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 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 5 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 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
Transport to the activity (Optional)
Any item not described as included
Starting times and location
When and where does the Rappel in Tijuca Forest start?
Private tours with transportation starts from: your 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 footwear with good adhesion, closed and coated (Tennis shoes, Boots, etc.)
Water compartment (we suggest carrying at least 3 liters)
For those who are allergic to mosquitoes, we advise to take repellent
Backpack to carry your belongings is required. Hand or shoulder bags are not allowed.
Rappel in Tijuca Forest Highlights
Conqueer the 2nd highest mountain of the Tijuca Forest
Realize an outstanding vertical rappel
Get to know the Tijuca National Park
Important things you should know before booking!
Before booking any product, check the risks involved, what’s included, the necessary equipment and the FAQ. If doubts arise, contact us.
When booking any tour, the tourist attests knowledge to the natural risk inherent in ecotourism and adventure activities as well as the activities risks. If you wish to understand more about the risks involved, contact us.
The excessive ingestion of alcoholic beverages or the use of drugs, as well as the carrying of weapons of any kind, before or during activities, is not allowed under penalty of exclusion of the participant.
The itinerary and the order of the tours can be changed due to the weather and/or adverse conditions inherent to the practice of ecotourism and adventure tourism.
How to get in touch with us?
Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, id, booked tour and callback information.
Via Whatsapp our number is +55 (21) 96931-8893.
If you are in Rio de Janeiro, direct call 3264-0182 or 96931-8893.
If you are in Brasil but not in Rio de Janeiro, use phone operator code and area code 0 XX 21 3264-0182 or 0 XX 21 96931-8893. Please check available operator codes in your location.
If you are not in Brasil, use the country and area codes +55 (21) 3264-0182 or +55 (21) 96931-8893.
Frequently asked questions about the Rappel in Tijuca Forest
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183,34 BRL (10% of discount)
165,00BRL per person on local deposit or transfer
183,34 BRL for payments with Credit Cards, PayPal or PagSeguro (up to 3x without interests)
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We work with small groups!
‣ 1 guide for 6 people
‣‣ For Private Groups, get in touch
‣‣‣ For larger Groups, more guides will lead the activity
More than 5 participants? Get in touch!
Book in advance paying in cash in Nattrip’s office and get a discount!
• Daily departure available;
• Please consider that this tour requires booking at least one day in advance.
Type of Groups
Group: open to any customer to join*;
Private: exclusive to the customer that booked;
Private with transport: Includes round trip transportation to activity.
*It is necessary a minimum quorum of 3 participants for the activity to occur. In case you are booking alone, you will automatically join an existing group or create a new one depending on the chosen date. Nattrip will work to hit the minimum quorum but if we are not successful, you may reschedule your activity or ask for a full refund.
Maps and Orienteering
Bico do Papagaio, Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil