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Do Lado De Lá Hut
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Do Lado De Lá Hut

 
Do Lado De Lá Hut

Page Type: Hut/Campground

Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil, South America

Lat/Lon: 22.03972°S / 44.68476°W

Object Title: Do Lado De Lá Hut

County: Aiuruoca

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 6119 ft / 1865 m

 

Page By: PAROFES

Created/Edited: Oct 21, 2013 / Oct 21, 2013

Object ID: 872950

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Deepest part of the river. I was looking at some 65 feet drop here!
Usying the focal distance of my lenses (about 50mm).Deep!
Do Lado De Lá Hut (portuguese for - the other side hut) is a guest house/ hut/ mountain shelter. The people who use its facilities are not necessarily mountaineers, mostly tourists looking for the quiet of the mountain environment, a cold shower at the river by it (since it has tree natural pools, one of them deep, at least 15 feet!

This is quite preicy to stay on, but if you're not really thinking about money and just some good time, this is the right place to be especially in winter time. This is said to be the highest guest house of Brazil, I'm not sure if this is true, but not the highest mountain hut for sure, since in Itatiaia National Park we have Rebouças Hut, at almost 8,000 feet high.

The slogan of the guest house/ hut is: "Imagine to sleep at the sound of a waterfall and to wake up above the clouds...". Cheesy line but cool hehehe...(and true!)

Contact and other info

Phone info: 55+ 35 3344-1945/ 55 + 35 3341-6850 (As soon as someone answers, state that you saw the add on Turismomineiro.com)
Distance from Aiuruoca county: 17kms (about 10.5 miles) of dirt road.
Access: Normal good car up to 1820m one mile before the hut. This last mile must be covered on foot or a 4x4 is required.

It fits up to: 10 people

Price: You d have to consult, but I found some info that says the price for the Clouds Cabin for instance is R$ 460,00 (around usd 210.00), and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, quite pricey!
The place only opens for groups of at least 8.

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Paulo Roberto Felipe Schmidt – AKA: PAROFES

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Images

One can see the main building on the upper part of the photoNatural Pool JUST outside the hutDo Lado De Lá HutA second pool down the riverThe "Andes Cabin"Same pool as the previous photo, different pov.Deepest part of the river. I was looking at some 65 feet drop here!
A small beach going down the river...Drowning rock! :)The "Fountain Cabin"Some chairs and a small waterfall by the common area of the hut