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Vista Chinesa

Vista Chinesa Tours and Activities

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The Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) is one of the most striking monuments of the Tijuca Forest, erected in 1903 to honor Rio’s Chinese immigrants. The Chinese-style pavilion perched atop Alto da Boa Vista, some 1,247 feet (380 meters) above the city below, offers a stellar view away from the masses of Sugar Loaf and Corcovado.

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Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

Private Tour: Rio's City Essentials including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf

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Tour Rio de Janeiro your way, with a private car and driver, during this fully customizable tour. Choose the landmarks and attractions that you want to visit, such as Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Selarón Steps, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the city's famous beaches. Learn about the food, language, culture and history of the city and its inhabitants from your informative local guide while you explore. Round trip transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned private vehicle is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.43
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$132.43
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Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

Tijuca Forest and Botanical Garden

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The Tijuca National Forest is one of the largest urban rainforests in the world, set on mountain slopes just west of Rio de Janeiro. With this tour, discover two of the city’s nature sites, starting with a guided walk through the Rio Botanical Gardens, including the Turtle Lake and Sensory Garden. Then, hike through Tijuca, learn more about the native plants and wildlife, and admire Taunay Waterfall.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.01
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$37.01

Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

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Ride through Tijuca National Park's rainforest in an open-top Jeep during this half-day trip from Rio. During guided eco-tour, hike through the forest to spot sloths, butterflies, monkeys, and birds. Enjoy panoramic views from Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) and marvel at the fact that this section of the Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest) is just 10 minutes outside the city limits. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.17
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$59.17
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Rio de Janeiro Main Landmarks Tour Including Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps

Rio de Janeiro Main Landmarks Tour Including Christ the Redeemer and Selaron Steps

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See Rio's most important sights, including Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, during this comprehensive 5-hour guided tour. Visit Sao Conrado beach, a popular landing spot for hang gliders taking off from Pedra Bonita, to watch the gravity-defying adventurers soar high above the beach. Travel through Tijuca National Park's rainforest to the Christ the Redeemer statue, enjoying spectacular views over the city. Descend into the Santa Teresa neighborhood to visit the Escadaria Selaron and have lunch (own expense). Choose to return to your hotel or be dropped off at Sugar Loaf Mountain to view the sunset.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.00
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$42.00

Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio

Full-Day Custom Private Tour of Rio

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Explore Rio de Janeiro on this all-day customizable private tour with a guide. Whether you want to see the city’s popular attractions or places off the beaten path, your guide will be able to recommend the best spots, as well as ways to beat the crowds. The itinerary is based on your interests and is completely flexible. The tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Rio accommodations or from the cruise port or airport.
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  • 8 hours
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$63.00
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$63.00
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Tijuca Peak Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Tijuca Peak Hiking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Hike to the top of Tijuca Peak with a guide during this half-day excursion in Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy convenient pickup at your Rio hotel and a scenic ride through the forest of Tijuca National Park.
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  • 5 hours
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$63.87
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$63.87
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Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (Small Group or Private)

Tijuca Forest Half-Day Hike (Small Group or Private)

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Hike through the lush rainforest of the Tijuca National Park on this half-day guided tour. Visit the popular Pedra Bonita summit and take in the views of Rio de Janeiro below. Discover some of the park’s flora and fauna including toucans, monkey, and quatis, as you listen to facts about the park from your informative guide.
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  • 5 hours
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$46.96
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$46.96
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Tijuca Forest Adventure Full-Day Hike (Small-Group or Private)

Tijuca Forest Adventure Full-Day Hike (Small-Group or Private)

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Spend the day trekking through the lush Tijuca Rainforest on this small-group tour. Discover local wildlife as you make your way up to Taquara Hill which is 330 feet (100 meters) higher than Christ the Redeemer. Take in views of Rio, visit caves and grottoes, and take a dip on the refershing pools of the Baronesa Waterfall. This is a challenging hike for those with good physical fitness.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.17
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$56.17
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Rio Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

Rio Botanical Garden and Tijuca Rainforest Jeep Tour

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Explore Brazil's diverse plant life on this tour of the Tijuca Rainforest and the Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden. During this 4-hour activity, visit the city's botanical garden to view a variety of exotic and native plants. Ride in a jeep through the Tijuca Rainforest, stopping for a leisurely hike with picturesque views and chances to see local wildlife. Round-trip transportation from Rio de Janeiro hotels is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.26
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$73.26

Private Tour: Rio Experience (Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf and more !)

