Category Archives: Hiking

Hiking in Rio de Janeiro. Find the best hiking tours in Rio de Janeiro, each article tells you how to get to the starting point of the hike, how difficult the hike is and what you should bring. Also, each article includes pictures of the trail so that you can get a good impression of the path/difficulty. Our hikes include famous routes as Pedra da Gavea, Pedra Bonita or Dois Irmãos but also insider tips as Trilha dos Primatas. On Rio for You you will find the Hike you’ve been looking for!

Christ Statue Corcovado

Corcovado and Christ Hike

Hike up to Christ the Redeemer and you’ll be rewarded with one of  the most stunning views that Rio de Janeiro has to offer. Rio is famous for its 360 degrees views, but this one is probably the most complete of them all: The entire city is spread out in front of you! And even if clouds may block your view, it just adds to the mystic air of the Christ Statue. Hiking the Corcovado Mountain (hunchback in Portuguese) involves crossing small waterfalls, steep paths and even a bit of climbing. If you’re looking for some good exercise, try the Corcovado Hike!

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Dois Irmaos

Dois Irmãos Hike

The Dois Irmãos, Two Brothers Mountain in English  are a real landmark of Rio de Janeiro and when looking from the Ipanema Beach, it looks impossible to simply walk up this steep mountain. However, it has a gentle slope on the back so the hike is much easier than you’d think. If you like a challenge, the Dois Irmãos Hike is a great choice for you! Continue reading