Rio de Janeiro: Serra dos Órgãos National Park Hiking Tour
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Begin the experience in Rio de Janeiro with hotel pickup, followed by an expedition briefing. Discover the wonderful mountainous region surrounding Rio on a three-day, 32-kilometer trek with an overnight camping experience. Day 1: Rio de Janeiro City - Petrópolis Headquarters - Açu Castles Camp (8 kilometers) After pickup, transfer to Petrópolis, the Imperial City, where you will start your trekking journey in the Serra dos Órgãos Mountains. The first day of Petrópolis Teresópolis crossing is the most demanding. During the 7-kilometer ascent to Castelos do Açu mountain shelter, you’ll gain approximately 1,100 meters of altitude. The trail to Açu Mountain passes through a dense forest with a strong ascent to Pedra do Queijo viewpoint. Then the trail gets a little less steep until arriving at Ajax viewpoint, which has a natural water supply. After Ajax, face the secti...
You can enjoy easy transport, with pick-up and drop-off from your hotel to the national park. Your professional guide will take you on this nature tour and can teach you all you want to know about the area. Serra dos Órgãos features popular attractions including mountain trails, crashing waterfalls and serene pools such as the Poço Verde. The hike traverses the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro and you can visit suspended trails high in the sky as well as some preserved historical heritage, like a chapel built in 1713 and a mansion from the 19th century. This guided hike is a great way to see Rio's majestic nature.
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