Mosquitos Waterfall, Lencois

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One of the most beautiful waterfalls you will see in Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina, Mosquitos Waterfall has an impressive 50 m (164 ft) drop, surrounded by huge walls made of layers of ancient rock covered in lush vegetation. At its base, you can swim in the cool, dark pools or take a revitalizing shower under the falling water, and after climbing to the top, you can stand directly over the fall and look down for some amazing visuals. To reach Mosquitos Waterfall, you have to trek through the privately-owned Fazenda Os Impossíveis, and if you get hungry, the owner will prepare you some delicious food. Sharing the name given to the small diamonds that were found in the area, not the bothersome insects, while you probably won't see any of the precious stones, you might catch a glimpse of the king vultures that nest in the area. Put Mosquitos Waterfall at the forefront of your travel plans using our Lencois family vacation planner.
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  • August 12, 2017
    The trail to the falls is pretty quiet, but access to the beginning of the trail is far from sheets. Need Guide and there is a fee for the entry on the farm. Worth a visit! Very beautiful waterfall.
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  • August 7, 2017
    The waterfall is not the most important in the region, but has a unique beauty. The beautiful rock formations that surround and the coming and going of numerous birds around the waterfall brings a fantastic climate of peace and tranquillity.
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  • August 3, 2017
    One of the most beautiful and peaceful places I've ever met. Not enough visual experience to go down to the base of the waterfall had the opportunity to walk to stay below the waterfall and literally be massaged by the same in a process that felt renew my entire being in a rejuvenating feeling amazing. The water is cold at first the feeling is that it's not worth it because it's very cold but well worth winning this initial natural instinct lock against the cold to do the experiment. Attention this complete experience can only be performed in the period without rain for the trail of about 40 minutes can be covered well with the very high level of the river the trail is compromised due to security being possible only contemplate the waterfall in the distance by the present lookout prior to arrival on the trail.
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Catering to backpackers and hikers who are preparing to embark on their trek into Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina, Lencois offers an impressive range of accommodations, especially in the budget range. You can find friendly, well-priced inns and hostels scattered throughout town, as well as campsites to help you prepare for your days of sleeping on the trail. The town also caters to those seeking something more upscale, with a range of higher-end accommodations, many of which include swimming pools and other luxury services.
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