Sugar Loaf - From Morro da Urca, Brazil

Sugar Loaf - From Morro da Urca, Brazil
Sugar Loaf - From Morro da Urca, Brazil
Sugar Loaf and Morro da Urca in Urca, Brazil are two iconic mountains located in the Guanabara Bay area. The first, Sugarloaf, rises 396 meters (1,299 ft) above sea level and the second, Morro da Urca, stands at an impressively low height of just 220 meters (721 ft). Both mountains are within steps of each other, offering perfect photo and video opportunities to capture breathtaking views of the Guanabara Bay, the Corcovado Christ the Redeemer statue, and the city of Rio de Janeiro. Taking the cable cars to the top of the two mountains is a must-see experience, with two separate lines available to reach the peak of each. The ride lasts two minutes and is a popular attraction for visitors from around the world. Visitors can also reach the two mountains with the bondinho buses that run from the city center to the Urca neighborhood. Furthermore, trails are available for those who are looking for a more adventurous hiking experience. Either way, experiencing the top of both Sugar Loaf and Morro da Urca is a once in a lifetime unforgettable experience.