Tijuca Peak or Pedra Bonita
What about a trail going up 1021 meters inside the biggest urban forest in the world?
The way to the summit combines sections over paved roads and trails, in activities of varying degrees in its forest portions the circuits displays interesting rocky formations and viewpoints overlooking the city's North zone.
The trail is shaded and develops on slight to medium acclivities until Pico da Tijuca or Pedra Bonita . There are little drinking water sources and the topography is uneven. With 1021 mts of altitude, Pico da Tijuca is the perfect point to observe the largeness of the forest of the Tijuca, simple the biggest urban forest of the
Pick up at your location, drive inside the Tijuca National Park visiting some famous spots and a 30m waterfall, after that, park the car and start walking through a trail for 1 hr(Tijuca peak) or 40 min.(Pedra Bonita) until we reach the top of the Tijuca Mountain (1021m) or Pedra Bonita (700m).
Pedra Bonita is part of the Tijuca massif and has a maximum altitude of 696 meters, covered in some parts of Atlantic Forest forest, but there is a large area that has been deforested and covered with grass.
It is considered one of the most spectacular and easily accessible viewpoints in the city. There, we can find various sports and recreational activities such as: free flight, hiking and mountaineering.
The trail is light, but it is a bit steep.This tour is suitable for those who do not have much experience in trails, since it does not require much physical training, or for those who just want to enjoy one of the most beautiful visuals in Rio de Janeiro.
The average time to climb to the top is approximately 40 minutes.
Duration: 4 hours
weather, traffic, time of year etc. might affect the duration of the tour
Honda City 2019 Sedan 4 door
the capacity of the car is for 5 people including the driver but It's very important for the traveler to make sure in case of 4 people if you will be comfortable inside the car.
Other: Transportation and English or Spanish spoken guide plus water and energy bars
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks