Jeep Tour of Tijuca Rainforest from Rio de Janeiro

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Valery Aloyants

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Take advantage of a morning or afternoon to visit Rio's Tijuca Rainforest in an open jeep. The jeep tour lasts four hours and includes an easy one-hour hike, which will give you the chance to spot monkeys, birds, butterflies, and tropical flora. You will be surprised by the remarkable contrast of a tropical rainforest in the middle of a big city.


  • Performed in French, English

You will do a one-hour eco-hike in the Tijuca Rainforest following an easy route. There's no better way to experience the living rainforest. You'll have plenty of opportunities for spectacular photo opportunities on this Rio de Janeiro rainforest jeep tour.

During your visit, you will pass the Cachoeira dos Macacos (waterfall), take photos at Vista Chinesa, learn about the importance of the ecosystem of the Mata Atlantica (Atlantic Forest). The tour will also allow you to visit the Mesa do Imperador (Table of the Emperor), Cascatinha (Taunay waterfall) and Capela Mayrink (Chapel of Mayrink).

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Pickup is available from most major hotels in the Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana areas or at the cruise port

Departure time :

  • Morning – 9:00 a.m.
  • Afternoon – 14:00 p.m.

Hotel pickups begin before this time; exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
back to the starting point

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