: Sightseeing Tour, Bay Cruise and Lunch

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Swap bustling Rio de Janeiro for Búzios, a resort town on Rio’s northern coast. Hop aboard a boat in search of Búzios’ best beaches, then enjoy a delicious Brazilian lunch at a local restaurant. Afterward, continue with a sightseeing tour of the upscale Rua das Pedras, a cobbled street that showcases sophisticated boutiques and dining options for the jet set. Round-trip hotel transport from Rio is included on this 12-hour day trip.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.18
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$64.18
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Tijuca National Park and Botanic Garden Guided Tour & Transfer

Tijuca National Park and Botanic Garden Guided Tour & Transfer

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Explore the world's largest urban rainforest, Tijuca National Park, during this 3-hour tour in Rio de Janeiro. With a nature guide, discover the swaths of verdant foliage and abundance of local wildlife within the confines of this vibrant city. A bio-diverse hot spot, the fragile ecosystem is home to several waterfalls and many endangered species. Enjoy views of Pedra da Gávea and the Christ the Redeemer statue and stop at the Emperor's Table and the Chinese View. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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Pedra do Telégrafo Hiking and Wild Beaches Tour

Pedra do Telégrafo Hiking and Wild Beaches Tour

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Pedra do Telégrafo is located in the west side of Rio de Janeiro. The rock has a nice view of the beautiful city, in on one side we see wild beaches and the Tijuca National Park. On the other side, we have a wonderful view of the Marambaia, a huge beach with big swamp area. The hiking takes approximately 1 hour to climb(one way), its summit is 354 meters above sea level. Returning from Pedra do Telégrafo to the city we will stop for a bath and relaxing at Grumari(one of the most beautiful beaches in Rio) and after we will drive trough all the beaches along the coast of Rio with many opportunities to take photos.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

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Our Jeep ride through the city of Rio de Janeiro will take you visit two sites of great natural beauty and cultural interest, besides being a trip of fun and full of adrenaline. The excursion TIJUCA RAINFOREST & BOTANICAL GARDEN - JEEP TOUR, begins with a visit to the Botanical Garden, one of the most beautiful and best preserved green areas of the city. Then we will go to the National Park of Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world, being able to enjoy panoramic viewpoints along the way.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Hikking the Favela

Hikking the Favela

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We are going to visit one of the most beautiful places in Rio. We are going to do a 50 minutes hike to reach the top of the Dois Irmãos mountain. One of the most beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro, and then we are going to visit the Vidigal favela. We are going to take some awesome pictures, have a drink in one of the most beautiful bars on the place and have a lot of fun with locals guides that are going to show you the real Rio!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.73
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$49.73

Rio de Janeiro: Jeep Tour to Tijuca Forest

Rio de Janeiro: Jeep Tour to Tijuca Forest

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Sloths, monkeys, butterflies, and birds are just some of the wildlife your guide can point out on this half-day eco-tour of Tijuca National Park. Ride an open-top Jeep into the rainforest and hike around this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) with a guide to lead the way. Round-trip transport from Rio hotels is included to the Tijuca Forest.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.03
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Full-Day Trip to Buzios for Sailing and Shopping from Rio de Janeiro

Full-Day Trip to Buzios for Sailing and Shopping from Rio de Janeiro

See why Buzios is one of the most popular beach destinations near Rio during this full day tour from the city. Enjoy offshore islands and beaches during a sailing tour. Dive into the water from the boat for a swim. Try a traditional Buzios lunch. Explore the main shopping street in Buzios to see its stores, bars, and restaurants.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Beach Tour Adventure in the West Zone of Rio with Transfer

Beach Tour Adventure in the West Zone of Rio with Transfer

Embark on an adventure to visit the beaches on the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro! The West Zone has some of the most beautiful beaches in Rio located in remote places. We experience peace and tranquility in this remote area far from Downtown. A perfect getaway from the busy urban life. Due to their location, they are mostly untouched by any kind of human development. They are little paradisiacal retreat with white sand and cool waters. Admire the view, feel the fresh breeze, take unforgettable pictures and chat with the friendliest people. From the vehicle, we get to see the Praia da Barra da Tijuca, Praia da Reserva, Praia do Recreio dos Bandeirantes and Praia da Macumba. The tour guide provides information about the beautiful shore as you relax and enjoy the ride of this 2-hour drive. We stop in three different places: Prainha, Praia de Abricó and Praia de Grumari. We take our time swimming, relaxing and taking pictures to register these moments.At the end, we return to the hotel.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Guanabara Bay Boat Tour

