Tag Archives: Tijuca national park

Pico do Papagaio

Bico do Papagaio Hike

Hike up to Tijuca Forest’s second highest peak, the Bico do Papagaio (987-m), to get a real jungle feeling. This beautiful trail is located in the middle of the Tijuca forest, the world’s biggest urban rainforest. Explore the Bico do Papagaio, Parrot’s Beak in English, a two hours hike inside the great urban forest. The hike is easy, well marked and Bico do Papagaio Peak is considered to be one of the classic walks of Tijuca forest.

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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