Guided tour

Rio de Janeiro: Pedra da Gavea Adventure Hike

Rio de Janeiro: Pedra da Gavea Adventure Hike

From US$ 64 per person

Hike up one of the highest mountains in the world and get spectacular views of Rio de Janeiro and the coastline in this tour of Pedra da Gávea from Rio.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Pickup is available from the South Zone of Rio: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, Flamengo, and others. Contact the local partner if you are in another location in Rio. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Rio's strongest and most rewarding hike, with a short rock climb
  • Reach the summit of the largest granite mountain by the sea in the world inside Tijuca Forest National Park
  • Get the most amazing view in town
Full description

Reach the summit of Pedra da Gavea (Gavea Stone) with an expert guide on this trip from

Rio de Janeiro. View stunning landscapes and get amazing views of Rio on this two and a half hour hike with a bit of rock beginner-level rock climbing.

Climb to 842m / 2763ft above sea level and experience the beauty of Brazilian nature with views of Tijuca Forest. Try 15m / 49ft of safe, no-experience required rock climbing which you will later have the thrill of repelling down.

Enjoy one of the most demanding and beautiful trails in the city with a professional guide to ensure that you do not miss any important features of the hike, and that you are safe.

  • Professional guide/safety equipment
  • Pick-up & drop-off from the southern zone of Rio
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • Children under 15 years
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meeting point: Desembargador Araujo Jorge Square - Barra da Tijuca district.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Insect repellent
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Breathable clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Daypack

Know before you go

  • This hike is 2500 meters on an incline and 5000 meters in total.
  • The hiking level on this tour is advanced.
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