Tijuca National Park Small-Group Hike to Pedra Bonita

4.8 / 5

31 reviews

Activity provider: Jungle Me

Tijuca National Park Small-Group Hike to Pedra Bonita

Activity provider: Jungle Me
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From US$ 48.25 per person

A 5-hour experience through the rainforest at Tijuca National Park. Discover the rainforest around Rio de Janeiro in an easy hike to Pedra Bonita stunning summit, stopping at Vista Chinesa on the way.

About this activity

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Duration 4 - 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Private or small groups available


  • Enjoy an easy hike through the rainforest crossing Tijuca National Park
  • Admire the stunning views from the summit of Pedra Bonita at 696 meters (2,283 feet)
  • Get to know tons about the nature, plants and wildlife of the Brazilian rainforest
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a small group of maximum 6 people
Full description
On this 5-hour tour you will discover the beautiful Tijuca National Park and admire magnificent views of Rio de Janeiro as you enjoy hiking your way to some of the highest peaks in the area. An easy trail takes the group to one of the most stunning summits of Rio de Janeiro with a 1-hour walk. From the top of Pedra Bonita at 696 meters (2,283 feet) and through a unique angle you will see the famous and majestic Pedra da Gavea, one of the highest monoliths (844 meters/2,769 feet) in the world that ends directly in the ocean. Stop at another viewpoint in the park along the way. The trail goes through the Atlantic Rainforest inside the Tijuca National Park, one of the largest urban forests in the world. On the way up, discover the history of Rio de Janeiro 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 19th century. The tour also drives you from the South Zone to the Tijuca Mountains.
  • Bilingual tour guide
  • Insurance (you must provide passport number, birth date, and full name of participants)
  • Transportation from select hotels in the South Zone
  • Food
  • Water and drinks
  • Transportation from outlying areas
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Daypack

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please bring snacks and water (1 to 2 liters) and a small backpack
  • Please wear sneakers or hiking boots (no sandals)
  • This activity is not recommended for children under 12 years of age, and people with a history of cardiovascular, pulmonary, or any illness/condition incompatible with difficult physical activities
  • The hiking part of this experience is approximately 2 hours in duration
  • The hike has a round-trip distance of 3.5 kilometers (2.2 miles)
  • The hike has an elevation gain of 203 meters (667 feet)
  • You must be moderately fit, capable to hike and walk for about 2 hours going up and downhill
  • The operator of this tour reserves the right to refuse any participant they believe is unable to endure the hike
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 31 reviews

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Alex our tour guide was great at his job! You can see how he loves his job and he explained the history of Rio for us which was informative. He also was very polite, professional and brilliant! Thank you Alex! And getyourguide for a great experience! Took lots of great pics too

April 3, 2019


Our Guide was very friendly and could Tell us a lot about Rio. One of Our groupmembers had some Problems To hike But our guide kept an Eye on her and she also made it up To The top. It was exhausting But pretty easy. The view on top of The Hill worth it. I highly recommend this Tour.

September 15, 2018

Very nice trip with good guides!

The tour to tijuca forest and all the way to Pedra Bonita was excellent! I got to enjoy the nature during the walk and had an interesting history lesson and other discussion about Brazil and Rio. The only downside for me was the easiness of the tour but that was partly my own fault because I chose the trip which demand level was "easy". After the trip I wanted to make another visit to the forest by myself but two different tourist infos adviced that either I should rent a car to get to the forest or book a tour. Renting a car in Rio was not an option (after I had seen the usual driving style in Rio) and all the Jungle Me tours were already booked so I was left without another trip. I would highly recommend the Jungle Me -tours to all Rio visitors and suggest booking in advance!

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April 3, 2014

Product ID: 25758