The Chapada Diamantina receives year-round divers who come to places with crystal-clear waters such as Gruta da Pratinha and Poço Azul, where the skeletons of prehistoric animals were found. Chapada Diamantina has several diving spots. See map Chapada Diamantina Diving spots in Chapada Diamantina […]
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
Caves of the Municipality of Campo Formoso in Bahia
The city of Campo Formoso in Bahia is known for its caves and the emerald trade. Campo Formoso is located in Chapada Diamantina and has many caves in its territory with different types of interior formation. In addition to the largest cave, in extension, in the Southern Hemisphere: Toca da Boa Vista, the largest […]
Rio de Contas is considered the first planned city in Brazil
Rio de Contas is the historic part of Chapada Diamantina. Rio de Contas is one of the tourist destinations in Bahia that attracts visitors not only because of the natural beauty and ecological trails, but also because of the memory preserved by the best preserved colonial houses in the region. Located 620 kilometers from Salvador, […]
Curiosities of Rio de Contas in Chapada Diamantina
When we hear about Chapada Diamantina, the city that immediately comes to our minds is Lençóis – BA, which for this reason becomes the first option for traveling to Chapada, making the whole wave of tourists opt for it, which has a structure facing them. […]
Rio de Contas Tourism Guide in Bahia
The population nucleus of Rio de Contas had its origins at the end of the XNUMXth century, when travelers from Goiás and the North of Minas Gerais, in search of the city of Salvador, capital of the Province of Bahia, founded a small village, which took the name of Creoles – Landing point […]
Rio de Contas one of the oldest cities in the Chapada Diamantina region
With preserved baroque architecture from the 1745th century, Rio de Contas was the first planned city in Brazil, in 1500, a time of the heyday of gold that seemed inexhaustible. Rio de Contas is home to communities of Portuguese descendants who only marry each other. They are XNUMXm (above the level of […]