Guanabara Bay Boat Tour

We will board the ship, to depart at 09.30 AM, giving us the possibility to get to know the city of Rio de Janeiro from a completely different perspective: from the sea to land. On 01st January of 1502, a group of Portuguese explorers led by Gaspar de Lemos discovered the Guanabara Bay. Based on the volume of water, Guanabara Bay is the largest in the world, and includes several islands, such as Governor's Island and the Cobras Island. The ship will sail the coast of Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi, revealing the beauty of the beaches of Flamengo, Botafogo and Urca, the Pao de Acucar, the Fort of São João, Fort Lage, the Fortress of Santa Cruz, Adão and Eva, Jurujuba, Icaraí, Charitas, and São Francisco beaches, Stone Itapuca, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Mocanguê Island, the Rio-Niteroi Bridge, Enxadas Island, Cais do Porto, the Museum of Modern Art and Monument to the fallen on World War II.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00
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4-Day Private Guided Tour from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo – Coastal Trip

4-Day Private Guided Tour from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo – Coastal Trip

Starts in Rio de Janeiro and ends in the city of São Paulo! Take an amazing guided tour between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo going through one of the most scenic drives in the world on a 4-day trip. This tour is suitable for those who are in Rio and are going to fly out of Brazil from GRU airport. Instead of flying from Rio to GRU airport in order to catch your international flight, set aside some time to discover hidden gems and marvellous landscapes such as bays, coves, escarpments, springs, islands, mangroves, waterfalls, trails, and yet beautiful beaches. The touristic route outlines the Atlantic Ocean and sandy beaches on one side and on the other side an astonishing green and protected mountain range that extends along the southeast coast of Brazil. Following pick-up at your hotel, the itinerary goes through the cities of Angra dos Reis, Paraty, Ubatuba, São Sebastião, Bertioga and São Paulo driving for about 600 kilometres on your tour rhythm as the guide goes at your pace
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,065.95
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Tijuca Forest National Park

Tijuca Forest National Park

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Come to visit the Tijuca National park with a tour guide certified by the Ministry of Tourism of Brazil, extensive experience and knowledge of the Rio de Janeiro city, traffic and tourist attractions more common and uncommon in the state and capital Rio de Janeiro. I am able to offer the best experience to a standard or personalized tour. In this tour you will look the best cave and waterfalls park.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$52.98
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Bike Tour - Urban Beaches including Copacabana and Flamengo

Bike Tour - Urban Beaches including Copacabana and Flamengo

Enjoy this amazing bike tour through the main spots of Rio. Discover not only the natural beauty but also the history of the city. You will have the chance to feel and observe how the Cariocas beach way of life and blend in like a local. We will begin our ride at the Belmont Copacabana Palace where you will get your bike. See some of the city spectacular natural sites, like Sugarloaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay. Ride through the beautiful Burle Marx gardens of Flamengo Park. Learn about Rio’s 2016 Olympics projects, such as the Museum of Tomorrow and the amazing Kobra mural.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.00
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$68.00
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Private 6-hour Hiking Tour In The Tijuca Rainforest – Waterfalls & Viewpoints

Private 6-hour Hiking Tour In The Tijuca Rainforest – Waterfalls & Viewpoints

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Hike through Tijuca National Park's rainforest on a 6-hour eco-tour contemplating one of the most splendid views of Rio contrasting with the greatest urban forest in the world. Accompanied by an expert guide, expect a trilling tour full of nature with waterfalls, springs, small lakes, viewpoints, and historic sites. Animals, particularly monkeys, coatis and birds, can be seen all around during walks in the lush landscape and falls. The walking distance is about 7 km, round trip, is mostly in the shade, ranging from light to medium level of difficulty. The hiking time is about 4 hrs at a slow pace. Visit the calm and beautiful waterfalls where we stop for bath and pictures. Bring swimsuits along so that you can splash around. We then continue on for more 10 min up to the scenic weir called “Açude da Solidão”. Take a break at the edge of it and enjoy snacks picnic style. After having such an adventurous day, relax on the journey back to your hotel.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.00
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