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Sugar Loaf Hiking Tour

On this Rio half-day hiking tour, explore Rio de Janeiro’s most iconic natural landmark: the beautiful Sugarloaf Mountain. As you hike to its peak enjoy the breath-taking, memorable panoramic views of the city of Rio de Janeiro.


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  • Bilingual climbing instructor / guide.
  • Climbing equipment and insurance.

Days and Hours:

  • Everyday.
  • Departs at 7:30am and 2pm.


  • 5 hours approx.
  • See notes for individual reservations.

Book the Sugarloaf hiking tour to explore one of the most popular attractions in Rio de Janeiro with a half day hiking tour offering incredibly unique views of the city of Rio. The Sugarloaf hiking tour takes an exclusive trail so instead of standing in line for the aerial cable car with hundreds of visitors; why not have a different experience and reach the summit of Sugarloaf mountain by foot?

The Rio hiking tour offers a hiking and climbing tour that takes you to the top of the Sugarloaf Mountain, on foot! The Rio hiking tour will start by strolling along a pedestrian path next to the beautiful shoreline. You will then hike for 20 minutes up the rocky mountain slope, a wonderful viewpoint of Guanabara Bay and the city of Niteroi. At this point the professional guides will provide you with instructions and climbing gear to face an 80 ft (25 meters) rock climb for 30 minutes which is perfect for beginners to get a taste for the sport. You will always be supported by your professional, bilingual climbing instructor who will provide you with all the necessary safety instructions. After your climb, the Rio de Janeiro hiking tour will follow a rocky trail to reach the top of the mountain which will take approximately 40 minutes. The reward for your accomplishment is to enjoy one of the best uninterrupted views of Rio followed by relaxing at the snack bar and enjoying the view further. On the way down you will take the cable car to Urca Hill and hike down a forest trail for 30 minutes back to sea level.

This Rio hiking tour is a once in an incredible experience and perfect for thrill seeking travellers who enjoy outdoor activities. The best hiking tour in Rio, this half-day tour will leave you with an incredible experience and in awe of Rio de Janeiro an it’s unbelievable views!

  • This tour departs with a minimum of 2 persons. If there are no other passengers, a single booking is treated as a private tour and carries an extra cost. Should you wish to make an individual reservation, please contact our support team to enquire about availability.

  • It is recommended to bring light clothes, hiking shoes, backpack, water, sun hat, sunscreen, bug spray and extra money for meals and drinks.

  • Due to heavy tropical rains that may occur in Rio de Janeiro, especially during summer time, this tour may be subject to last minute cancellations. In which case, passengers will be notified in advance and their reservations will be protected by weather protection policy.

  • Once your booking has been made, our customer support will send you an e-mail confirmation within 24 hours containing detailed information for your tour, along with the voucher for your activity.

What do our clients say about our activities?

  • Guillaume

    Un superbe journée !

    Ce tour a vraiment comblé mes attentes. Le guide était attentif et très pédagogue. J´avais envie ...

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