The Ride
The ride unfolds a 360º scenery of breathtaking views, including the Leme, Copacabana, Ipanema, Flamengo and Leblon beaches; the Pedra da Gávea, Maciço da Tijuca and Corcovado mountains, the latter showcasing the statue of Christ the Redeemer; the Guanabara Bay; the downtown area; the Santos Dumont Airport; Governador island; the neighboring city of Niterói; the Rio-Niterói bridge; and the Serra do Mar mountain backdrop, with the famous Dedo de Deus (“God’s Finger”) peak.
Speed of the cable car:
Praia Vermelha/Morro da Urca: up to 6 m/s (21.6 Km/h)
Morro da Urca/Pão de Açúcar: up to 10 m/s (36 Km/h)
• Cable car capacity: 65 passengers
• Height of Morro da Urca: 220 meters Distance between Praia Vermelha and Morro da Urca: Height of the Sugarloaf: 396 metersDistance between Morro da Urca and Pão de Açúcar: 749 meters
The park maintains elevators and restrooms adapted for visitors with special needs on Morro da Urca and the Sugarloaf.
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