Things to do in Elephant Hill – Morro do Elefante, Campos de Jordão

You may have heard about Campos do Jordão before, a city in the state of  São Paulo – Brazil, that stands out for its architecture inspired by the Swedish and European style! But have you ever heard of Morro do Elefante – Elephant Hill?

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Morro do Elefante is part of the city of Campos do Jordão and is not actually far from downtown.

However, we are talking exclusively about it because if you want a quieter trip to enjoy with your family, especially if you have children, this could be the perfect destination for your trip!

This hill is good for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city center, the main tourist attractions, and so on.

So, if these are your expectations, a tour of Morro do Elefante –  Elephant Hill, or accommodation there (like the Pousada Morro do Elefante – inn) will exceed your expectations!

Of course, we are going to tell you things you can do on the hill, however, I need to tell you something first.

We have more articles about Campos do Jordão on our blog, so if you plan to visit the city. I recommend you read Campos do Jordão – Things to do!

Let’s go!

Who am I?

I’m Rodrigo Schmiegelow, an advertiser specializing in Digital Marketing, today I live as a Digital Nomad (what is it). In other words, I have geographic freedom and can work from anywhere in the world.

That’s why I can have amazing experiences like this.

I started a trip around the world to get to know places, cultures and regional cuisines. I will bring great surprises from these experiences.

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Things to do in Morro do Elefante

1. Enjoy the landscape

When it comes to memorable views and landscapes, Morro do Elefante – Elephant Hill is one of the best tourist spots in town!

But do you know why? I will tell you some reasons.

To get to the top of this hill, you have two options: take the road or cable car.

If you choose the road, you will face wonderful views along the way, passing by many houses and large gardens that show you why the architecture of Campos do Jordão is so popular!

enjoy the landscape

Now, if you choose the cable car, there’s no problem, it will have no lack of amazing landscapes.

As the cable car goes up, you will be able to see the entire city of Campos do Jordão from up above!

And this view gets even better when you reach the top of Morro do Elefante – Elephant Hill. Enjoy the landscapes and take lots of pictures!

2. Bella Vista Restaurant

Family trips are the vibe for a good meal at a nice restaurant, aren’t they?

That’s why, at Morro do Elefante, there is the Bella Vista restaurant, which, despite being connected to the Chris Park Hotel, is perfect for all audiences.

The name Bella Vista is not for nothing, it means “beautiful landscape” in english! There you will have an enchanting view of the city.

Check out the menu here.

3. Parque Capivari – Capivari Park

Do you remember the cable car that is used to climb Morro do Elefante? So, it is located in  Parque Capivari – Capivari Park.

But since you’re in the park, why not enjoy the place?

Capivari Park is also great for you to have a nice time with your family, it has a lake where you can rent a pedal boat.

In addition, it also has a Ferris wheel. It is one of the quiet places to enjoy in Morro do Elefante Elephant Hill!

Our purpose with this article is to introduce you (if you didn’t already know) Morro do Elefante (AKA Elephant Hill), showing the main activities available there.

We are sure that if you are looking for something peaceful, this article will help you.

Thank you and see you later!

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