Lençóis is the main tourist town of Chapada Diamantina, from where you can perform most of the rides and trails crossings of the most exploited region of Chapada Diamantina. Attractions include, hiking in mountains and valleys, visit the caves, and beautiful waterfalls in and around the Chapada Diamantina National Park.
With a good infrastructure, Lençóis offers varied dining options, tourist agencies, market, shops, pharmacy and banks.
Lençóis was founded in the early nineteenth century and currently has a population of just over 10,000 inhabitants, it has a typical warm and harmonious air of a Brazilian historic city of interior. The city keeps in its architecture of every alley and facades of houses, secular memories of the prosperous period of diamond mining and European influences. Today it is listed by the Heritage Institute for National Artistic (IPHAN) in order to preserve local history.
* Facilities found in Lençóis:
Banco do Brazil, Banco Bradesco, Lottery House, post service, markets, tourist agencies, restaurants.
* Not in the city: Bank ATM or 24h; Currency Change House.
The Chapada Diamantina National Park was officially established in 1985. It is a 152,000 hectare area with natural dominant landscape of valleys and hills formed by sedimentary rocks with flat topography at the top and large side walls.
The region of the National Park and its surroundings have a beauty of natural landscapes where you can visit large waterfalls, caves and natural pools.
For better use of his time in the Chapada Hostel Lençóis Backpackers recommends prior booking tours and crossings trails.
recommended daily itineraries:
- Muritiba Park in the city of Lençóis;
- Waterfalls of Sossego and Ribeirão do Meio;
- Cave Lapa Doce, Pratinha, Devil's Well and Morro do Padre Ignacio;
- Cachoeira do Mosquito, Wells Blue;
- Boat trip on the Roncador River and Marimbus;
- Waterfalls of Fumacinha and Riachinho;
- Waterfall of Buracão.