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When Portuguese sailors entered Guanabara Bay in January 1502, they spotted Pedra da Gavea and thought its shape resembled a topsail of a ship, giving the now famous mountain its name. The granite peak rises 2,769 feet (844 meters) above sea level and plummets almost directly down toward the sea.

Under the administration of Tijuca National Park, Pedra da Gavea has a challenging but well-marked hiking trail to the top, where the views rival those from Sugarloaf and Corcovado. The entire hike takes about six hours to complete.

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Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

Pedra da Gavea Guided Hiking tour

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Take your Rio de Janeiro visit to new heights thanks to this small-group hiking excursion to the top of Pedra da Gavea. Travel to Rio’s Tijuca rainforest for your ascent of this 2,770-foot (844-meter) pinnacle of rock, admiring local wildlife during the steep climb. You’ll eventually strap on climbing equipment, completing a few basic rock climbing sections on your trip to the top. Enjoy stunning views of greater Rio from the peak before rappelling back down. A guide and all necessary equipment are all included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.69
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$55.69
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Rio's Most Breathtaking View: Pedra da Gávea Hike

Rio's Most Breathtaking View: Pedra da Gávea Hike

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Take a challenging hike to one of Rio de Janeiro’s most scenic viewpoints during this small-group excursion. Trek through Tijuca Rainforest to reach the famous Pedra da Gavea for stunning views of the city. Discover local wildlife, refresh yourself in a waterfall, learn about the history of Rio, and rock climb up a small section to reach the famous rock. This tour is recommended for those with strong physical fitness.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.64
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$64.64
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Gávea Stone - Full Experince

Gávea Stone - Full Experince

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 One of the most coveted trails in Rio de Janeiro, Pedra da Gávea is imposing in all its form, and to absorb everything it offers, it is necessary to have a registered and experienced Tourism Guide in mountains and nature. »We will take the trail calmly and respecting the individual time of the people. »We will stop a few times for rest and hydration. »At first we will take a circular trail, climb on one side and descend on the other side for the best experience possible. »Before going up there will be a quick explanation to remember what was previously gone through messages. »The trail has an average of 6h30min, so it is important to have the support of a super experienced guide to help you in the most critical points. »The script may change according to the day and weather. But we will try to make the most of each place. »And of course, let's take a lot of fun and professional camera shots
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.58
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$75.58
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Pedra da Gávea Hiking Tour- Rio de Janeiro by Rio Eco Trip

Pedra da Gávea Hiking Tour- Rio de Janeiro by Rio Eco Trip

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The best hike in Rio ever! Pedra da Gávea is the largest block of stone by the sea in the world! It’s hard about 2-3 hours hike but certainly it will be awesome. The tour is an adventure since the beginning, hiking into the Tijuca Forest and experiencing its wild life. There´s only a small easy climbing section that you climb with a guide & all safety equipment. At the top you can get the best view of all the beaches of south and west zones, the main mountains, and if you lucky you can see base jumpers and wing suits crossing the sky to land on the beach! If you are traveling alone let us know that we can include you in an existing group.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.06
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$69.06
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Garganta do Ceu Cave Hiking Private Tour and Pedra da Gavea

Garganta do Ceu Cave Hiking Private Tour and Pedra da Gavea

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Embark on a rigorous hike to Garganta do Ceu cave, situated on the south face of Pedra da Gavea. This private full-day tour, led by an expert guide, offers sturdy hikers a steep and demanding trek through the dense Atlantic Rainforest with some basic rock climbing and rappelling. On arrival you’re rewarded with magnificent views of Rio de Janeiro, Guanabara Bay and Morro Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers Hill).
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.26
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$131.26
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Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro

Hang gliding in Rio de Janeiro

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Come fly over one of the most beautiful landscapes of Rio de Janeiro on board a hang glider or paraglider. The takeoff is on the Ramp of Pedra Bonita, inside the National Park of Tijuca. During the flight, we flew over Floresta da Tijuca and landed on the beach of Sao Conrado.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.26
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$131.26
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Helicopter tour in Rio de Janeiro

Helicopter tour in Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro is already beautiful seeing from below, now imagine seeing from above, it becomes an unforgettable trip. We will fly over sights of the Marvelous City and we will know places and points from a different angle.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$236.67
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$236.67

