This is the place that offers the most adventure sport options and the best views in Rio de Janeiro. The Pedra Bonita hike and free hang gliding are the most famous in the world.
The "Pedra Bonita" is in front of the rock formation that gave glory to the "Pedra da Gavea", known as the Emperor's Chief. The face that seems carved into the rock, looks like the Pedra Bonita and, according to one of the most widespread legends in the folklore "Carioca".
At "Pedra Bonita" there is a free flight ramp, from where the hang gliders and paragliders land on Pepino beach, 693 meters below, in what is considered one of the most beautiful flights in the world. world. The path of the ramp is very busy and leads the free flying and curious practitioners to the jumping ramp. Below the free flight path, there is a platform to watch the jumps.
The Pedra Bonita road is well marked and not very steep, considered easily accessible. The start of the hike begins near the parking of the free flight ramp, it takes 60 minutes of quiet walking to get to the top.
Also known as Pedra Aguda , it stands out among the mountains of the Park for its sharp form, and has a breathtaking view of the beach of "Sao Conrado". With about 10 climbing routes, the "Agulhinha" is faster to access than the "Pedra da Gavea" because access is easy. The hike begins near the free flight ramp of "Pedra Bonita". The beauty of the place, "Agulhinha" is a great option for those who want to climb for the first time in Tijuca National Park.