Private Tour: Rio Experience (Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf and more !)

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Get to know Rio's beaches, rain forests, and important landmarks on a full-day private tour. With your dedicated guide, ride in a private vehicle to visit Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain and ascend Sugar Loaf Mountain. Explore the Tijuca Rainforest, one of the largest urban forests in the world and home to an array of native flora and fauna. Have lunch (own expense), then journey to some of the city's most famous beaches; Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana. Delight in personal attention from your private guide; round-trip transportation Rio hotels and the cruise port is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.89
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$109.89
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Private 6-hour Hiking Tour In The Tijuca Rainforest – Waterfalls & Viewpoints

Private 6-hour Hiking Tour In The Tijuca Rainforest – Waterfalls & Viewpoints

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Hike through Tijuca National Park's rainforest on a 6-hour eco-tour contemplating one of the most splendid views of Rio contrasting with the greatest urban forest in the world. Accompanied by an expert guide, expect a trilling tour full of nature with waterfalls, springs, small lakes, viewpoints, and historic sites. Animals, particularly monkeys, coatis and birds, can be seen all around during walks in the lush landscape and falls. The walking distance is about 7 km, round trip, is mostly in the shade, ranging from light to medium level of difficulty. The hiking time is about 4 hrs at a slow pace. Visit the calm and beautiful waterfalls where we stop for bath and pictures. Bring swimsuits along so that you can splash around. We then continue on for more 10 min up to the scenic weir called “Açude da Solidão”. Take a break at the edge of it and enjoy snacks picnic style. After having such an adventurous day, relax on the journey back to your hotel.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.00
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$123.00
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Tijuca Forest w/ Chinese View,cascatinha Taunay,horto waterfall and parque laje

Tijuca Forest w/ Chinese View,cascatinha Taunay,horto waterfall and parque laje

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The Tijuca Forest represents one of the greatest natural treasures of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Trip in Rio offers the best guides and all the conditions necessary for you to have the best experience in our marvelous city. During this trip you will get to see some of Tijuca's most famous attractions such as the Chinese view, the emperor's table and Taunay cascatinha. See wildlife and feel nature in its most beautiful and full natural beauty.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.38
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$63.38

Best Spots on Tijuca Forest - Tijuca National Park Tour

Best Spots on Tijuca Forest - Tijuca National Park Tour

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The main point of the tour is to drive around the Tijuca National Park showing the best viewpoints and also do a small hiking to access a cave or one of the waterfalls in the park. Rio de Janeiro is famous for its amazing landscapes and Its Incredible urban forest(one of the biggest in the world). For sure the Tijuca Forest is a must see in Rio. This tour will show the Best Spots of the Forest and make the visitors few the vibe of this amazing forest in the heart of Rio. The temperature of most days are perfect to bath in one of the many waterfalls that the park offer. We also try to spot some of the wild life, in most days we can see animals like: Small mammals, birds and sometimes snakes.
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  • 4 hours
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$54.48
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Private Hidden Gems Tour in Rio: best views of the city including Santa Teresa!

Private Hidden Gems Tour in Rio: best views of the city including Santa Teresa!

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Experience Rio de Janeiro on a private, full-day tour with a licensed guide. Choose to explore with a driver-guide or a separate driver and guide for more personal attention and local insights. Customize your own itinerary, see the sights that interest you most, and uncover local secrets and see little-known gems with your guide like the Chinese View and Santa Teresa.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$205.41
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Private Full-Day Tour: Rio de Janeiro's Main Landmarks

Private Full-Day Tour: Rio de Janeiro's Main Landmarks

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Get a comprehensive overview of Rio de Janeiro during this 8-hour private tour. With a dedicated local guide, hit all the important sites in town, like Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Statue, Sugar Loaf Mountain, the famous beaches and the historic downtown area. Customize your itinerary to reflect your interests and enjoy informative commentary and personal attention from your guide along the way. Travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle that fits up to 4 passengers. Round-trip transportation from your Rio hotel is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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Full Day - Private Private Tour - For 1-5 PAX - The best of Rio in one day

