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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.
Take a challenging hike to one of Rio de Janeiro’s most scenic viewpoints during this small-group excursion. Trek through Tijuca Rainforest to reach the famous Pedra da Gavea for stunning views of the city. Discover local wildlife, refresh yourself in a waterfall, learn about the history of Rio, and rock climb up a small section to reach the famous rock. This tour is recommended for those with strong physical fitness.
Ride through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During 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.
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This rock is located on the West side of Rio 40 kilometers away from Copacabana, in a safe neighborhood, outside of the common tourist route.
Because of the distance it's a must to go by Car.
the tour without transportation(based on meeting point)
I can help you out to find transportation. Ask me after booking your experience.
Sunrise: 3:00 AM
Morning hike: 6AM
Sunset hike: 2:30 PM
Take your Rio de Janeiro visit to new heights thanks to this small-group hiking excursion to the top of Pedra da Gavea. Travel to Rio’s Tijuca rainforest for your ascent of this 2,770-foot (844-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 and all necessary equipment are all included.
Explore Tijuca National Park with a local guide on a 4-hour hike. Learn about native plant and animal species and look out for tropical birds and reptiles along the trail. Swim in a natural lagoon and then take a rest with gorgeous Rio de Janeiro views. This tour is deal for visitors looking for an adventure in Brazil. Escape the city, immerse yourself in nature and learn about Brazilian wildlife.
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.
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.
Have a real experience of what the Favela was like and today!
Russo Guia, has been working for 20 years within Vidigal, 17 years in a small local business, and for over 2 as a guide. With it you will have an experience that only a resident can provide, besides valuing the local culture,
Qualification, took a local Guide training course by INADH, National Institute of Human Development .Currently taking another Protur Tourism Guide Course, knows and is well known within Vidigal
- Sitiê Ecological Park, former dump and today a place for environmental education and vegetable garden!
- Vidigal Olympic Village and graffiti court from above!
- Arvrão: place with the best panoramic view and the famous bars Bar da Laje, Mirante do Arvrão and Alto Vidigal
- Pope's Chapel: place visited by Pope John Paul II in 1980!
- Arts shortcut: graffiti wall (Graffiti by local artist @ tarm1 on instagran and other outside artists!)
This is a private tour, our guide will go all the way respecting your pace, so you don't have to work hard to keep up with other people or wait for stragglers, avoiding this common situation when hiking mixed-group trails with different rhythms.
we will give you all the support you need to reach the peak of
the largest seaside monolith in the world.
Our team uses safety equipment for the most difficult sections, and to descend the "Carrasqueira", a 30 meter high stretch, we have climbing equipment, ropes, carabiners, ribbons, brakes and helmets to ensure the maximum safety possible.
It is recommended to take:
Sneakers; Light clothing (and bath); 3lt Water; Repellent; Sunscreen; Snacks.
Get a glimpse into local life in Rio de Janeiro during a favela tour that reveals a different side of the Marvelous City. In an intimate group limited to 12 travelers, you’ll explore two of the largest favelas in Rio, and benefit from the local insight of a guide as you learn more about living conditions in the city.
This is a unique experience, as you will have the opportunity to walk through the original area of Belo Horizonte, where the city was originally built and from where it was developed to what it is currently. During the tour, we will visit several important points of interest of the city and in all of them, the historical and cultural importance of each location will be explained. We will make a geographical, historical, cultural and architectural contextualization of each place we go. In the end, visitors will have a much broader view of the city of Belo Horizonte (and the state of Minas Gerais) than they used to have previously. After just over 3.5 hours of this walking tour, visitors will have more historical and cultural knowledge about the city than most locals.
In this tour you will get to know some of the places of the city of Rio de Janeiro called "Little Africa" by artist and sambista Heitor dos Prazeres in the early twentieth century. These sites are part of the historical and archaeological circuit of celebration and awareness of the African heritage of blacks in Brazil.
"Little Africa" has come to identify a significant part of the city's waterfront, where African presence and black cultural heritage have forever marked the history, not just of Rio de Janeiro but throughout Brazil.
Often blacks from all over the country were welcomed there, usually by "Aunt Ciata" who was a very important figure for this whole historical process. It is through this walk through "Little Africa" you will also get to know the Cultural Center "Tia Ciata", Museum of New Blacks, Cais do Valongo, hanging garden and we will finish in Pedra do Sal where besides the historical collection also has great bars and restaurants of typical Afro-Brazilian foods.
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.
Taking a trail is already something special, being in touch with nature and even breaking exercise.
Morro Dois Irmãos trail is unique in itself. It has a stunning look and very close to the sea.
Imagine being able to make the trail as safely as possible and with a registered, experienced and breaking Tourism Guide to have your photos registered in a very special way?
In addition to all the nature of the trail, and the composition of the city and nature, the guide will be able to explain to you in rich details about what they will observe, the history of the place and its formation.
One of the most coveted trails in Rio de Janeiro, Pedra da Gávea is imposing in all its form, and to absorb everything it offers, it is necessary to have a registered and experienced Tourism Guide in mountains and nature.
»We will take the trail calmly and respecting the individual time of the people.
»We will stop a few times for rest and hydration.
»At first we will take a circular trail, climb on one side and descend on the other side for the best experience possible.
»Before going up there will be a quick explanation to remember what was previously gone through messages.
»The trail has an average of 6h30min, so it is important to have the support of a super experienced guide to help you in the most critical points.
»The script may change according to the day and weather. But we will try to make the most of each place.
»And of course, let's take a lot of fun and professional camera shots
Climbing Sugarloaf, rather than taking the cable car up, is one of the most rewarding things you can do while in town. You can experience one of a kind rock climbing adventure, while also visiting one of the most famous tourist attractions in town. It is common for us to hear that it was the highlight of the trip.
Our international team of guides come from varied backgrounds and are some of the most experienced and best reviewed guides in the city. We have over 15 years of experience guiding clients from all of the world and while safety and professionalism are always our priority, we also make a point of creating a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We enjoy getting to know people and sharing our experience of living in Rio. Often times our conversation strays from the typical topics of local history or geography, into more complex subjects like politics and culture. We want people to get an idea of the complexities of this amazing city, while also enjoying a great climb.
Hike through the lush rainforest of the Tijuca National Park on this half-day guided tour. Visit the popular Pedra Bonita summit and take in the views of Rio de Janeiro below. Discover some of the park’s flora and fauna including toucans, monkey, and quatis, as you listen to facts about the park from your informative guide.
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.
Pedra do Telégrafo is certainly one of the most beautiful and most visited trails in Rio de Janeiro. Having an expert guide also makes all the difference and offers more security in the natural environment.
Trek through Tijuca National Park and rappel down a waterfall with local hiking guide during an eco-adventure in Rio. Hike through the world's largest urban rainforest, learning about its history, plant and animal life through commentary from your guide. Reach Horto Falls, located on a defunct coffee farm. Using the provided equipment, rappel down the falls into a natural well. Keep an eye out for local wildlife native to the Carioca Mountain Range.
Enjoy the fresh air and nature and walk through the Tijuca forest and wash your soul in the waterfalls of the garden. Admire the Chinese vita from a unique point of view, accompanied by a local CADASTUR certified guide.