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Tijuca Express Hike - Pedra Bonita

Tijuca Express Hike - Pedra Bonita

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An easy trail takes the group to one of the most stunning summits of Rio de Janeiro with a 50 minute walk. From the top of Pedra Bonita and through a unique angle we see the famous and majestic Pedra da Gavea, the highest monolith close to the sea in the world. 

The trail goes through the Tijuca Forest (National Park), the largest urban forest in the world with 10 times the size of Central Park (New York). On our way up, you will discover the history of Rio and Tijuca Forest and all about the coffee farms that used to exist there, its golden years and the reforestation that took place in the XIX century.

Departure dates and times: Thursday at 8:00 a.m.

Duration: 5 Hours

-Bilingual ecotour guide (English and Spanish)
-Transfers for the South Zone and Downtown area

-What to take: snacks (fruits, sandwich, etc), water (1,5 liters), sunscreen, insect repellent and a small backpack (to keep the hands free).
-What to wear: athletic clothes and shoes (no sandals), hat.
-Hike: 3,5km (2.2mi)