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

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