The Tijuca Forest and Favela Tour , is a great way to see 2 of the most popular places in Rio, in just one tour . It starts with a visit to the Forest and then, finishing the trip at the Rocinha Slum.
TIJUCA FOREST and FAVELA TOUR
The Tijuca Forest National Park got its name from the local indians who called the nearby mangrove “Tijuca“, which is a saline coastal habitat with a strong water smell. Later, the name Tijuca also became the name of the mountains and the neighborhood around it. It is a natural habitat that splits the West from the South, Central and North zones of the city. The park has more than 3000 species of plants, and hundreds of bird types. After visiting it we head out to the Favela Tour in rocinha, the biggest and most populated slum in Rio. The Tijuca Forest and Favela Tour is also cheaper than bying the two tours separately
Between 05 to 06 hours round trip.
Wear sunblock , a cap or a hat for sunny days. Also wear light clothes and comfortable shoes. Don`t forget the camera.
Hotel pick up and drop off, transportation and experienced guides.
Minimum of 02 and maximum of 28 people.
Solo travelers may join other groups or request a private tour. Please check it via e-mail.
Daily under request.,. Hotel pick ups between 8:00 and 09:00 am year round. Tour done in air conditioned cars or vans.
How to Book :
Please click on the BOOK NOW button at the top right of this page, and pay the deposit of R$ 99,00 now. Choose an available date. We usually need at least 48 hs in advance, in order to provide this tour. In case the chosen date does not appear on our booking calendar, please send us an e-mail requesting availability. Remainder is always paid in cash to the guide, at the start of the tour. For full payment requests , we use Paypal with a 7% surcharge.