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Canopying in Catacumba Park, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State Brazil

Course duration:
1-2 hrs
Level of difficulty :
All
Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.

Rio attracts more tourists than any other city of the southern hemisphere, due to its spectacular events, important sights and museums, enchanting natural settings and landscapes -magnificent beaches, breathtaking hills and peaks, forests, lagoons, rivers and a great number of parks.

If you want to discover the beauty of a rain forest environment in a different and sporty way that will raise the adrenaline levels in your blood, canopying is what you look for. The most well-known tree canopy tours take place in Catacumba Park, a natural reserve that is located on the banks of a lagoon, the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas.

You may join circuits of several lengths and heights or levels of difficulty, depending on the number and toughness of the obstacles. Though, whichever the level of difficulty is, you ‘ll surely enjoy the exploration of the area, admiring the open air sculptures, coming across various species of fauna and flora and eventually seeing the scenic view of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas and the Two Brothers Mountain, at the reaching point.

The course duration is 1 to 2 hours and there is a minimum of two people. There are also courses especially designed for kids. The prices can be considered as reasonable.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Itaguaí
43.7 mi / 70 km, 59 mins
Head north on R. Gen. Bocaiúva to to R. Maria Matos Santiago. Make an open right turn to Estr. do Facão. Make an open left turn to R. Eduardo de Oliveira Júnior. Turn right to enter Rod. Rio-santos. Enter Av. Brasil. Continue to Av. Brasil - Pista Central. Enter Av. Brasil. Continue to Av. Brasil - Pista Central. Enter Av. Brasil. Continue to Av. Brasil - Pista Central. Continue to Av. Brasil. Turn left on R. Cmte. Garcia Pires. Turn right on the first street R. Cordeiro da Graça. Continue to R. Gen. Luiz Mendes de Morais. Make an open right turn to remain on R. Gen. Luiz Mendes de Morais. Turn right on Av. Francisco Bicalho.
BY AIR
Rio de Janeiro - Antônio Carlos Jobim - GIG,
8 mi / 14.2 km

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