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Rappel in Tijuca Forest

Enjoy the best of Rio’s adventure tourism with this abseiling activity in Tijuca Forest. Besides rappelling, swim in the Almas Waterfall, hike up Papagaio Peak and explore this exotic forest.


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  • Eco adventure guide
  • Rappel in Tijuca Forest
  • Visit to the museum of the Tijuca National Park
  • Swim in the Almas Waterfall
  • Guided hike to Pico Papagaio and in the Tijuca Forest
  • Climbing equipment certified for use on the site
  • Personal accident insurance

    Days & Hours:
  • Monday to Sunday
  • Departs at 8am


  • 8 hours approx.

Rio’s exotic Tijuca Forest has an area of 3,972 hectares and is one of the largest urban forests in the world. If you want to immerse yourself in this natural environment and you love adventure, then book this activity to rappel in Tijuca Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The tour starts at the main entrance to the park, and includes walking trails in the forest, a visit to the park’s museum, a stop at the Cachoeira das Almas (Waterfall of Souls), and a fascinating trek to the summit of Pico de Papagaio. From the top you can appreciate Pedra do Conde, Gávea and Pedra Bonita, as well as Sumaré Hill and the top of Corcovado.

From the Papagaio peak, 989 metres above sea level, you will start rappelling (abseiling). Descend over 20 metres, and enjoy this unique and exciting experience surrounded by the incredible landscapes of Rio de Janeiro. So if you’re looking for an adventure activity of note, book this Rappel tour in Tijuca Forest online with Rdj4u!

  • Passengers are advised to bring the following:
  • - Comfortable closed shoes (sneakers, boots).
    - Sunglasses and cap.
    - Light refreshments.
    - Small backpack with water (at least 2 litres is suggested).
    - Waste bags.
    - Mosquito repellent.

  • Alcohol, drugs and weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited.

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