Many Brazilians and foreigners who visit the caves, waterfalls, rivers, valleys and mountains of Chapada Diamantina seek the region to practice sports such as trekking, mountain biking, canoeing and rappel. The places that used to be quilombos attract tourists interested in getting to know typical dishes and popular festivals. Plastic artists, esoterics and people […]
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
Orchids from Chapada Diamantina in Bahia
Chapada Diamantina is an open-air orchid house, on all trails it is possible to find wonderful orchids along the way. The one illustrated in the photo is an Ellongata orchid, the symbol orchid of the Chapada Diamantina National Park. The Pai Inácio orchid house is a space close to Morro do […]
Chapada Diamantina – Main Tourist Points and Tips – videos
Chapada Diamantina is one of the most popular destinations for those who love nature. There you and your family will see a place full of caves, caves, rivers, waterfalls, trails, hills, among others. Chapada Diamantina is formed by imposing canyons, hidden caves, waterfalls and plant species that do not […]
The charm of the Fumaça waterfall
Cachoeira da Fumaça, the highest waterfall in Brazil, with almost 400 meters of fall and is located between the municipalities of Lençóis and Palmeiras in Chapada Diamantina. Nature, in almost all its forms, is present in Chapada Diamantina. Most of the beauties are kept and preserved in the […]
The Buracão Waterfall in Chapada Diamantina 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 activities in […]
Chapada Diamantina Relief, Fauna and Flora
Chapada Diamantina is a region of mountains, 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. These water currents sprout from the ridges and slide across the relief in beautiful streams, plummet in bubbling […]