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Agulhas Negras Peak

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Address: Rodovia Presidente Dutra 354, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro 27580-000, Brazil

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Agulhas Negras

Parque Nacional de Itatiaia is divided in 2 areas: the lower part and the higher part. The high part of the park is located 60 kilometers from Itatiaia and there is no public... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Fabiana S
Montevideo, Uruguay
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Montevideo, Uruguay
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Parque Nacional de Itatiaia is divided in 2 areas: the lower part and the higher part. The high part of the park is located 60 kilometers from Itatiaia and there is no public transport to go there. I contacted Levy Cardozo (Levy Ecologico)- mobile number: +55 24 99 90 75 167. email:levy.ecologico@hotmail.com. He is professional, knows his turf and very... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

The top of Rio State - if you get there on a sunny day that is how you feel. No one around except for friends with you. Just as Rio was before humans came to spoil the Atlantic Forest. Plan your trip though, because it is not always open, due to weather risks and requires a guide.

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Reviewed 2 May 2015

We did this hike with a guide from Eco Ralph. The guide did not speak English but we managed to sort things out. The hike is quite difficult with very steep part and 2 rope sections. However, if you are in good shape it's possible. The view and silence on the top in just incredible. One of my top experiences... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

The Pico das Agulhas Negras is at 2791m the highest place in the state of Rio de Janeiro. While we didn't make it to the top, we drove to a height of about 2350m where one has a spectacular view of the surrounding. To get there (above the tree line) take BR-354 in the direction of Itamonte leaving the Dutra... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 6 September 2012

The sight is outstanding, and the epoch to visit is the April -October period where chances for extended rains are slim. Book one of the adjourning Pousadas near the upper entrance of the Parque das Agulhas Negras. It is some 40 km from the Garganta do Registro ( a cross-road where the regular asphalt ends in the BR-354). It is... More 

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