Bothanical Garden By Bike
Explore Rio de Janeiro by bike!. The program consists of guided tours of the botanical garden, visiting the Lagoon and Ipanema and Leblon beaches, Arpoador Stone and Copacabana. The tour is about 5 hours and offers the tourist a unique experience of being in direct contact with nature, even in a large metropolis as is the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Departure in the morning from Hotel visiting the main beaches of Rio de Janeiro, such as Copacabana and Ipanema , then visit the areas of Leblon, Arpoador and Lagoa. The tour continues to visit Botanical Garden that is quiet and serene on weekdays and blossoms with families on weekends. The main attractions to see is the row of palms (planted when the garden first opened), the Amazonas section, the lake containing the huge Vitória Régia water lilies and the enclosed orquidário , home to 600 species of orchids.Visit the many monuments of the park and its many greenhouses. Visit the statues of King John VI, the founder of the Botanical Garden and of Frei Leandro, its first director. Explore the Sensory, the Cactus and the Japanese Gardens and take great photos near the Fountain of the Muses. After that, return to the Hotel.
Activity duration: 5 hours
Distance: 17 km
Includes: guide, equipment (Mountain Bike, helmet ), mineral water, 1 juice, 1 cereal bar per person
What to take: light clothing, swimsuit and sunscreen.
Level: easy (minimal physical conditioning/endurance needed)