Jeep Tours

Try A Jeep Tour In Rio de Janeiro.

In a city like Rio there is so much to explore. Every mode of travel offers you a different perspective of the colorful and vibrant city that is fortunate to be amidst nature's wonders including the Tijuca Forest and Carioca Mountain range. While a leisurely stroll down the street or a bus or taxi ride around the city may be a great way to experience carioca culture, jeep tours are the perfect way to explore Rio and beyond.

Explore the Tijuca Forest in an open jeep

Explore the Tijuca Forest in an open Jeep

From Corcovado Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue to Sugar Loaf and the infamous favelas, a jeep tour is the perfect way to experience Rio in all its diversity. Many operators offer tours deep into the Tijuca Forest for a close encounter with the flora and fauna of the rainforests. For cariocas themselves, the forest is one of the major attractions. The sheer size of the forest makes it impossible to traverse on your own, which is why many consider guided jeep tours. Exploring the Tijuca Forest in an open jeep can be the most exhilarating experience of a lifetime.

Your tours can take you to the famous Emperor's Table or Mesa do Imperador, Cascatinha Waterfalls, Chinese Viewpoint, Mayrink Chapel, and the famous 'Cachoeira dos macacos' or Monkey's Waterfall. Trekking is also a part of jeep tours where you can get to learn more about the region's ecosystem including different types of plants, fruits, trees, animals, and numerous endangered species of birds and butterflies. Of course, you will have plenty of photo opportunities and memories to take back home. Many of these jeep tours last from 3 to 6 hours where you can even get to cruise Sepetiba Bay for a close encounter with dolphins and turtles.

Experience the diversity of Rio, the culture, and nature

Jeep tours are a fantastic way to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of one of the most exotic cities. To experience the true carioca lifestyle you can embark on a jeep tour that takes you to all the famous beaches including Copacabana, Arpoador, Leblon, Ipanema, Flamengo, Leme, São Conrado, and the turquoise waters of Angra dos Reis. These tours can also include a trip to the most famous Rocinha Favela, South America's largest slum with over 150,000 inhabitants. The slum allows you to experience the other side of Rio. There are plenty of shops a free market where you can pick up handicrafts by local artisans.

Jeep tours to the home of the emperor

Other jeep tours include trips to Petropolis, the home of the former Emperor Don Pedro II in Serra dos Orgaos. The old summer palace is now a museum that displays a number of royal artifacts including the diamond and pearl studded crown of the emperor and other jewelry and art items. The São Pedro de Alcântara Neo Gothic Cathedral and the Crystal Palace are other attractions in the former imperial home. While on vacation, make sure to book your jeep tours in advance. Most operators arrange to pick you up from our hotel and drop you back as well.

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