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 […]
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
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
Marimbus is located between the municipalities of Lençóis and Andaraí and the starting point for the semi-arid mini-swamp of Bahia, or simply, Marimbus, is from the Quilombola de Remanso community, located about 20 kilometers from the city of Lençóis. The Quilombola Community of Remanso is recognized as […]
Pico das Almas, Pico do Itobira and Pico do Barbado are a special tour for lovers of trekking. Pico das Almas is the dividing mark for the municipalities of Livramento de Nossa Senhora and Rio de Contas. At 1.958 meters, it is the 3rd highest point in […]