Helicopter Flight - Beautiful Beaches and Olympic Park

Helicopter Flight - Beautiful Beaches and Olympic Park

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Um voo panorâmico pela região da Barra da Tijuca, com as vistas mais incríveis que se pode ter da cidade Maravilhosa. Praias da Barra, Recreio, Reserva, Golfe Olímpico, Parque Olímpico, Lagoa Marapendi e muito mais para te surpreender!
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  • 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.46
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$139.46
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Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

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Come fly over one of the most beautiful landscapes of Rio de Janeiro on board a hang glider or paraglider. The takeoff is on the Ramp of Pedra Bonita, inside the National Park of Tijuca. During the flight, we flew over Floresta da Tijuca and landed on the beach of Sao Conrado.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$131.26
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$131.26
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Fly from Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

Fly from Paragliding in Rio de Janeiro

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Unique experience that will be done by a professional; photos and footage included; transport until the beginning of the activity included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$134.65
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$134.65
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Paragliding - Experience in Rio de Janeiro

Paragliding - Experience in Rio de Janeiro

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In this experience you will have the opportunity to have a stunning view over Rio de Janeiro. Fly with an experienced instructor, and new equipment. Air-conditioned car or buggy.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.16
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$119.16
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Pedra da Gávea Complete

Pedra da Gávea Complete

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We climb the Pico dos Quatro trail, where we will enjoy the beautiful view of the Canyon of Heaven, and soon after we reach the summit of the largest monolith in the world by the sea, ending the experience we will return by Carrasqueira. ♦ Discover Canyon of Heaven and Carrasqueira, instead of going up and down the same place! ♦ Top of the largest monolith in the world by the sea, 843 meters high!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Climb to the top of Pedra da Gavea

Climb to the top of Pedra da Gavea

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The Pedra da Gavea trail is one of the most beautiful and challenging hikes in Rio de Janeiro. Located in the Tijuca National Park and passing through the Atlantic Forest, the trail is a steep ascent to the summit of the world’s tallest coastal monolith. Experience this hike with one of our certified AGUIPERJ guides!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.68
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Pedra da Gavea Hike Tour - (Gavea Stone)

Pedra da Gavea Hike Tour - (Gavea Stone)

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Hike to the summit of the famous Pedra da Gavea on a full-day small-group tour from Rio de Janeiro. This 842 meter summit isn’t for the faint of heart but those who make it are rewarded with fantastic views of the coastal city. Hike through Tijuca National Forest, a UNESCO-listed site, and observe popular landmarks from the top such as Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer Statue.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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Pedra da Gávea - hiking private tour with safety equipment

Pedra da Gávea - hiking private tour with safety equipment

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This is a private tour, our guide will go all the way respecting your pace, so you don't have to work hard to keep up with other people or wait for stragglers, avoiding this common situation when hiking mixed-group trails with different rhythms. we will give you all the support you need to reach the peak of the largest seaside monolith in the world. Our team uses safety equipment for the most difficult sections, and to descend the "Carrasqueira", a 30 meter high stretch, we have climbing equipment, ropes, carabiners, ribbons, brakes and helmets to ensure the maximum safety possible. It is recommended to take: Sneakers; Light clothing (and bath); 3lt Water; Repellent; Sunscreen; Snacks.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.12
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$57.12
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Pedra da Gávea Hiking Tour - The Most Challenge Hike in Rio de Janeiro

Pedra da Gávea Hiking Tour - The Most Challenge Hike in Rio de Janeiro

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On the western zone of Rio de Janeiro an imposing plateau of rock called Pedra da Gávea(The Gávea Stone). It is the largest monolith in South America, as well as the highest coastal monolith in the world and is perfect for an adventurous hike. According to some local legends the Pedra da Gávea is a visiting place for extra-terrestrials as well as being a portal to other dimensions. The trail begins in Barra da Tijuca and passes through the Atlantic Rain Forest. Hikers will need to keep their eyes peeled for small mammals and birds which inhabit the tree tops. The trail culminates at the summit of Pedra da Gávea, 844 meters above sea level, with the best views in Rio de Janeiro. From the top of Pedra da Gávea there are breath taking views of all of Rio’s beaches, lagoons, Sugar Loaf and overlooking Christ the Redeemer in the distance.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Paragliding or Hang Gliding Experience in Rio de Janeiro

