HIGHLIGHTS OF RIO 5
Birding at Tijuca National Park + Botanical Garden – 1 DAY TOUR (10 hours)
The Tijuca Forest is home to hundreds of species of plants, wildlife & birds, many threatened by extinction, and found only in the AtlanticFor this single-day trip, we will take you to the Tijuca Forest and the Botanical Garden, where you will be able to see a big variety of endemic bird species.
Bird list of the region = https://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/checklist.jsp?region=BRrj01
Pick up daily at the hotels located in Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon, Santa Teresa + down-town + cruise ship port.. Transportation with air conditioned + bilingual guide. From hotel returning to hotel.
Hotels located in São Conrado & Barra da Tijuca please add 20% on the price.
Rainforest (Mata Atlântica in Portuguese). The vegetation is so dense that scientists have estimated that ambient temperatures in surrounding areas have been lowered by up to 9 °C. The forest also contains some 30 waterfalls.
In 1961, Tijuca Forest was declared a national park being considered the largest nature reserve in Brazil located in an urban area. Total area = 3 958,47 hectares (39.6 km2)
The Botanical Garden is a wooded park with 137 hectares strongly influenced by the mountains and the sea, the Tijuca Forest and the lagoon Rodrigo de Freitas, the rocky slope and the low resting.
More than 162 species of birds can be observed in the Botanical Garden where they find shelter, food and are able to rest. There are resident birds, visitors from north and south and vagrant (those occasionally passing by)
1 Adult = BRL 600,00 or U$ 200
2 Adults = BRL 700,00 or U$ 235
3 Adults = BRL 800,00 or U$ 270
4 Adults = BRL 900,00 or U$ 300
* For more than 4 people please ask for a quotation.
We also provide birdwatching at Itatiaia National Park + REGUA & Itororó (former Serra dos Tucanos) including accommodation.