Serra dos Orgaos National Park, Teresopolis

(4.6/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
Serra dos Orgaos National Park is one of the foremost centers of trekking, mountain climbing and rock climbing in Brazil. Whether you are a novice walker or a seasoned adventurer, the park has something to offer, with extensive trails throughout the region that can take anywhere from a few hours to several days. The park covers a 110 sq km (42 sq mi) area of forested mountains rising from 145 m (476 ft) at its lowest point to 2,263 m (7,425 ft) at its highest. The area is abundant in natural springs and the unusual name--"Organ Mountains"--is believed to have come from early Portuguese settlers who thought that the rocky peaks of the mountain range resembled church organs. The most famous of these formations is the Dedo de Deus (God's Finger) rock, which resembles a left hand pointing towards the sky. It is 1,692 m (5,551 ft) high and can be seen in the background of the flag of the Rio de Janeiro state. A visit to Serra dos Orgaos National Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Teresopolis trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Very nice place to walk. It is quite extensive and can drive smoothly until the end to after walking on the trails or have available to walk the ramp to 3100 m after walking on the tracks. There is a suspended track, a wooden footbridge over 1000 m in the middle of the Woods. Out the other trails.
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  • Who enjoy nature and sports, is equal to a dog with two tails. Place too beautiful, super recommend all the trails in the Park.
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  • Park with excellent infrastructure, support material (Brochures, DVD, posters and Models). For those who want to adventure trails a perfect place.
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