Our Sugar Loaf Tour in Rio de Janeiro will take you to one of the main attractions of Rio de Janeiro
Our Sugar Loaf Tour in Rio de Janeiro 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. Our guide will explain to the group about all the historical aspects of the place, as well as showing the spectacular views of the city. The place also offers coffee shops, restaurantes and some souvenirs stores, as well as a nice little museum, with videos and pictures about the construction of the cable car. Don`t miss this tour !
Hotel pick up at 08:00 am or at 04:00 pm to see the sunset
After we arrive at the Cable Car station, the group will get on the line and wait to go up in the cable car.
There are two stages, one that reaches Urca mountain, and the other that reaches Sugar Loaf mountain.
We visit both Urca and Sugar Loaf mountains, checking up the amazing views of Rio city
We are back at the hotel around 11:00 am. End of our operations.
Pick up, Drop off and guiding services
Wear good walking shoes, wear comfortable clothes, wear a cap and sun block on sunny days.
Pick ups at 8:00 am from hotels and airbnbs in Rio city. Daily under request.
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This was one of my “must do activities” in Rio, walking up Sugarloaf! This trip did not disappoint, it was a difficult hike, with a small section of rope work required to get to the top. The guide was very informative with a very good level of English and went at the slowest pace with rest stops on the way. This is not a trip for the unfit nor for anyone not prepared to crawl at points on all fours and climbing. It is a steep route with drop offs so not being afraid of heights will help! Arrived at the top in time for a beer and to watch the sunset over Rio before descending in the cable car to the lower cable car station and walking back down the lower path. Highly recommend!
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