Follow the trail to the top of Pedra Bonita, and view Rio from above.
The mountain of Pedra Bonita
Spectacular view of Rio
Scenic hike through rainforest and hillside
Autumn (Sep - Oct)
Practical hiking footwear, sunscreen and sunglasses are recommended. Walking information: Gravel and cobblestone roads.
Suitable for most
Approx. 4 hrs
Pedra Bonita is the famous mountain where hang gliders take off from in Rio. There is a nice trail leading to the top, at 2,283 feet. From the top of Pedra Bonita, we can glimpse all of the Barra da Tijuca shore, the Gavea Stone, and the Tijuca Forest.