Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park, Chapada dos Guimaraes

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Chapada is a Brazilian word that means a region of steep cliffs, usually at the edge of a plateau, and it is for these geological formations that Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park is named. With so many of these red, rock formations, panoramic vistas and cascading waterfalls abound. As you explore the park, you will find the dense rain forest gives way suddenly to Cerrado--vast tropical savanna--, and vice versa, like stepping into another world. Explore the park's cave systems, stand at the geographical center of South America, visit the brilliant blue lake which gets its color from microscopic bacteria, or simply enjoy the various flora and fauna, including tropical birds such as macaws and king vultures. Put Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Chapada dos Guimaraes travel itinerary maker.
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  • The Park is great it is a pity that many places of visitation is made at a distance. Or are closed or poor preservation or the layout of the place is committed.
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  • The waterfalls that we visited are all wonderful, more infrastructure and security fall short.
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  • Be sure to know the Chapada dos Guimarães. Soon on arrival you can enjoy the incomparable view of the chapada. Have waterfalls of all kinds.
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