Tag Archives: hiking in brazil

Hike to Tombador waterfall in Ubatuba

If you are in the area of Ubatuba and like hiking to waterfalls, add a visit to Cachoeira Tombador to your list.  The hotel arranged for us to go with a guide which was a smart decision as it is a little tricky to find the entrance, then once you do its a windy trail through back […]

Hiking in the Tijuca Forrest

If you the ‘adventure’ type that enjoys spending time outdoors, discovering waterfalls and hiking in the woods then you should definitely find a way to experience hiking in the Tijuca forest. Home to hundreds of species of plants and wildlife, found only in the Atlantic Rainforest, the Tijuca Forest is the world’s largest urban forest, covering […]

Alcantilado waterfalls in Visconde de Maua

I like outdoor adventure but normally I am not the one to suggest a place that 90% of what you will do involves connecting with nature/ hiking, so this was a first for me.  When you are in Visconde de Maua, you must visit the Cachoeiras do Alcantilado, a sequence of 9 waterfalls – ending […]

Grab your hiking boots and experience Nacional Parque Serra Dos Orgaos

Looking for some outdoor adventure? Hop in your car (or take the bus) to Teresopolis and get ready to bond with the incredibly beautiful forests Brazil has to offer.  Nacional Parque Serra Dos Orgaos, is an 118 sqkm mountainous terrain between Teresópolis and Petrópolis full of waterfalls, natural swimming pools, hiking trails, beautiful picnic spots, camping grounds […]

Looking for an easy hike in Rio? Try Parque Dois Irmãos

Since it was a beautiful morning instead of the gym I decided to hike up to Parque Dois Irmãos which is a partially up the Pico Dois Irmãos mountain at the end of Leblon (the 2 mountains you see in almost every picture of Rio). As you make your way up the steep winding street you […]