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Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro provided by Gray Line Tours

Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro

Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
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from C$76.93 per adult (price varies by group size)
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Last updated: Jun. 26, 2020
A note from Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour from Rio de Janeiro
Additional measures might be added to our list of procedures as we receive guidance from the local health and safety authorities and as more information becomes available. And some of these restrictions might be lifted at some point in the future if we are authorized to do so by local authorities
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Following pickup at your Rio hotel (pickup available for Downtown and South Zone hotels), meet your guide and climb into your open-top Jeep. Fasten your seatbelt and get started on the short drive to Tijuca National Park, just ten minutes' drive outside of Rio's city center. On your drive, listen as your guide details the importance of the Mata Atlântica ecosystem — part of the vast and protected Mata Biosphere Reserve, which covers fourteen states in Brazil. When you reach the forest, disembark for an easy, 15-30 minute hike on a gradual trail. Follow your guide to the crystal-clear cascade of Cachoeira dos Macacos and pass the picturesque waterfalls of Cascatinha. During the Jeep tour, stop at Vista Chinesa for panoramic views of Copacabana, Ipanema, and Guanabara Bay. Look for sloths, monkeys, butterflies, and birds. Make stops at Mayrink Chapel and Emperor's Table. When your 4-hour eco-adventure has come to a close, return to your Rio de Janeiro hotel for drop-off.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2484_08
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Jeep tour of Tijuca Rain Forest • Eco hike • Hotel pickup and drop off from most hotels in Downtown and Rio's South Zone or Barra da Tijuca • Professional Tour Guide • Visit to Tijuca National Park • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional da Tijuca • Entry/Admission - Vista Chinesa • Entry/Admission - Emperor's Table
Exclusions
Gratuities • Food and drinks
Duration
4h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
* Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória, Catete, Barra, Santa Teresa and Downtown * Please call the number on the voucher at least 24 hours in advance to reconfirm your selected activity. The pick up time at your hotel can differ by up to about 45 minutes from the above time, depending on your location. There are cases in which the provider will not be able to pick you up and so an alternative meeting point will be suggested at the time of your call * The neighborhoods of São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória, Catete are within the South Zone, and Santa Teresa and Centro, Downtown
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Jeep tour of Tijuca Rain Forest • Eco hike • Hotel pickup and drop off from most hotels in Downtown and Rio's South Zone or Barra da Tijuca • Professional Tour Guide • Visit to Tijuca National Park • Entry/Admission - Parque Nacional da Tijuca • Entry/Admission - Vista Chinesa • Entry/Admission - Emperor's Table
Exclusions
Gratuities • Food and drinks
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
* Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória, Catete, Barra, Santa Teresa and Downtown * Please call the number on the voucher at least 24 hours in advance to reconfirm your selected activity. The pick up time at your hotel can differ by up to about 45 minutes from the above time, depending on your location. There are cases in which the provider will not be able to pick you up and so an alternative meeting point will be suggested at the time of your call * The neighborhoods of São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Copacabana, Botafogo, Flamengo, Glória, Catete are within the South Zone, and Santa Teresa and Centro, Downtown
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
4h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infants must sit on laps
Not wheelchair accessible
The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Wear comfortable clothing and shoes
Bring a bottle of water, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat in case it’s hot
Stay tuned to the neighborhood where your hotel is located. There are two pick up options available with different prices.
Most travellers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Parque Nacional da Tijuca
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Cachoeira dos Primatas
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Vista Chinesa
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Emperor's Table
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Capela Mayrink
    Stop: 5 minutes
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4.0
39 reviews
Excellent
20
Very good
9
Average
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Poor
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paul99smith
St Ives, UK8 contributions
Jeep was fun
Mar. 2020
Hold on to your hats! Open jeep hurtling through the city and tunnels.
Waking part was less than 100 yards.
Guide was surly and uninterested.
Not a great day out.
Written March 12, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear paul99smith, Thank you for review! We apologize that you didn't enjoy your tour with us. It is a best seller and most people enjoy the trip through the Tijuca National Park. The trail can take from 15 minutes to 30 minutes depending on weather and trail available on the day. I'm not sure if there were anybody with limited mobility in the group which made the guide choose a shorter one. We hope to see you again in other visits. Thank you.
Written June 11, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Hjjones445
5 contributions
Overall nice
Jan. 2020 • Couples
This was an overall good experience but has potential to improve. Our tour guide was great and spoke 4 languages very well but the tour was a mix of languages so she had to repeat herself multiple times which meant she didn’t have a lot of time to explain things. It would be cool if they consolidated tours by language so we could communicate with other passengers. It would also be nice if the guide had a speaker in the vehicle because it was hard to hear over the engine. The tour was otherwise nice, relaxing to ride around and see the scenery and the walks were very easy. We did not see much wild life, a couple of birds and a handful of butterflies but yeah, overall nice.
Written January 15, 2020
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Dear Hijones445, Thank you for your review! The mix of people from different places surely keep the tour interesting! We are really glad you had a good experience with us. The tour is normally delivered in 2 or three languages but on some days there might be more. We normally consolidate languages in different languages, but it will always depend on the number of people, languages,etc we have each day. Do note that the guides are trained to give the necessary amount of information in all languages, the difference when there are less languages, is that you get more time in between commentary. If any information was not able to be shared in all languages during the drive, it will surely be shared in the stops that the tour makes. In regards to the animals, it will vary how many you get to see, as they might be more or less inclined to show up depending on the weather and the temperature as well as time of day. We will make note of your suggestions. Thanks, best regards,
Written February 10, 2020
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Beatriz costa
East Haven, CT6 contributions
Jeep tour
Yes I’m not impressed at all, I would not do it again. Pick up was late, didn’t see any animals, the only cool thing was the waterfall!!!!
Written January 7, 2020
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Dear BeatrizCosta94, Thank you for your review! We are sorry you didn't enjoy the tour much. The animals might show up depending on a number of factors as they are free in the forest. so depending on the weather and temperature they might come around or not. But still there is much to see like the Forest inside the Tijuca National Park, the trails and the beautiful views. We hope you are able to enjoy these other attractions that the tour offers. Thank you.
Written January 9, 2020
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peter6942216
Market Harborough, UK3 contributions
Tijuca Rain Forest Jeep Tour
Dec. 2019 • Couples
Elieo was our guide for the event it was a very informative and educational tour with many stops for site seeing and some easy hiking. Also visited the small Visitor Centre and a final stop for refreshments. Excellent activity.
Written December 30, 2019
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Dear Peter6942216, Thank you for your review! We are glad you had such a great time with us on the tour to the Tijuca Forest National Park. We hope to see you again in future visits. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written December 30, 2019
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tattooedtraveller_uk
Norwich, UK476 contributions
A good way to travel
I was collected on time by a lady tour guide and a lady driver, in the jeep.

