• Hotel pickup and drop-off from South Zone Rio area (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Leme)
  • Local specialized tour guide
  • Tickets to Botanical Garden included
  • Languages offered on activity/tour: English, Spanish, and Portuguese – other languages upon request
  • Immediate confirmation


Enjoy close the natural diversity of Rio de Janeiro. Begin your tour at the Botanical Garden and visit the Sensory Garden, the Brazilwood (tree that gives name to the country), the Turtle Lake and the lake with the giant-water-lily. Walk through the bicentenary imperial palm trees as you go to the orchidarium and bromeliad house.

Then, visit the Vista Chinesa gazebo and enjoy a panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro with mountains, forest and ocean at 388 meters above sea level. In a distance, you can also see Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf. Follow to an adventure at Tijuca National Forest, one of the largest urban forest in the world. Observe the Taunay Waterfall and walk through a simple trail as you learn more about the Atlantic Forest, its flora and fauna. Get back to the vehicle and pass by the famous São Conrado beach to observe the hang gliders and paragliders, before returning to the hotel through a panoramic route.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels in South Zone Rio area (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Leme)
  • Daily tours leaving in the afternoon and returning at the beginning of the evening.
  • Estimated duration: 4 hours.
  • Estimated times: between 01:00pm and 02:00pm (pickup) and 06:00pm (approximate drop off) – subject to change according to traffic conditions.
  • Meeting point for participants not staying in the pickup zone: Hilton Copacabana Hotel (Av. Princesa Isabel 10 - Copacabana) at 01:50pm.
  • Passengers not staying at one of the hotels in our pickup list will be informed of the nearest pickup point and time.
  • Please contact the company responsible for the tour to confirm the pickup time.


  • Roundtrip transportation via air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Tickets to the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro
  • Professional guide with live tour commentary in English, Spanish, and Portuguese – other languages upon request
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in the South Zone (Copacabana, Leme, Ipanema, and Leblon)


  • Food or Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Ages considered for: Adult – 11 years and up; Child – 5-10 years; Infant 0-4 years (not occupying).
  • Roundtrip transportation available from South Zone’s hotels (Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Leme) via air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Passengers not staying at one of the hotels in our pickup list will be informed of the nearest pickup point and time.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary, provided they do not occupy a seat.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • This tour operates rain or shine.
  • It is recommended that you bring hat and sunglasses for sun protection, repellent, and a jacket, as the forest is high in altitude and can be chilly.


  • At least 1 calendar day in advance, full refund.
  • No refunds for cancellations on the day of the tour.

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