Pack your bags and prepare for sanctuary at Santuario do Caraca, where you can rent a room at the boarding-school-turned-hostel and stay up after dark to watch the maned wolves wander into the courtyard. Every morning you'll awake to the mist sneaking away from peaks that push themselves free from the jungle mountains. At the center of the reserve you'll find a cathedral tower looming above the protected grounds. The tower is anything by sinister; in fact, the local Padre (father, or priest) greets you with a smile and leads you into the cathedral's rustic interior. No pomp and circumstance here, only simple arches that don't compete with the natural beauty surrounding the location. Hiking trails around the cathedral and the old boarding school give you access to a diverse flora and fauna, you may even see an armadillo or get engulfed by a barrage of butterflies. Plan your Santuario do Caraca visit and explore what else you can see and do in Catas Altas using our Catas Altas tour itinerary tool .
Santuario do Caraca Reviews
Local incrível, com um clima muito gostoso e aconchegante. O melhor almoço que tive durante minha estadia em MG, além da experiência com o lobo guará, que proporciona uma sensação indescritível. more »Amazing location, with a very nice and cozy atmosphere. The best lunch I had during my stay in MG, besides the experience with the Guará Wolf, which provides an indescribable sensation.
Vale muito a visita a este lugar, realmente um santuário! Independente da religião, vale a pena a visita ao local. Paisagens belíssimas em uma reserva natural muito bem cuidada, com boas trilhas e bon... more »It is worth a visit to this place, really a sanctuary! Regardless of religion, it is worth the visit to the site. Beautiful landscapes in a nature reserve very well cared for, with good trails and pretty waterfalls to have a good contact with nature. The story of the place is interesting. Lunch was a delight to the palate. The simplicity of the cafeteria environment combined with a typical simple mining food, but of an irreproachable flavor surprised. Pity we do not have time for a stay and power, perhaps watch the monk feed a wolf guará, typical activity of the site. As in one day did not get to know half the attractions of the place, it is worth to schedule a second visit.
I love this place so much, there are no words to express it! Caraça carries so much history and makes you connect with nature and with yourself. The treks are beautiful and accessible, the grounds are quiet and peaceful, the food is delicious, the staff and priests are lovely. Amazing place!
Amazing place in the middle of the nature. Very quiet, perfect for a short stay. You'll enjoy the most of the park from there. Diner / Lunch and Breakfast are very good (served in the old monk's rooms)
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