Chapada dos Guimarães
One of the main attractions in the Brazilian Cerrado, the Chapada dos Guimarães National Park was created in 1989 with the objective of protecting the enormous sandstone formations, outlooks that provide a broad view of the swampland plains and many waterfalls, thanks to the rich hydrography and sudden changes in altitude. The Véu de Noiva (Bride’s Veil) waterfall, near the Visitors’ Center, is the Chapada do Guimarães greeting card. In its 33 thousand hectares,
The location is also home to more than 50 archaeological sites with prehistoric cave pictures and animal fossils. It is a natural Brazilian heritage. It is located in the township of Chapada dos Guimarães, in the State of Mato Grosso, and it represents one of the countless areas of national preservation. During the walks through the brush it is possible to discover still untouched areas. The twisted trees are unique; flowers of all colours and exotic fruit exhibit a generous and beautiful Cerrado.