Description of the tour

To make you discover magnificent hikes in and around Rio, in the heart of nature in the Tijuca National Park, all with extraordinary views. The levels of difficulty and duration are variable and some require very good physical condition. We propose:

Hiking Park Lage x Cristo to walk up to Christ/moderated/4H30 RT

Pedra Bonita hiking trail with a magnificent view at 693 m high on Pedra da Gavea, the forest, the favela Rocinha, Sao Conrado/easy/1H30 RT

Pedra da Gavea hiking trail with a sublime view of Rio, Barra, the forest and the sea at 842 m altitude/difficult/6H RT

Hiking in the 2 Irmãos above the Vidigal favela at 533 m altitude with a breathtaking view of Leblon, Ipanema, Gavea, Christ/moderated/2H RT

Pico da Mirim and Pico da Tijuca hiking trail, Tijuca’s highest peak at 1021 m with an incredible view of the northern part of Rio, the entire Tijuca forest / moderate / 2h30 RT

Morro da Urca hiking trail, at an altitude of 220 m, the hill preceding that of Sugar Loaf, with a very beautiful view of the Bay of Guanabara, Copacabana, Botafogo, Flamengo and Niteroi/easy/1H30 RT

Pedra do Telegrafo hiking trail at 354 m high, in the Pedra Branca Park, with a strange pointed stone suitable for photos where one seems to hang in the void. Magnificent view on the “Praias Salvagem”, Barra, Recreio…/easy/2H RT

Tell us your preferences and we will give you more details on each of the selected hikes.


And many other activities….


Tick the excursions that interest you:

Prices depend on the season, the number of cumulative hours of visits and the number of people.

Public transport is at your expense and includes the guide’s transport.

Transport with driver is indicated in the quotation.

Your purchases, meals, drinks, ticketing… are at your expense. If you want the guide to accompany you for lunch, you offer him the meal, otherwise no payment for the meal.

On your arrival, we give you a short practical guide on the city of Rio with the rules to respect to be quiet, the things to do in the neighbourhoods, the best restaurants according to your desires, the places to go for your purchases, the information for the beach, the metro, the bus and a basic lexicon.

For each tour, and whatever the mode of transport chosen, we will pick you up and take you back to your place of residence.

Public transport means metro, bus, taxi, tramway or ferry but it is the guide who ultimately decides on the mode of transport for your safety.

Please let us know your health status if necessary. Good physical condition is required for some walks.

The guide may decide to cancel a tour (in whole or in part) for your safety (weather, social or other conditions). In this case, we propose another date or activity if possible.

Public transport: bus, metro, taxi, tramway or ferry are your expenses, including that of the guide.

Car with driver: 5 people maximum plus guide and driver.

Minibus or van with driver: from 6 to 18 people plus guide and driver.

(to be specified when requesting a quote)

Providing cellular phone microchips during your stay in Rio.

English-speaking baby sitters for your children.

​Airport transfer with car driver waiting for you at the landing.

​Foreign exchange – real.

Booking confirmed by the payment of a deposit of at least 30% of the total (depends on the services with external suppliers or not) via the PayPal system (credit card, bank transfer or PayPal account), the balance is adjustable by the payment method chosen 3 working days before the beginning of the service or in cash at our meeting.

All bookings made within 3 working days before your arrival are fully adjustable in cash when we meet.