We went to the chapada because our tour guide suggested it was our best chance to spot several bird and mammals species. We were mostly disappointed with our opportunities to see both, although seeing red and green macaws and king vultures was still pretty good. The views from the top of the park and various waterfalls were what we ended up seeing the most. The views are actually more impressive, in my opinion, if you are below and looking up at the plateau than over the flat vista. Similarly, the waterfalls are nothing to write home about. That said, it does offer a very different view of Brazil than the Pantanal. It's worth visiting if you have plenty of time in Brazil, but if you're on a limited trip and unlikely to visit Brazil again, you can probably give it a miss.
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