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Claudio Coutinho Trail

Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Morro da Urca Hiking Tour with Sugar Loaf Cable Car
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Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice view and excellent place for people that want to climb a rock and do trails. You can go alone or with your family. Besides it's close to the sugar lower

Thank RaylerErse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turists can't miss this spot in Rio, if they like hiking (not a difficult/long hike) and a great sightseeing all along. It can be done in the morning, ending up at the spot that marks the middle of the journey to Sugar loaf (the stop...More

Thank Tlustosa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is my favorite spot in Rio and I usually take my friends there to share why I love so much this city and the reason is simple, you can be in the middle of city and still have spots to enjoy the nature. The...More

Thank brjader
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Its a track along Urca's mountain, close to the sea. You can shoot nice pictures there! It's safe, as is followed up by brazilian army soldiers (military area).

Thank Marcus095
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We walked this trail after going up Sugarloaf Mountain and walking to Urca beach. The entrance is to the side of the beach and well signposted. The trail goes off where you can climb the steps to Sugarloaf Mountain however we just did the flat...More

Thank BagpussMidlands
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We walked up this trail to Morro de Urca. Its well sign posted and easy to find. It's steep and I felt it was hard going in the heat. But boy is it worth it!! It's only 2km. The views are great and it's an...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Mixing mountain and sea, pretty easy to go, very beautiful. Totally recommended. Spend some time there, before or after take the way to Pão de Açúcar, wich is very close.

Thank Luciana D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

There are people who knows many places in the world, but not this trail. A good, quiet and safe place near Pão de Açucar, Praia Vermelha and Morro da Urca. You can see the ocean and some beatiful landscapes. Well kept and with signals

Thank tzanoni
Reviewed 22 December 2016

You will certainly take the tram up to the top of SugarLoaf Mountain when in Rio - and I recommend you go later in the afternoon, just before sunset and watch it from there and see Rio lights light up! Before going up the little...More

Thank Leona F
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been jogging there for more than 30 years. The trail has a great view, fresh air amid the remanentes of the Atlantic Forest. It used to be part of a military zone, and remained kind of a secret well kept by locals for...More

Thank Alexandre P
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hi my wife and i are visiting Rio in September and were thinking of walking around the Coutinho Trail on our way to Sugar Loaf Mountain ,we just wanted to check this is a safe area to walk and take photo/s without being troubled,Thankyou for your help on this matter ,The Doyles
15 August 2015|
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Response from Alexandre W | Reviewed this property |
The area is totally safe, provided that it is a military one. You cannot climb up the Sugar Loaf, unless you are a mountain climber.
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Pode fazer Piquenique?
13 May 2016|
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Response from Alexandre W | Reviewed this property |
Acho que picnics não deveriam ser permitidos por causa da fauna do local.
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Bruno pra essa caminhada da Pista cláudio Coutinho é preciso guia?
6 April 2016|
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Response from BethPeixoto | Reviewed this property |
Fui no fim de semana, chegamos ao pão de açúcar para o Por do Sol e haviam muitas pessoas fazendo a trilha, o caminho é bem fácil de identificar.
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