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Pico do Papagaio

Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil
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Incredible view

Awesome, there's a night trek that leaves at 2 in the morning from the village, with flash lights... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2016
Santiago, Chile
Amazing experience and a glorious sunrise

Martin was a great guide and this was one of the highlights of our Brazil trip. Hiking through the... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2016
Paul A
San Francisco, California
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Awesome, there's a night trek that leaves at 2 in the morning from the village, with flash lights , to see the sunrise from the top of the Pico do Papagaio. The company is called Sunrise Pioneers, definitely worth it !

2  Thank PabloFdz
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Martin was a great guide and this was one of the highlights of our Brazil trip. Hiking through the jungle in the dark, listening to the sounds of the night, and ending the trip with a beautiful sunrise was quite an experience. Don't let the...More

2  Thank Paul A
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Great trek. I went solo with no guide. Left at 8am and passed the sunrise crew as they were heading down (great guides and friendly!). You can do this alone no problem during daylight. I have a lot of respect for the sunrise crew getting...More

2  Thank Plexiaw
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Hiked Pico do Papagaio with sunrise pioneers, I was unsure due to a 2am start time but it was more than worth it. I've not done much hiking in my time but this wasn't too challenging, as long as you're in a fit state you...More

Thank TobyDrakesmith
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Saw the comments on trip advisor, tried it, and LOVED the experience ! Asked for Martin, nice guy really. He explains things well (difficulty, how far you are, advice, weather forecast, walking bamboo sticks, safety). We weren't expecting clear weather and arrived on a sudden...More

Thank Lorenzo B
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Amazing place and the best guides, Guillermo and Martin! Absolutely recommended. Best attractio at ilha grande

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Thank mikeo827
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I'm not a morning person but I'm so glad I got up early for this hike to the top with Martin of Sunrise Pioneers! Beautiful scenery, great people and a view like no other that lives on in my heart... Highly recommended!

2  Thank emmaline_2002
Reviewed 21 August 2015

A great experience that really delivers on the effort of getting up early and climbing up a hill. I would encourage everyone to do it.

1  Thank pebble_rebel
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We hiked up to Parrot Peak, setting off at 08:30. On the way up we met a party coming down who had watched the sunrise - it must have been beautiful as the sun rises over the sea to the East and the peak offers...More

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Sunrise Pioneer offer the service of à guide for the night hike ! It is awesome ,you will get to see All kind of insects and even some animals ! But the best part is the summit for the sunrise , the scenery is impossible...More

1  Thank Jean-Philippe J
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