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Tijuca National Park

Estrada da Cascatinha 850 | Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590, Brazil
+55 21 2491 1700
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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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You’ll find historical spots, spectacular views, a beautiful waterfall, a small chapel and unusual trees in this dense, tropical national park, probably best explored by jeep tour.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Estrada da Cascatinha 850 | Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590, Brazil
+55 21 2491 1700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A tour to this park is a must, 20 mins outside the city and it feels like your in the rainforest. Beautiful waterfalls and lovely bbq areas

Thank Wendykilbarchan
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did go up to this national park but the high light was see where the hang gliders take off. That was awesome. We have nice national parks in Australia so nothing new there.

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the historic chapel (1850s) that is still used for services. Beautiful rain forest near Rio de Janerio. Lush greenery. River. Waterfalls. Hugh trees with fruit as large as watermelons.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a private Jeep tour though our hotel and we're so happy to have done this tour. Our tour guide was amazing! He stopped at all the major sights, we took plenty of photos, went on a hike / climb where...More

Thank Joanna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is beautiful and has great views from the top and other levels. You can see all of Rio including the beaches and favelas. Christ the Redeemer is at the top. I took a tour that offered early access being the first group up...More

Thank Foodie8621
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This National Park is easily accessible and hosts a variety of trees, plants, animals and birds. The views from lookouts such as the Vista Chinesa is lovely.

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Our tour guide Manu Peclat (See my review of him) took us here on our tour thru Rio. It is really a beautiful place with a lot of great photo opportunities. I highly recommend.

Thank EDinSB
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We booked a jungle tour for half a day. Experiencing the jungle is nice, the guide 's English was very good, and the trip was very informative, but we were mostly in the jeep and just had a small walk through close to the main...More

Thank AnneFloor2017
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing natural beauty, waterfalls, monkeys, turtles and fresh clean air. Amazing day and highly recommended

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A very unique forest, with a story to tell. Peaceful and calm views. A contrast to the city below. Beautiful scenery , fresh and green.

Thank LeeSom
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Luciano L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not very often. It's better to take a private car.
Julie B
11 August 2016|
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Response from wildrio | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's necessary to get a guide. If you're a runner, once you get in the park, follow the signs and see where the running lanes are. There are a few, and some go by beautiful waterfalls. Enjoy it.
28 July 2016|
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Response from wildrio | Reviewed this property |
You're not being paranoid, but to be sure, bring some OFF, or other lotion to put on to protect yourself. I've been there twice, at different times of the year and never used anything, with no problems.