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« Discover the Tijuca Forest »

« Discover the Tijuca Forest »

« Discover the Tijuca Forest »

Go to the Jardim Océanico metro station (exit B)

Hiking Pedra da Gavea (Tijuca Forest)

The Pedra da Gávea hike is the hardest trail of all the hikes in Rio de Janeiro. The rest next, is incomparable. Physical difficulty is a factor to take into account. Walking through the roots of trees with a significant drop quickly exhausts walkers. Only those who will have an unfailing courage will be able to overcome this cape and complete this exceptional hike to the end.

  • Difficulty: high
  • Physical condition: high
  • Orientation: moderate
  • Attraction: view of the main mountains of the city of Rio de Janeiro

Hiking Pedra da Gávea (Tijuca Forest)

This hike takes place in Sector C of Tijuca National Park, which means that we are inside the Rio de Janeiro Rainforest. We have great opportunities to meet wild animals during the course. The weather is mostly hot and humid, which makes the trek of the "Pedra da Gávea" a difficult exercise.

Hiking Pedra da Gávea (Tijuca Forest)

After two hours of intensive walking, we arrive at a section called "Cadeirinha" and finally Carrasqueira ". The hard part is done, there is only a small part of optional climbing for the more daring and adventurous. Although the route is splendid, it is only once at the top that you can really take a breath and enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Hiking Pedra da Gávea (Tijuca Forest)

The Pedra da Gávea hike is one of the most popular activities in Rio de Janeiro.
Its large boulder by the sea is the largest in the world. From the height of its 842 meters, it is possible to see the main mountainous regions of the city, in addition to the bay of "Guanabara, Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado, Barra Tijuca".

What's included

  • Transport In/Out PNT
  • Hiking Pedra da Gávea - 9 am - 2 pm
  • English speaking guide
  • Photos Service

What's not included

  • Lunch