Parque Soul 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
1st Day: On arrival in Lençóis
Pick up at the Airport or Bus Station in Lençóis
Lodging in Lençóis
Distance by car from the airport: 25 km
2nd Day: Lençóis - Pati Valley
You will leave by car from Lençóis to the little town of Guiné, at first on an asphalt highway and then off-road. The trail itself begins just outside Guiné, and passes over the Gerais do Rio Preto plain, with wonderful mountain views, bathing in clean mountain rivers and, of course, stops for lunch and snacks. The trail leads to the impressive overlook of Pati Valley, with its unequaled view of the entire region. You will sleep in the houses of native inhabitants that have been adapted to receive visitors in very comfortable manners – with buffet dinners of delicious regional dishes.
The day’s hike will cover about 11 km.
Distance by car: 80 km total (30 Km off-road)
Walking distance: 11 km total between attractions
Bathing: Preto River
3rd Day: Castelo Mountain and Waterfalls
After a fortifying breakfast, you will visit the Funis Waterfall, the Lajedo Waterfall, and Castelo Mountain (with its incredible view, and a crossing of a mysterious cavern). The walks will cover about 12 km, but without the necessity of carrying any weight. You'll eat dinner and sleep in the houses of native residents.
Walking distance: 12 km
Bathing: Funis River waterfalls
4th Day: Cachoeirão Waterfall
Today you will visit the Cachoeirão Waterfall from below, with invigorating bathing in the natural pools formed by the Cachoeirão River. The rock-hopping trail follows the rocky riverbed, with stops for bathing and snacks. You will spend the night in the houses of native inhabitants, with a delicious dinner centered around local dishes.
5th Day: Pati Valley - Guiné - Mucugê
Leaving Pati, you will hike towards the little town of Guiné over the Gerais do Rio Preto plain. During the entire walk you'll be surrounded by the high mountains of the Chapada Diamantina with its beautiful landscapes and stops for bathing and lunch. The total hike is about 10 km. Arriving at the trail head, just outside of Guiné, a car will be waiting to take you to the town of Mucugê.
Lodging in Mucugê.
Distance by car: 40 Km total (40 Km off-road)
Walking distance: 14 km
Bathing: Preto River
6th Day: The Buracão waterfall
On the next day, you will visit the fabulous Buracão Waterfall! After a very excellent breakfast, there will be a car trip to the town of Ibicoara, and then along a dirt road to the trailhead. The trail itself largely follows a wide riverbed, leading to the canyon of the Buracão Waterfall, which is 85 m high. The pool and river at the base of the waterfall are wonderful places to go swimming and, of course, to relax and enjoy yourself. On the way back, you'll pass the Orquídeas (Orchids) Waterfall along the river that flows to the Buracão Waterfall.
Lodging in Igatú
Distance by car: 140 km total (60 Km off-road)
Walking distance: 6 km
Bathing: Buracão Waterfall, Orquídeas Waterfall
7th Day: The Azul Pool and Encantado Pool
This outing takes you to two wonderful pools of crystalline blue waters inside two different caves. Leaving Igatú by car, we will stop at the Encantado Pool to take in the beauty of a 60 m deep lake within a cave that is pierced by a ray of electric-blue light. Then off to the Azul (Blue) Cave where you can swim in the transparent blue waters of another large cave. A delicious buffet lunch will be served there, featuring local food prepared right on the farm.
Lodging in Lençóis.
Distance by car: 150 km total (40 Km off-road)
Greatest distance between two attractions: 20 km
Bathing: in the Azul Pool
8th Day: Return
Transfer to the airport or the Lençóis bus station
Distance by car: 25 Km total to the airport
The outings include:
Lodging ao Paty Valley
Transportation on tours
Entrance fees to the attractions
Trail or restaurant lunches
Complete Meals at Pati Valley