Hiking Transcarioca, the Longest Urban Trail in Latin America

Connecting the Sugar Loaf, in Zona Sul, to Barra de Guaratiba, in Zona Oeste, the recently inaugurated urban trail passes by breathtaking landscapes that have been little explored by Cariocas and tourists.

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inaugurated in February this year, the Transcarioca is the largest Latin American trail inside an urban area. Crossing Rio de Janeiro through the Atlantic Forest, the 180-kilometer path has been attracting both Cariocas and tourists who seek some adventure without leaving the city.

From the Sugar Loaf, in Zona Sul (South Zone), to Barra de Guaratiba, in Zona Oeste (West Zone), Transcarioca includes 25 different stretches . . .

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