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#5 of 194 Things To Do in Rio de Janeiro
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Petra Bonata, Rio De Janerio
contact
+55-21-9843-9006
price
BRL 350
per person with free pictures
BRL 100
per person with DVD
timings
All days of the week
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Best Time for Hang Gliding: 9am to 2pm
visit duration
3 to 4 hours

how to reach hang gliding

Located in Rio de Janeiro, Tijuca Forest National Park is easily accessible. Tijuca Forest National Park is located in a very good area and is just about 17.2 km from the centre of Rio de Janeiro via Av. Pres. Vargas. You can travel to this amazing place by hiring a cab or you can travel by local transportations such as the city buses, executive buses (Frescao), the subway (metro), mini buses known as vans a Ferry service. The place is well-connected and once you reach the destination you can see many other places too. This is a must visit place for all. Do travel safely and enjoy your time in Rio de Janeiro!

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about hang gliding

Hang Gliding is done from Pedra Bonita mountain ramp, located at Tijuca Forest National Park, at a height of 1700 feet (520 meters) and lands on São Conrado "Pepino" Beach. Hang gliding is one of the wind sports. It is a recreational sport that uses a craft often consisting of a metal-framed fabric wing, with the pilot mounted on a harness hanging from the wing frame. Hang Gliding Flights take place in Pedra Bonita, a beautiful mountain located in São Conrado area, just 20 minutes from Copacabana in Rio De Janerio.

Views from Pedra Bonita are breathtaking and mesmerizing and putting yourself in the air will make your experience even more exciting. The place is fitted with a suitable wooden runway, big enough to provide a fine track for your take-offs. From Pedra Bonita the main landing area is Sao Conrado beach (following by Ipanema). 

As for the Hang Gliding Tandem Flights, no previous experience is required since the instructor takes control of the whole flight while you'll be experiencing one of the world´s most scenic glides. 

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