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Private Tour: Rio de Janeiro Best Lookout Points and Landmarks
"You'll be picked up from your hotel around 9:30am in the morning to start your tour. Head straight to the beautiful lookout-spot of Mirante da Dona Marta where you have the city's best view over the Sugarloaf and the Christ de Redeember statue followed by the next destination the ''Vista Chinesa'' a monument located in Tijuca National Park in Rio de Janeiro.Then visit the tropical Tijuca Forest which is claimed to be the world's largest urban forest. Get to know hundreds of species of plants and wildlife and soak up the beautiful impressions of nature. Afterwards
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Trekking at Pedra da Gavea in Rio de Janeiro
"Trek up over 800 meters to the top of Pedra da Gavea for panoramic views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Your local guide will lead you along the two paths that lead to the top the Peak of Four and the Carrasqueira. The Peak of Four is a shorter path but is more difficult to access as you must pass through the dense forests of Garganta do Céu. Carrasqueira is a subalpine path along the rocky coast. Experience both as this 3-hour tour will take you up through Garganta do Céu and down the Carrasque"""Trek to the top of Pedra da Gavea on this 3-hour private hiking tour. One of the highest mountains in the world that ends directly in the ocean the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean are breathtaking. Travel up through dense forests and back down along the rocky coast."title=Highlights&1=Hike+to+the+top+of+Pedra+da+Gavea+on+a+3-hour+private+tour&2=Total+distance+is+2%2C600+feet+%28800+meters%29&3=Choose+between+two+trails+with+different+levels+of+difficulty&4=Get+supervision+from+a+local+adventure+guide&5=Tailor+your+pa
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Tijuca National Park Customizable Private Tour in Rio de Janeiro
"Your 4-hour private tour starts with pickup at a central meeting point chosen by you typically a hotel or apartment. With your guide you will be taken on a quick ride to the largest urban rainforest in the world: Tijuca National Park. You will have a chance to explore this place which houses hundreds of species of plants and animals. Not just that but Tijuca Park serves as a striking reminder of the Atlantic rainforest that used to cover the entire eastern coast of South America.You’ll start near the entrance with a view of one of the most beautiful waterfalls in all of Latin America. Your Rio’s highest peak. Here you will learn about the park’s fragile ecosystem and witness why the locals call the park the “lungs of Rio.” You will reach the summit standing at an altitude of 1017 meters above sea level. Pico da Tijuca's summit is worth the trip as you'll be able to take in one of the most impressive views in all of Rio. Enjoy a panoramic view that includes Guanabara Bay and the legendary Maracanã Stadium.After taking t
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Reaching Floresta da Tijuca

To get to Floresta da Tijuca, take the metro to Saens Pena and then take a bus going to Barra da Tijuca. It's best to let the driver know that you wish to get off at Tijuca. I said "Tijuca" to some of...
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Jeep to the top

I didn't take this as I chose to walk up, but there are jeeps that take you up to the top of the forest mountain and around the small twisty roads. They leave from the car park near the entrance.
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Rua Sergio Porto 58, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Rua Sergio Porto 85, Gavea, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22451-430, Brazil
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Avda Prefeito Mendes de Moraes 222 Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro 22610-095, Brazil
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Estrada Barra da Tijuca, 25, 22611-201
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Rua Dias Ferreira, 15, Leblon, Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22431-050, Brazil
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Things to Do Near Parque Nacional da Tijuca

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Botanical Garden

Does it make sense, a tropical garden in a tropical town? Of course it does. Profiting the natural easy to grow and maintain decorative plants (from Brazil and elsewhere) in that weather, the...
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Plataforma

2 hour show for $38.50. A variety of Brazilian traditional dances, such as samba and rhumba. Yes there are dancing girls with tall things on their heads. BUT they also have guys that do some sort of...
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Christ The Redeemer, Corcovado

This is probably the most famous attraction in Rio De Janeiro which is called Christ the Redeemer who has overlooked the city and the beautiful beaches of Rio since 1931. Paul Landowski, a French...
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Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas

Every day, even before the first rays of sun, it welcomes its first guests: rowers, cyclists, joggers. Little by little, others join in: babies, mothers, nannies, sailors, lovers. All of them a...
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Quinta da Boa Vista Park

Ceramics from Seculo XVI and XIX. The Macacu 2 site is the one with the highest concentration of fine earthenware and stoneware. Linked to a period between the mid-eighteenth century until the late...
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Hiking

Reaching the top of the "hill two brothers" (Morro Dois Irmãos) was a child's dream, and it was possible on 3/30/2014 thanks to the appeasement project that actually seems to be fading away , so dont...
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Top 5 Parque Nacional da Tijuca Writers

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janaina

"IF YOU ARE USED TO RIO'S VIEWS.."
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Willettsworld

"Parque Nacional da Tijuca - Rio's rainforest"
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Romannies

"The Park near the City"
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