8 Nights Brazil Nature & Adventure Journey Package from $2254/- (Posted on Jul 1 2011)

8 Nights Brazil Nature & Adventure Journey Package from $2254/-

8 nights – 9 days: Nature & Adventure Journey:
Chapada Diamantina National Park: Lencois-Capao-Mucuge

DAY 1 – SALVADOR / LENCOIS
Regular or private Transfer Salvador/Lençóis, main gate to the National Park.
Overnight at local pousada in Lençois.

Chapada Diamantina National Park

Chapada Diamantina National Park

Day 2 – TREKKING PAI INACIO TO VALE DO CAPÃO. (14km)
We leave at 8:30am. 20min car ride to Pai Inácio Hill, enjoying the valley views on the way. From the Hill, we start our first trekking day on a 14km trail. This trek goes on a flat and open terrain most of the time. Stop for bathing at the Aguas Claras pools and having snacks at Morrao base. Continue till Capao Valley. End of the day trekking around 5pm. Overnight at local pousada.

Day 3 -–PATI VALLEY: GERAIS DO VIEIRA, GERAIS DO RIO PRETO E IGREJINHA. (20km walking)
We leave the pousada at 9am for a 20km trekking. We go on a car ride to the beginning of the trail. We start from the Bomba climb on the Gerais do Vieira trail, and stop at a belvedere for some snacks. Then, continue to Preto River trail, arriving at the igrejinha (little church) and the native house of the local Joao, where we stay for the night.

Day 4 – PATI VALLEY: CACHOEIRA DOS FUNIS; MORRO DO CASTELO (10km walking)
We leave the “little church” in the morning, going on the trail of the Funis River, passing by several waterfalls until get on the Funil Waterfall. After bathing and having snacks, follow the trail towards the Castelo hill and a cave on the top of one of the highest hills in the park. (this second trail will happen according to the energy of the group). At the end of the day, we arrive at the Dona Leia house, another local that will accommodate us. Overnight.

Day 5 – PATI VALLEY: CACHOEIRAO WATERFALL (14km trekking)
After breakfast, we leave Dona Leia’s house in the morning, towards our day trekking to the high view of the Cachoeirao waterfall, 300m with several falls. (Most of the trail is on flat terrain) Stop for snacks and swimming. We return to the Valley, and overnight at a local home

Day 6 – PRETO RIVER AND GUINE VILLAGE (15km trekking)
Last day of trekking, we go crossing the Gerais do Rio Preto (by the Preto river edge), we stop for swimming and lunching on the way and finish our day in the Guiné Village with
a great view of the Esbarrancado hill. Then, transfer to the city of Lençois. Overnight at local pousada.

Day 7 – BURACAO WATERFALL
One of the Chapada Diamantina’s biggest attractions. At 8:00 a.m., transfer by car to Ibicoara, a small town full of big waterfalls. Walk on the 3km trail until the Buracão waterfall. Amazing view either from the top or the bottom! Time to appreciate the different colors of the canyon walls. Lunch break at Orquídeas waterfall. Return to Mucugê around 6:30 p.m. Overnight in Mucugê.

Day 8 – IGATU VILLAGE AND BLUE POOL (only 2km walk)
Today, most of the tour is done by car, leaving from Mucugê at 9:00 a.m., after breakfast. We visit the Igatu village, known as the city of rocks. Visit to the ruins from the mining period and the art gallery. Around 12pm, arrival at Poço Azul, a blue crystal water pool, which is possible to snorkel inside, as the sunlight hits the water. After the cave, we’ll have a typical regional lunch, and return to Lençóis. Overnight.

BURACAO WATERFALL

BURACAO WATERFALL

Day 9 – TRANSFER LENÇOIS / SALVADOR
Transfer to the Lençóis bus station. Trip by regular bus to Salvador. Upon arrival, driver will be waiting on the bus station to take you either to local pousada or airport.

2011 Rates in US$ per person (minimum of 2 people)
comfortable pousadas = DOUBLE = $2254, TRIPLE = $1810, Single supp. = $322
simple pousadas = DOUBLE = $1823, TRIPLE = $1466, Single supp. = $451
* Prices are not valid during National holidays;
* Prices include only services, meals and accommodations, when mentioned in itineraries.

THIS TREKKING PROGRAM INCLUDES:
– Transportation during the program in Lençois;
– Bus tickets Salvador/Lençois/Salvador;
– Bilingual guide, with expertise in local fauna, flora, geology, and first aid during the Chapada Adventure trekking.
– Accommodation: 2 nights in local budget pousada in Lençóis; 2 nights in local pousda in Capao Valley; 2 nights in local pousada in Mucuge; and 2 nights in native houses at the Pati Valley.
– Meals: All the meals during the trekking, including suppers. Breakfast at the pousadas.
– Trip insurance in Chapada Diamantina.

THIS TREKKING PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE:
– Dinners (when in the cities) and beverages. Any item not mentioned above.

TRANSPORTATION: When using regular Bus: vehicle with restroom and air conditioner. It takes 7 hours from Salvador to Lençois, with stops on the way.
BLINGUAL GUIDE: English
TOURS: All tours included in the itineraries are considered moderate walking tours.

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8 Nights Brazil Nature & Adventure Journey Package from $2254/-

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