Morro dos Dois Irmãos is 533 meters high and is located between the neighborhoods of Leblon and São Conrado, in the heart of Rio. The Dois Irmãos hill keeps the mystique of the Vidigal favela, a peaceful community that emerged in the 1940s and with a beautiful view of the sea. The Dois Irmãos and Morro do Vidigal trail is considered one of the most interesting trails in Rio, it is the perfect viewpoint to understand the social contrasts and beauty of the city.
The Morro dos Dois Irmãos trail is certainly one of the most interesting in the city, offering one of the most breathtaking views of the beaches of Ipanema, Leblon, São Conrado, Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, Corcovado Mountain, Pedra da Gávea, Pedra Bonita and the lush Tijuca forest.
Walk & See It All in 4 Hours
Please be ready in the lobby at 8:30 am, a representative from Rio in Tours should be ready to take you along the beaches for 25 minutes to the entrance to Favela do Vidigal. To go up the hill you will decide between the community Kombi or the moto taxi.
* Motorcycle taxi drivers offer a helmet for use on the way.
The trail starts at the top of the hill, to access and need to take the community transport, you can choose between Kombis or moto taxi. From the sports village at the top of the hill, we continue on foot through the forest.
* Follow the guidelines of your tour guide. Stay with your group.
The trail is not long, just 1.6 km, but depending on your physical condition it can take up to 2 hours to complete the journey. Although it is considered a light to moderate trail, it is recommended that you go with a guide, as it is not very well signposted.
After being surprised by the stunning view, we started the descent to the sports village. You will be taken for lunch, on another climb we will reach the Lage bar, one of the best restaurants in the community. Take the opportunity to replenish your energies, as we will tour the community. On the way we will visit the wonderful work of recycling, gardening and environmental education at Parque Sitiê. Return to the hotel.
* Please note that the tour is private with a bilingual tour guide.
THE TRAIL IS SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WITH GOOD PHYSICAL FITNESS
Pick up and delivery to the indicated hotel
private car with driver
bilingual tour guide
Tour Duration: 4 hours
Effort: 45 minutesThe trail has moderate and steep stretches and others not so much
Difficulty: low degree of difficulty
Wear comfortable shoes;
Take in your backpack: 1 liter of water; Cap or hat; Sunscreen; Mosquito repellent; Sunglasses; Raincoat; Have binoculars and extra battery for the photos.
* It is mandatory to fill out medical forms and a declaration of responsibility.