Rappel in Tijuca Forest

Rappel in Tijuca Forest – Rio de Janeiro

Rappel in Tijuca Forest

What is Rappel in Tijuca Forest?

Rappel in Tijuca Forest is practiced on the second largest mountain in the Tijuca National Park, at 989m altitude. Our rappelling activity will be vertical, with almost 20 meters of descent and with the immensity of the Tijuca Forest right behind us. The view is incredible!

Tijuca Forest has 3972 hectares and is one of the largest urban forests in the world. Located inside the boundaries of Tijuca National Park and within the city of Rio de Janeiro, it is considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco and has historical and eco-tourism attractions known worldwide.

The tour starts at the entrance gate of the park and includes trails through the forest, visit to the museum, the Cachoeira das Almas waterfall and the trail to Bico do Papagaio. The hike starts smooth and keeps like that until the base of the mountain, where we find a higher climb rugged and steep. From the summit you will be able to enjoy the main mountains of Tijuca National Park, such as Pico da Tijuca, Cocanha, Pedra do Conde, Pedra da Gavea and Pedra Bonita, as well as Sumaré and the top of Corcovado.

Rappel in Tijuca Forest has an estimated duration of 8 hours and all safety equipment is included in the tour as well as insurance.

Venture through Tijuca Forest and perform an amazing rappel on one of the biggest mountains in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Book your tour!

What’s included?

What’s included in Rappel in Tijuca Forest?


  • Adventure Tourism Leader (ISO 21102)
  • Guided hike to Bico do Papagaio and other trail segments in Tijuca Forest
  • Rappel on Bico do Papagaio
  • Visit to the Tijuca National Park museum
  • Visit to Cachoeira das Almas waterfall and showering
  • Certified climbing gear to use in the activity
  • Personal accidents insurance

Not included:

  • Transport to the activity (Optional)
  • Any item not described as included
Starting time and location

When and where does the Rappel in Tijuca Forest starts?

Private tours with transportation starts from: You hotel reception (only supported hotels). Round trip transportation is included for the main hotels in Rio de Janeiro touristic zone (south and center zones). Don’t worry if our operation doesn’t support your hotel/accomodation. Nattrip will inform and forward you to the nearest hotel.

Private and Group tours starts from: Praça Afonso Vizeu, Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro. The costs for going to the meeting point are on behalf of the customer.

Available times: 07:30 am with 30 min of tolerance

Aprox. total duration: 08:00 h

What to bring?

What to bring to Rappel in Tijuca Forest?

  • Comfortable shoes with good grip, enclosed and covered (sneakers, boots, etc.)
  • Attack or small backpack to carry out your belongings is mandatory. Shoulder bags, hand luggage or purses are not allowed.
  • Small snacks
  • Water compartment (We suggest at least 3 liters)
  • Garbage compartment
  • Solar protector
  • For those allergic to mosquitoes, we recommend repellents





  • More than 5 participants? Get in touch!
  • Book in advance paying in cash in Nattrip’s office and get a discount!

Types of groups

  • Group: open to any customer to join.
  • Private: only to the group of the client that booked.
  • Private with transportation: transport to the activity is included.
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