The Chapada Diamantina National Park, established in 1985, is located in the State of Bahia The Park covers an area of 152,000 hectares in a dozen municipalities, being one of the largest Brazilian national parks outside the Amazon region Located in the heart of Bahia, Chapada Diamantina is considered an oasis right in the middle of Sertão, with mild temperatures and everal river springs The region was drawn over billions of years, when the rains, winds and rivers have carved the rocks, creating valleys and mountains Read more about Chapada Diamantina National Park
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Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Due to the size of its territory and the existing large distances between the main natural attractions and tourist towns, planing a trip to Chapada Diamantina requires special attentionPLANE: The Horacio de Matos airport, in the municipality of Lençóis, receives regular flights from Salvador and from Belo Horizonte (Confins) and is 20km from the city downtown, on the BR-242 highwayBUS: The main bus routes leave from Salvador bound for Lençóis and Palmeiras (Real Expresso company); and Andaraí, Ibicoara, and Mucugê (Águia Branca)CAR: The main route leaving from Salvador is through the BR-324 highway to the city of Feira de Santana, taking the BR-116 highway to the city of Argoim and then the BR-242 highway to the city of Lençóis