Posted on 2021-07-18
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Serra dos Orgaos: Full-Day Hiking Tour to Pedra do Sino from Rio de Janeiro

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Overview

Enjoy a Serra dos Orgaos hiking tour to Pedra do Sino from Rio de Janeiro and admire its spectacular rock formations and the views from its summit. Follow your guide and explore lush forests, freshwater streams, and stunning waterfalls.

Highlights

◾ Marvel at the famous landmarks of the region from the Pedra do Sino summit
◾ Enjoy the lush forests and explore incredible sights, plants, and animals
◾ Drink pure water from freshwater streams and admire stunning waterfalls

About this experience

DURATION: 14 hours (in total 7.5 hours hiking)
STARTING TIME: 6.00 am (pick-up starts 1 hour earlier)
MEETING POINT: At your hotel
SMALL GROUP: Limited to 5 guests
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish & Portuguese
OPENING SEASON: Year-round, daily
MOBILE TICKETING: Use your phone or print your ticket
WHO CAN COME: Serra dos Orgaos hiking tour is suitable for all in good health and fit

What's included, what's not

✔ Pickup and drop-off (South Zone of Rio)
✔ Your expert guide
✖ Entry tickets to Serra dos Órgãos National Park
✖ Lunch & extras

Description - What to expect

Start your Serra dos Orgaos hiking tour with a hassle-free pick-up from your hotel or residence and take 1.5 hours drive to Teresópolis, the starting point for your hike. The Serra dos Orgaos National Park is famous for its spectacular rock formations, and its highest peak is known as Pedra do Sino (Bell Stone) at a height of (2275m / 7465ft).

Start your 13-km (8.1-mile) ascent to Pedra do Sino and admire amazing landmarks such as Dedo de Deus (God's Finger peak), the Garrafão, and the Escalavrado as well as Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro and the Atlantic Ocean. Stop for a break and a drink from a freshwater stream and admire the waterfalls and forests along the path.

After reaching the top, follow your guide and explore fantastic sights, plants, and animals. This hike is recommended for people in good physical condition and with an adventurous spirit. At the end of the day, you will be driven back to Rio de Janeiro with a stop on the way to have a snack and enjoy some free time.

Bring with you

For this Serra dos Orgaos hiking tour please wear light clothing and trekking shoes, bring a backpack with water, snacks, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, personal medications, cap or hat, sunglasses, sweater or jacket, raincoat, passport or ID card, cash for tickets and extras

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Safety measures
All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
You are required to bring and wear a mask