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Tijuca Peak Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds


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.
  • Guided hiking excursion to Tijuca Peak
  • Visit Emperor's Table and the Chinese Viewpoint
  • See Taunay Waterfall
  • Learn about the urban rainforest's native flora and fauna
  • Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels
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Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
The pick up area is South Zone, City Center and Barra(hotels and flats close to the metro station, up to 2KM), the vast majority of hotels and rented flats are in these areas. If you are not staying in these areas you can choose as a meeting point a hotel that is closer to you within the covered area.

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Begin your hiking excursion with a morning pickup at your Rio hotel. Climb into a comfortable tour vehicle, and travel to Tijuca National Park.

Drive through the forest to your first stop, the Taunay Waterfall, one of the highest in this urban forest. Stop at the Visitor's Center, and then lace up your shoes and begin your hike. Listen to your guide's commentary on the endemic flora and fauna as you walk, stopping at the Chinese Viewpoint and the Emperor's Table. End up at Monkey's Waterfall on the summit of Tijuca Peak, and get panoramic views of Rio and beyond. 

Return to your vehicle for the journey back to your accommodations in central Rio.
Stop At:  
Parque Nacional da Tijuca
This is the National park, where the peak is located and where we will spend most of our time
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vista Chinesa
An amazing belvedere located in the Tijuca National Park
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cascatinha Taunay
The biggest waterfall in the Tijuca National Park
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Tijuca Peak
The highest peak in the Tijuca National Park
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Sao Conrado Beach
A very beautiful beach that is also the landing point of the Hang Gliding and Paragliding
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for passengers with back problems
  • Medium degree of difficulty
  • It is recommended that you bring water and wear comfortable clothes, trekking or sport shoes, a bathing suit and sunscreen
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Rio Natural Ecotourism

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.


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, Feb 2020
Paolo was amazing. He made us laugh and gave us peanuts and took amazing photos of us and kept us safe.

Product code: 13847P1

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