Awesome landmark on the right side of the trendy Ipanema and Leblon beaches

Hiking Tours - Dois Irmaos and Vidigal

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Hike to the Dois Irmãos Hill and make a tour through the Vidigal Favela

Highlights

  • A different way up to Dois Irmãos Hill.
  • Views from Ipanema and Leblon beaches
  • Do exercises while you make your way up one of Rio’s most famous sights.
  • Tour through the Vidigal Favela

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana
  • Professional Tour Guide

Exclusions

  • Food and Drinks
  • Kombi or moto-taxi in Vidigal Favela

Please Note

  • The specific departure time for this tour will be determined upon reconfirmation.
  • Hiking duration is approximately 2:30 hours (1:15h way up / 1:15h way down) and is considered a light hike.
  • We recommend that you wear light clothes and hiking shoes. Bring a small backpack with water, snacks, sunscreen and a cap or hat and money for any extras that you might want.
  • The tour date might change depending on weather conditions and other variables.
  • The transportation by van or moto-taxi needs to be payed right away before get in, by the price of R$5,00.

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Feb 17 2016
No other way to rate this. I booked the tour online, and Gray Line emailed me less than 24 hours before the event and cancelled it because of insufficient number of participants. I ended going with another company that never cancels even if there is only a single participant registered. Not impressed with Gray Line.
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Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Gray Line. We are sorry your hiking tour to Dois Irmaos and Vidigal was cancelled. We appreciate your feedback as it provides us with the opportunity to improve customer satisfaction.
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ITINERARY

The hike to Dois Irmaos Hill is certainly one of the most interesting in Rio, not only for being a formidable landmark on the right side of the trendy Ipanema and Leblon beaches, but also because of its social aspect. The trail starts on the top of the Vidigal Favela, which we will go up by local kombi or moto-taxi. After hiking for around one hour and fifteen minutes through the forest, we will reach the summit of the highest mountain, standing at 533m / 1750ft of altitude. It is the perfect viewpoint to get a larger picture of the social occupation and contrasts in Rio de Janeiro, and also of the beautiful way the Tijuca Forest mixes with the city. On the way back, we will go down walking and making a tour through the favela.

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