Route & dates
View / edit route
Belo Horizonte— 23 nights
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario and Church of Sao Francisco de Assis. Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar and Sao Jose Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Belo Horizonte: Brumadinho (Inhotim, Matriz de Brumadinho Church, & more), Ouro Preto (Pousada Casa dos Contos, Sao Francisco de Paula church, & more) and Santuario do Caraca (in Santa Barbara). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Serra da Canastra National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bom Jesus do Congonhas, explore the activities along Lagoa da Pampulha, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fundacao Zoo-Botanica de Belo Horizonte.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte day trip planning website .
If you are flying in from Bolivia, the closest major airport is Tancredo Neves International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Belo Horizonte can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Belo Horizonte
Ouro Preto, Sabara, Congonhas, Brumadinho, Caete
Find places to stay Dec 20 — Jan 12:
3 days in Belo Horizonte BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Belo Horizonte BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Ouro Preto & Belo Horizonte BY A USER FROM MEXICO January, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium