The Serra dos Orgãos National Park, where the Teresopolis Hiking Tour takes place, was founded in 1939 and it has peaks ranging from 1.100 meters (3.300 feet) to 2.260 meters (6.800 feet). The name Serra dos Orgãos (Organs Mountains) was given by the Portuguese colons, when they noticed that the mountains resembled an organ (musical instrument).
The average temperatures around the park, are usually around: 25ºC (77ºF) in summer and 12ºC (54ºF) in winter but it can drop down to 0ºC (32ºF) on a cold winter night very easily. Its lush vegetation and cascades are breathtaking and its trails welcome travelers from all ages.
Our Teresopolis Hiking Tour, happens in a breathtaking natural environment, located about 1:30 minutes from Rio. Teresopolis city is known for being the Meca of hiking, trekking and rock climbing in Brazil. In this trip, you will visit awesome waterfalls in the lower part of the national park, as well as taking a nice hike in the forest
Rio de Janeiro city. Under request.
Early pick ups at 6:30 am, year round. Best season between April and October.
Wear good walking or hiking shoes, take towels and bathing suits, take a small backpack with water , fruits and snacks, wear comfortable clothes, wear a cap and sun block on sunny days. We do not provide food in this tour but there are places to eat in Teresopolis after the hike . Time to stop and eat is included in the tour duration.
Please click on the PROCEED BOOKING button at the top right of this page. You will be directed to our booking engine, where you will fill out the form with tour date, names, address in Rio, phone number, number of passengers and etc. Once you check out, you will be directed to Paypal to perform the payment of the deposit (R$99.00 per person). After the payment, a voucher will be sent to your e-mail address. Make sure you check your spam box as well. Remainder is paid in cash to the guide, at the start of the tour.
We collect our customers at 6:30 am, from hotels and airbnb apartments in Rio city. After 1.5 hours we reach the lower part of the Serra dos Órgãos National Park, in Teresópolis city.
We hike around the park visiting the waterfalls and trails. We can also spend some time swimming in the natural pools. After an average of 03 hours visiting the park, we can stop a a local restaurant before heading back to Rio city. We are back to Rio around 2:30pm.