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Tijuca's Peak hike + Tijuca National Park

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    Rio’s highest peak, Pico da Tijuca (1022m – 3353ft), is located in the middle of the Tijuca Forest, and overlooks most of the city. It is also considered one of the best trails in Rio de Janeiro. Our tour starts with a visitation to Taunay Waterfall (Rio's largest), both inside Tijuca Forest National Park. The trail to Pico da Tijuca starts at the idyllic Bom Retiro, a place up in the park, and lasts no more than one and a half hour. From there, we have a wonderful view of most of Tijuca Forest’s landmarks, besides the Maracanã Stadium, Guanabara Bay and a lot more. This is the perfect Tijuca Forest tour, with visitation to the main attractions and a hike to the highest mountain in Rio de Janeiro!

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    • Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Rio de Janeiro's South Zone's hotels and accomodations. (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, Flamengo and others). Contact us if you are in another places in Rio.
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (South Zone of Rio)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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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.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 14 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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    We had an incredible experience hiking up Tijuca’s Peak! The trail is a shaded route through the rain forest for most of the hike, before finishing the last bit of the hike in an open area that provides incredible views of Rio and the surrounding areas. Our guide was friendly
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    Response from Info R, General Manager at Tijuca's Peak hike + Tijuca National Park
    Responded Nov 18, 2019
    Thank you so much for your feedback! It was a great hike on a beautiful day! Always count on us for an upcoming adventure! Regards.
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    Really perfect guide! Knows all animal,history facts...telling stories about local life,answer all your questions. Highly recommended!
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    Response from Info R, Gerente geral at Tijuca's Peak hike + Tijuca National Park
    Responded Jul 9, 2019
    Thank you so much! This is an amazing rain forest in Rio! Amazing hike!
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    Rafael was an awesome guide, spoke English very well and was very informative. The hike was an easy uphill zigzag to the top and the views are to die for. Rafael also stoped on the side of the road so we could take photos with the local monkeys, which I was very happy about it
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    Response from Info R, Gerente geral at Tijuca's Peak hike + Tijuca National Park
    Responded Jul 9, 2019
    Thank you so much! It was a great pleasure to present the beautiful mountains of Rio!
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    The guide speaks good English and was super friendly and accommodating. He picked us up at the hotel on time and dropped us off at a restaurant since we didn't want to go back to the hotel. I thought there were more people joining us but it's just my husband and I, which worked
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    Professional and friendly guide. Pick up/drop off option at your location is very convinient especially if you visit Rio for the first time. Pick up was on time. Averall a very positive experience: good and prompt communication via email and very affordable. The staff will go
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

    By: RioXtreme
    201 reviews
    BenjaminJ1072
    30
    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
    20
    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
    10
    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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    melwol
    Toronto, Canada
    9467
    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
    10
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    Steven B
    10
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    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
    20
    Amazing experience
    Really perfect guide! Knows all animal,history facts...telling stories about local life,answer all your questions.
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    daverjenk
    Ottawa, Canada
    58
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    What an amazing Day. Our tour guide Paola was amazing: fun, informative and drove like an absolute champ!
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    I4604ICisabellas
    Usakos, Namibia
    50
    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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    TDKi
    11
    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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    rachellyons
    Lone Tree, Colorado
    70
    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
    7438
    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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    U5687FCmichellem
    New Zealand
    70
    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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    voltron2010
    30
    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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    FCVegan
    Cleveland, Ohio
    10
    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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