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Day hike to the Garganta do Ceu (Pedra da Gavea), near Rio

Join one of our experienced and certified guides for a full day hike to the incredible Pedra de Gavea near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Enjoy a full day hike to the Garganta do Ceu cave at the Pedra de Gavea.

  • Trek through dense and beautiful rainforest.

  • Enjoy magnificent views of Rio de Janeiro and other incredible highlights.


Are you looking for a real Brazilian adventure? Then join us on this full-day hike to the Garganta do Ceu cave, on the south face of the amazing Pedra da Gavea.

Beginning in Rio de Janeiro, we will make our way to the Pedra da Gavea. Once there, we will embark on an approximately 8 hour trek to the Garganta do Ceu cave. The trek will have some steep and arduous parts. As a result, you should be in good physical condition. Once we reach the cave, you will get to see Rio de Janeiro in all of its glory. You will also get to see the Morro Dois Irmaos, also known as two brothers hill, as well as Guanabara Bay and Sao Conrado beach.

After the cave, we will continue on to the summit of the Pedra da Gavea. From the summit, you will get to enjoy even more incredible views, including an iconic perspective of Rio. Other amazing things you will get to see from the summit include the following.

  • Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas
  • Jockey Club
  • Botafogo cove
  • Aterro do Flamengo
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Morro da Urca
  • Pedra Bonita
  • Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Tijuca forest
  • Leblon
  • Ipanema

With so many amazing highlights to be seen, you can rest assured that while the hike will be tough and tiring at points, it is absolutely worth it.

If you want to see the glory of Rio and its surrounding area, then the viewpoints from the Garganta do Ceu cave and the Pedra da Gavea summit are perfect for you. To join us on this full-day hiking adventure, just send a request.

Would you like to bicycle to some of the most famous landmarks in Rio de Janeiro? Then join us on this half-day trip.

Meeting point

Rio de Janeiro


There are plenty of comfortable accommodation options in Rio de Janeiro that we would be happy to recommend to you.



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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 361 each

Group of 2

USD 181 each

Group of 3

USD 121 each

Group of 4

USD 90 each

Group of 5

USD 73 each

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