5-hour city escape experience

In-Person Experience

The Forever Young Project - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Alternative and fun way to discover Rio de Janeiro

City Escape

5 hours

Hosted in English and Portuguese

What You Will Experience

We will start at one of the best places in the city to see the sunrise. We also offer this tour at sunset, so make sure to choose the right Sun option 🙂

After enjoying the view, we will make a short hike through the Tijuca Forest up to a beautiful waterfall, where will enjoy a swim to energize our body and mind.

After enjoying this amazing visat from the National Park of Tijuca, regarded as the largest urban forest in the world, we will make our way to the old neighborhood from Santa Teresa, the most romantic and bohemian place of Rio de Janeiro, where will stop to try the best and the freshest Açai fruit and Pão de Queijo from the city.

Our experience will bring us a combination of sensations of being immersed in nature, views, histories and tastes of Rio.

Be ready for a few “Surprise” stops during tour with The Forever Young Project team.

Remark: Concluí o seminário “Apoio à Segurança das Mulheres | Viajantes e Anfitriãs” oportunizado pela Rede Nacional para Acabar com a Violência Doméstica. We have participated in the workshop by the National Network to end domestic violence. Its objective is make travels safe to all travelers and inclusive of LGBTQ community.

Nature connectedness Forest Bathing

What We Will Provide

  • Drink – We will stop at my favorite local juice place, to experience this delicious Açai Fruit and homemade Pâo de Queijo.
  • Transportation by car


Contact us for dates and times not listed, or if you want to book for a larger group.

How to Make a Booking

  • A prepayment is required for a reservation.
  • Please use the PayPal link below to make the payment, according to the number of people in the group.
  • The check availability or get more information, please fill out the form below.
  • A cancellation of any experience once the booking is made will incur a 15% cancellation fee.
  • Any experience can be canceled at least 7 days before the experience starts and refunded 50%.
  • A cancellation received less than 7 days before the experience starts is non-refundable.

1 person

USD 54 / person
  • Bring a friend to unlock a group discount

2-5 people

USD 46 / person
  • 15 percent discount compared to 1-person rate

For inquiries or reservations, please contact us.
Advanced booking and prepayment are required.

Where We Will Meet

In front of Hospital Santa LuciaHumaitá.

Additional Notes

  • Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
  • All participants (and the host) must wear a protective face covering.
  • Keep a safe physical distance between yourself and other people. When you meet your host(s) and other guests, don’t shake hands or hug—try a no-contact greeting instead.
  • The Forever Young Project promotes a healthy lifestyle in urban areas and aims to share our love for Rio de Janeiro. We do this activity for fun so please come enjoy this experience with us with an open heart and mind. Relax and enjoy…

Meet Your Guide

Hi! My name is Allen and I was born in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro. I have a degree in Tourism and I’ve been working as a professional tour guide for over 20 years.

The city and the state of Rio are my office and I have experience most of it including wild beaches, the night life, cultural events, waterfalls, mountains, sports, dance..

I make my life a research of the greatest bliss I could share with my guests.

My favorite quote is Bob Marley’s “Live the life you love, Love the life you live”.


Customers Reviews

I really enjoyed my experience with Allen. It was something very unique from other tours. He was able to accommodate going to locations I had not visited prior to the tour. The places he took me to offered the best scenic and panoramic views of Rio. He stressed on the importance of the spiritual aspects of life and how we should connect our selves with nature mentally and physically, which is an essential part of his " Forever Young Project." Thanks a lot Allen for offering an authentic taste of Rio 🙂
This experience was the best I had doing my time in Rio 😍Allen is such a nice, warm and smiling person, and during the hike he shares his learning About healthy living for your body and mind. It was truly an experience I will never forget. I went on the sunrise hike and it was so Beautiful! With the warm of the sun rising, Allen made us sit and meditate to feel our sorrundings and body . Its Something I have never done, but it felt so good and realaxing. Allen showed us a beautiful waterfall, where we went for a swim, it was so refreshing and at the end we had Acaii- which Where really good ! You diffently dont want to miss Out on this experience! Thank you so much Allen 🙏💚 and I thank my Angel for meeting you!
Allen was a great host! He had so much information to share. It was great to hear about Allen's story and why this experience is called The Forever Young project. Any time I travel I do not think my experience is complete until I've connected with the nature of that area and Allen provided that beyond our expectations. It was a great experience for many reasons. One in particular though was that it was outside of the typical touristy things to do in Rio. This experience was truly the highlight of our whole trip! 🙂 We highly recommend others to enjoy this experience with Allen.
Dannilo & Brianna
This was a once in a lifetime experience. Allen helped us reconnect with nature and gave us lifelong tips on how to be forever young. I would definitely recommend this experience to anyone who visits Rio!!!
Allen truly embraces a healthy lifestyle and it was so interesting to hear his perspectives on life. The actual spots we visited were magical and very unique. The waterfall we visited was a bit challenging to get to but Allen was so patient and helpful and coached me through my fear! And the destination was incredible! I could not recommend this experience enough!😍👌🏻
This experience was absolutely amazing!!!! I saw the best sunrise ever from Vista Chines. I got beautiful views of Rio from all the places we visited and Allen is also a great photographer so he also took great pictures of me for me to have. We did a barefooted hike which was great, something I had never done. I got to see Miley’s and even a tucán along the way. We then bathed in the waterfall. That felt so refreshing after the hike up, I loved it. Allen even adjusted the tour to show me Urca since I had already visited Santa Teresa. We also did some stretching, meditation and breathing exercises along the way to make the experience even better. I highly recommend this experience.
Allen is a cheerful man with passion to life and nature. He treated me as friend, share with me his belief, understanding to life and meditation. I like a lot what we mediated during sunrise and next to the secret waterfall. We swam under the waterfall and enjoy the sun shine. He is always encouraging. Thanks for inviting me to hike with bare feet. My first time to do it and it's such a nice experience. We climbed tree roots and rocks. Have an amazing night view, sunrise, informative drive around the city. The breakfast is also awesome. I like the trip so much. It was such a wonderful memory. Recommended to all who love nature and feel the present.
Hon Chung
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