Rio de Janeiro: Pedra da Gavea Adventure Hike

Activity provider: RioXtreme

Rio de Janeiro: Pedra da Gavea Adventure Hike

Activity provider: RioXtreme

From US$ 74 per person

Climb to the top of the imposing granite mountain in Tijuca Forest National Park on a guided hike. Try your hand at some rock-climbing and rappelling surrounded by beautiful natural views.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Pickup optional
Pickup is available from the South Zone of Rio: Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Botafogo, Flamengo, and others. Contact the local partner if you are in another location in Rio. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Admire the stunning views and surroundings of Tijuca Forest National Park
  • Reach the summit of a large granite mountain by the sea
  • Try some beginner-level rock climbing along the rock face
  • Enjoy a fun and safe rappelling activity
Full description

Reach the summit of Pedra da Gavea (Gavea Stone) with an expert guide on this trip from Rio de Janeiro. View stunning landscapes and get amazing views of Rio on a guided hike with some rock beginner-level rock climbing in Tijuca Forest National Park.

Climb to 842m above sea level and experience the beauty of Brazilian nature with views of Tijuca Forest. Try some beginner-level rock climbing, and enjoy the thrill of repelling down the rock face.

Enjoy one of the most demanding and beautiful trails in the city safely with a professional guide.

  • Accredited mountain guide
  • Climb gear
  • Round trip transfer from/to South Zone of Rio (if option is selected)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 15 years
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meeting point: Desembargador Araujo Jorge Square - Barra da Tijuca district.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Snacks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Breathable clothing
  • Daypack

Know before you go

  • No experience is required for the rock climbing part of this tour
  • This hike is of an advanced difficulty level

Product ID: 405207