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 Caparaó National Park, on the border between the states of Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo, is a natural sanctuary that will delight visitors who have disposition and love for nature. With a huge amount of trails leading to beautiful waterfalls, and also with Pico da Bandeira as its main attraction, the park is a perfect environment for those who enjoy adventure tourism and for those who want beautiful photos. With a poor structure, don't expect much in that respect, but I had the pleasant surprise of finding a clean bathroom at Tronqueira, the base for everyone who wants to explore the park. The park has short, medium and long trails. Caparaó made me want to come back, so it's a trip that I recommend too much. The ascent to Pico da Bandeira is my goal for 2020.
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  • On Friday 13/09 we had in the park to carry out the crossing, we started our adventure by the ordinance of Minas Gerais where we were welcomed by the staff, we checked in and we put the waterfalls of the region, the trails and streets well signaled with plates, and stakes Enhancing the safety of the regulators, there was no garbage on the floor, very clean and organized. In the camping of the Terreiran we know the guard Lelei very polite and helpful. The park is a great example to be followed by many other parks in Brazil.
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  • 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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