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Pico do Papagaio

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Address: Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 5524999292415
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Best place for experiencing the sunrise above Ilha Grande

The hike to Pico do Papagaio was one of our highlights during our stay in Brazil. We were recommended to do the hike only together with a tour guide, so we chose to do it with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The hike to Pico do Papagaio was one of our highlights during our stay in Brazil. We were recommended to do the hike only together with a tour guide, so we chose to do it with the Argentinian guides Guillermo and Martin!! After receiving head flashlights, we started our hike at 2:30 am (depends if you go during summer or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Before leaving on the hike we had a look with Martin at the weather and it looked like it would be great. (But we were stuck on the crowd) It nature, so this is no ones fault but this is the only reason I'm not giving 5 stars Martin is passionate about what he does and knows a lot about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Fale com um guia se quer fazer a caminhada noturna. Não vá sozinh@. You better ask for a tour guide if you want to enjoy the best night hike in Brazil. Don go alone. Contrate un guia si prefiere hacer la caminata nocturna. No vaya sol@.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My boyfriend and I did the sunrise trek with a guide, Martin, on 23 May. The trek was rather ardous but the spectacular sunrise and gorgeous views of Ilha Grande made the trek totally worthwhile. The trek is 10.8km per way. The peak is around 980m, which means we were pretty much ascending all the way during the climb. Our... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

This hike took us about three hours to climb and you need to be relatively fit. The trail was steep at times;do-able but tiring! We chose to do the 2:30am option in order to see the sunrise and it was so worth it!the view is absolutely amazing. Our guide Guillermo was excellent. We was experienced, knowledgeable and ensured that everyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We decided not to go with a guide as this saved us approx R90 pp, but this also meant we had to go during daylight hours only. If you go in night time/early morning (with a guide) I am sure that your chances of seeing tarantulas or other animals will increase and you will also get to see the sunrise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The hike to Pico do Papagaio (parrots peak) can be done solo or with a guide. A group of us went with the guide Guillermo Farabollini for a sunrise hike. The 2:30am start was a bit of a killer and the hike was harder than I had anticipated, but the view from the peak was simply phenomenal. You have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Hiking Pico do Papagaio is easily the hardest, but the best thing that I have ever done. While I like hiking, I am not physically active or in great shape. I had to stop many times throughout the hike, but it was so rewarding to make it to the top! Our guide, Martin, prepared us ahead of time for what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I traveled in South America and arrived to Ilha Grande. I must say that if you love hiking and not afraid of some obstacles this is an amazing experience- definitely one of the best in South America! I recommend to go to this hike with the experienced guide Guillermo Farabollini. He will help you through the way, will encourage you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a fantastic thing to do on Ilha Grande. A walk through the jungle in the dark until you arrive at the summit in tme for sunrise and an amazing view over the whole island and beyond. Guillherme was such a great guide with information about the area and the jungle. After a few days on the beach it... More 

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Address: Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Phone Number: 5524999292415
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Ilha Grande

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