Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro, Bom Jardim da Serra

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Located just 11 kilometers (7 mi) outside of the city center, Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro provides a view of this entire mountain range and its winding roads. From a height of 1460 meters (5,000 ft), you can see more than 100 kilometers (62 mi) of lush Atlantic forests with a diverse flora and fauna that comes right up to the road. Observe a menagerie of monkeys (howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, and marmosets), as well as a number of birds, such as eagles and parrots, native only to this area. Locals advise that driving up or down these scenic but steep roads you must go slowly, and be very careful to avoid trucks and buses coming from the opposite direction. To visit Mirante da Serra do Rio do Rastro and other attractions in Bom Jardim da Serra, use our Bom Jardim da Serra travel itinerary planner.
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  • After the ascent of the incredible and scary Serra do Rio do Rastro, is worth a stop on the lookout to see from above, all the way. The restaurant at the scene has a fair price and good food. Enjoy without moderation.
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  • If you're with a lot of fog, insist, wait because she can open at any time, the view is beautiful! In the middle of the afternoon sounded better! Visited 3 times, 2:00 pm December and February 1:00 pm, got lucky in 3 times!
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  • Fantastic place where a seemingly endless landscape. And not to mention the road which is also spectacular.
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