Meet Pico do Miranda in Paraty / RJ!
The region of the entire municipality of Paraty is a great paradise for those seeking paradisiacal beaches, in addition to tranquility and freedom. The crystal clear waters and white sand make the region a great meeting point for beach lovers!
But, we emphasize here that the city offers much more attractions than the seaside! There are other ways to carry out ecotourism in the region for those who wish to diversify their trip in different tourist spots.
The historic centers of the city are also a point that attracts tourists from all parts of the world and, in addition, today we highlight here Pico do Miranda! So, if you want to know more about this option of tourist spot, follow our tips here and learn more about the natural beauty of the Paraty region!
Pico do Miranda
Pico do Miranda is a Pico approximately 625 meters high and is located in the State Ecological Reserve of Juatinga, which belongs to the municipality of Paraty, in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
This is an incredible trail option, because on clear days it is possible to observe the entire Serra dos Órgãos and Serra do Mar. We also highlight the view to the Dedo de Deus peak, located in the municipality of Guapimirim.
The photos of the region are stupendous and the walk to Pico do Miranda extends for approximately 4km. Due to its low extension and low altitude it is an intermediate level trail, but it is important to have some experiences on trails and climbing to avoid accidents! The whole journey can take about two and a half hours, round trip.
This is a great trail for those who wish to venture out before sunrise, when the view becomes even more beautiful! But don't forget the flashlights! At the end of the day, in the post-beach, it is a great option for those who want to enjoy the sunset too! This is a short trail that is worth the whole look. Panoramic photos can record both the beaches on the edge of Pico and the entire mountain range in the distance! It's a spectacular look!
Curiosities about the region
The entire region is located in an area of environmental reserve and for that reason, the practices of tourist activities in the place must follow guidelines of the ecotourism type.
Thus, it is important to carry out trails and hikes with an ecological conscience, taking care of the fauna and flora of the place and never leaving garbage behind! The environmental reserve region includes several rules so, avoid committing environmental crimes!
Another curiosity about the region that we wish to highlight concerns the inhabitants of the reserve. Thus, it is important to emphasize that the entire region belongs to caiçaras people, it is an experience for those who want to escape from urban centers and be closer to nature.
It is possible for tourists to find a space to be without contact by phone, internet or even electricity!
How to get?
To get to Pico do Miranda it is necessary to start the trail at Praia de Martim de Sá, which is also part of the municipality of Paraty. To reach the beach it is necessary to travel by boat or, go through level trails that include great climbs!
Once at Praia, the Pico trail starts near the only camping available on the beach, the 'Seu' Maneco Camping, in the direction of Cairuçu das Pedras.
For those who want to know how to get to Paraty, the tip is travel by car! After arriving in the municipality you can move between many beaches. Please note that some beaches, such as Praia do Martim are only accessible by boat or by trails, so it is necessary to find parking lots. But don't worry, the local infrastructure is prepared to receive visitors!
For more tips on the region be sure to check out our Travel Guide to Paraty!