Agulhas Negras Peak, Itatiaia
(4.9/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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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  • In a recent visit to Itatiaia Park, we did the trail off the shelves. Unfortunately we lost a friend in the group, who died of respiratory failure during the early hours of the day 10/23/16, while pernoitávamos in Shelter Raheem. The team working in the Park is great, but it is necessary that we can count on the support of a rescue team and a medical team, to emergency service to visitors.
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  • Different region of the landscapes that they find in Brazil, is very characteristic of the region. Despite the stony soil, the walk is a quiet way.
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