Sugar Loaf Mountain Half-Day Tour


Following morning pickup from your hotel in Rio (pickup is available in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana), embark on a tour of the city with your local guide. Drive by the traditional Cinelandia Square where the various historic buildings such as the Municipal Theater, the National Library, and the National Museum of Fine Arts are located. Pass the Sambadrome, where Carnival's samba competition takes place, and stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral, famous for its unusual architecture. When you reach the Urca neighborhood, board a glassed-in cable car for the ascent to the peak, stopping once at a scenic viewpoint. Upon reaching the top of Sugar Loaf at 1,299 feet (396 meters) above sea level, admire the views of Niteroi, Copacabana, and Santa Cruz Fortress. When you descend from Sugar Loaf Mountain, enjoy transportation back to your Rio hotel. Please note: This tour offers options with and without tickets. Ensure you select your preference on booking.

Tour info

4 hours
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Why take this tour?

Spend the morning at Sugar Loaf Mountain, one of Rio de Janeiro's most famous icons. You'll take a breathtaking ride in a cable car to the top of the Sugar Loaf for panoramic views of one of the world's most beautiful cities. This morning tour takes you to one of Rio's most famous attractions and also includes a scenic tour of the city.

What’s included?

  • Roundtrip transfer to most hotels in São Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana

  • Professional Tour Guide

  • Panoramic city tour

  • Cable Car Ticket (if option selected)

  • Live audio guide – available in 9 different languages

  • Entry/Admission - Morro da Urca

  • Entry/Admission - Sugarloaf Mountain

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks

  • Pickup from selected hotels in Barra da Tijuca available on request ($10.00 per person). Please contact the local provider to arrange this service

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 4h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Additional measures might be added to our list of procedures as we receive guidance from the local health and safety authorities and as more information becomes available. And some of these restrictions might be lifted at some point in the future if we are authorized to do so by local authorities

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Gray Line Tours

About operator:

Gray Line Rio de Janeiro provides Tours, Activities and Transfers all over Rio and surrounding regions, providing Last Minute availability and multilingual guides to help you experience Rio.

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