Day trips


Morro da Urca + Sugar Loaf

Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf) is considered the most famous postcard in Brazil, visited by people from all over the world. Starting from this point, the proposed itinerary presents geological aspects related to the landscape around the Guanabara Bay, to interested people of different ages and nationalities who visit the site for the purpose of expanding geological and historical knowledge.

From $85,00 per person. Contact us for more information!


Claudio Coutinho Trail + Sugar Loaf

Starting at Praia Vermelha, where you can see the difference in the color of the sand compared to other beaches in Rio. Following the Pista Claudio Coutinho, visitors receive references to 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 have the observed forms. And to close with the golden key, the famous Sugar Loaf!

From $100,00 per person. Contact us for more information!


Museum of Earth Sciences + Claudio Coutinho Trail

The track begins in the incredible Museum of Earth Sciences, also known as the Palace of Geology, which has several types of rock and information about the geology of Rio de Janeiro, and has one of the richest geology and paleontology collections in Latin America. Then the audience is guided to Pista Claudio Coutinho, to see in practice how geology is more present in our day to day than we imagine.

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


Downtown + Guanabara Bay

The rock present in the highest parts of the main natural monuments of Guanabara Bay and in many parts of Niterói, is the same present in the architecture of the centers of these cities, is applied in the structure of the walls or coating and ornamenting the majority of historic buildings.

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


Travessia Petrópolis-Teresópolis

Located in PARNASO, Serra dos Órgãos National Park, the crossing is about 30 km long and covers the municipalities of Petrópolis, Guapimirim and Teresópolis. Composed of several types of rock and geological structures that form the mountains, and encompassing innumerable viewpoints with spectacular views, the crossing Petrópolis-Teresópolis is considered the most beautiful in Brazil.

From $130 per person. Contact us for more information!

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