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«Discover the forest of Tijuca»

«Discover the forest of Tijuca»

«Discover the forest of Tijuca»

Go to the Jardim Océanico metro (exit B)

Hiking Pico do Cocanha & Bico do Papagaio (Forêt de Tijuca)

Superb hike in the National Park of Tijuca. Indeed, it is located in Sector A of the Tijuca Forest. The hike passes at the beginning by several points such as: "At Trilha dos Estudantes, Cascatinha Taunay, Capela Mayrink, O caminho Dom Pedro Augusto, Bom retiro". "Bom retiro" is the place in the park of Tijuca where you will start hiking the peaks of Mirim and Tijuca.

  • Duration: 9 am - 2 pm
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Physical condition: moderate
  • Orientation: moderate
  • Attraction: enchanting view of the city of Rio de Janeiro

Hiking Pico do Cocanha & Bico do Papagaio (Forêt de Tijuca)

Pico do Cocanha & Bico do Papagaio

The "Bico do Papagaio" has its peak at 989 meters above sea level and is one of the peaks the busiest parks. Its name comes from its resemblance to the beak of a parrot.

Arriving at the rocky wall near the summit, you can see the inner part of the Tijuca National Park, with the "Pico da Tijuca, Morro do Anhanguera, Pedra do Conde, Sumare, Corcovado, Pedra da Gávea", and even Niterói and the sea in the background. From the top you can see the west of Rio de Janeiro: "Jacarepaguá, Barra da Tijuca, Recreio, Maciço da Pedra Branca, Marambaia".

The start of the Bico do Papagaio hike begins at the "Bom Retiro" in a shady section with medium slopes for about 30 minutes. The final step towards the summit is demanding, the slopes are steep, it is essential to hold hands in the rocks and roots, which makes walking difficult. Total distance of 3,345 m, this requires considerable effort.

Another hike where it will be better to call a guide, who knows the park of Tijuca perfectly.

What's included

  • Transport In/Out PNT
  • Hiking Pico do Cocanha & Bico do Papagaio (Tijuca Forest)
  • English speaking guide
  • Photos Service

What's not included

  • Food