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Saco do Mamangua, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed July 14, 2015

The trail is quite exhausting as it goes straight up, there are no serpentines and it was really hot! Make sure to take enough water and maybe an energy bar or something to eat before going down. I think it took us almost an hour...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's so beautiful, the view is amazing. If you want to avoid line up go on SUNDAY or any religuis holiday ... We went on Sunday and the lines were less than normal. You still had to wait but at least it was manageable.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Neda F
Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Dang, I wish I could give this hike 10 round circle dots of trip advisor liking. It's pretty amazing. We did it after it had been raining the days before so it was a little slippery in places , but the hike was good, got...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank HeddyInBrazil
Reviewed March 3, 2015

After spending 6 days in Rio celebrating carnival my wife and I thought it would be a good idea to get some exercise and complete this hike. We did the hike mid February and what was 38C weather. What can I say, the trek up...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Philip T
Reviewed February 25, 2014

After a 40 min bus ride down rough roads, then a boat ride to get to the small village at the base of this peak a group of 60ish Canadian adults started the climb. We were with Michael of Paraty tours , who provided encouragement...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed September 17, 2012

We went up to the top, it takes about 1-hour climbing and something less to come back. If someone don't feel like hiking can wait in the nice beach at the bottom where there is also a simple sort of restaurant with good food. The...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank lmana
Reviewed April 16, 2012

We visited this peak with Paraty Explorers (reviewed separately). You need a boat to get here, the nearest from the tiny village of Paraty-Mirim (accessible by bus). A steep trail leads you directly to the top. It took our group of 6 about an hour...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank lelionrouge
Reviewed April 10, 2012

Paraty by locals , set me up an amazing day with a local small boat , who took me all the way there , once there we wen't all the way to the top and get one of the most amazing views i ever see...More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank ze r
Reviewed March 14, 2012

Great views from the top. You might need a guide to find the correct route. No technical skills required.

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank F1roger
Reviewed May 25, 2011

As part of our 3-night stay in Paraty, I had decided to book us the top 3 attractions according to our good friends at TripAdvisor. This trek lived up to its status and reviews. I had emailed with Michael Smyth, partner/owner of Paraty Explorer, before...More

Date of experience: May 2011
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