One of the lightest and most beautiful routes in the Itatiaia National Park. It passes through Morro do Couto (2,680 m), the 8th largest mountain in Brazil and continues to the base of Prateleiras, one of the most incredible rock formations in Brazil. Return to the park entrance.

We are a family owned and operated business.

DAY 0 (prior to the expedition) : meeting at 21:00 at the Picus hostel in Itamonte-MG for overnight stay in bed (only for those who book with a stay on DAY 0). Food not included.

DAY 1 : We will wake up at 7:00 am to have our breakfast, check out during the stay and continue towards Itatiaia National Park (upper part). Only with an attack backpack, we will start the trekking at 9:00 am to the summit of Morro do Couto. After reaching the culmination point of the crossing, we will continue towards the base of the Shelves and return to the park entrance. Breakfast included in the option with stay.

We are a family owned and operated business.


  • Experienced guide in Portuguese, English and Spanish

  • Park entrance

  • Breakfast day 1 (option with stay)

  • Advice on the purchase of equipment before the trip

  • Collective first aid kit

  • Online satellite tracking

  • Travel insurance


  • Transportation (round trip)

  • Food day 0

  • Breakfast day 1 (option without stay)

  • Parking

  • Trail food (snacks)

  • All camping equipment, including tent

Couto Travessia - Shelves

  • It will be made only upon payment of 100% of the value of the itinerary.