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The magnificent "Serra São José" is a massive group of quartizite blocks spread along the counties of Tiradentes, São João del-Rey, Santra Cruz de Minas, Coronel Xavier Chaves and Prados in the state of Minas Gerais. Exploring the old gold trails, the cobblestone sidewalks fixed...More
Hiking is awesome. This particular trip is not a long one so if you are interested, it can take a few hours to cross from one town to another (Tiradentes to São João del Rei or vice-versa). It has many spots to stop and gaze...More
The trail is not as difficult as it looks and is well worth it. You will climb up to about 1250 meters in altitude from Tiradentes 950 meters. You are not allowed to do this hike without a guide probably because the trail is not...More
Go with a guid, if you speak Portuguese, since there are many stories to tell of how slaves built the path (in part covered by large rock slabs) and how food was grown near the mountain to feed the population of the immensely (gold) rich...More