Day trips & excursions

Pico da Tijuca hiking tour

Availability: Daily at 9.00am
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English , Spanish , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Reach Rio’s highest peak
  • Explore Tijuca forest
  • Visit a stunning natural waterfall
  • Get views of Rio’s most famous landmarks
What to expect

Located in the middle of the Tijuca Forest, Pico da Tijuca is Rio’s highest peak (1022m – 3353ft) and provides a view of almost the entire city. Before the hike, stop by the entrance of the national park to visit a gigantic and beautiful waterfall. The track starts at the idyllic Bom Retiro and lasts no more than an hour and a half. From there, you will have a wonderful view to most of Tijuca Forest’s landmarks as well as the Maracanã and Engenhão stadiums, Guanabara Bay and much more.

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What's included
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Professional tour guide
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Where
Meeting point:
  • Pick-up at your hotel
What to remember
  • Please contact the local operator at least 48 hours before your tour date to arrange your pick-up. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Hiking duration is approximately 1.30 hours and is considered a moderate hike
  • We recommend you to wear light clothes and hiking shoes. Bring a small backpack with water, snacks, sunscreen, a cap or hat and money for any extras that you might want
  • The tour date might change depending on weather conditions and other variables
  • There is no age restriction, but we recommend this activity for adults between 15 and 55 years old
  • People with heart diseases and respiratory diseases, such as asthma or bronchitis, should not take this tour

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When
  • Daily at 9.00am
  • Blackout dates: 24/25/31 December, 1 January
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Provider
Gray Line Brazil
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to a day before the activity begins.

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