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Pedra Bonita, Rio de Janeiro

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Enjoy the vistas and some fresh air at Pedra Bonita, a popular spot in Tijuca National Park, sandwiched between Pedra de Gavea hills and Sao Conrado and Tijuca. Follow a 1.5 km (1 mi) uphill trail for about 40 minutes; once at the top, you'll take in some of the most privileged views of Rio de Janeiro. Towering above Tijuca Park's forest at 696 m (2,283 ft), this spot draws scores of hang gliders. Head to the top of the gliding ramp for a restroom and a small bar. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Rio de Janeiro holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Pedra Bonita and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The path before reaching the start of the trail is well the first trial, already the trail itself found quiet, worth get up high and enjoy the wonderful visual of our city, bad section parking you have to arrive early to get vacancy
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  • I regret not having more debt. Worth completely climb the "Pedra Bonita" see the entire sector of Sao Conrado, Barra de Tijuca, etc. But worth more even the penalty pay by paragliding or wing delta and launch is to her life. An of the best experiences of my life. If going to spend on something, that is here, for the rest of the trip, to eat noodles.
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  • People say this short 20-30 minutes hike is 'easy'...........I would say hard but short haha, it's quite steep (easy i would class as mostly flat!) so it will definitely get you puffing and we had to ...  more »
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  • Probably a really beautiful view, but te weather up there is fast changing and you can arrive with 0 visibility while it was sunny when you started...
  • Beautiful place! If you come to Rio,, this is definitely a must in your itinerary.
  • Vista linda!
  • Uma das mais belas vistas do rio!
  • Trilha rápida com linda vista da Gávea.