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Sossego Waterfall

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Address: Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil

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hard but worth

i loved this trekking and the waterfall is amazing. it takes few hours from lencois but is all worth the effort, if you never done a trek maybe it can be a bit of a struggle... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Good for an afternoon, if you have one free in Lencois. Can get crowded. Nice easy level trail to the falls. A couple of other waterfalls along the loop

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

i loved this trekking and the waterfall is amazing. it takes few hours from lencois but is all worth the effort, if you never done a trek maybe it can be a bit of a struggle .. otherwise u will love it..the path its all stones, big and some small.. crossing of the river at some point .. beautiful feeling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I asked our hotel for a moderate trek that both myself and my wife could go on and he recommended this. 7km each way it looked like a good way of getting my wife into trekking. Alas that did not turn out to be the case as it is quite a tough trek for a beginner (the last 2 km... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This was the first time for me to stand underneath a waterfall. The feeling was amazing and I am ever grateful to Sossego to have let me experience it! The walk there is very hard (lots of climbing over rocks and the path is sometimes not very clearly marked) and we did it without a guide but in hindsight I... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The trail is as beautiful as the waterfall. The cannion is something to remember...after 2 hours walking you give anythnig to dive into the waterfall well..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This hike is really worth it, this waterfall is soooo impressive. You can jump off the rocks as well. But first check other people if you are not sure. If you are in a good condition and are used to hiking I really recommend this waterfall hike if you are a few days in Lençóis. The path is quite easy... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The trek to sossego leaves right out of town, so very convenient and the scenery is beautiful on the way there as well as at the waterfall. Its about a 7km trek I believe and not for those who have bad knees or are too out of shape. It can be done without a guide, but you will miss out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

great waterfall reached after a beautiful ans not hard trail, that's most interesting at the parts alongside the river...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

It's a reasonably demanding hike, alot of scrambling over boulders, but not too difficult: we had a 12-year old with us who managed very well. Of course, it is hot! It took us about 3 hours each way from Lencois with plenty of time to swim at the waterfall and again at other falls on the way back. The canyon... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Staying in Lencois we knew we wanted to do some walks in the surrounding area. We were so happy to have chosen the track to the Sossego Falls. The walk has wonderful views, beautiful river scenery and some great adventure hopping the rocks in the river bed. Jair, our guide (you do need one for knowing the safe passage) was... More 

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Address: Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Lencois

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