Pico Selado, Monte Verde

#3 of 9 in Parks in Monte Verde
Mountain · Nature / Park
At 2,082 m (6,830 ft), Pico Selado is the highest point in Monte Verde, which to reach, will take you a couple of hours along a scenic trail 2.5 km (1.6 miles) long and steep in places. At the summit, you have breathtaking panoramic views over the rugged mountain range, often veiled in clouds, and in the distance, you can see city lights and the lush Paraíba Valley. Before starting your descent, you can write a message in the notebook inside the Tupperware box, and take your place among others who have conquered Pico Selado. To visit Pico Selado and get the most from your holiday in Monte Verde, create itinerary details personal to you using our Monte Verde road trip planning site.
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  • From the plateau it’s 1 hour and 20 min walk one way. Enormous variation of forest and undergrowth. Mud pools left by the previous night. It’ a good walk and enjoyed it. Do take walking poles along...  more »
  • A 4 hour round walk to the highiest point in Monte Verde. It is an easy walk throuh a pinus forest, some little creeks and muds. At the middle of the walk you will be blessed with several views of...  more »
  • If you have a bit more time and energy continue your walk to this peak. Unusual rock formations and a surprise stone arch. Who would have thought that would be there! We got drenched on the way down but we couldn't care less.
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