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Petrópolis Teresópolis Trekking Expedition - 03 days - Serra do Órgãos - Rio de Janeiro

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    What to Expect
    Day 1: Rio de Janeiro City (hotel Pick-up) x Petrópolis Headquarters x Açu Castles Camp (08km)

    After pick-up at Rio de Janeiro to Petrópolis the Imperial City, we will start our Trekking at Serra dos Órgãos Mountains.  

    The first day of Petrópolis Teresópolis crossing is the most demanding. During the 7 km up to Castelos do Açu mountain shelter we gain approximately 1100 meters of altitude. The trail to Açu mountain goes through a dense forest and with a strong ascent to Pedra do Queijo viewpoint. Then the trail gets a little less steep until arriving at Ajax viewpoint, which has natural water supply. After Ajax, we need to face the section considered the most difficult of the ascent to the Açu castles: the Isabeloca mountain. This ascent is named after an alleged passage of Princess Isabel on the spot. The view from the top of Açu castles closes the first day with a golden key. From there it is possible to see all Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara Bay in addition to the entire mountain range of Serra dos Órgãos an Tijucas Forest.

    Hiking distance: 08km

    Overnight mode: Camping 

    Day 2: Açu Castles Camp x Pedra do Sino Camp (10km)

    The second day is undoubtedly the most beautiful of Petrópolis Teresópolis crossing. The entire course goes on an average altitude of 2,000m. After leaving the Açu castles, we’ll cross a valley and then climb to the top of Morro do Marco. After descending this hill, we arrive in Luva valley and then ascend to the summit of Morro da Luva. The trail follows another section of rock summits, where navigation is complicated until reaching the section called The 'Elevator'.

    The Elevator is a ladder made of steel rebar stuck to a steep stone that gives access to the summit of Morro do Dinossauro. Once at the top of Morro do Dinossauro, we find the first great view of the Pedra do Garrafão and Pedra do Sino stones. From there we start the descent to Vale das Antas and the trail continues to the summit of Morro da Baleia, where you can see the rock wall of Pedra do Sino, Garrafão and the trail channel where The 'Cavalinho' passage is located.

     At Pedra do Sino (all Serra dos Órgãos summit) there is an incredible 360º view, being possible to see several mountain ranges of the region and Rio de Janeiro city.

    Hiking distance: 10km

    Overnight mode: Camping 

    Day 3: Pedra do Sino Camp x Teresópolis Headquarters x Rio de Janeiro City (drop-off) (12 km)

    The third day is the least demanding of the trekking. The trail follows for about 9 km to the dam end of the trekking.

    During the descent crosses two waterfalls where the highlight is the Véu da Noiva of Teresopolis with 16 meters high that at certain times of the year is dry. Than we will know the beauties of Teresópolis Park and its charms.

    After the end of the trekking we'll have a trasnfer to Rio city. 

    Hiking distance: 12km

    Overnight mode: -
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
    Departure Time
    6:30 AM
    3 days
    Return Details
    Your hotel reception in Rio de Janeiro or Rio airport.
    • Specialists Guides in long-distance trekking;
    • Guided crossing Petrópolis x Teresópolis in 03 days;
    • Transportation Rio de Janeiro x Petrópolis
    • Transportation Teresópolis x Rio de Janeiro
    • Serra dos Órgãos National Park taxes;
    • Double Camping Tents
    • Food advising (for snacks during the trekking) before leaving;
    • Remote monitoring of the Expedition;
    • Safety equipment for technical paths (rope, baldriers, etc.
    • First-aid kit
    • Nattrip Expeditions Gift
    • Personal accident insurance;
    • Satellite tracking of the expedition via SpotGen3;
    • Overnight Lodge at '0 Day' (opcional)
    • Porters of equipment of collective use
    • 02 Breakfast on the mountain (2 and 3 day)
    • 02 Dinner on the mountain;(1 and 2 day)
    • Trekking Backpack rent (if you need)
    • Sleeping Pad rent (if you need)
    • Sleeping Bag rent (if you need)
    • Tents (if you need)
    • Cooking set Equipament (with camp gas and burner), (if you need)
    • Coletive First Aid Kit
    • Trekking Stick rent (if you need)
    • Head Lamp rent (if you need)
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Personal use medice;
    • Any item not described as included.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years;
    • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions;
    • A high amount of walking (moutain trekking) is involved;
    • What you need to bring (Mandatory)
    • ID or Passaport
    • Trekking Backpack - (if you don't have, inform us)
    • Sleeping bag - (if you don't have, inform us)
    • Sleeping Pad - (if you don't have, inform us)
    • Walking stick (01 or 02) - (if you don't have, inform us)
    • Headlight and batteries - (if you don't have, inform us)
    • Bottle of water
    • Boot / Hiking shoes
    • Dry Fit / Polyamide shirts
    • Anorak /Fleece
    • Plastic bags (for trash)
    • Toilet paper
    • Cell phone
    • Sancks for the day
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    • Duration: 3 days
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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