Paragliding or Hang Gliding Experience in Rio de Janeiro

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We offer paragliding and hang gliding instruction free flight. And to take you safely to the heights, all pilots of the Best Fly Rio Voo Livre team have level IX qualification duly registered with the Brazilian Free Flight Confederation, ensuring total safety and quality in the services provided, our team is made up of highly qualified instructors. qualified to make your moment unique and unforgettable. For 20 years, we have been passionately dedicated to making dreams come true through the art of free flying, providing the best sensations and experiences. We use new, imported and revised equipment, according to the rules and procedures of the Free Flight Club to which we are associated. There is a rigorous pre-take-off inspection process, which makes the flight even safer. To make your moment even more unforgettable, we invested in the latest digital technology, using our GoPro7 technology and Theta S 360 degree camera on our flights.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$119.33
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$119.33
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Guided Walking Tour Pedra da Gávea Trail

Guided Walking Tour Pedra da Gávea Trail

Pedra da Gávea is the largest monolith by the sea in the world, named for its similarity to the gávea, an observation basket located on the mast of the Portuguese caravels. Known as the head of the emperor, the side of the Stone opposite the sea, looks like the shape of a face, and for this reason it was called by the Indians "Metaracanga", the decorated head.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.54
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Guided walk to Pedra da Gávea

Guided walk to Pedra da Gávea

Surrounded by charms and mysteries, Pedra da Gávea is 842 meters long and is certainly the most challenging trail in Rio. Whoever is willing to face a little more than 1.5 km of steep climb and a carrasqueira capable of putting fear in many people, will be gifted by a breathtaking view of practically the entire coast of Rio. The challenge is compensated when you reach the top of Pedra da Gávea, and you are faced with the stunning view that extends from the Atlantic Ocean on the south side of the city, its golden sand beaches, all of Barra da Tijuca and west of Rio, in addition to do Pão de Açucar, Corcovado and the Tijuca Forest .. The Pedra da Gávea trail is the ideal tour for those looking for a real challenge.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.90
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$95.90
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Hike to the Pedra da Gávea with a Professional guide!

Hike to the Pedra da Gávea with a Professional guide!

This is undoubtedly the greatest hiking challenge in Rio de Janeiro. A mountain that can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. One of the biggest monoliths in front of the ocean in the world. During the hike we might be gifted by the appearance of forest-dwelling animals such as monkeys, coatis, toucans and more! At the end, an optional waterfall shower can be taken!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.70
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$35.70
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Pedra Da Gavea Hike in Rio de Janeiro with Transfer

Pedra Da Gavea Hike in Rio de Janeiro with Transfer

Trek the Pedra da Gávea trail with a hiking guide during this 3-hour eco-adventure in Rio. Over the course of 2.5 hours, make your way to the summit of one of the city's most famous rock formations at 2,763 feet (842 meters) above sea level. Get stunning views of the Tijuca Forest and the entire city of Rio de Janeiro, including its most famous landmarks. Although the last portion of the trail is steep, this hike is suitable for most fitness levels. Round-trip transportation from Rio hotels is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.00
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Small-Group Sunset Helicopter 45min Tour in Rio

Small-Group Sunset Helicopter 45min Tour in Rio

We take you on a helicopter ride to admire the most beautiful sunset in the world! Starting with hotel pickup in the afternoon, we take you to the helipad. The pilot is already waiting for you. He is ready to take you on a journey you will never forget. You will see the main tourist attractions of Rio, such as the Sugarloaf Mountain, the Copacabana Beach, the Maracanã Stadium, and the Corcovado with the Christ the Redeemer on the top. You will see Christ the Redeemer up close. This is the closest you will ever get. The sunset provides a beautiful and romantic atmosphere. Take this opportunity to take as many pictures as you can in this 40-to-45-minute ride. After landing, the driver will take you back to your hotel.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00
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Full-Day Guided Hiking Tour: Gávea Rock from Rio

Full-Day Guided Hiking Tour: Gávea Rock from Rio

Embark on a challenging trek up to the top of Gavea Rock (Pedra da Gávea) on this 7-hour tour in Rio de Janeiro. Get epic views over the city after trekking through the Tijuca Rainforest and scrambling up a rock face. Use of safety equipment, national park fees, and round-trip hotel transportation included. Total hiking time is about 4 hours.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.57
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Pedra da Gavea can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 23 Pedra da Gavea tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Pedra da Gavea 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Pedra da Gavea costs USD 35.70. Guided Pedra da Gavea tours start around USD 35.70 per person. See all 23 Pedra da Gavea tickets and tours on Viator.
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