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Morro da Urca Hiking Tour with Sugar Loaf Cable Car

Rio de Janeiro, Southeast Brazil, Brazil

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Adult(s) x (Age 14 To 99)
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  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Vermelha Beach, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

Praia Vermelha is where Sugar Loaf natural monument is located

Pass By: Claudio Coutinho Trail, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

The Morro da Urca hiking is steep in the first steps, beginning at Claudio Coutinho jogging way, an asphalt road on the left shore of Praia Vermelha's cove. The guide will lead the group through the trail until reaching a plateau where you can admire a beautiful view of Guanabara Bay and Rio de Janeiro downtown area. During the tour, it is common to see some monkeys carrying their babies. From the plateau, a pleasant hike takes you to the top, where the first terminal of the cable car is located.

Stop At: Morro da Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

That's where you can catch the second level cable car to go to Sugar Loaf and enjoy the stunning scenery from the top of the newest UNESCO Natural Monument.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pao de Acucar, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

From the summit, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, seeing Corcovado, Pedra da Gávea, Pedra Bonita, Pico da Tijuca, Copacabana beach and Ipanema beach.
Note: NOT INCLUDED in "Morro da Urca(only)" Option

Duration: 40 minutes


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only in private service option)
  • Entry/Admission - Pao de Acucar
  • Gratuities
  • Any item not listed as included
  • Transportation is not included in regular tour option and in Morro da Urca (only) option
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • A high amount of walking is involved
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative tour, date or full refund
  • It is recommended that you bring comfortable shoes with good grip, a light snack, water, sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Meeting Point

Praça Gen. Tibúrcio, 630

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time:
9:00 AM
Departure Comments:

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

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Returns to original departure point
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