Our Sugar Loaf Tour will take you to one of the main attractions of Rio de Janeiro. This unique rock formation also offers a fun way to reach its summit – the cable car. In operation since 1912, the cable car offers an exciting ride with a wonderful view of Urca, Copacabana and Botafogo area. The first part takes you from Praia Vermelha to Morro da Urca. The second one goes all the way to the top, at 390 meters high, where an amazing view awaits you. Once at the top, you will be able to see the Guanabara bay area, downtown Rio, Niteroi city across the bay, as well as the neighborhoods of Botafogo, Flamengo, Copacabana and ipanema. Don`t miss this tour !
SUGAR LOAF TOUR – PROGRAM
After hotel pick up, tour heads out to the sugar loaf. Our guide will lead the group up to the summit through the cable car, explaining all the historical aspects of the place, as well as showing the spectacular views of the city. The place also offers a coffee shops and some souvenirs stores, as well as a nice little museum, with videos and pictures about the construction of the cable car. Rio Adventures also offers a unique way of seeing the Sugar Loaf from the top. Check our mountaineering page under land sports and see how you can get up to the summit by doing some good exercises. This alternative option is recommended to travelers in good physical conditions and great out going spirit.
Around 03 hours round trip, with a 2 hours visit to the Sugar Loaf. This tour may take a little longer during carnival season and other special holidays and events.
R$ 160,00 per person – Groups of 02/03 people
R$ 140,00 per person – Groups of 04/09 people
R$ 120,00 per person – Groups of 10/25 people
R$ 100,00 per person – Groups of 26/50 people
Transportation and guiding service.
* entry fees to attractions not included.
Wear sunblock for sunny days and don`t forget the camera.
Minimum of 02 and maximum of 50 people.
Solo travelers may join other groups or request a private tour. Please check it via e-mail.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Hotel Pick ups between 7:00 and 08:00 am year round, according to the season and location. . Tour done in air conditioned cars or vans.
ATTENTION: During the Olympics season, between the 1st of August and the 30th of september, many customers will be staying in Barra da Tijuca neighborhood, where most of the games will be taking place. Due to the huge size of this neighborhood, to avoid pick up delays, we set up a meeting point for all customers staying in Barra da Tijuca, at the following address: WINDSOR BARRA HOTEL – AVENIDA LÚCIO COSTA 2630 , BARRA BEACH. MEET OUR STAFF OUTSIDE THE HOTEL
How to Book :
Please click on the BOOK NOW button at the top right of this page, and pay a deposit of R$ 70,00. Choose an available date. We usually need at least 24 hs in advance, in order to provide this tour. In case the chosen date does not appear on our booking calendar, please send us an e-mail requesting availability. Remainder is always paid in cash to the guide, at the start of the tour. For full payment requests , we use Paypal with a 7% surcharge.
Sugar Loaf Tickets: Adults – R$ 71,00 / Students with a student card: R$ 35,00 / Youngsters between 13 and 21 with a valid passport or student card: R$ 35,00 / Children, 6 years old or younger: free / Adults over 60, with a passport or ID: R$ 35,00