Parque Nacional do Caparao, Alto Caparao

A 26,000 hectare (64,247 acre) protected region of mountainous rain forest, Parque Nacional do Caparao contains Brazil's third and fourth highest peaks--Pico da Bandeira and Pico do Calçado. Make the nighttime climb to the summit of Pico da Bandeira and you will be awarded with a spectacular sunrise over the mountain Pico do Cristal. Throughout the park are many trails, taking you past waterfalls, lush vegetation, and a lake that freezes in winter. Work out when and for how long to visit Parque Nacional do Caparao and other Alto Caparao attractions using our handy Alto Caparao online tour planner.
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  • The place is amazing. Even if you don´t want to climb the "Pico da Bandeira" it is worthwhile to take a jeep and take a tour around. Lots of natural pools and little waterfalls. A really amazing...  more »
  • This park has a good camping infrastructure with bathrooms and a barbecue facility. You can hike through the night and see the rising sun in Pico da Bandeira, is very very beautiful!! They have also.....  more »
  • Park with very good maintenance. Thanks to all volunteers working there. If rains, you'll a 4x4 to go up to the peak. Nice camping area. Very good infrastructure with restrooms and signals in all trails.
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