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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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Trekking at Pedra da Gavea in Rio de Janeiro
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Private Rapelling and Trekking at Pedra da Gavea Tour
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Full-Day Guided Hiking Tour: Gávea Rock from Rio
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent place.With a wonderful view. I went with my family, to enjoy it as a vacation. very extensive and many people.

Thank WVWV
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A 3 hours hike and climb to one of the most beautiful views in Rio at 842m above sea level. Some physycal fitness and a guide are needed.

Thank Haroldo S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Rocks, monkeys, roots, birds... Climbing Pedra da Gávea mountain is the most completed experience you could have in Rio. Getting on the top is an amazing adventure. I advice you be with an experient tour guide that can show you another way to get on...More

Thank Thales W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This hike was the highlight of my trip to Rio! The view from the top is BREATHTAKING, I have never done such a beautiful hike. However, be aware that it's physically difficult. About 3+ hrs up and only slightly less down, steep, and some areas...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Very good hike not impossible but you have to have somewhat a active life. Hike is about 2 hours before you get to big stone. You'll need equipment to get to the top. Great experience I would suggest if you're healthy and fit you definitely...More

Thank JCasNYC
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Since I was alone in Rio I arranged with a private guide (Rio Adventures) to do the hike. I was not disappointed: the hike is really awesome! Having said that: do not attempt this hike if you are not an experienced hiker with the proper...More

Thank Jacq129
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I struggled to find accurate details about this trail so I'm going to give it a shot here. First of all, it is absolutely magnificent. Any outdoorsy person who visits in Rio should consider hiking this trail at some point, even over the Christ or...More

6  Thank bobthebob12345
Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you like adventures you should climb up. You can reach to the very top with the help of your feet and your hands in some parts that require a little of climbing but without the need of a rope/harness. Not recommended if you fear...More

Thank IngAlvin
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Best hiking trip I had in Rio. I did the tour with NatTrip, and I recommend them. It is doable without a tour, just less safe. It would be faster that way though. Also much cheaper without a tour. It's difficult to get to the...More

Thank Nate W
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We hired a guide to take us to the top. It's a challenging hike, with rock climbing too. Had to overcome some fear to get to the top! Can be very scary at points! I wouldn't do it if you're not fairly fit or if...More

1  Thank helenamariee
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Sean Patrick D
6 September 2017|
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Response from Nate W | 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
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