Friday, February 20, 2009

Trekking Tijuca Forest - Feb 28th


Day: February 28th, 2009 (saturday)

9h leaving Copacabana Palace Hotel
10h leaving Praça Afonso Viseu at Alto da Boa Vista


This park is known as the largest urban forest on earth. Its huge mountains covered with tropical vegetation
contrast with dramatic granite rocks forming the unique background for Rio's beaches and constructions.
In this tour we visit the Park's best viewpoints, waterfalls and hike up Tijuca Peak (Rio's highest at 3300 ft).
A good option is to combine this Tour with an afternoon visit to the charming district of Santa Teresa, with its
cobblestone hilly streets, old homes; interesting museums and Rio's last surviving tram line. During a very short
stay in town it may be useful to include a quick drive up to Corcovado to see the most famous of all images of
Rio, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, located inside the Park
Duration: Half-day (5h)

Difficulty level:

Optional: transport and driver

Not included: Meals and beverages
Recomendations: Light clothes, hiking shoes, backpack with bottle of water, sun hat, sunscreen, small towel
and extra money for meal and beverages

Value: R$ 100/person (transport included) leaving Copacabana Palace Hotel at 9hAM
R$ 45/pessoa (*) meet at Praça Afonso Viseu in Alto da Boa Vista at 10h AM
(*) please drive your own car. it´s not possible to take this tour without transportation

until February 26th, 2009
Unibanco: Branch 0055, Cc: 113436-4
Name: Werneck e Barrouin Turismo Ltda

Gabriel or Daniel (Rio Hiking)
Tel: 21. 2552-9204
Cel: 21. 9721-0594

For further information about CarnAventura 2009, please contact Rio Hiking.

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