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Pedra da Gavea

Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
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Parque Nacional da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22451-261, Brazil
Barra da Tijuca
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"great hike"
in 14 reviews
"challenging hike"
in 8 reviews
"rock climbing"
in 11 reviews
"climbing skills"
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"big stone"
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"experienced hikers"
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"bring enough"
in 3 reviews
"hiking experience"
in 3 reviews
"wonderfull view"
in 2 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 6 reviews
"above sea level"
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"two hours"
in 5 reviews
"enjoy nature"
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"ipanema leblon"
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"two brothers"
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"rio adventures"
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"hang gliding"
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a great hike if you like hiking. We did it with a guide, and i think it is a very good thing because he really helped us in the hard parts. It took 2.5 hours to go up and another 2.5 to go...More

1  Thank NaomiCat12345
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

I went with 5 friends and Thales Williams as our guide (his instagram is @thaleswil). We started at 9.00, reached the top at 13.30, and finished the hike at 17.50. The day before our hike there was quite a bit of rain, and that made...More

1  Thank Felipe A
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

An excellent place.With a wonderful view. I went with my family, to enjoy it as a vacation. very extensive and many people.

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

A 3 hours hike and climb to one of the most beautiful views in Rio at 842m above sea level. Some physycal fitness and a guide are needed.

Thank Haroldo S
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Rocks, monkeys, roots, birds... Climbing Pedra da Gávea mountain is the most completed experience you could have in Rio. Getting on the top is an amazing adventure. I advice you be with an experient tour guide that can show you another way to get on...More

2  Thank Thales W
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This hike was the highlight of my trip to Rio! The view from the top is BREATHTAKING, I have never done such a beautiful hike. However, be aware that it's physically difficult. About 3+ hrs up and only slightly less down, steep, and some areas...More

2  Thank Jackie B
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Very good hike not impossible but you have to have somewhat a active life. Hike is about 2 hours before you get to big stone. You'll need equipment to get to the top. Great experience I would suggest if you're healthy and fit you definitely...More

Thank JCasNYC
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Since I was alone in Rio I arranged with a private guide (Rio Adventures) to do the hike. I was not disappointed: the hike is really awesome! Having said that: do not attempt this hike if you are not an experienced hiker with the proper...More

Thank Jacq129
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

I struggled to find accurate details about this trail so I'm going to give it a shot here. First of all, it is absolutely magnificent. Any outdoorsy person who visits in Rio should consider hiking this trail at some point, even over the Christ or...More

16  Thank bobthebob12345
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

If you like adventures you should climb up. You can reach to the very top with the help of your feet and your hands in some parts that require a little of climbing but without the need of a rope/harness. Not recommended if you fear...More

1  Thank IngAlvin
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Sean Patrick D
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Nate W | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't count on being able to use a rope that is already there. Most people go up with no rope at all, but if you want to be safe and go with gear, I recommend booking a tour guide to take you up
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Lauren a
May 17, 2017|
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Response from maiasilvia |
Pedra da Gavea is a huge mountain that can be seen from many places in Rio. Go to the top of the hill is "a long and wide road" and dangerous. It is for few people... You'll need a tour guide, so if U do that please, select... More
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