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Cachoeira do Catumbi a partir da Pousada & Parada Olhos D'água

Cachoeira do Catumbi is one of the waterfalls near the urban center of Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio in Minas Gerais. It comprises the collection of 50 waterfalls that make the city the "capital of Campo das Vertentes waterfalls."

There is no consensus on the name of the waterfall, there are several stories. One says that the place where the fall is was called Catumbi. A second, older story indicates that the name originates in the Tupi language from the word ka'á-t-übi (catumbi, the blue leaf) because of the large number of "wild hydrangea, wisteria and rhododendron of bluish colors"  that were on site. The most recent story says that it is the nickname of the current owner of the land where the waterfall is located.




Informações sobre atrações de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais

Distance: 4,3km

Access: Easy


*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 rual


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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