Brazil Trekking Tours & Itineraries

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Mount Roraima Trekking
Map of  Mount Roraima Trek  - 9 Days
Mount Roraima Trek - 9 Days

Straddling the triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana, Mount Roraima is a perfect destination for adventurous travelers. Spend your days exploring the towering cliffs and unique landscapes of the mountain with the ultimate goal of climbing the summit — known to many as "The Lost World."

Serra dos Órgãos Mountain Range
Map of Trek Brazil's Petrópolis-Teresópolis Crossing - 3 Days
Trek Brazil's Petrópolis-Teresópolis Crossing - 3 Days

Trek one of Brazil's most beautiful routes through the lush Serra dos Órgãos National Park — from Petrópolis to Teresópolis. The trail is known for its breathtaking vistas, steep climbs, and high difficulty rating, so get ready for an incredibly rewarding challenge!

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
Map of Hiking the Dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park - 6 Days
Hiking the Dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park - 6 Days

The surreal landscape of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is one of Brazil's many treasures, and this 6-day hiking itinerary will take you straight into the heart of this natural phenomenon. Rise early to catch stunning sunrises and trek through tall, white sand dunes dotted with thousands of freshwater lagoons that form in the rainy season. Enjoy quiet evenings and drift to sleep in a swaying hammock amid the sounds of nature.

Serra dos Órgãos Mountain Range
Map of Trekking Brazil's Serra Fina Crossing - 5 Days
Trekking Brazil's Serra Fina Crossing - 5 Days

Perfect for those seeking a difficult, rewarding adventure, the Serra Fina Crossing is known for its high peaks (including the fourth highest peak in the country), cold nights, and challenging terrain. Enjoy one of the country's best sunrise spots, overnight on high mountain peaks, and earn the bragging rights that only Brazil's toughest trek can give you!

Lopes Mendes, one of the 10 most beautiful beaches of the world
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Angra dos Reis & Ilha Grande - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Angra dos Reis & Ilha Grande - 2 Days

One of the most sought-after activities in Rio de Janeiro is a tour of Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande—but very few people see the beautiful beaches only accessible via hiking trail. Pico do Papagaio is the most beautiful trail on Ilha Grande. You'll visit Lopes Mendes Beach, considered one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, and one of the highest points of Ilha Grande—the best viewpoint of Angra dos Reis.

TheThree Peak's State Park
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Valley of the Gods - 3 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Valley of the Gods - 3 Days

This trek through Three Peak State Park is one of the top areas for adventure in Brazil. Hike around some of the most famous formations in the Valley of the Gods—known as the "Brazilian Yosemite"—including Dragon's Head Peak and Matchbox Peak, known as the "Miracle Stone" for its unlikely formation. In the evenings, camp in one of the park's most beautiful sites and enjoy dinner under the stars.

Brazil Itatiaia National Park Trekking (02 days)
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Itatiaia National Park - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Itatiaia National Park - 2 Days

A true mountaineering paradise, Itatiaia National Park houses the highest point in the state of Rio de Janeiro: the majestic Pico das Agulhas Negras. In this 2-day Itatiaia expedition, you'll climb the two park's main rock formations, Agulhas Negras Peak and Prateleiras Peak, enjoying fantastic views of the park from both summits.

Look out over the Serra dos Órgãos range from Portais de Hércules
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Portais de Hércules - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Portais de Hércules - 2 Days

Considered the best viewpoint over the Serra dos Órgãos mountain range, you'll trek to Portais de Hércules on this two-day excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Perfect for athletic travelers short on time, you'll depart the capital early on day one, trek through forest and plateaus to Castelos do Açú basecamp, and reward yourself the following morning with a sunrise trek to the famed lookout.

Saco do Mamanguá Fjord  from Pão de Açúcar Peak
Brazil Mamanguá Fjord Trekking - 4 Days

Spend four days trekking around the Saco do Mamanguá peninsula, a natural paradise with beautiful beaches and accessible trails. Explore Brazil's only fjord from kayak and take in the sweeping views of mountains, beaches, and waterfalls, then hike the Sugar Loaf Peak of Mamanguá, a postcard-perfect highlight of the region. Enjoy easy access from Rio de Janeiro and don't worry about meals, lodging, or carrying the equipment—everything is taken care of.

Take in a magnificent sunrise from atop Pedra do Sino
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Pedra do Sino - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Pedra do Sino - 2 Days

This two-day hike features Pedra do Sino in the stunning Serra dos Órgãos Mountain Range and is perfect for travelers who are visiting Brazil's capital and want a quick off-the-beaten-path experience. You'll set out from Rio de Janeiro to Brazil's mountaineering capital, Teresópolis, and on to your mountain shelter at the base of Pedra do Sino. Along the way, you'll pass waterfalls, trek through forest and high-altitude vegetation, and take in a sunset from the peak of Pedra do Sino.

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Map of Active Brazil: Trekking in Chapada National Park - 11 Days
Active Brazil: Trekking in Chapada National Park - 11 Days

Active travelers will explore some of Brazil's best natural scenery in this itinerary that balances four full days of hiking with urban tours and beachfront relaxation. Begin your trip in the lively city of Salvador before taking a flight to Lençóis for a day of cafe-hopping and historic architecture. Then, begin your trek through the Vale do Pati and into Chapada Diamantina National Park. You'll swim in waterfalls, enjoy awe-inspiring cliff views, and recharge in a secluded island paradise.