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Island View

Catacumba Park Hike

This hike is perfect if you don’t have a lot of time but still want to see Rio de Janeiro from a different angle. Catacumba Park is also a great choice if you are looking for something less touristy than the Sugarloaf or Christ. Just next to the Lagoa, Continue reading

View from the top

Costão de Itacoatiara Hike

Are you looking for a hike where you can escape the busy city of Rio de Janeiro and enjoy the countryside? Hike up Costão de Itacoatiara (220m) and combine adventure and relaxation. This beautiful track is located next to the 1,5 km long beach in Itacoatiara, Niteroi. The hike is easy to medium, it’s short but involves a part of climbing.

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Pedra Bonita

Pedra Bonita Hike

Looking for a unique and exceptionally beautiful view over the city of Rio de Janeiro? One that isn’t too tough to reach? Hike up to Pedra Bonita – “Beautiful Stone” in English and enjoy the view from Pedra Bonita while you are watching people jumping from the rock with their delta wings and hang-gliders.

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Pico da tijuca

Pico da Tijuca Hike

Hike up to Tijuca Forest’s highest peak, the Pico da Tijuca (1021m), to get a real jungle feeling. This beautiful trail is located in the middle of the Tijuca forest, the world’s biggest urban rainforest. The hike is easy, well marked and Pico da Tijuca is considered to be one of the best hikes to do in Rio de Janeiro.

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Trilha dos Primatas Hike

Trilha dos Primatas Hike

Are you looking for some jungle adventure with caverns and waterfalls? The Trilha dos Primatas, hike of the primates in English, is a short and easy hike in Rio de Janeiro’s famous city jungle Parque Nacional da Tijuca, leading to a big rock with a small waterfall. This hike is the perfect choice if you want to escape the city heat and spend an afternoon in the refreshing cold of a jungle waterfall. Continue reading