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Rio de Janeiro is a city that's definitely not lacking in sights. How about a trek or a cable car ride up Sugarloaf Mountain to get an eyeful? Here are some of the best things you can see.
Christ the Redeemer is considered the guardian of the city and the perfect view is from Sugarloaf. If you want to stand at Christ's feet, go up Corcovado Mountain.
Visible from the top of Urca Hill, Sugarloaf's little sister, Guanabara Bay is a stunning expanse of blue.
A panoramic and unbelievable view of Rio's Copacabana beach awaits you at the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.
Rio's biggest park is an expanse of emerald if you look for it from on top of Sugarloaf. Back down on earth, you can check out its Olympic Park and the Museum of Modern Art.
Summer can reach extremely hot temperatures, so autumn is probably a comfortable hiking temperature.
8:00AM to 7:45PM - if you're planning to go there late, try not to make it after 7:00PM.
Good walking boots and plenty of sunscreen.
- When to visitOpen daily from 8:00AM to 7:45PM.
- What is the price?Adult tickets for the cable car are R$ 53 and kids 6-12 are R$ 26, which is roughly $16.70 and $8.19, respectively.
- Will I need a guide?It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check out our best-selling tours.
- How to get thereFrom the Zona Sul, take the 511 bus, and from Leblon, Gávea, Jardim Botânico, Humaitá and Botafogo, take the 512.
- Additional tips
- Machen Sie Ihren Trip zu einem noch unvergesslicheren Erlebnis und genießen Sie die Aussicht während des Sonnenuntergangs!
What People Are Saying About Sugarloaf Mountain
A great way to see the epic views of Rio with Friendly and knowledgeable guide, nice group of tourist from all over the world. It was really fun. Thank you!!!
Normally we are not for sightseeing tours in a group. But this tour covered the most important sights in a day and because of the distances this was the best way to do it. And because it was a small group (seven guests) it was nearly a private tour. Very knowledgeable tour guide - thanks Alex! We can highly recommend it
Picked up at hotel right on time. Van held about 12 passengers. Great air conditioning. Guide was Steve. He spoke perfect American English to the extent I thought he was from the US. Driver, who complimented Steve excellently, was Marcello who drove safely through unbelievable traffic snarls to get us to each site. They made arrangements to allow our group to bypass long lines for entry into major sites. Were very helpful to those of us with mobility problems Introduced us to unique (for me) restaurant with delicious food and reasonable prices. I can't think of any sight we might have missed through this well planned itinerary. I can't think of a better more knowledgeable guide who could express himself perfectly in my language. FYI, the name of the company, per the side of the van, was Local55.
The guide was very knowledgeable and informative. He was able to answer all my questions satisfactorily. The tour itself was everything I hoped it would be and more. Would recommend to anyone visiting the city.
Enjoyed the beautiful sights of Rio, and we appreciated our kind and knowledgeable guide. We travelled during the peak summer months, however, and the lines for the Christ and for Sugar Loaf were quite long.