Sugarloaf Mountain so named by the Portuguese colonizers due to its resemblance to the conical molds used to transport blocks of sugar by the slaves during the 16th century in Brazil it’s one of the must-see places in Rio!
Impossible to describe the impact of the view from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. The peak is situated at the entrance of Guanabara Bay. Sugarloaf Mountain reaches 1,299 ft at its highest peak, we reach the summit via two cable cars.
Over one million tourists visit this Sugarloaf Mountain every year to enjoy the views of surrounding beaches, forests and mountains. The first leg of the trip offers already a great aerial view of Rio.
Our tour guides will be explaining in details to you everything about the Urca & Sugarloaf Mountain themselves and the amazing scenario down below the Sugarloaf Mountain: A wonderful bay, Urca neighborhood, Niteroi Bridge, the domestic airport – You will be higher them the plane landing just down the hill, in front of you! Amazing pictures and selfies!
At the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, there are gift shops, cafes, and restaurants.
Morning & Afternoon Private Tour
Picking you up from your cruise ship or your Hotel
Amazing 360º panoramic view from the top of both hills – Urca and Sugar Loaf
Complex of Restaurants, jewels and souvenir shops on top of hills
Praia Vermelha (Red Beach) – Surrounded on one side by the Morro da Urca and Pão de Açucar and the other by the rocks of Morro da Babilônia.
Claudio Coutinho Track – Place to walk inside a natural and ecological reserve, called Natural Monument of the Sugar and Urca Hill.
São João Fortress – Praia de Fora, located between Morro Cara de Cão and Pão de Açucar, where the city was founded in 1565.
Urca neighborhood – A charming neighborhood built entirely on landfills, with its main part facing the Botafogo inlet.
Mureta da Urca – A landmark in the city when it comes to cold beer, appetizers, and sunsets. One of the most amazing views in town