Sanctuary of Caraca Complex, Santa Barbara

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Pack your bags and prepare for sanctuary at Sanctuary of Caraca Complex, where you can rent a room at the boarding-school-turned-hostel and stay up after dark to watch the maned wolves wander into the courtyard. Every morning you'll awake to the mist sneaking away from peaks that push themselves free from the jungle mountains. At the center of the reserve you'll find a cathedral tower looming above the protected grounds. The tower is anything by sinister; in fact,  the local Padre (father, or priest) greets you with a smile and leads you into the cathedral's rustic interior. No pomp and circumstance here, only simple arches that don't compete with the natural beauty surrounding the location. Hiking trails around the cathedral and the old boarding school give you access to a diverse flora and fauna, you may even see an armadillo or get engulfed by a barrage of butterflies. See Sanctuary of Caraca Complex and all Santa Barbara has to offer by arranging your trip with our Santa Barbara vacation trip planner.
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  • I imagine that those who choose to go to the Serra do Caraça and stays in the sanctuary is because he sees in harmony and beauty, divine attributes. The exuberant nature is everywhere! The actual construction there is completely integrated with nature. Talking to guests is the one that wants to contemplate, what you want to do trails, who prefers bathing in waterfalls, but what everyone wants is to wait, in the evening, visit the Maned Wolf, Tapir and the Bush Dog, in front of the Church in late Gothic style. There on the floor, father Lauro put food on a daily basis, so that these animals come to feed and delight. Is to go back!
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  • We meet the Caraça sanctuary that was elected as one of the 7 Wonders of estrada real, look I'm going to be honest is pretty but I expected more, thought the shrine was bigger, the Church was larger, IE is a lot smaller than I expected. There are some tracks to make the Middle Bush but other than that, you don't have other things. There's a small museum at the entrance and I think the other attraction is watching the fathers feed the maned wolves at night, but this only applies to sleep there. There's a very simple style, farm. Now the Serra do Caraça is a marvel, must be worth very much worth exploring.
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  • Beautiful place, full of ancient buildings, waterfalls and stories, was in September to do pre wedding photos, and so close to santa barbara and catas altas, to visit the three cities on the same day, catas altas don't cease to meet the bicame of stone.
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