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Pedra do Telégrafo Hike and Beach Full-Day Tour

1. Pedra do Telégrafo Hike and Beach Full-Day Tour

Located in the Pedra Branca State Park, Pedra do Telégrafo (elevation of 350 meters) is at the top of Guaratiba Hill. Take a walk along the beach to the starting point of the trail. The ascent begins at Guaratiba Beach and it takes about an hour to reach the summit. There are several viewpoints along the way, with the best known being a large, sharp rock called Pedra da Bigorna. From the summit, marvel at the views of the Restinga da Marambaia sandbank, the wild beaches of Rio, Pedra do Pontal, and Grumari Beach. After the walk, relax on the beaches of Grumari or Prainha.

Rio de Janeiro: Pedra do Telegrafo Hiking Tour

2. Rio de Janeiro: Pedra do Telegrafo Hiking Tour

Admire the breath taking views from the peak of Pedra do Telegrafo. This mountain stands 354 meters high and is located in the Selvagens Beaches sector of Pedra Branca State Park, in Morro de Guaratiba, near Rio de Janeiro. Discover the Praia Grande in Barra de Guaratiba, known locally as the Fisherman's Path, it was once a military station during World War ll. As you explore the trails of Pedra do Telégrafo you will travel 3.5 kilometers through moderate hiking terrain, and your expert guide will ensure you pass several viewpoints for the breath-taking of the panoramas. Once you reach the peak, you will be able to stand upon a stone that photographs well, giving the impression of a large drop into the abyss of tree tops. Hikers past have taken imaginative and super cool photos that went viral on the internet. Be assured that your guide to the Telegraph Stone is trained in photography and knows the best angles for the best photos. 

Rio De Janeiro: Pedra do Telegrafo Hike & Grumari Beach Tour

3. Rio De Janeiro: Pedra do Telegrafo Hike & Grumari Beach Tour

Embark on a guided hiking trip to Pedra do Telegrafo, one of the best ecotourism hiking destinations in Brazil. Discover an unforgettable rock cliff above unspoiled beaches. A must-do stop at Grumari Beach is also part of this adventure. On this hiking tour, you'll get to spend time in a spacious state park with beaches, lush forests, and the Marambaia estuary. This is a great choice for those looking for an optimal relation between effort/trail time and attraction. This moderate trail lasts around 1 hour. Returning from Pedra do Telegrafo, stop for a sea bath at Grumari Beach. Before the end of the day, venture to the beaches along the shore of Rio and find some nice spots to shoot photos of your trip.

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What people are saying about Telegraph Rock

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 57 reviews

The pictures at Pedra do Telegrafo were perfect and the meal together and the beach stay were very well chosen. Thanks to our very good and motivated guide

Incredible!! Amazing view. Our guide was the best (Andre). 100% recommend this trip, extremely worth it if you are in Rio

Eduardo was amazing. He showed us so many spots that werent in the itinerar! Beautiful experience

very nice experience, excellent service and schedule to avoid crowds 109% recommended

Magical place My guide was super friendly and spoke softly