Combine Rio’s top sporting venue with the natural beauty of Tijuca National Park on this private 6-hour tour in Rio de Janeiro. Travel through Rio’s urban sprawl, stopping to admire the outside of Maracana Stadium, and embark on a tour of Tijuca National Park, home to rain forest flora and fauna. In the world’s largest area of preserved forest, you’ll visit the Taunay waterfall, head inside the atmospheric Cave of Bats, and enjoy a picnic lunch among the natural surroundings. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Begin your private tour of Rio de Janeiro at 9am, when you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle at your hotel. During the journey towards Tijuca National Park, your guide offers cultural overview of downtown Rio and points out the exterior of Maracanã Stadium, which played host to the 1950 World Cup final.
Then, on arrival at Tijuca National Park, you’ll start a guided walk through the world’s largest preserved area of urban rain forest. Relish the serenity of the rain forest as you scour trees for sightings of native wildlife and listen to nature-rich commentary from your guide.
Admire the powerful streams of Taunay waterfall, summon the courage to enter the Cave of Bats, and take a refreshing dip in the Waterfall of Souls.
Revitalize with a picnic lunch before you begin the journey back to your accommodation.