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“meh” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park

Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park
Rod. Deputado Emanuel Pinheiro (MT-251), Km 55, Chapada dos Guimaraes, State of Mato Grosso 78195000, Brazil
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Lethbridge
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“meh”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

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.

Visited September 2013
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Cuiaba, MT
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic park, be sure to see it all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Fantastic park with a history of big fires and everything. Be sure not just to see the big waterfall. All around the area is small signs that leads to private areas where you for some 5 BRL can go get a little adventure. Especially the view point around sunset is unique and very romantic.

Visited August 2012
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Unique experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Walking around the park, watching the wanderfull scenario and going tho its water falls and cristalyne rivers with the kids.

Visited January 2013
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful western-style countryside”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We stayed in this national park for 2 days and loved every moment! It's easy to travel here with your own (rented in our case) car and you'll come across many beautiful sights. The views from the top of the ridge is breathtaking and the colors of the rocks very beautiful especially at sunset. Visit the waterfalls for very nice views and pictures and go swim at one of them (you'll want to cool off and it's a great experience!). The town of Chapada dos Guimaraes is nice and friendly, good to stay 1 or 2 nights.

Visited August 2012
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“A beautiful area in Brazil”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

It seems most people opt for a visit to the Pantanel area, but this national park is very worthwhile to visit too. Impressive forest landscape with red rock formations, big ara birds flying in pairs and the occasional waterfall. Take a hat because it can be warm there!

Visited July 2012
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