Pico Cao Grande, Sao Tome

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Geologic Formation · Landmark
Part of a national park, Pico Cao Grande is a volcanic peak remarkably reminiscent of a needle. Due to its unusual shape and thick fog, the peak remains a challenging hiking opportunity suitable only for experienced climbers. In spite of the obvious risks, the volcano attracts many brave hikers intent on conquering the summit, 668 m (2,175 ft) above sea level. Pico Cao Grande is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Although you can only see it from the road it is worth to drive to the places where you can admire it better. It is a very interesting thin and very high rock formation. Enjoy!  more »
  • Pico Cao Grande is quite a unique landmark! I enjoyed the drive to the south of the island as well as the amazing view of the Pico. There is no way you can miss it, just keep driving south until you.....  more »
  • I saw it as a picture. Landscape from Jurrassic park. Wonderful
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  • Really exciting. You can see it on the way south. I recommend choosing a not too cloudy day otherwise you risk not seeing anything. There are several points on the street to stop, so walk down the street calmly.
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