Experience Favela: Two Brothers Hike and Vidigal Tour

Summary

We will hike along the beautiful trail of the highest spot in Vidigal, which is called Bico da Pedra (by the locals) or Trilha Dois Irmãos, in the Vidigal's Atlantic Forest.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Visit Vidigal Favela and learn about the city's social contrasts. We can go safely to the top of the Two Brothers Cliff (Morro Dois Irmãos). It’s the only real 360º spot in a mountain summit in Rio. Get a complete view of Pedra da Gávea, Lagoa, Cristo, Pão de Açúcar, Rocinha, south zone beaches, such as Ipanema and Leblon. You can see native flora of the Atlantic Forest. On the way down, we will walk by the alleys, taste some Acai Berry smoothie and talk to the locals, interacting with the population of this areas. If you feel like it, you can visit Centro de Montanha Vidigal, a rock climbing social work, that teaches rcok climbing skills for the kids in Vidigal. You can upgrade this tour including personal guide on a private tour with round-trip hotel transport.

What’s included?

  • Beverages

  • Snacks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas

We will be in an open outdoor area so it will be safer than the urban area.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Crux Eco is an adventure tourism outfitter, with more than 18 years of experience. Offering a differenciated leisure option, all activities are linked to the nature, interacting sustainably with the environment. Our tours have daily availability and they are private and exclusive, so you have the total control of your tour. It means you can change the schedule, pick up time and so. The guides are bilingual, and they are ready to serve customers the best way possible. For large groups we do have special prices. For those who need a shuttle or private driver, we offer a differentiated high quality service. We also develop Team Building to improve your team performance in company. Our crew organize corporate events with recreational and sports activities. One of our features is always work according to the customers needs. Crux Eco runs a Social Work called Vidigal Mountain Center, to include poor youngsters into Mountain Sports for free. They also learn how to preserve nature inside the favela they live, which are Vidigal and Chacara do Ceu. Our company is recommended by the best travel guides in the world, including Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Trip Advisor, Rio Official Guide and others. Always on the media, Crux Eco is present in Go Outside Brasil magazine and other brazilian sports channels, like Canal Off and SporTv. And to cover all ages, we have specials tours for kids, so the family can enjoy together a day outside with your kids, stress free. We have some characters to amuse the kids, they are called Cruxinhos.

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