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Rio de Janeiro

Pedra da Gávea Hike Tour - (Gávea Stone)

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    What to Expect

    The Pedra da Gávea (Gávea Stone) tour is one of the most startling and rewarding of all hiking tours in Rio de Janeiro. The summit stands at 842m / 2763ft above sea level. The ascent takes around two and a half hours and, once close to the top, you will probably feel the butterflies. Despite a steep but short hand-climbing (15m / 49ft) there is nothing to fear in Pedra da Gávea hiking tour. It’s all perfectly safe and requires no experience. From up there, the view of Tijuca Forest and all the city is wonderful and we can see Rio's most famous landmarks. On our way down, we will do rappel on the section that we climb the rock. In case of bad weather, this tour may be replaced.

    Stop At:

    • Pedra da Gavea, Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261 Brazil
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Rio de Janeiro South Zone hotels and accomodations. (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, Flamengo and others). Contact us if you are in another places in Rio.
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (South Zone of Rio)
    • Climb equipment
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Food, drinks and extras
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Wear light clothing and hiking shoes, bring a small backpack with water, snacks, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, cap or hat, sunglasses and money for extra expenses.
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    This hike is once in a lifetime! Especially with Xtreme tours who guide you through the whole process and make you feel extra safe! The hike is a tough one, but the views up top make it all worth it! If you want to do Pedra Gávea Weber is your guy! He’s so knowledgeable, and
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    Response from Info R, General Manager at Pedra da Gávea Hike Tour - (Gávea Stone)
    Responded Aug 26, 2019
    Thank you so much for your feedback! It was a pleasure to guide you. You did very well! Regards.
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    Definitively a "must do" when in Rio, if you like magnificent sceneries, lush tropical forest, and coping with a personal physical challenge! It is essential to do that trip with a guide, and the one who accompanied us, Duda, was definitively the most gentle person, extremely
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    Response from Info R, Gerente geral at Pedra da Gávea Hike Tour - (Gávea Stone)
    Responded Jul 9, 2019
    Thank you so much! Our goals are exactly those: kindness, security and customer satisfaction!
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    This is an amazing tour. But it is not for the faint of heart. This is an extreme workout climb. You will enjoy the view in the end.
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    This was a great experience! We got a pick-up at the hotel and in very friendly atmosphere we did this trip with other 3 tourists. Rafael is an excellent guide! He is experienced, communicative, patient and very enthusiastic about nature. I can only recommend him. The
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    This was the most rewarding experience you can get when you come to Rio de Janiero. You can not miss it. when you finally reach the top of the mountain, you have the most exquisite views of Rio and all the landmarks; including Christ the Redimer. We were 6 in total, our guide
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    About the operator
    By: RioXtreme
    201 reviews
    Excellent guide, beautiful views
    We did the Sugar Loaf Hike on a weekend - the views were beautiful, and the hike up is a great way to see Rio and
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    Daniel B
    Amazing Hike and Views
    We had an incredible experience hiking up Tijuca’s Peak! The trail is a shaded route through the rain forest for
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    Blake W
    American Fork, Utah
    Awesome Experience!
    Weber was great and took good care of us the whole time! He knew what he was doing and was great to talk to while
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    Toronto, Canada
    What a way to earn those caipirinhas!
    After several days of being gluttons and lying around on the beach, we were looking for an activity that actually
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    Alexa L
    Pedra Gávea Incredible Hike
    This hike is once in a lifetime! Especially with Xtreme tours who guide you through the whole process and make you
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    Steven B
    Guided Sugarloaf Mountain Trek
    This was the capstone of our trip! Truly impressive and beautiful. A group of seven of us made the hike and climb
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    Lukáš K
    Amazing experience
    Really perfect guide! Knows all animal,history facts...telling stories about local life,answer all your questions.
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    Ottawa, Canada
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    Usakos, Namibia
    Great see it all
    our group went on a day trip, it was very nice, saw everything we needed to see and had a lot of fun doing it,
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    Great customer service! Recovered pics.
    After paragliding with RioXtreme and having pictures taken by my guide, I proceeded to lose them when my phone got
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    Lone Tree, Colorado
    Pedra de Gavea - AMAZING Hike - Private Guide Rafael
    this is a hike not to be missed if you visit Rio, are in decent shape, and enjoy hiking. There is a small section
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    Marc L
    Montreal, Canada
    Tough but absolutely magnificent!
    Definitively a "must do" when in Rio, if you like magnificent sceneries, lush tropical forest, and coping with a
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    New Zealand
    Great hike, Great guide
    Rafael was an awesome guide, spoke English very well and was very informative. The hike was an easy uphill zigzag
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    Excellent tour Great multilingual guide
    This is an amazing tour. But it is not for the faint of heart. This is an extreme workout climb. You will enjoy
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    Cleveland, Ohio
    Very accommodating guide
    The guide speaks good English and was super friendly and accommodating. He picked us up at the hotel on time and
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