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Parque Estadual da Cantareira

Rua do Horto 1799 | Horto Florestal, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 02377-000, Brazil
+55 11 6231 8555
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Private Eco Tour at Cantareira State Park from São Paulo
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Rising out of the northern frontier of the city and boasting more than 8,000 hectares of unspoiled Atlantic coastal forest, the verdant Parque Estadual da Cantareira (Cantareira State Park) offers rustic hiking trails, swimmable lakes, birdwatching and breathtaking views of the sprawling city below. Next door is the Horto Florestal, the one-time summer mansion of São Paulo state governors, and the monument to the Tropic of Capricorn, which runs through the park.
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“nature” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rua do Horto 1799 | Horto Florestal, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 02377-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Best place to enjoy the nature in the city. This park is even more quiet and relaxing than Ibirapuera Park. Cantareira park, offers lots of tracks and adventure near by huge variety of animals. This park is also a nice place to enjoy a nice...More

Thank Renan T
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great option for a day hike and to see nature while still in SP. The park has 3 entrances and 4 trails. The 2 main trails are accessible through the main entrance and go to Pedra Grande (with a great view of the city -...More

3  Thank Nathalie H
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

That was amazing when the view of SP appears after a long walk. SP is under your feet there. One should experience it. If you are lucky you can also see some local animals. If you pass there do not miss Alberto Lofgren Park. It...More

Thank Encieh E
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

A treeking in the middle of nature, seems be dificult but it isn t , you see children and old people doing the treeking, could take a time but the view, the fresh air, and the oppotunity to be in contact with nature it works.

Thank harmonyeli
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Despite being a little of the beaten track, it´s a great place to spend a Saturday or a Sunday morning in a big forest inside Sao Paulo. There are good and well preserved trails, lots of photo opportunities with monkeys, tropical flora and a nice...More

2  Thank Molnar71
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

If you want to enjoy a nice and light walking, you can visit this park. From the top, in clear days, you may a have a great view of all this concrete jungle always surrounded by mountains. It may take between one or two hours...More

3  Thank Lucas10demais
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Reviewed 8 August 2013

The place is very beautiful, has paved road and dirt. At the park entrance has a map showing the trails within the park. Recommend to take your food and drink to picnic, because at the end of the trail has a grassy area, wooden tables,...More

2  Thank Andrea_Arana
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Reviewed 5 August 2013

Very well preserved, alot of savage tree and some animal (little monkeys, etc), more deep in the trails is possible have a very good contact to nature, but it is not too safe for foreiger tourists.

Thank Rafael C
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Reviewed 11 May 2013

It is very far away but when you get there you don`t want to leave, it has a great view of the city, very green, very nice to walk around in the woods

Thank Josegmora
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Reviewed 4 March 2013

Despite a bit far from downtown Sao Paulo, being located in the extreme north of great Sao Paulo (around 45 minutes with no traffic) 'Serra da Cantareira' as the paulistas call is a great and multifaceted place where you can see Sao Paulo city from...More

3  Thank fveit
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gymfitange
5 February 2017|
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Response from Lsl2013 | Reviewed this property |
I ´ve been in this park long time ago and just one time , may it is difficult to find the waterfalls and I think in some seasons could be dry.. You should have a guide and beaware to don´t get lost in a dense forest!!
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Casey E
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Response from Amire M | Reviewed this property |
O centro é distante para caminhar e conhecer outros pontos turísticos pelo caminho. Metrô Linha 1 Azul Estação Sé, desembarque em Carandirú. Na Av, Cruzeiro do Sul, 2424 utilize ônibus 1775-10 Vila Albertina.Descer no... More
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Response from Amire M | Reviewed this property |
Tel. (11) 2203-0115 Pq. Cantareira Metrô Linha 1 Azul Estação Sé, desembarque em Carandirú. Na Av, Cruzeiro do Sul, 2424 utilize ônibus 1775-10 Vila Albertina.Descer no 20º(vigésimo)ponto na Rua do Horto, 297. Caminhe 550 m... More
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