History and Tourism Guide of Ibicoara in Bahia

Ibicoara in Chapada Diamantina
Ibicoara in Chapada Diamantina

Ibicoara located in Chapada Diamantina, the city of Ibicoara, which means “hole in the earth”, attracts tourists for its gastronomy, culture and beautiful waterfalls.

The municipality emerged in the century. XIX with the arrival of prospectors in the plateau looking for gold. Initially known as the “town of São Bento”, the city served as a resting point for those leaving Mucuge e Andaraí.

Sights in Ibicoara 

Several itineraries and attractions in Ibicoara, most visited trails to the waterfalls of the Buracão e Fumacinha with other beautiful waterfalls on the same routes to the main waterfalls.

Other natural beauties of Ibicoara are the Licuri waterfalls, Véu de Noiva, Rio Preto, Penedo waterfall, Toca do Vaqueiro, camping, light, short and long walks, and beautiful green landscapes with mountains, hills, forests, native vegetation and the mountain range of the Sincorá mountains, which can be seen from any part of the city and is considered one of the most beautiful mountains in Brazil.

Buracão waterfall 

The Buracão Waterfall opened the way for tourism to the municipality of Ibicoara.

The winding canyons attract tourists who find several options to practice rappelling, cascading, climbing and trekking, alone or together, in canyoning - one of the most exciting types of adventure tourism, which consists of the sportive descent of canyons and rivers waterfalls, crossing unevennesses, with the use of appropriate equipment and different techniques.

Ecotourism in Ibicoara

Ibicoara has everything to become one of the best destinations to be visited in Chapada Diamantina.

After all, the main attraction of the city is the Buracão Waterfall. Located 30 km from the city center, the waterfall has a drop of 85 meters in height and an indescribable beauty.

Mountains, trails and streams amuse and delight tourists who come to the city in search of Ecotourism.

Buracão Waterfall - Chapada Diamantina
Buracão waterfall

Municipal Natural Park of Espalhado

The Park is located 30 km from the city's headquarters and stands out among the natural attractions, with several falls, canyons and waterfalls. Its main attraction is the Waterfall of Buracão, with 85 m high, considered one of the most beautiful in the whole Chapada Diamantina.

The trail borders the Rio Espalhado, the waterfalls of Recanto das Orquídeas, Recanto Verde, the canyon crossing to the Buracão well.

See map of Chapada Diamantina National Park

See map Chapada Diamantina

Tourism and Travel Guide of Ibicoara in Chapada Diamantina

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