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Ouro Preto - 2 days escape to the ancient Brazil
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Ouro Preto - 2 days escape to the ancient Brazil
2 days R$800
Overview of the place

Of all the exquisite colonial towns scattered around Minas Gerais, Ouro Preto is the jewel in the crown. Significant historically as a center of gold mining and government, and as the stage for Brazil’s first independence movement, the city remains vital in modern times as a center for education and the arts, and is one of Brazil’s most visited tourist destinations.
The Historic Town of Ouro Preto retains its urban nucleus built in the colonial period, including the diversity of civic and religious buildings that express Outstanding Universal Value. Two day IndiZil trip will provide the best possible way to visit all the top tourist destination of Church, buildings and gold mines.

Places to visit
Gold Mine
Museum of aleijadinho
Church St Francis of Assis
Church of Pillar
Museum house of Tales
Mariana city centre
Train ride from Ouro Preto to Mariana
Highlights
Visit to the UNESCO heritage city, Ouro Preto
Visit to the Gold mine and a complete guide on the process of Gold mining
Visit to the exquisite church is Brazil's most important piece of colonial art
Visit to the historical museum which was Ouro Pretos old headquarters and Jail
1 hour train ride through the landscapes of Minas Gerais
Visit to the Ouro Preto neighbouring city, Mariana.
Ride in a trolley inside the Gold Mine
Experiencing the Minas food (Optional)
Itinerary
1
Day 1

10:00
The first visit is the Gold Mine, one of the oldest mines of Ouro Preto (1704). The mine has miles of tunnels, largely banned. In the galleries open to visitors as they had found the early stages of exploration of gold in that mine.


11:00
Visit to the Museum of Aleijadinho that has a rich religious art, among them a statue of St. Francis of Assisi in soapstone painted.


12:00
Visit to the Saint Francis of Assisi, design and decorating and painting done by Aleijadinho Athaíde, one of the most magnificent examples of Mineiro baroque. Beside the traditional checked Crafts Fair in soapstone. We Casa Antonio de Gonzaga and learn a little history of this poet conspirator.


13:00
Lunch time


14:00
Historical interpretation of Tiradentes Square and visit the Conspiracy Museum, Old Jail House and Home, brings together valuable collection of manuscripts and objects relating to the Conspiracy.


15:30
Visit to the Museum House of Tales, built in 1782 with the purpose of serving as a residence for the tax administrator of the captaincy of Minas Gerais, João Rodrigues de Macedo.


16:30
Visit the Church of Pilar, considered one of the finest Baroque, has a magnificent carved wood covered with gold and more than four carved angels. After visiting the Church of Pilar, will go to Our Lady of the Rosary, a rare example of Mineiro baroque facade with a circular, in contrast to his external appearance, its interior is very simple, with evoking black saints.

2
Day 2

10:00
1 hour Train ride from Ouro Preto to Mariana. You will be passing through some beautiful landscapes of ouro preto city till Mariana


11:30
Visit to the Mariana Praca. Centre of Mariana


12:00
Lunch time


14:00
Visit to the Mina Gold mine near to Mariana. A gold mine with trolley inside to have an easy passage inside the gold mine

Additional Information

Travel timings

  • No of Days: 2days/3 nights
  • Pick up point: Your location
  • Pick up time: Friday 5-6 pm (based on your location)
  • Drop point: Your location
  • Drop time: Monday 4-5 am (based on your location)

Inclusions

  • Transportation, Accommodation and All the entrance fees
  • Indian guide with English/Hindi/Portuguese proficiency. Guide will be with the visitor from the pickup time till the drop

Exclusion

  • Anything which is not mentioned above (in inclusion)

Cancellation charges -

  • 0% for cancellation before 30 days of the trip schedule date.
  • 25% for cancellation between 7 and 30 days of the trip schedule date.
  • 50% for cancellation between 1 and 6 days of the trip schedule date.
  • 100% for cancellation within 24 hours of the scheduled departure.

IndiZil tours do not provide any travel insurance. You may buy one depending on your needs.