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Cachoeira da Tutu - Tuelita em Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais a partir da Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água

Cachoeira da Tutu is a waterfall that makes part of the Sumidouro Valley Circuit in Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio in Minas Gerais. It is a waterfall that impresses by the irregular fall of the waters by its stone walls surrounded by a large forest.

The name of the waterfall, despite referring to the famous dish of Minas Gerais food - tutu - has nothing to do with this culinary delicacy, but with the name Tuelita that  was invented by a citizen here in Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio. Today in Brazil there are   only three people with the name Tuelita. The first one here by Tugúrio and more two that received this name because of the preceding Tuelita from Minas Gerais.




Informações sobre atrações de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais

Distance: 18.2km

Access: Difficult


More details: This waterfall has no official name. We used the nomenclature indicated in the Open Street Maps tool 

*The distance is approximate and has the Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água as the starting and ending point.


Why is the city of Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio in Minas Gerais considered the "capital of waterfalls" in Campo das Vertentes? Because currently there are more than 50 waterfalls documented in the limits of the municipality. Many  of these untouched natural beauties attract tourists from all over Brazil who like to explore remote natural beauties. There is a saying in Minas that says: "the more beautiful the waterfall, the harder it is to find it." The starting point for all this is Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água.

Informações sobre as cachoeiras de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais
Tenha um Guia, essa é a dica da Pousada & Parada Olhos D'água para você que quer fazer turismo rural


Most of the natural beauties of Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio that make the city a large natural park with its more than 50 waterfalls, trails and viewpoints are in places that are often only known_cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_by residents of the region or may be on private properties. The Guide or Accompanying Person is important as it will take you along the correct path - many waterfalls do not have a marked trail -  and will obtain, if necessary, authorizations to access the places e make your Pleasant, worry-free ride.

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