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Enjoy close the natural diversity of Rio de Janeiro. Begin your tour at the Botanical Garden and visit the Sensory Garden, the Brazilwood (tree that gives name to the country), the Turtle Lake and the lake with the giant-water-lily. Walk through the bicentenary imperial palm trees as you go to the orchidarium and bromeliad house.
Then, visit the Vista Chinesa gazebo and enjoy a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro with mountains, forest and ocean at 388 meters above sea level. In a distance, you can also see Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf. Follow to an adventure at Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forest in the world. Observe the Taunay Waterfall and walk through a simple trail as you learn more about the Atlantic Forest, its flora and fauna. Get back to the vehicle and pass by the famous São Conrado beach to observe the hang gliders and paragliders, before returning to the hotel through a panoramic route.
Hike the Horto waterfalls circuit in Tijuca National Park on this half-day morning tour, led by a specialist guide. Starting from Jequitibá Waterfall, you’ll walk at a leisurely pace along a forest trail ending at Shower Waterfall, aka Box Waterfall. Stand or wade under the rock-walled cascades for a refreshing shower before reversing your steps. Upgrade to venture with your own personal guide on a private tour that includes round-trip hotel transport.
Known throughout the world for its natural beauties, Rio de Janeiro offers countless places to be in direct contact with nature. Few places in the world have the privilege of integrating such a natural richness into a single territory.
In this tour we will visit some of these places, forests, lagoons, gardens, beaches, waterfalls, sea, mountain, to surprise us with its beauties and escape a bit of urban life, making the most of these charms that the city offers.
Let's tour together these beautiful places, so you can take the best memories of the great natural heritage of Rio de Janeiro..
The tour also includes free pick up at the south area hotels in Rio.
You will be accompanied with a Tourism guide that will indicate the best options and give suggestions so that your trip be truly wonderful!
Marvel at some of Brazil’s most beautiful beaches on a full-day trip from São Paulo. Alongside your guide and small group, follow walking trails replete with flora and fauna and visit secluded beaches considered the area’s most impressive. First, arrive at White Beach—so called because of its pristine sands—before hiking to Black Beach for a refreshing dip in the sea. Proceed to Camburizinho Beach via the impressive Camburi Waterfall before resting on the soft surface of White Beach at the end of your tour.
Relax on the pristine, uncrowded beaches of Ilha Grande and Angra dos Reis during this 12-hour excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Take a break from the urban pace with a sightseeing cruise through the islands, passing Ponta da Piedade, Lagoa Azul and Ilha de Cataguases. Stop to swim and snorkel in the azure waters or dig your toes into the soft sand. Enjoy lunch aboard the boat; drinks are available for purchase. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
During the Pedra do Telegrafo Hike we will pass through several viewpoints while coursing its 3,5 km of moderate trail. One of them is where the well-known photo is taken, the one that spread in several social networks. It’s possible to take super creative photos there, because of the impression that below the stone there is an abyss. No need for rush here, our guides for Pedra do Telegrafo Hike already knows the best spots for the best photos. We can also observe a good part of the mountains of Pedra Branca State Park and Tijuca National Park. The contact with nature that we have at the top of the telegraph stone brings us a sense of freedom and peace that we only find on very remote places. On the way back, we will stop for photos and lunch on the beautiful beaches of Prainha and Grumari. Book the Pedra do Telegrafo Hike and come join us.
Outdoor enthusiasts with an interest in Brazil’s natural history, ecology, and wildlife will benefit from this ecotour at Cantareira State Park. Breathe the fresh air while hiking roughly 6 miles (10 km) round-trip to reach Pedra Grande (Big Rock), which boasts splendid views of São Paulo. This UNESCO-listed City Green Belt is equal to 8,000 football fields and offers visitors an easy escape from the bustle of downtown.
The best (and tastiest!) way to explore the Rainforest near Paraty is with foraging expert, Jorge, who has unrivalled knowledge of the edible local fruits, flowers and plants. This is a fascinating and fun day out for anyone interested in wild food or just curious about the Rainforest!
Pedra do Telégrafo is located in the west side of Rio de Janeiro. The rock has a nice view of the beautiful city, in on one side we see wild beaches and the Tijuca National Park. On the other side, we have a wonderful view of the Marambaia, a huge beach with big swamp area.
The hiking takes approximately 1 hour to climb(one way), its summit is 354 meters above sea level. Returning from Pedra do Telégrafo to the city we will stop for a bath and relaxing at Grumari(one of the most beautiful beaches in Rio) and after we will drive trough all the beaches along the coast of Rio with many opportunities to take photos.
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.
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 most Paraty hotels is included.
