Colonial Gems & Historic Cities in Brazil Tour
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Colonial Gems & Historic Cities in Brazil Tour

Get a taste of some of the most beautiful and historic cities in Minas Gerais

12 Days / 11 Nights
From 2690
* flights not included

Summary

On our Colonial Gems & Historic Cities in Brazil Tour, get a taste of some of the most beautiful and historic cities in Brazil! Travel from the sixth largest city in Brazil, Belo Horizonte, to sweet, colonial towns such as Ouro Preto and Tiradentes, all the way to Rio de Janeiro, the marvelous city on the coast. Travelers are sure to experience a bit of everything Brazil has to offer on this one-of-a-kind cities in Brazil Tour. The highlights include trips to the amazing Inhotim open-air art museum, the baroque-style churches of Ouro Preto, Tiradentes and Congonhas, and of course the iconic sites throughout Rio de Janeiro such as Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer, Ipanema, Copacabana, and more!

Looking to see more of Brazil? Any Brazil Tour can be seamlessly combined with other South American destinations. Simply ask one of our Expert Travel Consultants for suggestions on the best spots in Brazil to add-on to this historic tour, or consider adding on a different, nearby country!

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Tour Highlights

  • Rio de Janeiro

  • Tiradentes

  • São João del Rei

  • Ouro Preto

  • Inhotim

  • Belo Horizonte

Included

  • 11-Nights accommodations
  • All breakfasts
  • All transfers and entrance fees
  • English-speaking guides
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Day 1Arrival in Belo Horizonte

Aerial view of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Arrive in Belo Horizonte and be transferred from the airport to the hotel by a local guide. Check-in to the hotel and get settled. Spend the evening at leisure.

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Day 2Belo Horizonte City Tour & Sabará

Day 3Inhotim & Transfer to Ouro Preto

Day 4Guided City Tour of Ouro Preto & Mariana Visit

Day 5Transfer to Congonhas & Tiradentes

Day 6Tiradentes & São João del Rei

Day 7Petrópolis & Transfer to Rio de Janeiro

Day 8Sugarloaf Mountain & Historic Rio City Tour

Day 9Corcovado Mountain & Tijuca Forest

Day 10Transfer to Paraty & Walking Tour

Day 11Paraty Schooner Cruise

Day 12Transfer to Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro & Departure

Estimated Tour Price Without Flights

Prices vary according to several factors including: season, number of people traveling, shared vs private excursions, when you book and rooming arrangements. These are from prices based on low season.

We can customize anything for any time of year! Contact us for an exact quote for your trip.

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Hotel
Luxury

From 5225 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Bourbon Belo Horizonte Business
  • Ouro Preto Pousada do Mondego
  • Paraty Pousada Porto Imperial
  • Rio de Janeiro Hilton Copacabana
  • Tiradentes Solar da Ponte
Hotel
Superior+

From 3680 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Clarion Lourdes
  • Ouro Preto Hotel Luxor Ouro Preto
  • Paraty Pousada do Sandi
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Excelsior Copacabana
  • Tiradentes Solar da Ponte
Hotel
Superior

From 3420 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Othon Palace
  • Ouro Preto Pousada Minas Gerais
  • Paraty Pousada Corsário
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Leme Hotel
  • Tiradentes Pousada Villa Allegra
Hotel
Standard

From 2690 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Othon Palace
  • Ouro Preto Pousada Classica
  • Paraty Pousada do Príncipe
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Martinique
  • Tiradentes Pousada Mãe d'Água
Hotel
Luxury

From 5685 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Bourbon Belo Horizonte Business
  • Ouro Preto Pousada do Mondego
  • Paraty Pousada Porto Imperial
  • Rio de Janeiro Hilton Copacabana
  • Tiradentes Solar da Ponte
Hotel
Superior+

From 4150 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Clarion Lourdes
  • Ouro Preto Hotel Luxor Ouro Preto
  • Paraty Pousada do Sandi
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Excelsior Copacabana
  • Tiradentes Solar da Ponte
Hotel
Superior

From 3890 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Othon Palace
  • Ouro Preto Pousada Minas Gerais
  • Paraty Pousada Corsário
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Leme Hotel
  • Tiradentes Pousada Villa Allegra
Hotel
Standard

From 2950 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Othon Palace
  • Ouro Preto Pousada Classica
  • Paraty Pousada do Príncipe
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Martinique
  • Tiradentes Pousada Mãe d'Água
Hotel
Luxury

From 6610 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Bourbon Belo Horizonte Business
  • Ouro Preto Pousada do Mondego
  • Paraty Pousada Porto Imperial
  • Rio de Janeiro Hilton Copacabana
  • Tiradentes Solar da Ponte
Hotel
Superior+

From 5070 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Clarion Lourdes
  • Ouro Preto Hotel Luxor Ouro Preto
  • Paraty Pousada do Sandi
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Excelsior Copacabana
  • Tiradentes Solar da Ponte
Hotel
Superior

From 4810 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Othon Palace
  • Ouro Preto Pousada Minas Gerais
  • Paraty Pousada Corsário
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Leme Hotel
  • Tiradentes Pousada Villa Allegra
Hotel
Standard

From 3460 Per Person

Flights quoted separately

  • Belo Horizonte Othon Palace
  • Ouro Preto Pousada Classica
  • Paraty Pousada do Príncipe
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Martinique
  • Tiradentes Pousada Mãe d'Água
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