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2 Days in Rio: Tijuca Forest & Two Brothers Hiking Tours

Through this 2-Days Adventure Experience, you will get to know one of the largest urban green areas in the world, the Tijuca Forest and will hike one of the most famous and popular rock formation of Rio de Janeiro.

The Tour includes the following activities:  

Tijuca Forest Hiking Tour Including Waterfalls, which will take you to the Tijuca Forest and the Taunay Waterfall, Tijuca National Park Museum and Cachoeira das Almas Waterfall.

Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela is considered one of the most interesting hiking tours in the city. You will enjoy one of the best viewpoint of Rio de Janeiro and will get to understand the occupation and social contrasts of the Wonderful City.

per adult from

$304

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Eco-adventure with a specialist bilingual guide
    • Guided Trail to the Tijuca Forest
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Personal accident insurance
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Guided hike to the Two Brothers hill (Morro Dois Irmaos)
    • Guided favela tour in Vidigal
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Any item not listed as included
    • Entrance fees ("local community transport system") about 10BRL

  • Day 1: Tijuca Forest Hiking Tour Including Waterfalls

    Stop At: Floresta da Tijuca, Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
    Tijuca Forest has 3,972 hectares and it is located in the Tijuca National Park. Much of its vegetation is secondary, due to the reforestation to replace the coffee farms. On this 4-hour tour, you will enjoy a great hike starting at the entrance gate. 

    You will hike several trails containing forest history records. After visiting the Taunay Waterfall and the Tijuca National Park Visitor Center, you will take the way toward the Cachoeira das Almas (Waterfall of the Souls). This beautiful waterfall is formed by the River of Souls, which was named because of the slaves who used to promote cults of their religions on this place, due to its privacy.

    The guided tour's total duration is about 4 hours.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela

    Stop At: Morro Dois Irmaos, Parque Do Penhasco Dois Irmaos, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20020-030 Brazil
    Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela

    The Two Brothers has 533 meters of altitude and is located between the neighborhoods of Leblon and Sao Conrado, right in the middle of Rio's coast.The Vidigal favela (Vidigal slum) is located at its base. This peaceful community emerged around 1940 and has great views of the ocean.

    The hike starts at the top of Vidigal, so you will begin the tour as an authentic local as you use the local transport system functioning inside the slum. Your guide will lead you through the forest reaching the first viewpoint, so you'll see all the greatness of the Rocinha favela. Continue to your next viewpoint and see Pedra da Gávea and Pedra Bonita, plus Corcovado - Christ  the Redeemer Statue and Sugar Loaf. You'll then reach the summit of Two Brothers hill, from where you can see all the famous beaches of Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado, Barra Tijuca and the Serra dos Orgaos Region..

    The tour lasts for about 4.5 hours and the descent is on foot, turning your adventure into a favela tour inside this very nice community. Have a great time on this hiking tour to see the greatness of Rocinha slum. You'll enjoy the atmosphere of Vidigal community and the beauty of one of the most amazing views of Rio de Janeiro.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Between 7am and 8am (depending on hotel location)
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Tijuca Forest Hiking Tour Including Waterfalls
    • Minimum age is 14-years-old
    • When booking this tour, you attest knowledge of the risk inherent in the activities
    • 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
    • Comfortable footwear with good grip (tennis, boot, etc.), light snack, water compartment (carrying at least 3 liters is suggested), garbage compartment and sunscreen
    • 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 as well as possession of weapons of any kind. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
    • Two Brothers Hiking Tour Including Vidigal Favela
    • Minimum age is 14-years-old
    • When booking this tour, you attest knowledge of the risk inherent in the activities
    • 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
    • Comfortable footwear with good grip (tennis, boot, etc.), light snack, water compartment (carrying at least 3 liters is suggested), garbage compartment and sunscreen.
    • 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 as well as possession of weapons of any kind. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Nattrip - Tourism, Ecotourism and Adventure in Rio de Janeiro

Activity ID: V-13877P66

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