Rio de Janeiro Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

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Duration: 4 hours
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Experience Highlights

Visit the largest urban forest in the world on a jeep tour through the Tijuca rainforest for approximately 4 hours. Accompanied by a professional guide, you will walk through the jungle to meet animal species such as monkeys, sloths and different types of birds and butterflies.

Enjoy the panoramic view of the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana from Vista Chinesa. The activity includes transfer to and from your hotel in Rio.

  • Jeep tour through the Tijuca rainforest
  • Hike from Tijuca National Park to Cachoeira dos Macacos
  • Admire the sights of the area from Vista Chinesa
  • Get to know the flora of Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) with a professional guide
  • Includes transportation to and from most hotels in the centre and south of Rio or Barra da Tijuca

What’s included

  • Tijuca rainforest jeep tour
  • Ecological walk
  • Professional guide
  • Visit to the Tijuca National Park

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Step by Step

Explore the Tijuca Rainforest on a guided jeep tour with ecological walk included, lasting approximately 4 hours. The jeep ride to the Tijuca National Park will last approximately 10 minutes.

A professional guide will lead the walk through the largest urban forest in the world where you will encounter howler monkeys, iguanas, butterflies, a variety of birds and more. You will visit the crystal clear waterfall of Cachoeira dos Macacos and the Cascatinha waterfalls.

Discover the relevance of the Mata Atlântica ecosystem which is part of the protected reserve of the Mata Biosphere, which includes fourteen states of the country.

On the jeep tour you will make different stops at points of interest such as:

  • Vista Chinesa: viewpoint offering panoramic views of Ipanema, Copacabana and Guanabara Bay. You will be able to see sloths, butterflies, monkeys and birds.
  • Mayrink Chapel: a small pink chapel set in the middle of the forest with gardens, Carrara marble and the tiled pond designed by landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx.
  • Emperor's Table: the famous stone lookout point for a beautiful panoramic view of the city where you will find amusing monkeys foraging for food.

The tour includes transfers to and from most hotels in the centre and south of Rio de Janeiro and Barra da Tijuca.


· 1041 Reviews
  • J
    (0 Reviews)
    A very good hiking tour followed by a tour of the favelas.
  • A
    (0 Reviews)
    Our guide was fabulous at sharing his knowledge about everything we saw. He was friendly, funny and made us all feel very welcome.
  • O
    (0 Reviews)
    I highly recommend this tour!
  • A
    (0 Reviews)
    Very nice tour to the Tijuca Forest. The very multilingual guide gave a lot of information from the beginning to the end of the tour.
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