Pico Da Ibituruna, Governador Valadares

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Pico Da Ibituruna is a beautiful peak that stands over the city of Governador Valadares and it means “black stone” in Indian. Known as the "World Free Flight Platform" or the "World Hang Gliding Platform", the mountain is the main tourist attraction in Governador Valadares. With an altitude of 1,123 meters (about 3,684 feet) above sea level and 990 meters (about 3,248 feet) above the level of the Rio Doce, it has established itself as the perfect national and international scenery for the practice of hang gliding and paragliding (free flight).

It’s a gorgeous drive up a cobblestone road, taking about 30 minutes to reach the top. The view is breathtaking and small kiosks provide drinks and snacks. For a more substantial meal, you can stop at one of the many restaurants along the way. There are plenty of waterfalls around and many cottages for rent. Watch others in free flight or be adventurous and try paragliding yourself. Plan your visit to Pico Da Ibituruna and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Governador Valadares trip itinerary maker.
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  • Site with an excellent panorama, beautiful view of the city of Governador Valadares. The peak does not have an adequate infrastructure of restaurants and snack bars, but in the course of the road there are excellent restaurants and inns. Recommend the tour.
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  • The location of climb to the peak of Ibituruna is too steep, but the whole effort is worth it. A beautiful view of the entire city of Governador Valadares. During the day, the impression given is that it is in the midst of heaven, because the clouds seem so close, at dusk the sky begins to Redden and avista is indescribable, and at night a show with the lights of the city drawing a format that resembles a guitar. Before the Sweet River pollution was even more beautiful, because now you can see the reddish waters.
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  • A place of easy access and best of all is a fantastic view of several places worth going to the peak of Ibituruna.
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  • O cartão postal de GV! Nice place, amazing view!!
  • Resgate para pilotos de Asa Delta e Paraglider.
  • O premium de GV.
  • Bom local.
  • O tesouro de GV.