Caparao National Park, Alto Caparao

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A 26,000 hectare (64,247 acre) protected region of mountainous rain forest, Caparao National Park contains Brazil's third and fourth highest peaks--Pico da Bandeira and Pico do Calçado. Make the nighttime climb to the summit of Pico da Bandeira and you will be awarded with a spectacular sunrise over the mountain Pico do Cristal. Throughout the park are many trails, taking you past waterfalls, lush vegetation, and a lake that freezes in winter. Put Caparao National Park and other Alto Caparao attractions into our Alto Caparao vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Anyone who wants to enter the park be sure to bring your wallet of vaccination with yellow fever vaccine (must have the batch of the vaccine on the card). The entrance is free.
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  • The Serra do Caparaó National Park, is the typical place to visit several times. The enchanted Valley with its natural pools, the Waterfall of Andorinhas and don't let go of the Pico da Bandeira.
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  • Go once a year. 80% of the Park is in State territory, remnants of Atlantic forest, cold cozy side of MG in Alto Caparaó is structured more towards logistics with restaurants, ATMs, gas stations and hostels. Place for adventurers and people seeking freedom and contact with nature.
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