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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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  • Who likes hiking and nature, will be delighted by going to the cacheira of mosquitoes, take a bath in the waterfall to wash the soul.
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  • Access the waterfall is not one of the easiest, but worth every second employee to know this place. The first way is done by car and crossing the property pays a fee of 15.00 R$. A few more minutes in the car in narrow road and land, the land where cars are parked. From there, it's good to be prepared for a good walk with ingrimes, climbs stairs and slopes. My friends were of havaianas and repented bitterly, while I was in sneakers and I haven't had any major problems except the shortness of breath. RS.. Upon arriving at the waterfall has the best feeling in the world.. Birds, beauty, fresh air, silence and perfect nature. Ice water and wonderful!! We went in the late afternoon and we had to run out and get on the road not getting dark, so the hint..
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  • The drive out of the asphalt and runs along a dirt road up to the gate of the farm where has a restaurant open for lunch until 15:00 and after a little net to rest. You pay the same local input, for being in a particular area, and will drive to a lookout point and a parking lot. Following a walk, there are some signs to the falls, a medium effort. The structure has been gaining improvements, on the descent there are steps. Worth the refreshing bath. My nine-year-old son was quiet and loved it.
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