Pedra da Gávea

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This monolithic mountain near to Rio is a popular but exhausting and slightly dangerous hike, with spectacular views from the top.
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Large Granite Rock Monolith

Price / Entry Fee


Opening Hours

8 AM - 5 PM

Driving, Parking & Travel Info

Approx 2.5 hour hike from trailhead to summit:
- Paredão (Photo Spot)
- Carrasqueira (Moderate difficulty & dangerous, safety ropes can be used by tour guide)
- Summit
Approx 2 hour hike back down

Max Height

844 m (2,769 ft)

Known For

Scenic Views of city skyline

Best Time to Visit

Avoid windy and cloudy days

Pedra da Gávea - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Special Info & Comments

Not recommended for casual travelers
Avoid hiking on windy days



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