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Rio de Janeiro Adventure Tour: Urban Jungle Trek

Duration: Flexible
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  • Explore local flora, fauna, and food while supporting the community's effort to preserve their natural habitat and grow economically..Behold the captivating terrain of coastal Brazil, and experience the memorable sights of the Boa Vista Plateau, the historic Christ the Redeemer statue, the amazing Brazilian beaches, and much more!.Treat yourself to tropical treats such as jackfruit stew, chuchu jelly, and a variety of natural juices.
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Set free your adventurous side and visit the unlimited natural sites of Rio de Janeiro! Walk under the shadows of giant trees and be soothed by the soft sound of waterfalls in the Atlantic forest on the mountains between Corcovado (with the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer on top) and Rio de Janeiro's legendary beaches. Your trek will begin at the Boa Vista plateau, with a breathtaking view of the coast some 500 meters below. You will then get to see the unique area of urban wilderness called Floresta da Tijuca. With the help of a guide, you will learn about medical plants and tropical fruits and their importance. Your picture-perfect journey continues as you spot wild monkeys and tropical birds (parrots and toucans among them) in trees all around you. Then become acquainted with some of the local history and customs of and interact with the small community of this valley, who have learned to live in harmony with nature. All will be proud to show you the solar heating system for water, the communal orchard, and the bio-digester of the Vale Encantado, or “Enchanted Valley." At the end of the trek you can enjoy the wonderful taste of unique local delicacies made from forest fruits and organic vegetables. The meal will also be accompanied by natural juices, banana buds salad, jackfruit stew with capers and potatoes, chuchu jelly with chili, fresh juice of passion fruit and cabbage leaves, and more! If you wish to spend more time in the forest, the local organization can arrange an overnight stay for you within the community.
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