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Tourism Office of Aliar Turismo - Rua Conde de Bobadela (known as Rua Direita)  No. 31 / room 02 – City Center - Ouro Preto

Contact us and ask about the possibility of the pick-up at your hotel or other point to be arranged.

Booking notes

This includes:

• Transportation

• Guide

 Not include:

 • Transition to the Tourist Train Ride,

• Tickets to the attractions (museums, churches and the Mine Pass)

• Food

Price valid only for guided tours in Portuguese. For guides in English or other languages please contact us to check the value and availability.

Located on the surrounding of Ouro Preto, about 12 km. 110 km is the distance from the capital Belo Horizonte. Founded in 1745, Mariana was the first capital state and seat of the first bishopric in Minas Gerais. The story of Mariana, who is set in a period of discovery, religious, artistic projection and search for gold is also marked by a pioneering region for three centuries guard wealth which we refer to the time of colonial Brazil.

The Bandstand Square is the meeting point of the community with visitors in its vicinity the visitor will be surprised with fine works in the studios of artists and Mariana with the appreciation of culinary mining in the best restaurants near the square. Still, the historical center of Mariana is possible to visit the Museum of Sacred Art with a collection consisting of some 2,000 pieces, which is separated by categories, including: religious sculpture, painting, civil and religious vestments, objects of worship (still used today in religious ceremonies), as well as crockery, porcelain, crystal, among other types beside the Cathedral and the Catedral da Sé of Mariana guarding a precious musical treasure - an organ built in the first decade of the eighteenth century in Hamburg, Germany by Arp Schnitger (1648-1719), one of the greatest organ builders of all time.

Leaving the old town of Mariana, you can visit the largest gold mine in the world with a trolley tunnels that reach 120m depth, where we see a beautiful natural lake. Since its founding in the early eighteenth century, were removed about 35 tons of gold.

  • Group size: from 1 to 4 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Tourism Office of Aliar Turismo - Rua Conde de Bobadela (known as Rua Direita)  No. 31 / room 02 – City Center - Ouro Preto

    Contact us and ask about the possibility of the pick-up at your hotel or other point to be arranged.

  • Drop-off location: 

    Tourism Office of Aliar Turismo - Rua Conde de Bobadela (known as Rua Direita)  No. 31 / room 02 – City Center - Ouro Preto

    Contact us and ask about the possibility of the pick-up at your hotel or other point to be arranged.

  • Pickup time: (9.00 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (5.00 PM)

Itinerary

Meeting on the arranged place and departure for the tour within 15 minutes of scheduled time at maximum: The visiting of the monuments and attractions will respect the dynamics of THE destinations and the logistic of the day maybe are able to change to meet the carrying capacity of each place visited.

9:00- Leaving the hotel or other meeting point agreed with the agency to the Railway Station of Ouro Preto, the offset is done on foot from the center of Ouro Preto to the Station, the walk will be approximately 10 to 15 minutes . Before leaving for the train, visitors can check in the lobby of the station a museographic exhibition about the architecture of the stations and a sample of old photographs of Ouro Preto and Mariana.

10:00 - Departure from the Tourist Train Railway Station in Ouro Preto to Mariana. During the course can be viewed an astonishing landscape composed of mountains and waterfalls.

11:00 - Arrival in Mariana, brief visit to the Mariana Railway Station.

11:20 - Walk through the historic center of Mariana, the visit begins at the Cathedral of Mariana, then an Organ concert in the Cathedral of Mariana.

12:30 - Lunch break (an hour of free time), we recommend nearby restaurants closed to the the Praça da Sé and Jardins, the Lua cheia and Rancho restaurants.

13:30 - Visit to the Museum of Sacred Art, considered the richest in sacred art of Mines and the second in Brazil. The park will provide a rare real estate, Portuguese images, works in soapstone and rosewood, Athaíde paintings, Chinese pottery, porcelain vases, objects of the ancient Bishops environments complete with rare images of the eighteenth century.

14:15 - Going to the Plaza and Mines General visit to the churches of St. Francis of Assisi and Our Lady of Mount Caramel, and the House of Chamber and Chain.

15:00 - Depart from the historic center to passage Mariana.

15:30 - Visit to Mine Pass, the largest gold mine open to visitors worldwide.

16:10 - Departure Mine Passage to Ouro Preto.

17:00 - Time of arrival at Ouro Preto, the customer will be taken to the hotel they're staying or elsewhere in the city, according to your preference and / or need.


 * Other attractions can be visited and some ones can be replaced without interfering in the conduction of the tour. 

Cancellation Policy

General Policies:

Cancellation due to majeure force: If the weather would prohibit the ride or the   occurrence of natural disasters, political crisis, or similar that would prohibit the ride, it will be rescheduled for another date compliant. If we cannot transfer the date, the money will be refunded after subtracting the costs already defendants and grants for the agency (guides, logistics, etc.).

No show / cancellation:

Cancellations made with 03 (three) working days in advance will be refunded in full after subtract the transaction fees. For cancellations made with 02 (two) working days in advance, the money will be refunded after deduce the payments already done by the company (outsourced services) and non-refundable. In 01 (one) day or less in advance will be considered no-show, and will result in total loss of the amount deposited.

Delay:

Our tours are conspicuous by their punctuality. The tour will starts at the agreed time and if the participant is not present will be considered no-show. If you have any unexpected, contact us and explain the delay, we maybe can wait for you (maximum tolerance of 10 minutes). 

Children:

Children 0 to 05 years with parents free of charge (one child per adult's going in their parent laps and not valid for travel). Children from 06 years to consider the total value.

Children policy

Children are allowed to ride.

- For policies about gratuity or half price tickets in churches and museums, please see with the establishment their own policies (each attraction has its politics).

- Ride not recommended for infants, there are small stretches of walking and can be uncomfortable for parents to carry the baby.

- By occupying the seat in the transport the child paid as an adult, regardless of age (ask us for a children seat in advance if needed).

- Children 0 to 05 years with parents free of charge (one child per adult's going in their parent laps and not valid for travel). Children from 06 years to be considered the total value.

Participant Guidelines

- Use comfortable shoes and slip, as the stones of the streets are slippery and steep hills are

- In the winter time the use of clothing to combat the cold weather of the city and on sunny days we recommend use sunscreen

- should remember that Ouro Preto and its neighboring towns because of its altitude, frequently reach very low temperatures throughout the year

 - The itinerary can be changed according to weather conditions and / or for reasons beyond our will.

Other Disclosures

This is a collective tour. In the tour could participate together in the same group different kind of people but with the same interest to know the places and enjoy the tour. Enjoy that moment also to socialize and tell us about any inconvenience.

To maintain the quality of our tours we work with groups of up to 12 people. For larger groups we prefer to divide into two or more classes. If your group is larger please contact us.