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Diamond Route to Lençóis


4  nights   Children Friendly Featured, pleasant property Each City Package includes transfers and the must-do-tours and was carefully selected and negotiated for you. All participating service providers have been chosen for their quality service. So, unless you have specific plans, trust us. It's all prepared. Should you stay extra nights, book the city package and add hotel. Price Busters

National Park
Hidden Treasures
City Package

The Chapada, in Brazil, is a mountainous massif, raising from 600 m above sea level. Situated in the state of Bahia, the Chapada Diamantina covers 70000 km2 and got its name from the abundance of diamonds and became the first diamond centre of the region in the 19th century. From this era the Chapada herited numerous villages with colonial architecture; witness of a pompous past. Today they stand out as a challenge to the invading vegetation because the nature has become the most fabulous of the treasures.
In 1985 the National Park of the Chapada Diamantina was created with the aim to preserve an unique biotype of its kind where the grandeur of the landscape and the abundance of all types of vegetation and animals mix with the marks of another time. This offered journey is aimed at lovers of big spaces and of a nature as virgin as unusual. It’s a real exploration of an unknown Brazil, a dive into the deepest of its splendour and contrasts.
1 Day - Salvador / Igatu

We leave in the morning to Igatu (420 km), a little village in the Chapada. Arrival early afternoon, lunch and check-in at the pousada Pedras de Igatu. Visit of the surroundings of the village and its ruins, marks of the great diamond era that characterise this timeless place. The stony walls where the vegetation sticks to point out to the immensity of the landscape. Visit of a Garimpo, site where you can still find irreducible diamond diggers.
Dinner and overnight at the pousada.
2 Day - Igatu

We leave in the morning to the “enchanted well” (45 km) to visit this underground lake with an intense blue and which depth gets to 40 m. The purity of the water and the colours give an exceptional luminosity to the whole. Picnic lunch. Afternoon-visit of the “blue well”, another underground lake located at the shore of the Rio Paraguacu. Opportunity to take a bath and a dive (we lend the masks and the snorkels). Return to Igatu late afternoon.
Dinner and overnight at the pousada.
3 Day - Igatu / Lencois

We leave in the morning to Lencois (180 km), a passage of the western part of the National Park of the Chapada. Stop at the shore of the Rio Mucugezinho and discovery of the waterfalls of the “Devil’s well”. Picnic lunch. Continuation through the village of Iraquara and visit of the caves of Lapa Doce; a hike of about one hour allows us to appreciate the incredible beauty of the whole of stalactites and stalagmites. In the afternoon we climb up to the Morro do Pai Inacio, an impressive rocky formation where we can overview the most beautiful landscape of the region. Arrival at Lencois. Check-in.
Dinner and overnight at the Pousada de Lencois.
4 Day - Lencois

Morning hike (approx. 2 h 30) on the trails of the surroundings of the village, discovery of the waterfalls Do Sossego and the natural toboggans of the Ribeirao do Meio. This hike along the torrents leads through an endemic vegetation, composed of numerous flowered bushes, orchids and ferntrees. Lunch at Lencois. Afternoon at leisure for a discovery of this colourful village where facades and roads have conserved their colonial architecture.
Dinner and overnight at the pousada.
5 Day - Lencois / Salvador

In the morning we visit the natural arched roofs, located closeby to the village. These “halls” formed by the erosion of the rocks shelter coloured sand the serves for the production of the famous small decorative bottles. Stop at the Rio Serrano for a panoramic view of Lencois and its surroundings. Lunch at the village. Early afternoon departure to Salvador. Arrival by night and transfer to your hotel.
Important remarks:
1. This package is available year around, except during holidays, Christmas and New Years.
2. The below mentioned rates are per person.
3. Rate for 1 person only is under request.

Included in the package:
* Air-conditioned transportation and bilingual guide;
* Described tours;
* Entrance fees;
* Two overnights at Pousada Pedras de Igatu (standard room) with breakfast;
* Two overnights at Canto das Aguas Hotel (superior room) with breakfast;
* Meals as mentioned in the program.

Not included:
*Air tickets and airport taxes;
* Overnights or other service at Salvador;
* Drinks and personal expenses
* Insurance of any type.