Pico da Tijuca Hiking Tour in Tijuca Forest National Park
Pico da Tijuca is the perfect adventure-hike in Tijuca Forest. Involving history, beauty and the inside of Tijuca Forest you'll visit the park museum and a waterfall.Itinerary
This is the perfect tour for those who want to experience the inside of Atlantic Rainforest in Rio de Janeiro, and the history of Tijuca Forest. This forest has been protected since the mid-nineteenth century, preserving a number of natural and historical treasures from the colonial times, which you'll admire during the tour.
With its 1,021m of altitude, Pico da Tijuca is the highest mountain in Tijuca Forest and it is located in the heart of the Tijuca National Park. The trail to the top is considered one of the most beautiful trails of Rio de Janeiro, starting at the park's entry gate and going through several trail sections before getting to the summit.
You will pass through the forest and get to visit the national park museum, a waterfall, the viewpoint of Tijuca Mirim peak and the legendary staircase carved into the rock, built in the early twentieth century for the visit of King Albert of Belgium, as well as Pico da Tijuca itself. Despite the altitude, the trail is not steep and provides some of the most spectacular views of the city of Rio de Janeiro. At the top of its 1021 meters, you can see the Pedra da Gávea, the Pedra Bonita, the Corcovado-Christ the Redeemer StatueStop At:
• Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Estrada da Cascatinha 850 Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil
• Cascatinha Taunay, Estrada Floresta da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-510 Brazil
• Tijuca National Park Visitor Center, Estr. da Cascatinha, 850 - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20531-590, Brazil
• Cachoeira das Almas, Estrada Dom Pedro Augusto Trilha ao lado da casa do Restaurante Floresta, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-250 Brazil
• Tijuca Peak, Estr. da cascatinha Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590 Brazil
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Minimum age is 10 years"
"A high amount of walking is involved please wear comfortable shoes"
"Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour, date or full refund"
"It is recommended that you bring comfortable shoes with good grip, a light snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent"
"Comfortable walking shoes are recommended since this tour involved a moderate amount of walking"
"Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
Duration: 6 Hours
Praça Afonso Vizeu, 212 - Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20531-590, Brazil
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotels located in touristic zone of Rio de Janeiro
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.