Embark on an adventure to the stone jungle of Rio and the lush green Tijuca Rainforest. Explore the contrast between the harsh realities of a local favela and beauty of the Tijuca Rainforest .
See life inside the Favela da Rocinha, the largest favela in Brazil, as you take a guided walking tour through the streets and alleys. Meet the locals and gain insight into the challenges these communities face. Learn how even through such difficulties the people of the favela are able to smile and welcome visitors.
Travel by jeep to the Tijuca Rainforest that surrounds Rio. Enter the largest urban rainforest. Hike approximately 20 to 30 minutes along a trail that takes you under the rainforest canopy. See various wildlife as you enjoy the tranquility of the area. Feel the spray of Cachoeira dos Macacos (Waterfall of the Monkeys) and Taunay Waterfall. Enjoy the impressive views of Rio from the pavilion on top of Tijuca National Park, Vista Chinesa (Chinese View) built in the early 1900s. Dropped off back at your hotel at the conclusion of the tour.