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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Ride through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During 4-hour morning guided eco-tour, hike through the forest to spot sloths, butterflies, monkeys and birds. Enjoy panoramic views from Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and marvel at the fact that this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) is just 10 minutes outside the city limits. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Hang Gliding Experience

Soar above the city of Rio de Janeiro aboard a hang glider during this 4-hour adventure. Accompanied by a fully certified instructor, launch from the Tijuca Forest National Park, and glide over the lush, verdant Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest). Take in views of some of Rio's most famous landmarks, such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Rocinha Favela, and the Christ the Redeemer Statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Touch down for a gentle landing on the white sands of Sao Conrado Beach. Round-trip transportation is available for additional cost, but a video DVD of your hang-gliding experience is included.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Visit the Tijuca Forest world's largest urban forest in Rio de Janeiro!

On this tour you'll walk in the main sector of the Tijuca National Park and get to know the most important attractions as the Taunay Waterfall (35m and highest of the park), the bridge Job de Alcântara built in 1860 and used in the movie Hulk, the Mayrink Chappel and the Visitors Center.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Hang Gliding Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Experience a hang gliding or paragliding tandem flight over Rio de Janeiro, taking off from Pedra Bonita in UNESCO-listed Tijuca National Park. After a safety briefing from your qualified instructor, you’ll soar above granite peaks draped in lush forest. Take in the coastline as you fly for 8 to 15 minutes before landing at Pepino Beach in São Conrado.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Rio de Janeiro: Jeep Tour to Tijuca Forest

Jeep Tour Tijuca Forest in Rio de JaneiroRide through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During 4-hour morning guided eco-tour, hike through the forest to spot sloths, butterflies, monkeys and birds. Enjoy panoramic views from Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and marvel at the fact that this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) is just 10 minutes outside the city limits. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Luxury Jeep Tour

Enjoy the Wonderful City (Rio De Janeiro) on a Luxury 4x4 Land Rover, an exclusive Jeep Tour thru the city and it attractions. Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, The National Forest, Copacabana Beach, The Beautiful Rock, Chinese View, Lapa Steps (Selarón's Staircase), Waterfalls and many other amazing secret spots from the city.Aboard a Luxury Land Rover Discovery fully equipped for your entertainment and pleasure with Air Conditioner, 3 DVD screens, Panoramic Sunroof, you will enjoy a full day tour and discover the beauties of RIO de Janeiro as a local citizen.Our Tour starts in the morning and we provide pick up and drop off at the desired destinations of our guests. From your pick up destination we head to our activities.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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Pico da Tijuca Hiking Tour in Tijuca Forest National Park

Hike to Pico da Tijuca, the tallest peak in Tijuca National Park. This 6-hour hiking adventure with a professional guide introduces you to the natural history of the Tijuca Forest and treats you to unparalleled views via a rock-carved staircase. See Rio from above, marvel at the beauty of a pristine waterfall and visit the Tijuca National Park Museum. Upgrade to venture with your own personal guide on a private tour that includes round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Fly over Rio in a paraglider

Experience the dream of flying and get to see Rio de Janeiro from above. Fly over the biggest urban forest in the world with a certified instructor in a non-motorized aircraft in total connection with nature. You don't need any previous knowledge or trainning, it's a very simple process to take off from the mountain and all the instructions will be given in the moment of the flight.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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Pedra do Telégrafo Hiking Tour

Discover the remarkable Pedra do Telégrafo during this 6-hour hiking tour in Rio de Janeiro. Travel to Pedra Branca State Park and start up the trail from Praia Grande in Barra de Guaratiba. Trek 2 miles (3.5 km) to the 1,161-foot (354-meter) summit, stopping at viewpoints and picturesque lookouts along the way. Get views of Rio's area beaches like Praia do Perigoso, Praia do Meio, Grumari, Pontal do Recreio, Barra da Tijuca, Pedra da Gávea and all the Restinga da Marambaia. Round-trip transportation is included with the private tour option.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Jeep Tour 4 Wonders - O melhor do Rio

We offer a different way to tour the city and its most outstanding points, with our tour RIO'S 4 WONDERS - JEEP TOUR. It is a excursion full of adventure and adrenaline that will show us the four most impressing city attractions by Jeep. We start with a visit to the Tijuca Forest, continuing to Corcovado Hill, where the monument of Christ the Redeemer is located, then we will visit the Sugar Loaf, and finally, the Botanical Garden, one of the most beautiful parts of the city. Surely it is one of the best things to do in Rio de Janeiro!
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

Explore the world-famous Jardim Botânico (Botanical Garden) in Rio de Janeiro during this 3.5-hour tour. Walk through the UNESCO biosphere reserve while learning about its history and mission from your knowledgeable local guide. See flora and fauna from around the globe, including monkeys, toucans and giant Amazonian water lilies. Walk down the Avenue of the Palms and enter the greenhouse to view the over 500 varieties of orchids before spending some free time discovering the garden's hidden corners on your own. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Dois Irmãos Hiking and Favela Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro has no shortage of spectacular vistas. Dois Irmãos Hill is one of the best and perhaps most interesting, overlooking both glamourous beaches and gritty favelas. Begin early with a hotel pick-up in a traditional kombi (VW bus) to the trailhead at the base of Two Brothers Hill. Hike through Tijuca Forest to summit Dois Irmãos for a panoramic view of Rio’s South Zone. Hike back down continuing the tour with a closer look at favela life before being dropped off back at your hotel.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Eco-Tour

