The small town of Vale do Capão, which is also called Vila de Caeté-Açu, has about 3 residents, belonging to the municipality of Palmeiras, 460 km from Salvador and 70 km from Lençóis, it has a privileged territory, with several trails that lead hills, rivers, waterfalls, caves and […]
Chapada Diamantina is a region of mountains, protected by the Chapada Diamantina National Park, located in the center of the Brazilian state of Bahia, where almost all the rivers in the Paraguaçu, Jacuípe and Rio de Contas basins originate.
Tourism in Chapada Diamantina
Chapada Diamantina is ideal for trekking and extreme sports with magnificent landscapes and historic cities such as Rio de Contas, Piatã, Palmeiras, Mucugê, Lençóis, Iraquara and Andaraí.
These water currents sprout from the ridges and slide across the relief in beautiful streams, plummet in bubbling waterfalls and form transparent natural pools.
The national park is managed by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation.
The vegetation is exuberant, composed of species from the semi-arid caatinga and mountain flora, especially bromeliads, orchids and evergreens.
Chapada Diamantina comprises 24 municipalities: Abaíra and its districts Ouro Verde and Catolés, Andaraí, Barra da Estiva, Ibitiara, Iramaia, Itaetê, Marcionílio Souza, Morro do Chapéu, Novo Horizonte, Palmeiras, Rio de Contas and its districts Arapiranga and Marcolino Moura, Seabra, Souto Soares, Tapiramutá, Utinga, Wagner, Boninal, Bonito, Ibicoara and its districts Cascavel and Capão da Volta, Iraquara and its districts Iraporanga and Água de Rega, Jussiape and its district Caraguataí, Lençóis, Mucugê, Nova Redenção and Piatã and its districts Cabrália and Inúbia.
Chapada Diamantina Tourism and Travel Guide
Waterfalls you need to know in Chapada Diamantina
Chapada Diamantina, in Bahia, has several attractions for sports and adventure lovers. Among them, the main ones are certainly the famous waterfalls, some considered the highest and most beautiful in Brazil. One of the best known natural parks in the country is Chapada Diamantina, a destination for […]
The highest and most beautiful waterfalls in Chapada Diamantina
A sequence of large and beautiful waterfalls from Chapada Diamantina awaits you. You will find hundreds of waterfalls from north to south of Chapada Diamantina National Park, but the largest and most famous is the Cachoeira da Fumaça, with its more than 385 meters high. Many of them […]
History of the mining of precious stones in Chapada Diamantina
Mining and mining were the great economic engines of Chapada Diamantina centuries ago. First gold, found in the 18th century in Rio de Contas and Jacobina, then diamond, whose first deposits were discovered in the early 19th century in Mucugê. Many of the cities in Chapada da Diamantina […]
Ventura Village and Rock Trail in Morro do Chapéu
Vila do Ventura originated with fugitive prospectors from the municipality of Lençóis and the discovery of diamond and carbonate. Vila Ventura in the municipality of Lençóis Outlawed prospectors from the municipality of Lençóis, around 1840, took shelter in the caves of the farm of Cel. Porfírio Pereira near a waterfall (today it does. […]
Tourist Points of Igatu, Poço Azul and Poço Encantado
Igatu, Poço Azul and Poço Encantado are one of the most important attractions of Chapada Diamantina. Igatu is a district in the municipality of Andaraí, in the state of Bahia, in Brazil. Igatu has a historic stone house from the XNUMXth century, a holdover from the Diamond Cycle era in the Chapada Diamantina region. […]