Challenge Hike to Pedra do Sino, Teresópolis

Teresópolis, Brazil

Experience hosted by Renata

12 hours, Hosted in Portuguese, English and Spanish
Committed to safety
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Up to 4 people

What you'll do

An unforgettable challenging hike to the famous Pedra do Sino, 2275m. We will walk towards the upper part of Parnaso, entering this majestic mountain range. We will pass by waterfalls, rivers and I will tell you a bit about the national park. We will possibly see beautiful landscapes on our way to the summit of Serra dos Órgãos: the famous Pedra do Cimo - as it was originally called.

This hike is considered HEAVY due to its 21km (round trip) with constant ascent (1095m altimetry), some stretches of many stones and muddy spots, but without any major technical difficulties. The hike can take about 5hrs, including stops to enjoy the views, replace our energy and head towards the summit. The descent takes about 4hrs.

During the week, this hike can be done in 2 days with 1 overnight in the shelter of Pedra do Sino, including possibilities for a beautiful sunset! Ask about this option (not possible during the pandemic!)

It is advisable to wear long trousers and tennis shoes for trekking and that you have a GOOD/GREAT physical condition. We will walk outdoors all the time, so we may be subject to the weather conditions and the landscapes may be affected by these factors out of our control.

I take small groups up to 4 people, to provide a safe and quality experience, as well as being a great way to make friends.

Other things to note:
Entrance ticket to the National Park: temporarily free of charge.
Substantial Mountain Snack: R$ 25/person
Require it in advance and pay it at the time, in cash.

Ren.jia.15
An unforgettable challenging hike to the famous Pedra do Sino, 2275m. We will walk towards the upper part of Parnaso, entering this majestic mountain range. We will pass by waterfalls, rivers and I will tell you a bit about the national park. We will possibly see beautiful landscapes on our way to the summit of Serra dos Órgãos: the famous Pedra do Cimo - as it was originally called.

This hike is considered HEAVY due to its 21km (round…

Meet your host, Renata

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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Certified Tour guide since 2003. As a Tour Leader, Renata has leaded groups of foreigners all around South America - including many highlights in Brazil - as well as Southern and East Africa. I have lived in Cuzco, Peru and in Cape Town, South Africa. I also speak Spanish fluently.
Since 2011, I design tours to foreigners traveling to Brazil. I am also a rock climber and a mountaineer, so I love being in the bush :) it makes me very happy to take Nature lovers to experience some of the beauties of Serra dos Órgãos, in Rio de Janeiro state.
Fell free to check my availability for another dates, including week days if you are on vacation :)
También podemos hacer este sendero hablando español :)

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Certified Tour guide since 2003. As a Tour Leader, Renata has leaded groups of foreigners all around South America - including many highlights in Brazil - as well as Southern and East Africa. I have lived in Cuzco, Peru and in Cape Town, South Africa. I also speak Spanish fluently.
Since 2011, I design tours to foreigners traveling to Brazil. I am also a rock climber and a mountaineer, so I love being in the bush :) it makes me very happy to take Nature lovers to experience some of the beau…
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Where you'll be

MEETING POINT: 06:30 Headquarters of Parnaso - Av Rotariana 32, Soberbo, Teresópolis. Viação Teresópolis has daily buses from Rio de Janeiro (1h30m) and Petrópolis. Sleep in Teresópolis the night before the trail or take an Uber early morning.
Attractions: Bride's Veils Waterfall; Possible views of Morros da Cruz, São João, São Pedro, Papudo, Escalavrado and Dedo de Deus; The summit of Pedra do Sino, 2275m of altitude - the highest point of Serra dos Órgãos.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Paulo
December 2019
Queria conhecer apenas a trilha para Pedra do Sino, mas ao conhecer a Renata, ela me introduziu verdadeiramente ao mundo do Montanhismo! Uma pessoa arrojada que mostrou muita flexibilidade para tornar minha experiência inesquecível. Assim combinei com a Renata uma pernoite no local para apreciar a queima de fogos do reveillon em Copacabana la do ponto mais alto à meia noite, bem como o nascer do sol na manhã seguinte! No retorno visitamos também o Morro da Cruz, uma montanha incrivel com uma visão de 360 graus de toda região. A sinergia foi total e tudo ficará marcado para sempre em minha vida. Fiquei apaixonado pelo local. Será o início da minha vida como um verdadeiro Montanhista. Tudo isso graças à experiência que a Renata me proporcionou. Só tenho a agradecê-lá por tanto cuidado, atenção e profissionalismo.
Flávia
September 2019
O bate-volta à Pedra do Sino com a Renata foi incrível! Fui durante a semana para desfrutar a Serra dos Órgãos com menos pessoas, foi maravilhoso alcançar a Pedra do Sino com toda aquela paz e curtir a imensidão e vistas 360° de todas as montanhas ao redor. A vista do cume nos deixa sem palavras e com um sentimento enorme de gratidão por poder vivenciar aquele momento. A trilha, apesar de longa (levamos cerca de 4:30 subindo), é tranquila e não tem nenhum grande obstáculo... basta caminhar. O percurso é em sua maior parte na sombra, o que facilita bastante. A vegetação vai mudando à medida que a altitude aumenta, fica mais rasteira no topo da serra e a luz do dia/sol embeleza mais ainda a paisagem. A descida levou cerca de 4h, sendo os km finais os mais cansativos, é preciso estar mais atentos pois já estamos com nosso nível de exaustão alto, porém completamente satisfeitos por um dia cheio e muito bem vivido. A Renata é uma excelente guia, conhecedora da região, paciente, atenta e que nos passa muita segurança, além de ser uma pessoa muito bacana e com ótima energia. Super recomendo esta caminhada com a Renata e já reservei minha ida ao Mirante do Inferno com ela também!
Ana Beatriz
September 2019
07/09 foi a data de uma experiência incrível, a data do meu aniversário. E não poderia ter sido melhor. Renata, gratidão por ter sido essa guia/parceira. Foi incrível ter você como guia em uma data tão especial pra mim. Já quero outra !!! 👏🏼❤️

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

What to bring

1.5L of water and chlorine (optional) - refuel with water from the mountain during the hike;

Substantial mountain snack (suggestion): sandwiche, hard egg, fruits, cereal bar, crackers and other candies;