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Estrada da Cascatinha | Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20531-590, Brazil
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All reviews hang gliding easy hike sao conrado paragliding experience worth the climb an amazing view great hike worth the trip guided tour trail pedra paragliders instructor escarpment launch da rio
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Easy and well maintained trail: the top can be reached in 35-50 minutes depending on your level of fitness. The views are great with the Pedra da Gavea just in front!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carlo C
Reviewed August 29, 2019

You can see this mountain from a distance, which the locals call the emperor's head or pretty stone, but be prepared for a strenuous hike to get to the top only with experienced guides..

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank EvanBocaFL
Reviewed August 21, 2019

In the trail to Pedra Bonita there are many saguis and macacos prego, but unfortunately I did not see any slouth. The views from Pedra Bonita are amazing and there is enough space on site to not feel crowded in.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Paulo65537
Reviewed July 16, 2019

Pedra Bonita trail is one of the nicest in the city. From there you get a clear view of Sao Conrado neighbourhood and west zone of Rio, besides, it is the best view of the emperor at Pedra da Gavea. If you are looking for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank brazilexperience
Reviewed July 6, 2019

I was in Rio on a work trip, and I wouldn't have thought to go observe hang gliding here. Lucky for me, my friends in Rio planned to take me up here. A group of us drove together up to this site -- the drive...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank dianep29
Reviewed May 26, 2019

That´s for sure the right place for those who like to hike and fly with Hang gliding and Paragliding. you can see São Conrado and Favela da Rocinha from the TOP! And if you want, you can hike for 40 minutes to the top of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ABMAEDA
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Easy hike and with an Amazing view !!! Bring a bottle of water, sunscreen and a camera to take some pictures. Its good for a picnick.

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank adrynesanmartins
Reviewed May 7, 2019

I hiked to the top of the mountain to see the view from the top. Even though i was tired when i reached the top, it was worth it!! I took many pictures of the landscape. I recommend that people visit this place. It's amazing!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank victor d
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Can´t miss a great view of Rio from the top! Pedra Bonita is a very beautiful place, totally worth the ride up the mountain (almost all of it by car).

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sunflower126
Reviewed March 26, 2019

I was lucky enough to be staying at a hotel just a short distance from the entrance to the Petra Bonita trail. You enter the main carpark for the trail via a very steep ramp/driveway and then follow signs for the walking trail to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from 155shmuell | Reviewed this property |
It is a half an hour ride and you can easily get a taxi both at the airport and at your hotel.
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Response from JORGE_MEDEIROS-2540 | Reviewed this property |
Not Petra, but Pedra+Rock Pedra Bonita means Beautiful Rock, the name of one of the magnificent granite formations in this area. Near it ,there a well known hang glider launching pad.
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