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Morro da Urca

Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
2125468433
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Morro da Urca Hiking Tour with Sugar Loaf...
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This is the first hill up on the way to Rio's famous Sugar Loaf. It offers it's own marvelous view from the top (215 meters) but its base is also a good place for hiking.
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Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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"sugarloaf mountain"
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"military base"
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"red beach"
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"guanabara bay"
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"walk up"
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"small monkeys"
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"enjoy the view"
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"buy tickets"
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"amazing views"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

light track, just 20 o 30 mins from vermelha beach, on the track you can see the airport and the botafogo beach, these are nice views

Thank FreddygaT
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I have visited Morro da Urca several times, both taking the cable car and hiking. The cable car can be quite expensive hitting the $R70 mark, whereas the hike is a great alternative to see some nature and still enjoy the view from the first...More

Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Fourth trip to Rio and have been to Sugar Loaf by cable car several times. A Rio local told us about the hike and since the trail is near the military school the trail is safe. Go to the Praia Vermelha and walk to your...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Spectacular if you choose to take the short hike on the path from the base up to the top. About thirty minutes. This was my favorite part to see the local area. Lots of wildlife and greenery on the way. It gets busy later on...More

Thank shaun r
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

This is the stop before the big boy and it is nice great views all around but sugarloaf is the top dog for sure

Thank reeceyb
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The views from Morro de Urca are very good. You can see the whole of the city, Corcovado, Botafogo Bay, the city airport, niteroi and Guanabara Bay. There is a cable car which runs up Morro de Urca from Praia Vermelho or you can walk...More

Thank peterlondon91
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is probably the best thing to do as a tourist in Rio! Buy a ticket for the transport and just enjoy the ride! You can see so many beautiful things during the ride and ofcourse also on top. You have to take two rides...More

Thank Tobias S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The sugar loaf is one of the most famous attraction in Brazil. The Urca mountain is the first part of it. You can reach the top by cable car or taking the trail , trekking. Both ways are beautiful.

Thank Alexandre M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This spot allow you to have a splendorous view of Guanabara Bay.There you can also see several famous Beaches, or "praia" um portuguesa, like Copacabana, Ipanema, besides Praia Vermelha, Botafogo and Flamengo.

Thank NeyMauricio C
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

It is one of more beautiful places to visit in the world. mY SUGGESTION: Climb the Sugar Loaf in the afternoon and return at night. You will see two fantastic views.

Thank Flávio Gomes F
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Tamara L
23 July 2017|
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Response from Ricardo R | Reviewed this property |
Roundtrip Morro da Urca to Pao de Açúcar and back to Morro da Urca ( supposed you get to Morro da Urca by the hill trail ) R$ 40,00 ( about U$ 12,00 ) Morro da Urca to Pao de Açúcar and back to morro da Urca and to the... More
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