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Tijuca National Park

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Address: Estrada da Cascatinha, 850 | Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2491-1700
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Walking, Viewing foliage, Hang-gliding
Description: You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a...
You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a small chapel and unusual trees in this dense, tropical national park, probably best explored by jeep tour.
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Beautiful natural world

We did the jeep tour through the park. Our favorite place was the Chinese Overlook and the jeep ride through town was the best part. I would choose the Botanical Garden (go on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We did the jeep tour through the park. Our favorite place was the Chinese Overlook and the jeep ride through town was the best part. I would choose the Botanical Garden (go on the Atlantic Forest trail) over the full park visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this is the largest urban forest on earth , lots to see but you need a car to get there lots of places to stop and rest beautiful waterfall and a lovely old chapel to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As part of our Jeep Tour, after visiting the Botanical Gardens we visited Tijuca National Park. I was so impressed that this huge area with beautiful trees, plants, and animals was protected. The view from Chinese Viewpoint was a "wow" moment for sure. The jeep ride was fun too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

so, there were ten of us on this little journey into the local paradise jungle of tijuca national park. the ride there was not a long distance but lots of city traffic to get out of, so , the short ride was a little longer than we expected. not that this was a bad think, just to let all know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We only saw a small part of this vast and amazing jungle restoration project that is part of Rio. Its worth spending a day or two here while visiting Rio. You can get jeep day tours from central Rio but we enjoyed a full midday hike of about 4 miles into the park and to the Vista Chinesa with an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

You better hike this forest if you don't wanna miss a part of Rio. It's absolutely magical, beautiful, right in the center of Rio and in the nature at the same time. Wear pants and insect products to protect yourself from mosquito & co. Few agencies offer you tour in the forest but select the one where you go out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Within the confines of the park much flora and fauna is to be found. However, the Vista Chinesa is the show stopper! Facing northeast it provides the perfect counterpoint to Sugarloaf Mountain. Please don't feed the friendly monkeys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a great park right near Rio that has breathtaking views of the city and beach. It is hilly and has lots of great hiking trails. There is a fun hike to the waterfalls that is so refreshing once you arrive and swim in the pool. It is a good place for walkers, runners, bikers, hikers and photographers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A wonderful find in the middle of the City. The vegetation was so rich and varied and as we climbed to the top were able to see the Sky Divers at play. A fantastic view of the City below.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you have a day extra go for a hike ......i used rio extreme excellent experience. You will need around half a day for the trip but worth every minute

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Address: Estrada da Cascatinha, 850 | Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: (21) 2491-1700
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro

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