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.

Claudio Coutinho Trail

Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Morro da Urca Hiking Tour with Sugar Loaf Cable Car
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“praia vermelha” (25 reviews)
“small monkeys” (10 reviews)
“sugar loaf” (48 reviews)
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
Praia Vermelha | Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-270, Brazil
Write a Review
Reviews (3,078)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

It´s a military area with acess to the all public where you and your family can go for a walk. There is an amazing view from Morro da Urca base. Some times you can see native plants and micos (lion tamarin). By this place, you...More

Thank Wackans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A regular tour that costs a lot (more expensive than it's worth). This tour can be replaced by another event more in account...

Thank Mars-yo_08-12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rio de Janeiro is a place full of beautiful places and views and some aren't known to the major public, this is one of them, when you arrive at urca to take a trip to the sugar loaf you wouldn't imagine that on the left...More

Thank Seidl_c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Claudio Coutinho Trail offers a nice effortless walk in which you are all the time close to the sea with a fresh breeze.

Thank viviana960
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Reach Sugar Loaf Mountain like a native, make this adventure like a Carioca. Take the treak of Pista Claudio Coutinho, and when finish, start climb thru the forest and get to the first top of Sugar Loaf. Is an amazing experience that even kids up...More

Thank Carioquissima
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The trail is not very long but it gives the traveler nice views of the Urca Area. In its path you can take a longer trail on your left that leads to the Sugar Loaf's first mountain. That specific trail has gone through some renovations...More

Thank Letícia F
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Very nice little trail on the side of the Urca/Sugarloaf. If you feel good enough you can even climb the Urca Hill in 20 mns. The entrance of the climbing trail is about half way of the Claudio Coutinho trail itself, it really worth it....More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great way to start your visit to Sugarloaf. You can hike all the way to the end of the trail for great ocean views, and then walk back and either take the cable car, or walk half-way up in the forest trail. The climb is...More

Thank ogol17
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This trail is plane and you can go with your family (including little kids). If you are feeling strong enough you can try to go up on foot to the top of Morro da Urca. From there you can have beautiful views of the city...More

Thank Reinaldo F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Nice place for a walk with a great view to Baia de Guanabara. Unfortunely you have to keep your eyes opned because of burglars. That's the only reason any open space in Rio can't have 5 stars.

Thank Paty_in_Rio
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
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Ponta da Barca Restaurante
32 reviews
.00 km away
Cafe Senado
12 reviews
.17 km away
Hare Burguer Centro
8 reviews
.07 km away
Barzinga Geek Planet
5 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Federico Chopin Statue
170 reviews
.00 km away
Rio Antigo Fair
189 reviews
.56 km away
Grande Templo Israelita
91 reviews
.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
15 August 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
Google Translation