In your own vehicle
Leaving Belo Horizonte, travel for approximately 20 miles along the BR-040 and, then, take the BR-356, at about 40 miles from Ouro Preto.
Leaving Rio de Janeiro, travel for 240 miles on the BR-040, passing by the vicinities of Petropolis, Juiz de Fora, Barbacena, Conselheiro Lafaiete and Congonhas do Campo. Then, take the BR-356 at about 40 miles from Ouro Preto.
For those coming from Sao Paulo, the route is the Fernao Dias, BR-381. There are two options: go towards Belo Horizonte and follow the route indicated above or, on the BR-381, after travelling for approximately 220 miles, take the access way to Lavras, on the right, by way of the BR-265, passing Sao Joao del Rei and, finally, reaching the BR-040 in the vicinity of Congonhas do Campo. Then, follow the route out of Rio.