Cantareira Natural Park is one of the largest preserved forest areas in the urban perimeter of the world, and invites you to do the fascinating Macuco Trail and Waterfall Trail, at Engordador Nucleus. In addition to the trails, we also make a visit to the older water supply system of São Paulo city, listed as a historical heritage, encompassing the "Casa da Bomba" and Cantareira Dam complexes.
Excellent tour for nature lovers looking for a moment to relax near a big city.
Walk through the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest with a naturalist guide during this 4-hour tour from São Paulo. On foot, follow your guide through the dense tropical forest in search of native animals. Listen to informative commentary about the endemic plants and flowers as you weave through the dense thickets of tropical vegetation. Stop at a nearby waterfall to cool off under its impressive cascade and admire the machinery of a defunct water wheel house. Round-trip transportation from São Paulo hotels or the airport is included.
Get away from the rush of São Paulo and immerse yourself in nature taking a full-day private tour visiting a city-protected park in the outlying area of the town.
After the guide picks you up, you are led to this preserved impressive park about 2:30 h towards the very far extreme of São Paulo.
On the way, there are viewpoints with scenic sceneries, historic sites, small rural communities, all locations ideal for photo stops and contemplation.
Soon enough, you arrive at a peaceful private farm. The property’s owner greets tourists and wishes them good adventure ahead. In the meantime, she prepares a delicious lunch with fresh ingredients produced in the farms nearby.
In the middle of nowhere, this untouched ecosystem are dotted with hidden gems and marvelous landscapes such as springs, waterfalls, trails, and small natural lakes.
Wildlife is commonly spotted along the trails, it is habitat of more than 500 different species of birds & terrestrial animals.
The Tour Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world , offers much more than a tour. This tropical rainforest on the edge of the city offers a chance to get to know wild nature. The Tijuca RainForest Tour and Botanical Garden it is one of the most popular tours in the city of Rio de Janeiro .
Explore the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) during this private 4-hour tour from São Paulo. With a dedicated guide, travel in a comfortable vehicle to Cantareira State Park to discover the sprawling forest, a UNESCO City Green Belt Biosphere Reserve. Trek through the dense foliage on the park's network of trails, admiring views of the urban expanse below. Learn about the native flora and fauna in the area and get an opportunity to see jaguars, howler monkeys and many species of birds.
Get an in-depth, compassionate tour of the Rocinha favela (the Brazilian term for shantytown) during this excursion via Jeep. With your in-the-know guide, meet the locals and observe their daily life, including visits to the neighborhood school and a street fair. Transportation from select hotels is provided.
It is a tour easily accessible to all. A cultural tour We get to know Paraty's main Tradicionas communities: Indigenous, Quilombolas and Caiçaras. We will visit one of the most beautiful beaches of Paraty with beautiful nearby islands, very green, lots of virgin Atlantic forest, mangrove, marine life, clear water, clean river. A little Brazil.
Get more out of your visit to the famous Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden when you go with a guide. Walk through the highlights of this UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve while learning about learning about its history and mission, plus see plants and animals from around the world like monkeys, toucans, and giant Amazonian water lilies. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
in this 4 hour tour travellers will experience the second biggest urban forest in the world and get the opportunity to swim or just relax in waterfalls, enjoy the nature and then visit the biggest favela in southamerica called Rocinha visit a local handcraft shop and learn about this incredible community!
Already involved in the climate of nature, we will leave for Santa Teresa (the most romantic and bohemian neighborhood in the city), where we will take a stroll and a stop to enjoy the best Acai and Rio de Janeiro cheese bread !!!
Avoid wasting time due to large groups, Join a small one. Pickup within 15 km of the meeting point. We will go straight to Christ's train station. Enjoy the rainforest as you climb the mountain slopes by the historical and centenary train. From the top of Christ the Redeemer mountains you will have the opportunity to see the neighborhoods of Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon with its beaches and the lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas. Try to find out and see downtown and the famous Maracana football stadium. And then, appreciate the largest urban rainforest. Time to “selfies” with the famous statue art nouveau style.
During the trip on the cable car up to Sugarloaf mountain, be ready to relive James Bond 007 agent in Moonraker (1979) movie scenes, starred by Roger Moore and Lois Chiles fighting against Jaws, a steel-toothed bad guy, and appreciate the same views from the city of Rio shown in the film.
It's time for a pitch stop to enjoy an espresso or brunch at the top of Sugarloaf or Urca hill.
Trek through the rainforest to Praia do Sono (Sono Beach) on this full-day guided tour from Paraty. Set out from Laranjeiras Village through the leafy jungle filled with native plant and animal life, learning about the area's history and natural resources from your experienced hiking guide along the way. After about an hour, reach Praia do Sono to relax and swim during several hours' free time before hiking back to your starting point. Round-trip transportation from Paraty hotels is included.