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Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Unexpected find on the island

This is a wonderful area for hiking. The trails are well-marked. It is flat is most areas with just... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Sharon M
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Abingdon, Maryland
Just go for a Walk!

There are tons of well marked jungle trails. Beautiful, peaceful, and relatively easy terrain. I... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2016
Carrie F
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19 Apr 2017
“Unexpected find on the island”
30 May 2016
“Just go for a Walk!”
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Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a wonderful area for hiking. The trails are well-marked. It is flat is most areas with just a few hilly spots along the way. There are waterfalls and places where you can take a dip in the water. There are many rock formations...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

There are tons of well marked jungle trails. Beautiful, peaceful, and relatively easy terrain. I could've hiked for days and found little beaches and waterfalls throughout.

Thank Carrie F
Reviewed 29 February 2016

You can walk and cycle for days on Ilha Grande. There are no cars riding here and the forest is unspoiled with a great amount of birds. You can hear the howler monkeys everywhere.

Thank gerritvanderlinden
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Beautiful way to get some exercise and see the island before relaxing on the beach. Main paths are well marked and fairly well maintained. The trails are quite steep and are slippery after rain. If you pay attention you may see small monkeys along the...More

Thank SoniaWV
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

A fairly easy way to experience tropical forest is to hike the trails connecting Abraao and the waterfall at Feiticiera beach. You can swim in the pools at the fall and we even saw monkeys! Afterwards just hike down the hill to Feiticiera beach and...More

2  Thank Mathias V
Reviewed 20 October 2015

I enjoyed the hikes in the forest during my stay on the island. You can spot easily monkey and hummingbirds and, if you cannot see them, for sure you can hear the monkeys screaming. The trails are quite clean so even if hiking alone you...More

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 25 July 2015

There are some 16 walking trails through the atlantic rainforest on the island, some simple, some very difficult. Make sure you are well prepared before you start one. You can reach small beaches that else can only be reached by boat. Beware that paths can...More

1  Thank davidoffski
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Enjoyable hiking in virgin forest, paths were kept reasonable clean. not much animal life but did see a few birds.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 29 October 2014

It is fantastic to go walk from one beach to another through the forest. We saw a lot of animals. Beautiful walk.

1  Thank desumma
Reviewed 24 March 2014

This is a lovely forest with an old prison, still functioning aqueduct, swimming hole and a waterfall. The trails are a bit unkept and you must take care. It's a beautiful walk through the jungle growth, birds and monkeys are about.

Thank Mary F
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