Agulhas Negras Peak, Itatiaia
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At 2,791 m (9,157 ft), Agulhas Negras Peak, or Black Needles Peak, is the fifth highest mountain in Brazil, and the highest point in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Although the climb to the very top isn't the easiest of undertakings, the base camp Abrigo Rebouças is the highest point in Brazil that you can reach in a regular car, so you are guaranteed spectacular scenery no matter your fitness. If you do make it to the peak, you will be rewarded with a far-reaching, mountainous vista; lush tropical vegetation, pierced here and there by the spiky rock formations that give the peak its name. Put Agulhas Negras Peak into our Itatiaia holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Spectacular views, hiking trails and streams on the way comes make the walk to the Summit to be an adventure worth, even if you know the time passing. Very good.
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  • The walk by either access requires security equipment and guide. Lasts on average 5-7 hours, but the effort is rewarded by the view from the top.
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  • own site for adventure in style, trekking, mountain bike, climbing and mountaineering, trails with compasses, photography. requires prior knowledge of the region and practice sports skills cited above. the region offers little structure to the visitor but very natural attraction. take care with the climate changes quite fast.
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