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Discover the colonial treasures of Minas Gerais
and learn about Brazil’s history, travelling
along the ‘Golden Road’ that once carried the
riches of the region south to the coast.
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Transfer from Belo Horizonte airport to Ouro Preto. Stay
2 nights at Solar do Rosario and discover the
town’s baroque churches and fountains. (B)
Visit Congonhas and São João del Rei to
see masterpieces by the legendary sculptor
Aleijadinho. Continue to colonial Tiradentes
with cobbled streets and quaint squares. Stay
2 nights at Solar da Ponte or similar. (B)
Return to Belo Horizonte for an onward flight or
continue to Rio (5 hours’ drive). If time allows,
we recommend adding a couple of nights at Fazenda
do Engenho in the Ibitipoca Reserve en route to
Rio, to relax and explore the natural beauty of
southern Minas Gerais. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
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MGC2019: 4 Nights
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