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Pedra da Gavea

Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

The place has an amazing view from bottom to top, it's not the hardest climb, neither the easiest one - but you'll get tired anyway. I've heard a lot of people complainning about being robbed on their way up, and police is never there.

Thank Alexandre R
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I love this hike. It's long and intense. At least two hours going up at a nice easy pace. If your not comfortable with heights and some level of rock climbing, this might not be a good experience for you. But if you think you...More

1  Thank Thaisa S
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Pedra Da Gavea is incredible beautiful as well as difficult hiking route, therefore you should be prepared to pour some sweat. I arrived to the Parque Nacional Da Tijuca by a city bus. It took about 4 hours to get to the top and down...More

2  Thank Evaldas Č
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Amazing view of Rio. Wonderful experience. At some point near the top things get a little more challenging. Better to go with someone that know local people and the tracks.

Thank MarioLoyola
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's a landmark in Rio! Part of a mountain chain together with the "Two Brothers" with incredible shapes. Legends say it was once visited by old civilizations and/or alliens. Hire a good tourguide and go to the top of the mountain: it's just wonderful and...More

1  Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 20 February 2017

it is amaizing view. if you enjoy nature and hike thats the one. you will be stuning with all this landscape!

Thank jesusm0nter0
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro is one of the most popular wind sports practiced in Rio. You will have the unique sensation of flying like a bird, with a light breeze of tropical air in your face and surrounded by the beautiful mountains and...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

For the adventurous up for a tough hike this is a must while in Rio! Unfortunately we had bad luck with cloud cover so made it to the top without being able to see the view but the hike was still incredible and quite the...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite scenic views of all my travels (28 countries) you must be fit and healthy as it is quite a exhausting climb approx 5-6 hours with stopping photos ect.. If you are not experienced in hiking you will definitely need a guide...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Definitely give this a go if you visit Rio. It can be hard to some but really worth it. And you will be very proud of yourself.

Thank 169h_d
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Lauren a
18 May 2017|
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Response from maiasilvia |
Pedra da Gavea is a huge mountain that can be seen from many places in Rio. Go to the top of the hill is "a long and wide road" and dangerous. It is for few people... You'll need a tour guide, so if U do that please, select... More
anna l
22 February 2016|
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Response from Plexiaw | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 8am; You can start hiking up until 2pm. Park closes at 5pm.