Hiking tour of Dois Irmãos and Vidigal favela: Famously recognized for its incredible views, it is no wonder that the iconic landmark Dois Irmãos Hill has won the hearts of hundreds of tourists and locals alike. Situated in the trendy right side of Ipanema and Leblon beaches, this place is social heaven. Grasp the opportunity to see Rio in a different light and from a whole new perspective.
* Change your perspectives, see Rio from unique spots
* An adventuerous hike through the forest
* Tour of the local Favelas
* Breathtaking views from the summit of Dois Irmãos Hill
This exciting journey starts by getting a local kombi or a moto-taxi up to the top of Vidigal Favela, a lively town full or character, music and parties. Here you will witness the real culture of the suburbs and grasp a feel of how different villages live around Rio. Time to go up!
Next we start our magnificent hike through the forest, enjoying the natural surroundings, the fauna and flora. Ponder the beauty in such a simplistic journey and discover hidden spots you could never have imagined. We will hike until we reach the summit, standing 175ft tall, feel as though you’re on top of the world. Look out over the hair-raising view, revealing the division of the South and West zones of Rio. Be sure to capture the moment, as you will not want to forget this sight.
Upon our leisurely descent, we’ll make a charming tour around Favela, rounding off the day nicely.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana.
Duration: Five hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am approximately.
Others: Kombi or moto-taxi in Vidigal Favela / Hiking duration is approximately 2.5 hours (1.15h way up / 1.15h way down) and is considered a light hike.