Sugar Loaf Mountain Hiking And Climbing - Rio De Janeiro

Per Person
Book this tour with

Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Praça Gen. Tibúrcio, 630 - Urca, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22290-270, Brazil
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels located in the tourist zone of Rio de Janeiro. (Transportation is not included in the .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This Sugar Loaf Mountain hiking and climbing tour is an unforgettable adventure, and a great opportunity for those who have never climbed to have their first contact with the sport. It doesn't require previous experience and the descent is made aboard the famous Sugar Loaf cable car.


  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • All necessary equipment included

Know More about this tour

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Praia vermelha is where Sugar Loaf natural monument is located

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

The Sugar Loaf hiking 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 second terminal of the cable car is located.

Pass By: Pista Cludio Coutinho

On this tour, you will climb it through the natural environment. This is a privilege that few people get to experience. The hiking and climbing of Sugar Loaf begins on Claudio Coutinho pathway, where after 20 minutes walking you reach a beautiful viewpoint of Guanabara Bay and the city of Niteri. From there, a more technical hike begins, alternating stretches of dirt, stone ramps and some beautiful lookouts.
The more vertical section of the tour has about 20 meters high and is considered entry-level climbing. All safety equipment is included in the tour. After overcoming the small climbing section, another technical hike to reach the observation plateau called the Philosopher's Stone, which has magnificent views of Copacabana beach, Pedra da gavea and Two Brothers Hill.
From the summit, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery, seeing Corcovado, Pedra da Gvea, Pedra bonita, Pico da Tijuca, Copacabana beach and Ipanema beach.
The return is aboard the Sugar Loaf cable car, which brings you to Morro da urca plateau, first level of the complex, before hiking down the trail to return to the starting point.

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Sugarloaf mountain, 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

Location: Morro da urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro


All taxes, fees and handling charges

Professional guide

Equipment for use in the tour

Cable car( just Sugar Loaf to Morro da Urca secion)

Transportation if option is selected

Entry/Admission - Pao de Acucar

Entry/Admission - Morro da Urca



Any item not listed as included

Transportation in regular tour option

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Minimum age is 14 years

A high amount of walking and hiking are 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

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level