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966 mi 1,554 km of trail 26 Featured Hikes

Gems 15 Gems Easy Trails 120 Trails Intermediate Trails 124 Trails Hard Trails 24 Trails
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gem Favorite Money shot!  The ruins photographed from a common viewing point.  The taller peak in the background is Wayna Picchu (or Huayna Picchu), and it is possible to climb to the top for a different view of the ruins.  You need a special permit to do this - check it out before you go.

Machu Picchu

(10) Santa T…, PE
gem Favorite Tabuleiro Waterfall

Tabuleiro Waterfall

(2) Conceiç…, BR
gem Favorite Parrots Head looking down on Abraao

Pico do Papagaio

(2) Angra d…, BR
gem Favorite The city shines from the summit at night.

Serra do Curral

(2) Belo Ho…, BR
gem Favorite Multi-tiered falls on the Iguazu River

Iguazu Falls

(1) Los Ced…, PY
gem Favorite Ice on the summit.

Pico da Bandeira Summit

(1) Manhumirim, BR
gem Favorite Ostra Waterfall cascades into the stream below.

Cachoeira da Ostra

(2) Ibirité, BR

Featured Hikes in Brazil - 26

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Favorite The landscape becomes more stark but no less beautiful along this section of the Salkantay Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Salkantay Trek

37.8 mi 60.9 km • Point to Point • 6,974 ft Ascent 2125.55 m Ascent

(11) Limatambo, PE
Favorite Looking over the steep valley from Winay Wayna ruins
Intermediate/Difficult

Inca Trail - Trek to Machu Picchu

19.4 mi 31.2 km • Point to Point • 6,822 ft Ascent 2079.24 m Ascent

(9) Ollanta…, PE
Favorite Views of the trail (the big bottle stone) - pedra do garrafão
Difficult

Travessia Petrópolis-Teresópolis

16.2 mi 26.1 km • Point to Point • 5,176 ft Ascent 1577.78 m Ascent

(4) Petrópo…, BR
Favorite Isla Grande
Intermediate

Trilha Vila do Abraão a Lopes Mendes (T10 + T11)

8.3 mi 13.3 km • Out and Back • 2,021 ft Ascent 616.01 m Ascent

(4) Angra d…, BR
Favorite Lagoa Dourada Waterfall
Intermediate

Travessia São José da Serra / Lagoa Dourada / Parna Cipo

13.9 mi 22.4 km • Point to Point • 1,791 ft Ascent 546 m Ascent

(2) Lagoa S…, BR
Favorite Laguna del Medio
Intermediate/Difficult

Camino Monfortiano o del Humea

11.7 mi 18.9 km • Point to Point • 1,643 ft Ascent 500.82 m Ascent

(1) Choachí, CO
Favorite Camp Berlin
Extremely Difficult

Aconcagua 360º Route

55.9 mi 90.0 km • Point to Point • 15,069 ft Ascent 4593.18 m Ascent

(1) Las Heras, AR
Favorite Serra do Cipo mountain range.
Intermediate

Travessia Duas Pontes a Cabeça de Boi

20.7 mi 33.3 km • Point to Point • 2,820 ft Ascent 859.67 m Ascent

(1) Conceiç…, BR

Trails in Brazil - 242

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26.6 mi 42.9 km #1Choquequirao Trail
Difficult
Cachora, PE
Difficult
26.6 mi 42.9 km Cachora, PE
1.8 mi 2.9 km #2Caminata La Chorrera
Intermediate/Difficult
Choachí, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Choachí, CO
2.3 mi 3.8 km #3Trilha Pico do Itacolomi
Intermediate/Difficult
Ouro Preto, BR
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.8 km Ouro Preto, BR
12.3 mi 19.7 km #4Travessia Lapinha da Serra to Tabuleiro
Intermediate/Difficult
Conceição do Mato Dentro, BR
Intermediate/Difficult
12.3 mi 19.7 km Conceição do Mato Dentro, BR
1.6 mi 2.6 km #5Vale da Lagoa Dourada Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lagoa Santa, BR
Easy/Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Lagoa Santa, BR
6.0 mi 9.6 km #6Topo do Mundo
Intermediate/Difficult
Itabirito, BR
Intermediate/Difficult
6.0 mi 9.6 km Itabirito, BR
5.0 mi 8.0 km #7Topo de Tabuleiro
Intermediate
Conceição do Mato Dentro, BR
Intermediate
5.0 mi 8.0 km Conceição do Mato Dentro, BR
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Tabuleiro Parte Baixa
Intermediate
Conceição do Mato Dentro, BR
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Conceição do Mato Dentro, BR
2.5 mi 4.1 km #9Pico da Agulhinha to Pico do Baiano
Extremely Difficult
Barão de Cocais, BR
Extremely Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Barão de Cocais, BR
2.8 mi 4.5 km #10Pico da Agulhinha
Extremely Difficult
Barão de Cocais, BR
Extremely Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km Barão de Cocais, BR
0.9 mi 1.4 km #11Trilha do Forno
Easy/Intermediate
Ouro Preto, BR
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Ouro Preto, BR
2.4 mi 3.9 km #12Soraypampa Trek to Humantay Lake
Intermediate/Difficult
Limatambo, PE
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Limatambo, PE
2.3 mi 3.7 km #13Trilha Pico do Papagaio (T13)
Intermediate/Difficult
Angra dos Reis, BR
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Angra dos Reis, BR
4.3 mi 6.9 km #14Camino Real Bogotá - Choachí (Bella Suiza - Matarredonda)
Intermediate/Difficult
Choachí, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 6.9 km Choachí, CO
4.3 mi 6.9 km #15Pico da Bandeira
Intermediate
Manhumirim, BR
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Manhumirim, BR
0.7 mi 1.2 km #16Portais de Hércules
Easy/Intermediate
Guapimirim, BR
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Guapimirim, BR
5.9 mi 9.5 km #17Altos de Chicauma - Laguna Del Inca
Difficult
Lampa, CL
Difficult
5.9 mi 9.5 km Lampa, CL
4.7 mi 7.6 km #18Camino Real Bogotá - Choachí (Matarredonda - Derro El Aguanoso)
Intermediate
Choachí, CO
Intermediate
4.7 mi 7.6 km Choachí, CO
3.4 mi 5.4 km #19Rainbow and Red Mountain Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pitumarca, PE
Easy/Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Pitumarca, PE
2.1 mi 3.3 km #20Aconcagua Trail - Summit Section
Extremely Difficult
Los Andes, CL
Extremely Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Los Andes, CL

Photos of Brazil - 565

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Money shot!  The ruins photographed from a common viewing point.  The taller peak in the background is Wayna Picchu (or Huayna Picchu), and it is possible to climb to the top for a different view of the ruins.  You need a special permit to do this - check it out before you go.
Feb 9, 2016 near Santa T…, PE
Another view of the ruins from a slightly different angle.
Feb 11, 2016 near Santa T…, PE
Rampa de Voo Livre
Aug 10, 2016 near Niterói, BR
The landscape becomes more stark but no less beautiful along this section of the Salkantay Trail.
Nov 18, 2015 near Limatambo, PE
Portais de Hercules (Hercules Gate)
Nov 12, 2017 near Guapimirim, BR
Another view of the ruins.
Feb 12, 2016 near Santa T…, PE
The Salkantay Trek is a photographer's paradise.
Nov 18, 2015 near Limatambo, PE
No cars out here - things move via pack animal while on the Salkantay Trail.  Here, it's propane.  The horses are not roped together, so give them lots of room.
Nov 18, 2015 near Limatambo, PE

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