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Hard; but a nice exercise and experience

Wow. This activity needs to be in good shape.A demanding steep trail, specially during hot Summer... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Rubpy
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Sao Paulo, SP
Beautiful View

A 2km paved road to reach the Macela Rock. It is a quite demanding walk. Around 45 minutes up... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
LyssMelo
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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

A 2km paved road to reach the Macela Rock. It is a quite demanding walk. Around 45 minutes up. Cars are not allowed, In clear days you'll have a beautiful view of the Mantiqueira Mountain, the ocean, Paraty and the forest all the way down...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Wow. This activity needs to be in good shape.A demanding steep trail, specially during hot Summer. Quite slippery, so be careful and wear appropriate shoes. We were not fortunate with a rewarding view due to a cloudy weather, but still enjoyed the climb, except the...More

Thank Rubpy
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A 2km paved road to reach the Macela Rock. It is a quite demanding walk. Around 45 minutes up. Cars are not allowed, In clear days you'll have a beautiful view of the Mantiqueira Mountain, the ocean, Paraty and the forest all the way down...More

2  Thank LyssMelo
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I hired a local guide to walk with me all the way from BR-101 alongside Rio Pequeno to the peak of Pedra da Macela. It was not an easy hike but we managed to do the round trip before sunset. The last few hundred meters...More

Thank WojciechS1933
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It is almost 2.000 m walking in a good pavimented trail. Hard because there are not easy points. Good exercise and a beatiful view. Observation. Check your hearth before wether you are sedentary.

Thank Luiz429
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Steep trail but worth a whilewhen you get to the top. beautiful views from paraty. definetly worth it. i recommend to go in the morning and bring your hat, water and suncreen.

Thank DanielaB
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The trail is not very easy, but it is medium. The view is fantastic. The altitude is almost 2000 m above the sea

Thank Alexandre M
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Dang , I thought it was just gonna be a little hike but we were huffing and puffing to get to the top. Thought about giving up but glad we didn't because it was truly beautiful at the end . Bring water and enjoy!

Thank Heddyxoxo
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Not a tough hike, definitely worth the view. The route is paved and in excellent condition, even if it is raining - so, no excuse for not making your way up to the top.

Thank paty_besr
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

2.5 km of a tough climb that are worth the effort. On sunny days, you'll catch a wonderful view of the whole bay.

Thank IqueOliveira
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

It is a challenging walk up to the hill. It takes about 1h to go to the top, but it worth for the beautiful view you will find! Go early in the morning before than 10AM in the summer because after that if gets foggy...More

Thank Patricia M
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