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Caledonia Peak

| Bairro da Cascatinha, Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(22) 2761-2105
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Fantastic!!

It took us about three and an half hour to get to the top because we left the car at Caledonia... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2017
Val F
,
Mg
via mobile
A view from the top

The view from here is truly amazing. Before you set off, make sure that you have your documents... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Gabriel B
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Nova Friburgo, RJ
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
6 Jan 2017
“Fantastic!!”
26 Jul 2016
“A view from the top”
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| Bairro da Cascatinha, Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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(22) 2761-2105
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It took us about three and an half hour to get to the top because we left the car at Caledonia Hotel, but we could had gone another mile by car. Definitely that energy food with with you and prepare for the way back.... It's...More

Thank Val F
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The view from here is truly amazing. Before you set off, make sure that you have your documents ready as it is important to go through the checkpoint at the top. Unfortunately, to get there it is advisable to get a 4x4 vehicle as the...More

1  Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Rewarding climb in a car or moto. Scenic and fun. Not very technical, mostly well maintained roads. 100% recomended. I did the climb probably 3 times I enjoyed it so much. Check out Zero Grau for generous, comfortable and very affordable meals and lodging after....More

2  Thank Adam W
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Well, I guess the first and most important recommendation here is: Do not try to climb it if you do not have a somehow potent and recently-inspected car. You will encounter cobblestone streets of the poorest condition, and should be a wise move to stop...More

2  Thank Rafaelmbsouza
Reviewed 25 November 2013

At 8,000 feet this peak is among the highest points in Brazil, yet you can reach there by car until its base and then climb a 600+ steps staircase built in the 70’s to move antennas up. About one hour drive or five hours walk...More

1  Thank ferraz48
Reviewed 29 July 2012

The Peak of Caledonia is located near the city of Nova Friburgo and stands 2680 meters from sea level. Years ago, the peak was open to public visitation by foot. A great place to go camping overnight. Then, due to its incredible height, Petrobras (Brazilian...More

5  Thank Carlos_H_Ismerio
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