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Pedra da Gavea

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Address: Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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Amazing trail, come with guide and/or safety equipment

We decided to do this trail after watching videos on youtube. One of the guys was climbing the rocks without safety equipment and holding a camera in one of his hands. We went for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We decided to do this trail after watching videos on youtube. One of the guys was climbing the rocks without safety equipment and holding a camera in one of his hands. We went for it without any guide or equipment and managed to climb, but seriously we thought we would die there, specially to go down the rock wall. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is a great hike if you are looking for an activity to take up your day. It is a challenging hike if you are not fit and not familiar with hiking, but for experienced hikers or fit individuals it is a must experience. We did the hike up in 1h50 with a break at the steep section, but we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Pedra da gavea is everything I expected it to be. I'm used to hiking, but I don't do it frequently enough therefore it was a little challenging. The rock climb isn't terrible, still it can be scary. We hired a local guide, which made it much easier as he provided a harness and rope. We probably wouldn't have made it... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

difficult hike up a steep path, for a very rewarding view from the top. Do miss the waterfalls on the way down for a refreshing shower. Hike takes about 5 hours, starting from public bus stop on Av. Armando Lombardi near bridge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A great view of the jungle but don't expect to see any animals and very few exotic birds. This site is heavily travelled by humans and the animals wisely stay away.

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Teresopolis RJ Brasil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

One should have a guide, astonishing view over the beach of São Conrado and the Barra da Tijuca! One must be

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Like sports ? are you young? dont miss it !Windsurfers, hikers, picnics, easy access to one of the nicest views of Rio de Janeiro..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Best to climb up in the middle of the night and watch the sunrise. There is one steep section (maybe class 5-6 or 5-7) that requires some climbing experience in the dark

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

is where you fly and see beautiful vies plus de experience of hangliding with the experts there.. is safe.. and an wonderful experience…the best ever… the birds lives a good life!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I super recommend this hike! We did it based off a recommendation from a friend and couldn't have been happier. We took the 2018 bus, which we caught outside of Copacaba Palace (traffic changes direction based on the time of day and rush hour, so we had to wait till about 10:15 for vehicles to be headed the right way... More 

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