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Jungle Me - Hiking and Trekking Ecotours

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Address: Rua Gustavo Sampaio, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22010-010, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 21 4105-7533
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Description: Amazing hiking tours with very small groups (up to 6 people) taking you to...
Amazing hiking tours with very small groups (up to 6 people) taking you to places where the traditional tours don't go. Get to see spectacular views from the highest peaks of the city, hike through the rainforests of Rio and more than nature and wildlife, get deep inside our history and culture with our very knowledgeable tour guides. Tijuca Rainorest, Corcovado and Christ statue, and the most Wild Beaches of Rio are featured in our tours. Discover Rio through nature and get 'jungled'!
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Ed's the best! Excellent guide & breath-taking views!

Ed was hands down one of the best guides I've had the pleasure of experiencing. Ever friendly and optimistic, the entire experience was great from the moment we were picked up to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Ed was hands down one of the best guides I've had the pleasure of experiencing. Ever friendly and optimistic, the entire experience was great from the moment we were picked up to the moment we were dropped off at our hotel. Ed is clear in his explanations and has a great wealth of knowledge about Tijuca forrest and the history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Our guide was wonderful and the trek was very interesting. I recommend to use Jungle Me to everyone who wants to go to the Tijuca forest !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Hello, I had a previlige to travel A LOT around the world! I had only 2 days left in rio when i emailed jungle me that i want a trek in the forest. Anna responded within minutes trying to help me arrange a hike and made it available for the next day! I did the circut hike (the long one).... More 

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Weert, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Last February we booked the Tijuca Express Hike (Pedra Bonita) tour. It was (for us) an easy hiking trail but the view from the top was amazing. Ed, our guide picked us up and drove us to the starting point. First we started with a short lecture of Brazilian history. This was a nice surprise because Ed explained it very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I undertook both the Favella tour, and the rainforest experience. We enjoyed both tours very much, and would thoroughly recommend them to others. We found the favella tour very informative and liked how Jungle Me works with the local community group. We found the tour guides to be extremely friendly and very knowledgeable. A great experience all... More 

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Leesvillle, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I booked this online before departing for Rio. It took a few emails to nail out details because I got kicked out of PayPal. Jungle Me reached back out to confirm we wanted the tour, and again after the fact to make sure we were aware that the hike can be strenuous given the age of my husband. This signaled... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

First of all I can't stress how much I enjoyed this hike, coming from someone who doesn't hike, so please don't be put off. We did the Pedra Bonito hike. It was very good, it was definitely not difficult. Our guide Tito picked us up from a set place and then filled us with a lot of information about Rio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I usually am not a fan of organized tours on vacation, so when my friends suggested we check out this tour, I wasn't thrilled. Boy, was I wrong! Our guides couldn't have been better and the group we hiked with had a great dynamic (with multiple small groups mixed together). We couldn't have accessed the trail without renting a car,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I was the only one to sign up for this tour on the day I scheduled it, so it turned into a private tour, and one of my favorite memories of Rio. It's a challenging hike, but with a really knowledgeable guide (the founder and owner of the company) -- even though I had done a lot of reading in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Booking Jungle Me was an easy decision based on their reviews and I wasn't disappointed. Communication from Anna was first class. Tour needed to be rescheduled due to poor weather on the day but I was kept informed in great detail throughout the process. Alex was right on time and was an excellent tour guide. He's funny, friendly, very knowledgable... More 

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