Rio de Janeiro, Petrópolis, Tiradentes, São João Del Rei, Congonhas, Ouro Preto, Mariana

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro
Arrival in Rio and transfer to chosen hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro/ Petrópolis/ Tiradentes
Departure in the morning towards Petrópolis, “The Imperial City”. Arrival and visit the Imperial Museum. Lunch and visit the Crystal Palace. After the tour, departure to Tiradentes, one of the smallest and best preserved cities in the historical circuit. Accommodation at Pousada Villa Allegra and Overnight.

Day 3 – Tiradentes / São João Del Rei/ Tiradentes
Breakfast. Visit to the main touristic and historical spots of the city: Chafariz de São José (São José fountain), Museu de Arte Sacra (Sacred Art Museu), Padre Toledo’s house e Matriz de Santo Antonio (Santo Antonio mother church). Then, a bucolic trip in the Maria Fumaça Train up to São João del Rei (Friday/Saturday/Sunday only). Lunch at Villeiros Restaurant and visit to the main historical spots: Igreja de São Francisco de Assis (Sâo Francisco de Assis Church), Catedral N . Sra. do Pilar (N. Sra do Pilar Cathedral), Historical center and The Railway Museum. Return to Tiradentes at the end of the day. Afternoon tea and free time to walk around the neighborhood and shopping. Dinner at at Emporio Santo Antonio restaurant. Overnight.

Day 4 - Tiradentes/ Congonhas/ Ouro Preto
Breakfast. Departure to Ouro Preto, passing by Congonhas for a visit to Bom Jesus de Matosinhos Sanctuary with the 12 prophet’s statues and the steps of the Passion of Christ, masterpieces of the artist Aleijadinho. Arrival at Ouro Preto and lunch at local restaurant. Vist to churches: São Francisco de Assis, N. Sra do Pilar and N. Sra da Conceição. Accommodation at Pousada Clássica and overnight.

Day 5 - Ouro Preto/ Mariana/ Ouro Preto
After breakfast, departure to Mariana city, visiting: Sé Cathedral, São Francisco church, N. S do Carmo church, and Archdiocese museum. Return to Ouro Preto for lunch and Historical walking tour. Overnight.

Day 6 - Ouro Preto/ Belo Horizonte
After breakfast, departure to Belo Horizonte airport. End of our services.

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