Guided tour

Rio de Janeiro: Pedra do Telegrafo Hiking Tour

4.3 / 5

6 reviews

Rio de Janeiro: Pedra do Telegrafo Hiking Tour

From US$ 38.55 per person

Discover the 360 degree views along the Pedra do Telegrafo trail. Experience to views from the stone at the peak, which is famous for several daring photos that created a viral sensation on the internet.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup optional
Pickup included for accommodation in Zona Sul, Barra da Tijuca and Centro
Private or small groups available


  • Admire the 360 degree views of the Selvagens Beaches and Restinga da Marambaia
  • Enjoy a moderate hiking tour to Pedra do Telegrafo
  • Discover the most visited attraction of Pedra Branca State Park
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
Full description
Admire the breath taking views from the peak of Pedra do Telegrafo. This mountain stands 354 meters high and is located in the Selvagens Beaches sector of Pedra Branca State Park, in Morro de Guaratiba, near Rio de Janeiro. Discover the Praia Grande in Barra de Guaratiba, known locally as the Fisherman's Path, it was once a military station during World War ll. As you explore the trails of Pedra do Telégrafo you will travel 3.5 kilometers through moderate hiking terrain, and your expert guide will ensure you pass several viewpoints for the breath-taking of the panoramas. Once you reach the peak, you will be able to stand upon a stone that photographs well, giving the impression of a large drop into the abyss of tree tops. Hikers past have taken imaginative and super cool photos that went viral on the internet. Be assured that your guide to the Telegraph Stone is trained in photography and knows the best angles for the best photos. 
  • Guide expert
  • Guided trail to Pedra do Telegrafo
  • Roundtrip transportation (only available with private option)
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Gathering after the activity for sharing photos and reports
  • Cost of public transport to the attraction (R$20 per person)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Starting point for open groups: Praca Cardeal Arcoverde, R. Barata Ribeiro - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro Costs of public transportation to the attraction are not included.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult rate applies to all travelers
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Not recommended for participants with heart conditions or other serious medical conditions
  • Some amount of walking is involved
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour, date or full refund
  • It is recommended that you bring comfortable shoes with good grip, a light snack, water (at least 3 liters), sunscreen and insect repellent
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Excellent experience! Our guide was Eduardo de Nattrip and we were very happy: he arrived on time, very pleasant and patient. I warn that the climb is heavy, you must follow all the guide's instructions.

August 13, 2021

January 25, 2021

they took us all cloudy and we saw nothing

They knew we were not going to see anything and even so they took us the photos they were a failure

November 29, 2018

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