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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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 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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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Essentials (Christ Redeemer, Sugar Loaf and more !)

Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

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.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
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Adrenaline & Extreme

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.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-day Tours

Rio de Janeiro Favela Jeep Tour

Get an in-depth, compassionate tour of the Rocinha favela (the Brazilian term for shantytown) during this 3-hour 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.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Hiking & Camping

Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

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.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio With Pickup and Drop-Off

Explore Rio de Janeiro on this all-day customizable private tour with a guide. Whether you want to see the city’s popular attractions or places off the beaten path, your guide will be able to recommend the best spots, as well as ways to beat the crowds. The itinerary is based on your interests and is completely flexible. The tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Rio accommodations or from the cruise port or airport.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours

Adrenaline & Extreme

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Tandem Hang Gliding - Experience Rio de Janeiro scenic views by HiltonFlyRio

HiltonFlyRio has been flying since the late 80s. With more then 30 years of Hang Gliding experience in RJ and other regions of Brazil. More than 21,000 customers served, totaling more than 2,500 flight hours between lesson and Tandem Introductory hang gliding.100% safeAll standards of periodic maintenance of the equipment are followed rigorously to each flight, to the safety of all.30 years experienceThis is one of our greatest differentials in Hang Gliding practice or training for candidates to go hang gliding in an instructional tandem flight.Priceless...The feeling of flying, feel the breeze on your face, see the forests, the sea, the mountains, a glimpse of the horizon in total freedom … it’s amazing !!!Weather conditionsRain does not necessarily mean the end of your hang-gliding adventure! Lightning or particularly strong winds may be a problem. Otherwise, cloudy and rainy days won’t stop us! Even then we will go ahead with our tandem flights adventure!
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  • 7 minutes
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  • 7 minutes
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Day Trips

The Brazilian Switzerland - Day Trip on Campos do Jordao from São Paulo, Brazil

Sometimes called the "Switzerland of Brazil," the town of Campos do Jordão, near São Paulo, offers chalet-style architecture and German and Swiss cuisine. This full-day tour is for travelers who want to explore the history, architecture, and handicrafts in this enclave of Swiss culture and enjoy the surrounding countryside during a short hike and a waterfall visit. Additional activities (at an additional cost) include horseback riding, biking, and more.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike

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.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Nature & Wildlife

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Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

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Trilha Pedra do Telegrafo - Barra de Guaratiba - RJ

The Trilha Pedra do Telegrafo is one of Rio de Janeiro’s most stunning coastal hikes —an around 1-hour trail that runs from Barra de Guaratiba Beach through the Pedra Branca State Park. On this tour, travel by private vehicle and explore the route at your own pace, stopping to take in the views from the Telegraph Stone atop the Morro de Guaratiba hill, and cool off with a swim at a secret beach.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Rio de Janeiro Jeep Tour: Explore the Tijuca Rainforest

Explore the world’s largest urban forest by jeep on a safari of Tijuca Rainforest. Adventurous travelers and nature enthusiasts alike are sure to enjoy the half-day tour. Have your camera on hand for monkey, bird, and butterfly sightings. Stop at major landmarks, including Monkey's Waterfall, the Emperor's Table, and Chinese Lookout. Round-trip transfer from your Rio de Janeiro hotel spares you the headache of public transit and taxis.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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FAVELA TOUR in Rocinha and Vila Canoas

FAVELA TOUR is an indispensable experience if you are looking at a different perspective on the different aspects of Brazilian society. The tour integrates visitors and locals, revealing a whole new vision of favelas, changing their reputation of violence and exclusion only.You will go to Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil, and Vila Canoas, near the rich São Conrado district.There you will walk through, visiting the commercial area, the handcraft center and the community school (financed by FAVELA TOUR), and other community projects. Do not be shy, local people enjoy and support your visit.Favelas are safer than most people believe, however, no matter how curious and adventurer you are, go to a favela with an organized tour.Marcelo Armstrong is the pioneer of tours in favelas.If you really want to understand Brazil, don't leave Rio missing the FAVELA TOUR
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Hiking & Camping

Tijuca National Park Hike and Waterfall Rappelling

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.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Hiking & Camping

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Private Hiking Tour to the Telégrafo Rock - Rio de Janeiro by Rio Eco Trip

Located in the West side of Rio, inside the huge Pedra Branca State park, with plenty of native forest and wild life. At 1,161 feet (354 meters) high, Pedra do Telégrafo, offers sweeping views of wild beaches, Tijuca forest, Barra da Tijuca and the famous Restinga da Marambaia, almost 43km long white sand strip with restrict access. You can stand on top of or hang from a large, sharp rock, which isn’t actually very far off the ground, your camera angle can make it appear like you’re a daredevil about to fall down the mountainside. The best selfie ever! On the way back we will drive by Grumari, Prainha, Macumba and Recreio dos Bandeirantes beaches. Minimum of 2 participants. If you're booking the tour to yourself only, we will mix you with another group.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Sailing Trips

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Sailboat Sunset Tour

This experience is unique because it shows a side of Rio de Janeiro that few know, seeing the wonderful city by the sea is without doubt the best to experience in Rio.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Tijuca Forest Jeep Tour

Add some outdoor adventure to your time in the ‘urban jungle’ of Rio during this 4-hour Jeep excursion in Tijuca Forest. Drive through one of the world’s largest urban forests, admiring bird’s eye views of iconic Rio sights like the Christ the Redeemer statue, Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach. You’ll also have time to explore by foot along the forest’s hiking trails, keeping your eyes peeled to spot local wildlife and lush tropical plants. A guide and round-trip hotel transport are also included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
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Hiking & Camping

3 Beaches Hiking - Paradise Route Tour from São Paulo

Marvel at some of Brazil’s most beautiful beaches on a full-day trip from São Paulo. Alongside your guide and small group, you’ll follow walking trails replete with flora and fauna and visit three secluded beaches considered the area’s most impressive. First, you’ll 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.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Nature & Wildlife

Botanical Garden Tour

Visit the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro on this guided tour. A popular tourist attraction, the garden houses rare collections of bromeliads and orchids, as well as other exotic plants, plus yards and yards of towering royal palm trees. In addition, you might possibly spot more than a hundred different species of birds that live in the trees.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Nature & Wildlife

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Natural Gems of Rio

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 consists on a car service with capacity for up to 4 people and a Tourism Guide, available for a period of 6 hours.The tour also includes free pick up in all hotels in Rio, port and national and international airport.You will be accompanied with a Tourism guide that will indicate the best options and give suggestions so that your trip be truly wonderful!
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Eco Tours

Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden Tour

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.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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