Guided tour

Rio de Janeiro: Tijuca's Peak Hiking Tour

Rio de Janeiro: Tijuca's Peak Hiking Tour

From US$ 61 per person

Explore one of the best trails in Rio de Janeiro as you hike your way through Tijuca Forest National Park on this exhilarating day walking tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 5 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
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


  • Visit Cascatinha Taunay, Rio's largest waterfall
  • Hike to the highest peak in the Tijuca forest
  • Admire panoramic views of the National park and stunning skylines from Tijuca
  • Explore lush forest and enjoy natural beauty
  • Learn interesting information about the park from an expert guide
Full description
Hike up Rio’s highest peak, Pico da Tijuca. Overlook the city from the 3353 ft peak, located in the middle of the Tijuca Forest. Begin your 2.5-hour round hike with your local guide by starting in the idyllic Bom Retiro district. Head to the Taunay Waterfall standing at an impressive 114 ft, inside Tijuca Forest National Park. Explore the lush trail to Pico da Tijuca, on a light hike. Stop to snap photos of the incredible rainforest filled with wildlife. Experience the incredible view of Rio de Janeiro including the Maracana Stadium, and Guanabara Bay. Get an insight into the many famous landmarks from your local guide who is happy to answer all your questions.
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Proffesional tour guide
  • Hiking tour
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

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

Know before you go

  • Vista Chinesa (Chinese Belvedere) is available to visit only on weekdays
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Product ID: 361795