We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Morro da Urca

Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
2125468433
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 43.00*
and up
Skip the Line: Sugar Loaf Admission Ticket
More Info
US$ 44.00*
and up
Christ Redeemer and Selaron Steps Plus Optional Sugarloaf Trip
More Info
US$ 83.00*
and up
Sugar Loaf Mountain Hiking and Climbing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cable car” (108 reviews)
“sugar loaf” (101 reviews)
LOCATION
Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
Centro
CONTACT
Website
2125468433
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (8,831)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"cable car"
in 108 reviews
"sugar loaf"
in 101 reviews
"sugarloaf mountain"
in 49 reviews
"trail starts"
in 5 reviews
"military base"
in 5 reviews
"red beach"
in 9 reviews
"guanabara bay"
in 16 reviews
"walk up"
in 11 reviews
"small monkeys"
in 6 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 11 reviews
"buy tickets"
in 6 reviews
"amazing views"
in 12 reviews
"take pictures"
in 8 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 5 reviews
"copacabana beach"
in 5 reviews
"christ the redeemer"
in 5 reviews
"pista"
in 9 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 441 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank luv2travel2121
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We booked our tickets for the cable-car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain (Cost BRL80 each) online and arrived at the entrance to the cable-car station about 7.40am, 20 minutes before the gates opened at 8.00am. As we were in the priority queue we were...More

Thank westy54
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Centro
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 285 hotels in Rio de Janeiro
Arena Leme Hotel
610 reviews
.73 km away
Hotel Novotel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana
1,257 reviews
.73 km away
Windsor Leme Hotel
1,044 reviews
.88 km away
Real Residence Copacabana
29 reviews
1.04 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Marius Degustare
6,192 reviews
.74 km away
Bar do David
625 reviews
.59 km away
Gaia Art & Cafe
228 reviews
.74 km away
Circulo Militar da Praia Vermelha
305 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Urca
3,142 reviews
.54 km away
Forte Duque de Caxias
583 reviews
.73 km away
Leme
315 reviews
.70 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Tamara L
22 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
2
Votes
Google Translation