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(Japan Lookout)

Totem na Pousada & Parada Olhos D'Água

The Mirante doJapan Ramp (Mirante doJapan) is a tourist spot in Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio in Minas Gerais. It is a stunning place with a beautiful view of the mountains of the city. It is also a launching pad for paragliding and hang gliding flights.  Many guests at the Pousada who practice this sport come to Santa Bárbara to use the place to practice hang gliding. Other guests for the pleasure of walking to the site and watching the flights that take place in the place.

The name of the lookout comes from the Community of Japan, which is a rural region of Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio. In addition to the Ramp (viewpoint), this circuit completes some waterfalls that are among the most beautiful in the city, including the well-knownJapan waterfall. 

Free fly

If you like to practice or want to try free flights - paragliding - there is Rampa Vale doJapan or Japan Extremo where you can hire this sport while you are staying with us. You can obtain more information directly on the phone/whatsapp (32) 99963-1469, clicking here  or on the team's Instagram at


Informações sobre atrações de Santa Bárbara do Tugúrio em Minas Gerais

Distance: 15 to 29 km depending on the chosen route. There is more than one possible path to the place.

More details: Mirante doJapan, Rampa Mirante doJapan, Rampa Mirante Vale doJapan, Morro doJapan andJapan Extremo are names of the same place.

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

Photos (images) 1, 3, 5 and 7 are kindly@japaoextremo


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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