Ouro Preto, Brazil

History, Gastronomy and Modern Art of Brazil: Minas Gerais for 8 Days

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Places Visited

Belo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, Congonhas, Tiradentes...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Explore the modern cityscapes that boast captivating contemporary museums and art, colonial communities that share authentic Mineiran cuisine, and lush forest reserves that present the breathtaking wilderness on your 8-day Brazil tour with excursions to Minas Gerais. Uncover the cultural treasures of Belo Horizonte, Ouro Preto, Congonhas, and Tiradentes en route to the illustrious natural paradise of Ibitipoca as you indulge natural wonder and tropical charm.

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Trip Highlights

  • Admire the magnificent historic and contemporary architecture of Belo Horizonte on a tour to visit Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
  • Indulge in a quintessential Brazilian breakfast and then head to the modern exhibits and lush Botanical Garden of the coveted Inhotim Museum
  • Enjoy a fascinating and inspiring history and culture tour of three colonial cities including Ouro Preto, Congonhas, and Tiradentes
  • Delve into the culinary traditions of Minas Gerais on a gastronomic exploration of typical Tiradentes cuisine including a cooking class and cheese-making tour
  • Step foot on the soft soils of the Ibitipoca Reserve and spend your days admiring the serene natural paradise from accommodation in and amongst the wilderness activity
  • Hike the forest-flanked trails that weave through the Ibitipoca Reserve to the Cachoeira dos Macacos, or Monkey’s Waterfall, for a swim in the beautiful natural rock pool
  • Wander beneath the emerald canopy of the forest to the Janela do Céu, or the Window of the Sky, for memorable moments and stunning snapshots atop the cinematic waterfall
  • Swim in the temperate waters of the Pico do Pião and the Lago dos Espelhos, or Lake of Mirrors after a wonderful hike through the wilderness where you will spot the local wildlife

Starting Price

$8,107 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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