Ibitipoca, located in the southeast of Minas Gerais, is a nature lover’s paradise, with an abundance of waterfalls, caves, rocks, cliffs, flora and fauna. The region’s average altitude is 1,500 meters above sea level, while the highest point, Pico da Lombada, is 1,784m above sea level. The location, 460 km from São Paulo and 260 km from Rio, also boasts the largest cave in the world, Gruta das Bromlias, stretching over 3,000 meters long. Access to the cave, however, is currently restricted due to repairs. The Ibitipoca State Park, covering 1,500 hectares, was created in 1973, to preserve the region’s ample flora and fauna and is considered one of the state’s best equipped parks, with camping facilities, trails etc. Access is limited to 300 visitors a day during the week and 800 a day at weekends and holidays.

LINKS

www.ibitipoca.tur.br

POUSADAS

Repousada Chals: (032) 3281-8112
Serra do Ibitipoca: (032) 3281-8148
Pousada Janela do Cu: (032) 3281-8118
Pousada Tangar: (032) 3281-8117
Pousada do Sossego: (032) 3281-8137
Pousada Flor da Pedra: (032) 3281-8103
Chals Stio Meu Recanto: (032) 3281-8123
Pousada Poente: (032) 3281-8125
Pousada Pasto do Lambari: (032) 3281-8131
Pousada Balduna: (032) 3281-8122
Chals Vale do Sol: (032) 3281-8141

CAMPING

Parque Estadual: (032) 3281-1101
IbitiLua: (032) 3281-1155
Vargem do Engenho: (024) 350-1520
Stio Meu Recanto: (032) 3281-8123
Reserva Canto da Vida: (032) 3281-8136

It is absolutely necessary to book camping space in advance, at least 30 days in advance during the holiday season. Price is R$5 per person per night.

TRAVEL GUIDE

Denis Goncalves
Tel: (55 11) 6651-1047 or 9631-4612
E-mail: brasilforall@ig.com.br

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