Cláudio Coutinho Track

In this tour you will receive references of the flora and fauna, as well as a lesson on the geology of both the sugar loaf and the rocks along the track, with brief explanations of how these rocks formed and why they had the shapes observed. In addition, it is exposed the context of the place with the main historical events that have occurred since the colony Brazil.

  • How to form the sand of the beach?
  • Are there other sugar loaves?
  • What are relief fractures?

These and other questions will be answered on this incredible tour, which has the experience of highly qualified professionals to make learning much more fascinating!

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In this tour it is possible to observe how much the rock that is present in the highest parts of the main natural monuments of the Bay of Guanabara was important for the architecture and history of the center of the city. Historic buildings and monuments built with gneiss, rock typical of old quarries in Rio de Janeiro, are identified along the way, as well as other types of rock brought from outside, which has great importance both geological and historical.

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Morro da Urca

The trail of the Urca hill, considered of beginner level to medium, counts on some stretches of light rise in the middle of the forest of the region. Along the route you can observe the presence of animals that are part of the local ecosystem, as well as enjoy a spectacular view of part of the wonderful city. Arriving at the end of the trail, the public faces the famous cable car that leads to the Sugar Loaf and receives a lesson on how geology and history make up the incredible scenery that we can see from the top of the Morro da Urca.

From $80,00 per person. Contact us for more information!

Pedra da Gávea

The Pedra da Gávea, the world's highest rocky seafront, is among the city's most popular and sought-after natural attractions. A trail of about 2 hours of steady climb is compensated by the amazing view that includes Cagarras Islands, Pedra Bonita, Morro Dois Irmãos, border of Barra da Tijuca and countless other beautiful places in the surroundings. The peculiar shape of the hill is explained by the difference in the formation and structure of the rocks that compose it, which causes different results in relation to the same actions of nature over the years. Everything is very clear throughout this unique and intense experience.

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Pedra Bonita

The Bonita Stone is one of the stretches of greater effort x reward ratio. With only 30 minutes of light walking, the visitor is rewarded with an incredible look of Pedra da Gávea, São Conrado Beach, Dois Irmãos Hill and other elements that only the Carioca landscape can offer. In this script, we present a context of the environment, the main elements that compose it and how geology acted in its formation over millions of years.

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The Arpoador stone located in the southern part of the city of Rio de Janeiro is a place where the geological history of the rocks dates back to the continental collision that formed the paleocontinent Gondwana. All the geological heritage acquired during this and other events throughout the evolution of the city, and throughout our continent, is imprinted on the rocks of that location.

In addition, of course, to be the stage of one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world!

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Catacumba Park

The itinerary starts at the entrance of Catacumba Natural Park where there is a trail that leads to a viewpoint where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Lagoa, Gávea Stone, Ipanema, Leblon, Morro Dois Irmãos, Serra da Carioca and the Christ Redentor, allowing to have a sense of the geology of the main attractions and the cultural optics of the city, which are related to the rocks that make up the landscape. In addition to the view and the whole geological history of the place, those who like to interact with nature more dynamically can also opt for eco-adventure sports activities such as zipline, tree climbing and abseiling offered in the area.

From $50,00 per person. Contact us for more information!

Museum of Earth Sciences

The Museum, also known as the Palace of Geology, has several types of rock and information about the geology of Rio de Janeiro. It has one of the richest collections of geology and paleontology in Latin America. There are about 7 thousand samples of Brazilian and foreign minerals, as well as 12 thousand rocks, meteorites and fossils, which add up to more than 100 thousand specimens, providing new generations with testimonies of the geology and history of life on Earth.

In this way, it exerts an important educational, cultural and preservation function with society.

From $50,00 per person. Contact us for more information!

Geodiversity Museum

Located on Fundão Island, the museum has a collection incorporated by educators and students throughout almost five decades of history, with the objective of propagating the knowledge about how the evolution of life on Planet Earth occurred and how the geodiversity helped in the socioeconomic development of our society.

What is man's responsibility to society and nature?

How do the actions practiced throughout your life impact on the next generations?

From $40,00 per person. Contact us for more information!

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