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Chapada Diamantina Travel Guide

Chapada Diamantina occupies a vast area in Bahia. Discover its gateways and their main attractions in this growing guide to one of the most fascinating ecotourism and adventure travel destinations in Brazil.

Poço Azul
Poço Azul, a flooded cave in the eastern portion of Chapada Diamantina, is one of the plateau's greatest natural wonders.

Poco Encantado
Poco Encantado

Saint Sebastian Church

Kabana de Pedra
Kabana de Pedra, in Andarai, offers tours of Chapada Diamantina attractions, a zipline canopy tour, and great regional culinary.

Brejo Verruga Mine
An intriguing attraction in Igatu, a distric of Andaraí, the Brejo Verruga is an old diamond mine reopened by hand by a former miner and friends.

Lapa Doce
One of the top attractions in Chapada Diamantina, Lapa Doce is rich in speleothems (stalactites, stalagmites and so on).

Pousada Sincorá
Pousada Sincorá offers home style hospitality in Andaraí, one of the top gateways to the wonders of Chapada Diamatina.

Fazenda Marimbus
This eco-friendly farm in Andaraí is a great spot from which to explore Marimbus, the Chapada Diamantina wetlands.

Marimbus
Known as the "Pantanal of Chapada Diamantina", the Marimbus wetlands are part of an environmental protection unit and can be visited from the towns of Lençóis or Andaraí.

Morro do Pai Inácio
Father Inácio Hill, near the town of Palmeiras, is one of the top attractions in Chapada Diamantina ecotourism.

Devil's Pool and Waterfall
Cool off and energize at one of the most scenic attractions in Lençóis, Chapada Diamantina.

Pratinha Guide
Safely floating in the crystal-clear waters of Pratinha Cave is one of the best things to do in Chapada Diamantina.

Mirante do Campo Redondo
One of the top attractions in Chapada Diamantina is this picture-perfect stop near Ibicoara: Round Field Lookout Point.

Morrão Trail to Águas Claras
A trail meandering through Chapada Diamantina's Capão Valley and past Morrão, one of the Chapada's signature hills, reveals fields, springs and a natural pool.

Ibicoara Travel Guide
A humble city with a scent of coffee is the gateway to some of the Chapada's best waterfalls.

Buracão Waterfall
Whether low in water volume or showing off as a powerful curtain of water with a long-reaching spray, Buracão ("Big Hole") is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Brazil, thanks also to the canyon where it forms.

Hotel Canto das Águas
The town of Lençóis is the main gateway to Chapada Diamantina and this is one of its very best hotels.

Hotel de Lençóis
This hotel in Lençóis allows the traveler to take a deep, relaxing rest after hiking and exploring Chapada Diamantina attractions.

Pousada Villa Lagoa das Cores
A sustainable pousada and haven of peace in the scenic Capão Valley with the utmost attention to beauty and hospitality.

Pousada Pai Inácio
An affordable and friendly place to stay at the foot of Morro do Pai Inácio, one of the top attractions in Chapada Diamantina.

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Discover Chapada Diamantina, in Bahia, one of the best-loved National Parks (Parques Nacionais) in Brazil.

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