Brazil’s Eastern Highlights

11 days
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This 11-day tour highlights the best of Eastern Brazil. Start in Belo Horizonte, the first city in Brazil to be built upon an urban plan. It is very progressive, with modern architecture, the largest open-air museum in the world.
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Trip type
Private Guided
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Balanced schedule


    • Day 1 – Arrive Belo Horizonte You are welcomed upon arrival and transferred to your hotel.Overnight at Mercure Lourdes or similar. Day 2 – Belo Horizonte – Serra do Caraç

What's this trip about?

    This 11-day tour highlights the best of Eastern Brazil. Start in Belo Horizonte, the first city in Brazil to be built upon an urban plan. It is very progressive, with modern architecture, the largest open-air museum in the world.


Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeGroup - max of 36 people
Age range6 to 64 years
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityArrive Belo Horizonte
End CityRio De Janeiro / Depart


  • South America


  • Adventure & Adrenaline

Trip includes

    • 10-nights accommodation with private facilities
    • 10 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
    • Arrival & departure transfers
    • All sightseeing as per the itinerary
    • Local English-speaking guides during touring
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Day 1: Arrive Belo Horizonte

You are welcomed upon arrival and transferred to your hotel.Overnight at Mercure Lourdes or similar.

Day 2: Belo Horizonte - Serra Do Caraça

Half day City tour followed by atransfer to Caraça (95 miles) Belo Horizonte was the first capital of the country to be built upon an urban plan. It is the sixth most populous city in Brazil, very progressive, with modern architecture.

Day 3: Full Day Caraça

We have a full day to explore: trails to various places, waterfalls, natural pools with special focus on the endangered masked titi monkey, often located early in the morning by its laughing call.

Day 4: Caraça - Mariana - Ouropreto

Transfer from Caraça to OuroPreto (63 miles). We will cross an enormous mining area on the way to OuroPreto, the iron quadrangle, the region responsible for the richest iron ore production in the state.

Day 5: Full Day Ouropreto

The historical center of the richest city of the 18th century has been very well preserved. Gold, Aleijadinho and Tiradentes , 3 terms that relate to OuroPreto will be easily understood as they unfold the colonial relations between business.

Day 6: Ouropreto - Congonhas - São João Del Rei - Tiradentes

Depart from OuroPreto to Congonhas-44 miles. Congonhas contains important works from the Golden Age of Brazil. The main points of interest are Aleijadinho’s sculptural masterpieces of the twelve Prophets.

Day 7: Tiradentes - Alagoa

Tiradentes was the first settlement in the Rio das Mortes region when gold was found in 1702. Tiradentes, who was born here, became a national hero while participating in the InconfidênciaMineira (1789).

Day 8: Alagoa

Being in Alagoa is almost a journey through time. The small city, with a population of about 2,700, preserves the characteristics of the traditional municipalities in the interior of Minas Gerais.

Day 9: Alagoa - Rio De Janeiro

Private transfer from Alagoa to Rio de Janeiro. Check-in at your selected hotel.Dinner at Churrascaria Palace or similar.Overnight Arena Leme or similar.

Day 10: Rio De Janeiro

Full day Corcovado & Sugar Loaf tour with lunch at ConfeitariaVisit Christ the Redeemer statuelocated on Corcovado mountain, 710 meters above sea level. Start at Cosme Velho neighborhood.

Day 11: Rio De Janeiro / Depart

Private transfer from hotel to the airport to take the flight bound for home. (B) End of SITA services.

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Price From $2,695
Price per day$245
Last Updated: 0/5/2024

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SITA World Tours has a reputation spanning more than 80 years of excellence in luxury travel. With popular itineraries to Africa, Asia, Europe, South Pacific and South & Central America, SITA has thrived in the highly competitive travel industry by offering customized opportunities and by partnering with travel agents to deliver the comprehensive services and value luxury travelers appreciate.

Founded in 1933 and restructured under new ownership in 1982, SITA World Tours has retained an edge in the Tourism Industry by tapping into various niche markets.

Under the leadership and entrepreneurial expertise of Roger Mahal and Mok Singh, the company’s Chairman and President, SITA has steadily increased its market value since early 1980. The annual expansion of a unique product line and the increasing number of partnerships made with various organizations and associations nationwide, have played instrumental roles in the development of a brand that is sure to bring SITA success for years to come.

SITA provides unparalleled quality service, as a preferred Tour Operator for exotic destinations. With internationally certified specialists ready to serve clients daily, customer care is elegantly handled from the peaks of Patagonia to the palaces of India.

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