Day trip

From Rio: Vale do Amor Sanctuary & Poço Negro Waterfall Tour

From Rio: Vale do Amor Sanctuary & Poço Negro Waterfall Tour

From £83.65 per person

Escape Rio to explore the Vale do Amor, a sanctuary where nature and spirituality come together. Take a dip in the pool of the Poço Negro Waterfall.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup includes hotels located in the South Zone (Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon); the city center, Santa Teresa, and the West Zone (Barra da Tijuca and Recreio). Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Take in panoramic views of the Petrópolis mountains
  • Explore the Vale do Amor Sanctuary
  • Relax and meditate in a peaceful setting
  • Dive into crystal clear waters at the Poço Negro Waterfall
Full description
After boarding the jeep in Rio de Janeiro, drive for 2 hours to reach Vale do Amor, located in the Petrópolis mountains. This sanctuary is a peaceful, scenic spot where you can enjoy looking out for different bird species.  Enjoy a guided tour, with explanations about the history of the construction of the sanctuary. Learn how the gardens were designed and built based on themes around Mother Nature and the divine. Then, enjoy some free time to meditate, practice Yoga, or simply relax in the peaceful surroundings. Then, head to to the Poço Negro Waterfall, which has a deep pool where you can dive and enjoy swimming surrounded by nature. Finally, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, before returning to Rio.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Rio de Janeiro
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Insect repellent
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine; please dress appropriately for the weather
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Product ID: 386076