Parque Estadual do Itacolomi, Ouro Preto

4.7
#2 of 10 in Parks in Ouro Preto
At Parque Estadual do Itacolomi, there are dozens of paths for those who enjoy trekking, while breathing in the fresh air. The Itacolimi peak is the highest point between Ouro Preto and Mariana, from which you will have beautiful views of twelve difference districts down below. It’s recommended to take the bus COOPEROURO, which will stop directly in the front of the entrance, and then start your hike up the 5.5 km (3.5 mi) ascent to the top.

Along the way, you will see springs, various viewpoints, Brazilian fauna, a breathtaking waterfall, and an open lake you can swim in. There is a restaurant you can dine at, but it’s advisable that you bring your own water and snacks for the hike. End your adventurous and active day with a visit to the Tea House. To visit Parque Estadual do Itacolomi on your trip to Ouro Preto, use our Ouro Preto day trip tool .
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  • I had the opportunity to go up to the Itacolomi peak. It is six kilometers of intense climbes varying with flat stretches. The beauty of the region is magnificent. The stones on its ridge are postcards from the park.
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  • Very good ride, but go very early to escape the cerration. The guides are great, the wonderful view and the park is very well cared for, preservation, cleanliness and safety. I love it and I'm coming back
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