Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour


  • Explore the lush Rio’s Tijuca Rainforest and see native wildlife

  • Take in expansive views of Rio de Janeiro from the top of the rock

  • Learn more about Brazil from your guide on the hike


Your small-group tour starts either with hotel pickup in Rio (if option selected) or at a central meeting point. Begin your hike at the C sector of the UNESCO-listed Tijuca National Park and walk the steep trail on your way to Pedra da Gavea. Observe native wildlife during the steep climb to the top. When the hiking trail ends, strap into provided climbing gear to scale the Carrasqueira until you reach Pedra da Gavea. No previous rock climbing skills are needed. At the top, take in views of Rio de Janeiro below. At 2,770 feet (844 meters), you see Sugarloaf mountain, Christ the Redeemer statue, Ipanema beach, and more. Rappel down the rock and head down the trail to conclude the tour at your original meeting point or with hotel drop-off (if option selected).

Tour info

8 hours
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Why take this tour?

Travel through Rio’s Tijuca Rainforest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this small-group guided hiking tour that takes the worry out of navigating the trails. Your destination at the end of the steep hike is Pedra da Gavea, reaching 2,770 feet (844 meters). Strap into provided gear to rock climb the final section for your reward: a grand view of the city and ocean below.

What’s included?

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Professional guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option with transport selected)

  • Equipment for use in the tour

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • 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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