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Parque Nacional do Itatiaia

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Lovely park with much to see

We only had time to hike a few trails and explore along two roads but what we saw was wonderful... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
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When I say to my parents that I want to travel abroad, they always say that we have to know our... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
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Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We only had time to hike a few trails and explore along two roads but what we saw was wonderful forest and beautiful waterfalls. Excellent birding. Lots more to enjoy if we’d had more time. Be sure to visit the northern, higher elevation area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 149randalls
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

When I say to my parents that I want to travel abroad, they always say that we have to know our country, and later we get in touch with others, so here we go again. The destination is Penedo that is a district in the Itatiaia municipality, located...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

was lucky that i was able to move around this place. a lot of beautiful waterfalls. I am grateful with Fabricio for bringing me around as he offered to drive me and accompany me here.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

First national park from Brasil, the Itatiaia National Park mix the rich Altantic Rainforest (Mata Atlântica) with the high altitude flat land, two completely diferent environments. They are known as the low part (Parte Baixa) and high part (Parte Alta). Only 190km from Rio (2h30)...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mazeva
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Great trip to see a part of the famous Mata Atlântica, a tropical rain forest. Great for bird watching too.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2016

A good walk with plenty of waterfalls to view. Unfortunately we were a bit limited time wise but it was still a great experience. The trails were suitable for most people with only a few little tricky points. Managed to see a few monkeys, who...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

Great waterfalls... really clean place!! It`s possible to spend one entire day walking through the trails and visiting different waterfalls.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank perr0tinha
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Its a spetacular place to visit, with a lot of waterfalls, birds, monkeys. The region is so beauty and have a lot of trails to do.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Sericogusman
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Visiting during the week, and during low season was absolutely awesome. The first day, I hiked to "Los tres picos" and did not see a single person the whole day. The second day I saw 2 people. The trails are relatively well marked and the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank ctd1978
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Everything organized, clean, beautiful. You can visit a little museum and go down to see the lake, but for other tracks you have to spend a period walking or stay overnight. For that it must be 5 stars.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Assaf F
April 13, 2016|
Response from Arthur N |
You can take a bus in rio going to Resende-Rj or Itatiaia-RJ, there you'll need to get a taxi.
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November 25, 2015|
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You can expeact a cold weather, during winter temperatures can go below 0 celcius. Bring warm clothes. There are lots of hikings trails you can take a 1 hour hike to a 2 days hike.
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