We collected other people and sadly a couple of people didn’t turn up but neglected to advise so we were hanging around waiting unnecessarily.

The tour guide (I want to say Gabriella ? ) was really patient with this. We drove through the rainforest, and saw some unscheduled along the way ! The Chinese vista view point gave some spectacular views, it was unusually cloudy, but that makes for a different kind of photo !

Also on the trip was a waterfall and a little hike.

This was a very enjoyable trip which I would recommend.
Written December 28, 2019
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Dear tattooedtraveller_uk, Thank you for your review! We are really glad you had a very enjoyable trip with us! Please do recommend us in your travel blog!! We hope to see you again in future visits! Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written December 30, 2019
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John C
Chicago, IL24 contributions
Tijucan experience
Dec. 2019 • Friends
Great views from above to all of Rio de Janeiro Nice drives through the forest tour guide and driver were very friendly and knowledgeable very easy walk through the forest
Written December 18, 2019
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Dear John C, Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a good time with us and our guide and driver on your day out in the Tijuca Forest National Park. We hope to see you again to see you again in other trips. Thank you. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written December 30, 2019
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tomas
4 contributions
Loved it
It was a rainy ☔ day, but it was nice. The ride is also an adventure and hiking in rainforest is a great experience.
Written December 6, 2019
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Dear ivesro, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you could make the most of a rainy day with us! We hope to see you again in other visits. Thank you. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written December 17, 2019
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Robert F
South East England, UK24 contributions
Not worth it
Nov. 2019
Very poor trip most of the time was spent getting to the Forrest and very little time spent there walking , no animals then spent over 1 1/2 hrs to return to our hotel , we drove past our hotel 4 times to drop other passengers off total waste of time and money.
Written November 29, 2019
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Dear Robert0359, Thank you for your review! We are sorry you didn't enjoy the tour as much. This is one of our best sellers and it often receives high praise. Part of the experience in this tour is driving through the Tijuca Rainforest and enjoying the scenery in addition to the spots. There is a couple of small trails included but most of the tour is either on the vehicle or on stops in the Tijuca National Park. We hope to see you again in future visits. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written December 17, 2019
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Uncle Travelling Matt
Loughborough, UK41 contributions
A Different Kind of Experience!
Jul. 2019
My little boy and I were picked up promptly in a vehicle equipped for the excursion, a 1975 Chevrolet. The tour guide was a lovely man fluent in English and exceptional in his knowledge of Rio and its rainforest. There were no men on the tour and the other females were a young group of girls from Denmark. Being the only male, he cleverly slipped into the conversation that he was married (I'm not entirely sure this was on purpose but its something that often makes women travelling alone or in a group more comfortable.)

Beware, it's actually pretty cold (I travelled in July) and I would suggest taking a hoody. My imagining the forest to be hot and sticky was quickly thwarted by it's being quite the opposite! Our guide was brilliant with my young boy and kindly helped me over a small bridge as I am visually impaired. It was a great morning and we learned much from our experience. There are lots of photograph opportunities and you will be taken to a spot with a splendid view overlooking 'landscapes between the mountain and the sea'. This trip added another dimension to our stay in Rio, the River of January and it's definitely worth going with a guide as opposed to flying solo.Great experience!
Written November 4, 2019
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Dear dylanjacobs, Thank you for your review! We are glad you had a great experience with us during our tour. It is normally warmer, but it's definitely cooler during June/July, which is winter in Rio. We hope to see you again in future visits. Thank you. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written November 7, 2019
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Delaney7
Mackay, Australia251 contributions
Cool experience
I recommend doing this tour, it’s really interesting. Driving through different neighbourhoods to get to the views to see Rio from a different angle. Did a little hike through the forest. Our guide from the tour was really good also.
Written November 3, 2019
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Dear Delaney7, Thank you for your review! We are glad you thought it was very interesting. We hope to see you again in future visits. Pedro Malta on behalf of Diogo M.
Written November 7, 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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