JEEP EXCURSION TO THE MOST AMAZING RIO DE JANEIRO VIEWPOINTS

  • Port

    Rio de Janeiro

  • Level of difficulties

    Moderate

  • Type

    Nature excursion, Entertainment, Lunch not included

  • Price

    Adults

    USD155.0

  • Duration in hours

    5.5

  • Shore excursion code

    5078

Description

A real adventure on a Jeep taking us to the most evocative and panoramic places in Rio de Janeiro, from the majestic statue of Christ the Redeemer to the heart of the Tijuca Forest, passing through the city centre.



What we will see
  • Statue of Christ the Redeemer
  • Corcovado
  • Via Paineiras
  • Afonso Vizeu square
  • Tijuca forest
  • Small Waterfall
  • Mayrink chapel
  • Açude weir
  • Boa Vista
  • Vista Chinesa
  • Mesa do Imperador
  • Macacos Waterfall


What we will do
  • We start this thrilling Jeep tour with a visit to the symbol of Rio - the statue of Christ the Redeemer located on the top of the Corcovado mountain.
  • We then cross Via Paineiras to reach Afonso Vizeu square and its amazing Boa Vista viewpoint.
  • We venture into the heart of the lush Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. * We make a 15 minute stop at the Small Waterfall marking the outskirts of the forest. We remain enchanted by our guides narrating the history of the Forest, the importance of the Atlantic forest for Brazilian ecology and the unique flora and fauna that inhabit it.
  • The tour continues with the Mayrink chapel, from where we go on a 30 minute walk along an easy trail to admire the botanical characteristics of the forest. * Our Jeeps await us at the end of the trail.
  • Upon leaving the National Park, we cross the Açude weir and stop at the Boa Vista and Vista Chinesa viewpoints, where we can take breathtaking pictures of Rio.
  • We continue crossing Mesa do Imperador, where the Brazilian Imperial family used to have open-air picnics.
  • Before heading back to the ship, we remain enchanted once again by the beautiful scenery as we pass by the amazing Macacos Waterfall.

What you need to know
  • We recommend that you book early because only a limited number of places are available.
  • This excursion is not recommended for guests with mobility problems.
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The tour may be shortened in the event of adverse weather conditions.
  • The statue of Christ the Redeemer can no longer be reached via Jeep due to new local regulations. The last stretch is therefore on local buses.
  • In the event of adverse weather conditions the tour may be cancelled.
  • This excursion is not recommended to pregnant women.