Bikes were introduced in the 19th century and now the estimation is that there are over one billion worldwide. They are the main means of transportation in many parts of the planet. Biking is a very effective and efficient way of transportation, perfect for short to moderate distances. It provides a large variety of benefits when compared to driving cars, including the physical exercise required, and the fact that it reduces the consumption of fuels, and traffic jams as well.
Biking Tour in Rio -Program
Our Biking Tour in Rio is one of the best ( and greenest) ways to get to know the city, giving you a closer approach to its astonishing landscape and to its people, without harming the environment. Our tour starts from the Jockey Club main entrance, by Santos Dumont square. From there we go by van to the Chinese View, inside the Tijuca Forest. The ride starts from there, towards the Emperor`s Table for about 1 km, then a long descent of 4.5 km to the main entrance of the national park, in Alto da Boa Vista neighborhood. Once there, we visit the Taunay waterfalls, the Visitor Center and the Açude da Solidão ( Solitude lake). We return the same way, passing again by Emperor`s Table, Chinese View, all the way down to the Botanical Garden, for about 5.5 km. Tour continues towards Arpoador beach, passing by the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Ipanema beach and finally, Arpoador.
Around 5 hours round trip. Total of 23 km.
Guiding services and equipment rentals
Daily, under request, at 08:30am. The meeting point is in Gavea neighborhood. Details on the voucher, which is sent via e-mail after the booking is made.
From 02 to 06 people
Wear shoes, a hat and sunblock for sunny days. Take water and snacks. Cameras are welcome.