Full Day - Private Private Tour - For 1-5 PAX - The best of Rio in one day

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Here the Creator caprichou: it gave rise to a charming and ecstatic landscape, where the beauty of the beaches embraces warmly the mountains. Seasoned with feijoada, caipirinha, cold beer and also with high gastronomy. He added samba, chorinho, bossa nova, rock, rap and funk. This harmonious and intense mix of shapes, colors, sounds and tastes was peppered with the carioca, a beautiful, cheerful and welcoming people. Experienced guides Be accompanied by top-level trilingual guides always willing to help and show you what Brazil has the best. Comfortable transport Thinking about the comfort of our customers, the packages offered by TurisMares have air-conditioned and safe vehicles. Personalized Tours We are at your disposal and we encourage you to set the itinerary for your trip. Take advantage of the flexibility to make this tour your own.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$270.28
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$270.28
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Tijuca Forest Jeep Tour

Tijuca Forest Jeep Tour

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Add some outdoor adventure to your time in the ‘urban jungle’ of Rio during this 4-hour Jeep excursion in Tijuca Forest. Drive through one of the world’s largest urban forests, admiring bird’s eye views of iconic Rio sights like the Christ the Redeemer statue, Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach. You’ll also have time to explore by foot along the forest’s hiking trails, keeping your eyes peeled to spot local wildlife and lush tropical plants. A guide and round-trip hotel transport are also included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.38
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Birdwatching tour to Tijuca National Park with Pica-pau Tours

Birdwatching tour to Tijuca National Park with Pica-pau Tours

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Tijuca National Park is a great opportunity to get to know Rio de Janeiro's rich avifauna, with endemic species of the Atlantic Forest. This is an ideal tour for those who want to start bird watching or for those more experienced birders.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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$125.23
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Tijuca National Park and Botanic Garden Guided Tour & Transfer

Tijuca National Park and Botanic Garden Guided Tour & Transfer

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Explore the world's largest urban rainforest, Tijuca National Park, during this 3-hour tour in Rio de Janeiro. With a nature guide, discover the swaths of verdant foliage and abundance of local wildlife within the confines of this vibrant city. A bio-diverse hot spot, the fragile ecosystem is home to several waterfalls and many endangered species. Enjoy views of Pedra da Gávea and the Christ the Redeemer statue and stop at the Emperor's Table and the Chinese View. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Private Hiking Tour to Tijuca Peak - Tijuca National Park - by OIR Aventura

Private Hiking Tour to Tijuca Peak - Tijuca National Park - by OIR Aventura

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TIJUCA PEAK Located in the Tijuca National Park is the second highest peak of the town with 1021 meters of altitude. Arriving near the top we find a staircase of 117 steps, which was carved into the rock by the slaves because the coming of the King of Belgium to Brazil.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Private Sugarloaf Mountain and Tijuca Forest Tour

Private Sugarloaf Mountain and Tijuca Forest Tour

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Combine visits to the Tijuca Forest and Sugarloaf Mountain on this private tour in Rio de Janeiro. Benefit from your guide's personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this half-day tour, which includes all entrance fees and private round-trip transportation. Ride a cable car up to the top of Sugarloaf Mountains for epic views of the city, then explore the Tijuca Forest, one of the world's largest urban rain forests.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.71
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$202.71

Custom Private City Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Custom Private City Tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Discover the city of Rio like a local, or “Carioca,” on a customizable city tour. Choose your itinerary with your guide and see the attractions that are of most interest to you like the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain, the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Selaron staircase and much more. This tour is great for first-time visitors who want to experience the real Rio de Janeiro and get insider tips.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00
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Tijuca Forest Waterfalls Circuit

Tijuca Forest Waterfalls Circuit

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♦ Waterfall Complex, making the circuit of more than 10 falls ♦ Exclusive visitation points such as Vista Chinesa, and the Solar da Imperatriz complex
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00

Christ with Tijuca Forest - Private Tour

Christ with Tijuca Forest - Private Tour

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Private Christ and Tijuca Forest Tour Let´s head together from Christ to the Tijuca Forest! If you already have seen Sugar Loaf, this city tour could be a great option for you. Tijuca Forest is the fourth largest urban forest in the world. Being located in the middle of Rio, the forest has borders with all the 4 zones of Rio. Recovered and back to life, Tijuca Forest, which was almost completely deforested for coffee planting, is now the lung of the city of Rio de Janeiro. It has an area of ​​4 thousand hectares, having 95% of this area reforested by D. Pedro II over 13 years, from 1861. - Pick-up at your place (in the south or central zone). - Christ the Redeemer: simply the main attraction of Rio de Janeiro. - Chinese View: from this chinese pagoda you will see a view with a different perspective of the city. - Taunay Waterfall: waterfall painted several times by french artist Taunay. - Driving tour by the Forest. - Drop-off at your place (in the south or central zone).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.39
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$91.39
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