Salao das Areias Coloridas, Lencois

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Salao das Areias Coloridas is the extremely unique hall of colored sands. Only a short walk from the city center, this beautiful wonder of nature is the result of millions of years of soil layer deposits, all in different colors. Although not necessary, hiring a guide does make the tour more interesting. You will stop at waterfalls along the way and you can bathe in the natural pools. Use our Lencois travel itinerary planner to visit Salao das Areias Coloridas on your trip to Lencois, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Just by passing. Normally this walk is included in other tracks made in the region. It's worth knowing the place where has the coloured sands that make regional handicrafts have such a variety of color.
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  • Close to the city and without need of guides it is possible to know the caves and tunnels created by the areas of various colors and shades. Worth knowing.
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  • Easy visitation from Sheets, needs no guide to arrive. Stay close to Serrano and the Halley.
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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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