Fodor's Expert Review Morro de Pai Inácio

Parque Nacional Chapada Diamantina Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge Fodor's Choice
The icon of Chapada Diamantina, this tabletop mountain sits at 1,120 meters (3,675 feet) above sea level and provides a spectacular 360-degree view across the Vale do Capão and Morro do Camelo. Access up a steep, short path is easy and can be undertaken without a guide. Orchids, bromelias, and cacti flourish on top of the rocky plateau. Local legend goes that the mountain was named after a black slave and local hero, Pai Inácio, who fell in love with the ruling colonel's daughter. In order to escape the colonel's men, he ran up the mountain and jumped off, breaking his fall with an umbrella and disappearing into the valley, where he was reunited with his true love.
Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge Mountain–Sight Green Views Fodor's Choice Family

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Lençóis, Bahia  46750–000, Brazil

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