Hiking and Rappelling Adventure at Tijuca Forest National Park


Hike to Bico do Papagaio in Tijuca National Park and marvel at magnificent views of Rio de Janeiro from above. Follow an informative guide on a nature trail in the Tijuca Forest during this full-day tour. Splash under the Cachoeira das Almas (Waterfall of the Souls) and visit the Tijuca National Park Museum. The tour starts at the Tijuca National Park entrance gate,  you will get to the top of Bico do Papagaio stone, at over 3200 feet (989 m) above sea level, taking you into an easy hiking until you reach the base of the mountain. This is where, you will enjoy an exciting ascent during the last 20 minutes of the hike. It will be steep and rugged, with roots and rocks. From the summit, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, seeing Pedra da Gávea, Pedra Bonita, Pico da Tijuca, Barra da Tijuca beach and Recreio beach.

Tour info

7 hours
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Why take this tour?

This Tijuca Forest rappel and hiking tour includes a specialist guide, climbing certified equipment, a visit to Tijuca National Park museum, hiking to Bico do Papagaio through trails in the forest and a shower in Almas waterfall. It is an unforgettable experience.

What’s included?

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Professional guide

  • Private tour

  • All necessary equipment

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option selected)(selected hotels only)

  • Gratuities

  • Any item not listed as included

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 7h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

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

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About operator:

Nattrip is a receptive tourism agency, specialized in Ecotourism and Adventure in Rio de Janeiro. The name is an acronym for Natural Trip, a name that defines the essence of the agency, that commits to environmental education and respect for the environment in all activities it promotes. Our main objective is to promote adventure tourism in Rio de Janeiro.

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