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Tickets for Sugarloaf City Tour & Cable Car Ride

Mountains, beaches, and Rio's fascinating history come to life with a guide

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Duration: 4h
Audio guide: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Live guide: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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What's included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Panoramic bus tour with various photo stops
Cable car rides to Urca Hill and Sugar Loaf Mountain
Professional tour guide (speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish)
GPS-triggered audio commentary on the bus (available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, and Russian)

What's not included

Food and drinks
Gratuities (optional)
  • Take an in-depth panoramic city tour from downtown Rio de Janeiro with stops for photos and history lessons en route
  • Ride the cable car to Urca Hill and Sugarloaf Mountain and soak up views of Guanabara Bay and Rio's beaches
  • Learn even more about Rio de Janeiro and Brazil with special GPS-triggered commentary in multiple languages

Learn what inspired the song, The Girl from Ipanema, find the best spot to catch the sunset in Rio, go up Sugarloaf Mountain, and learn about the fancy família Guinle who used to reign supreme over the Copacabana Palace. It's all in a day's tour of Rio's top sights and history!

After being collected from your hotel, you'll be taken downtown for historical insight on the French and the Portuguese, back during Rio's wilder days. Learn how their spats influenced the city you see today.

Step into the culture of samba in Rio at the Sambadrome, and take photos at the stunning pyramidal Metropolitan Cathedral, Cinelândia Square, the Teatro Municipal, and the charming neighborhood of Urca, where you'll head up Sugarloaf Mountain by cable car.

There are two beautiful stops up here. At Urca Hill, see the first cable cars ever used, and at the second stop, get ready for breathtaking views of Copacabana beach, the beaches of Niterói, and the Santa Cruz fortress, all from 396-meters high!

You'll have free time atop Urca and Sugarloaf for photos – and you'll want to take plenty. Don't miss the monkeys running about looking for Instagram fame!

  • The tour operator will contact you via email to arrange the hotel pick-up
  • Please make sure to be at the agreed-upon pick-up location at least 15 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time. Latecomers will not be accommodated
  • Tour starts between 08:00 and 09:00. The specific departure time will be determined upon confirmation
Sugarloaf Mountain
Av. Pasteur, 520 - Urca, 22290-240, Rio de Janeiro
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