For those who like adventure sports, the Lapão cave in the Chapada Diamantina is the perfect place for rappelling. It is 47 meters high, at the mouth of the largest quartzite cave known in Brazil and with specialized equipment it is very quiet even for the most beginners. Besides the […]
Chapada Diamantina region
The Chapada Diamantina is a region of mountains, located in the centre of the Brazilian state of Bahia, where almost all the rivers of the Paraguaçu, Jacuípe and Rio de Contas basins are born.
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 streams of water spring from the peaks and slide down the relief in beautiful rivulets, plummeting into bubbling waterfalls and forming transparent natural pools.
The national park is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation.
The vegetation is exuberant, composed of species of semi-arid caatinga and mountain flora, with emphasis on bromeliads, orchids and evergreens.
The Chapada Diamantina is composed of 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
The municipality of Iraquara is located in the center of Bahia, in Chapada Diamantina, being a tourist spot for having caves such as Pratinha, Lapa Doce, Torrinha, Gruta Azul, Gruta da Fumaça, among others. Iraquara is located on a real underground gallery with a “Swiss cheese” aspect covered by water, […]
The Pati Valley Crossing in Chapada Diamantina is considered by many to be the most beautiful trekking in Brazil. For those who are willing and like a good walk this trekking in the Pati Valley will change your life. The experiences lived during these 8 days are unique and will […]
The Cachoeira da Fumaça is one of the most famous attractions of the Chapada Diamantina in Bahia, located in Vale do Capão, a region that lies between the municipalities of Lençóis and Palmeira. The Fumaça Waterfall is considered the second largest waterfall in the country and has more than 360 […]
Many of the 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 rappelling. The sites that were quilombos attract tourists interested in getting to know typical dishes and popular festivals. Visual […]
Chapada Diamantina is an open-air orchidarium, in all the trails it is possible to find wonderful orchids along the way. This one illustrated in the photo is an orchid Ellongata the symbol orchid of the Chapada Diamantina National Park. The Pai Inácio Orchidarium is a space that is near the Morro […]
Chapada Diamantina is one of the most sought after 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. A Chapada Diamantina is formed by imposing canyons, hidden cavesdas, waterfalls and plant species that do […]
Fumaça waterfall 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 the Chapada Diamantina. Most of the beauties are kept and preserved in the National Park, […]
The Buracão Waterfall in Chapada Diamantina has opened the paths of tourism for the municipality of Ibicoara. The winding canyons attract tourists who find several options for rappelling, cascading, climbing and trekking, alone or together, in canyoning – one of the most exciting modalities of adventure tourism, which consists of […]
The Chapada Diamantina is a region of mountains, located in the center of the Brazilian state of Bahia, where almost all the rivers of the Paraguaçu, Jacuípe and Rio de Contas basins are born. These streams flow from the peaks and slide down the terrain in beautiful gullies, tumbling into […]
Chapada Diamantina is located in the interior of Bahia and comprises some of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. Waterfalls, wells, valleys and caves amidst a rich biodiversity create the perfect settings for jeep tours, hikes, extreme sports and trails in Chapada Diamantina – on foot, on horseback or […]