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Pedra da Gavea: Tours & Tickets

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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hiked this in March with my two brothers. It takes an hour to get to Carrasqueira if going at a good pace. Probably wouldn't suggest for those out of shape, the elderly, or young kids. There are a few locations where you have to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kristian H
Reviewed 29 August 2019

Dominating this high-end beach areas of Rio, this mountain is best viewed from a distance, although it can be hiked with a local guide.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EvanBocaFL
Reviewed 17 June 2019

The hike up to Pedra da Gavea takes around 2,5 to 3 hours and is definitely worth it. Be mindful though that one section is pretty dangerous if you are not with a guide who is providing ropes to climb up the rocks. You can...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 14 June 2019

I did the hiking with friends, we expected that it was a little bit easier so I recomend you go ready do do as well a rock clinbing in the way. But the view from the top of the nature mixed with the city is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Aline4444Veras
Reviewed 27 May 2019

It is 2h and 30 minutes to hit the top of Pedra da Gavea! you have longer trails in Rio but none of them is harder than Pedra da Gavea!!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ABMAEDA
Reviewed 30 April 2019 via mobile

2 days ago, my wife and I had the pleasure of booking through Rio Mountain Sports to hike Pedra da Gavea. We were guided by Ivanir Chamberlain and honestly feel like we could both call Ivanir a friend after our experience. Ivanir was patient, knowledgeable,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank zgagnon
Reviewed 30 March 2019

Great for treking and hiking, but on a humid hot day it's not for the faint hearted so be well prepared. But the view at the top is worth it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank roadtrippin_nomad
Reviewed 1 February 2019

This hike was difficult but totally worth it. I would highly suggest a guide of some sort to make sure you do not get lost (not highly marked) and you can take both ways (one up and one down). In my opinion it was the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dyana B
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

This hike is often described as hard and challenging. I can absolutely sign that. But the nature and the great view made it worth it! Our guide (Instagram: Thaleswil) was very friendly and leaded us professionally through the area. He gave us the right space...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This is such a rewarding climb and so fun but very difficult in places. The start is easy but it gets progressively more difficult and in places you are quite literally rock climbing and once you get near to the top it really is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mmouraedgar
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Response from zgagnon | Reviewed this property |
Eu não me sentiria confortável escalando sozinho, não. especialmente se fosse minha primeira vez. talvez se eu tivesse mais experiência com a caminhada, mas não pela primeira vez
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GushBurgos
23 October 2017|
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Hi, Could you do this hiking tour last year, could you join others? I'm in the same situation as you, but I'd like to perform the tour this year, at the beginning of November. If you have any tips for me, please let me know... More
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Response from nateweger | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't count on being able to use a rope that is already there. Most people go up with no rope at all, but if you want to be safe and go with gear, I recommend booking a tour guide to take you up
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