Explore Brazil's diverse plant life on this tour of the Tijuca Rainforest and the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden. During this 4-hour activity, visit the city's botanical garden to view a variety of exotic and native plants. Ride in a jeep through the Tijuca Rainforest, stopping for a leisurely hike with picturesque views and chances to see local wildlife. Round-trip transportation from Rio de Janeiro hotels is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Grumari Beach and Pedra do Telegrafo Hike tour

Away from city área the Grumari beach are an amazing option for who is seeking a quiet time in a less crowded beach. It’s a preserved wildlife ecosystem and usually very empy and you can experience some privacy and chill surrounded by native vegetation.Unique view of the city from the top of Pedra do Telegrafo.The most wanted and rewarding hiking tour in Rio de Janeiro.You'll get those perfect holiday photos!Experience a great nature interaction!
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Discover Ilha Grande by Foot

Most Ilha Grande tours show you around the island by boat only. Get up close for better views of the area during this private Ilha Grande walking tour. Follow a guide on foot around to three of the area's most popular beaches, including Palmas, Pouso, and Lopes Mendes. Plus, your private group can have up to 12 people and round-trip transport from Rio is included.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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Waterfall Jungle Jeep Adventure and Cachaca Tour from Paraty

Explore Serra da Bocaina National Park (Bocaino Mountains National Park) on this 6-hour adventure from Paraty. Climb into a Jeep to barrel down rugged roads in search of pristine waterfalls like Tarzan Falls and Toboga Falls. Stop by a cachaça distillery to taste Brazil's national liquor during your trip down the Caminho do Ouro (Gold Trail). Round-trip transportation from Paraty hotels is included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Tijuca Forest Hiking Tour Including Waterfalls

Hike through the Tijuca Forest on this half-day morning tour that includes visits to two cascades: Taunay Waterfall and Cachoeira das Almas (Waterfall of the Souls). Follow an expert guide along an easy path while you learn about the regional flora and fauna, and visit the Tijuca National Park Museum. Upgrade to venture with your own personal guide on a private tour that includes round-trip hotel transport.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Biking and Hiking Tour from Copacabana to Two Brothers Hill

The iconic peaks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain are the top picks for hiking in Rio de Janeiro, but some of the most spectacular views can be found away from the tourist crowds. This 5-hour hiking and cycling adventure includes a bike ride along Copacabana beach, a drive through the colorful Vidigal favela, and a thrilling hike to the top of the Two Brothers Hills, from where the views span Ipanema beach, the Tijuca Forest, and the Christ the Redeemer statue.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Praia do Forte Day Trip from Salvador

Discover the “Brazilian Polynesia,” the beach are of Praia do Forte, on this full-day trip from Salvador. Soak up the sun, sand and tropical scenery on this gorgeous 7.5-mile (12km) beach before visiting the Tamar Project, a sea turtle conservation organization. Lunch and round-trip transportation from Salvador hotels is included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

Our Jeep ride through the city of Rio de Janeiro will take you visit two sites of great natural beauty and cultural interest, besides being a trip of fun and full of adrenaline. The excursion TIJUCA RAINFOREST & BOTANICAL GARDEN - JEEP TOUR, begins with a visit to the Botanical Garden, one of the most beautiful and best preserved green areas of the city. Then we will go to the National Park of Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world, being able to enjoy panoramic viewpoints along the way.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

Take your Rio de Janeiro visit to new heights thanks to this 8-hour private hiking excursion to the top of Pedra da Gavea. Travel to Rio’s Tijuca rainforest for your ascent of this 9,060-foot (842-meter) pinnacle of rock, admiring local wildlife during the steep climb. You’ll eventually strap on climbing equipment, completing a few basic rock climbing sections on your trip to the top. Enjoy stunning views of greater Rio from the peak before rappelling back down. A guide, equipment and round-trip hotel transport from select locations are all included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Dois Irmaos Hiking Tour from Vidigal Favela

Hike into the hillsides above Rio for amazing views and fresh air during this 5-hour trek to the peak of ‘Dois Irmaos’ (Two Brothers Hill). Depart from Vidigal favela on easy walk to the summit of this well known hill. As you hike, admire the lush foliage, endangered orchids and plentiful birds like hawks and owls that inhabit the area. Enjoy postcard-worthy views of Rio de Janeiro when you reach the peak, followed by time to explore the streets of Vidigal with your guide. Round-trip hotel transport is also included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Tijuca Rainforest Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Hike through Tijuca National Park's rainforest on this 6-hour eco-tour from Rio. Follow your local adventure guide to Pico da Tijuca, the highest peak in Rio, to see remarkable views of Rio and Guanabara Bay. As you walk, listen to engaging facts from your guide about the history, flora and fauna of the rainforest. This moderate 1.5-hour hike is an active and educational way to explore Rio's surroundings and the tour includes round-trip transportation from Rio hotels.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Half-Day Jeep Tour of Tijuca Forest

Explore the lush rainforest and rugged terrain of Tijuca Forest on a 4-hour, small-group Jeep tour from Rio de Janeiro that includes round-trip hotel transfer from Rio’s South Zone. Get sweeping views of the city from Vista Chinesa, see a scenic waterfall, and visit the park’s museum and visitor center, while enjoying Rio de Janeiro’s natural side.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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