Serra Fina Crossing (05 Days) - The Most Difficult Trekking In Brazil

Serra Fina Crossing (05 days) - The Most Difficult Trekking in Brazil

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Rio de Janeiro City (hotel Pick-up) x Passa Quatro City (Minas Gerais State) x Overnight at Passa Quatro

Stop At: Passa Quatro, Passa Quatro, State of Minas Gerais
On this first day of adventures, we'll do the group reception at Rio de Janiro Airport (or at your lodging) and we'll have a transfer to the beautiful and quiet mining town of Passa-Quatro in the Serra da Mantiqueira mountain range (Minas Gerais state).
On this day we will do a Serra Fina Expedition briefing , checking equipment and we will rest for the day to get ready for the beginning of one of the most difficult treks in Brazil.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Lodge at Passa-Quatro

Day 2: Passa-quatro x Toca do Lobo Cave x Capim Amarelo Peak

Stop At: Floresta Nacional de Passa Quatro, Passa Quatro, State of Minas Gerais 37.460.000 Brazil
The beginning of the adventure will be at the 'Toca do Lobo' Cave (an old miner shelter of the region). We will cross a river and begin a long climb between bushes to the top of the mountain range. From this point, we will enjoy the magnificent views of valleys and farms of the region. After four hours of hike through crests we will leave for the final challenge,the Capim Amarelo Summit. Camping place of the first day trekking, in a beautiful and challenging hike to our destination.

Hiking distance: 10km

Overnight mode: Wild Camping 
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Wild Camping

Day 3: Capim Amarelo Peak x Pedra da Mina Peak

Stop At: Pico Pedra Da Mina, Border between the state of MG and SP, Passa Quatro, State of Minas Gerais Brazil
The next morning we'll continue to a clearing called the 'Maracanã', then by the trail to the Pedra da Mina Peak, the fourth highest point in Brazil. The hike will follow the muntain crests where we will face an intense gap up to the summit of the fourth highest mountain in Brazil and the highest in the Serra da Mantiqueira Moutains, from its height we will have a 360º view of the entire region.
We will camp at the top of Pedra da Mina or Vale do Ruah.
For many, the Pedra da Mina sunrise is the most beautiful one of all Brazil.

Hiking distance: 10km

Overnight mode: Wild Camping
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Wild Camping

Day 4: Pedra da Mina x 3 States Peak Camp

Stop At: Pico Pedra Da Mina, Border between the state of MG and SP, Passa Quatro, State of Minas Gerais Brazil
After our mountain breakfast, we will begin the descent of Pedra da Mina Peak, towards the Three States Peak, passing through the 'Cupim de Boi' Peak. The Three States Peak marks the meeting of three frontiers (São Paulo / Rio de Janeiro / Minas Gerais), and will set up our last camping in Serra Fina Crossing.
We rest from the tiring day for another beautiful sunrise in the Serra da Mantiqueira mountains range.

Hiking distance: 10km

Overnight mode: Wild Camping
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Wild Camping

Day 5: 3 States Peak Camp x Passa Quatro City x Rio de Janeiro (Transfer)

Stop At: Passa Quatro, Passa Quatro, State of Minas Gerais
After sunrise, we will have breakfast and begin the descent of the Three States Peak. We will reach the 'Alto dos Ívos' and finish the Crossig with the view to the 'Picú de Itamonte' Peak, in the same city, and then we will return to Passa-Quatro (Minas Gerais State), finishing the Serra Fina Crossing Expedition, the most difficult and complete trekking route in Brazil.
Transfer to Rio de Janeiro at your lodging finishing the adventure.

Hiking distance: 09km

Overnight mode: -

Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is the most famous city in Brasil, it has beautiful beaches and a unique carnival culture. It is know as the "Wonderful City", and is the second most populated city in Brasil, after São Paulo.

$863.57 Per Person