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Serra da Capivara National Park

State of Piaui 64770-000, Brazil
+55 86 3323 0541
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Important archeological site with cave paintings made by the prehistoric men.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
State of Piaui 64770-000, Brazil
+55 86 3323 0541
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Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Brazil's biggest national park. Greatly preserved wall painting, ranging from 5 to 30 000 years old. Great guides as well, incredibly empty and clean. Not to be missed, especially since it's probably closing soon. What a government Brazil has at the moment.

1  Thank isaquii
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Very few tourists. Clean, organized, full of things to see and trails to walk. One can watch the birds and monkeys and if you are really lucky, bump into a leopard! The tree colors in late June are beautiful. Bring sunblock, hat, good...More

Thank Beatriz O
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Simply one of my favourite places in Piauí. A very accessible place with very competent guides to walk you through the process. Be sure to keep your bottle of water at hand. The weather is very dry and very hot. It's not so difficult to...More

2  Thank Valmir S
Reviewed February 11, 2016

The best way to arrive at Raimundo Nonato ( when you can stay in order to visit daytime the Serra Capivara is to arrive at Petrolina( Pernambuc) and then you 'll have 3ou 4 hours drive until the city. ( maybe the airport of Raimundo...More

Thank Paule A
Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

In the state of Piauí, in a very isolated area the "Serra da Capivara" national park has an amazing organization and really nicely taken care of. They have some Amazing Rupreste paintings with some carbon evidences of the population who lived on the area with...More

1  Thank Sacha H
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Breathtaking landscapes, endemic wildlife and the mysteries of the human occupation of the South American continent. Thanks to the great efforts of FUMDHAM (Niede Guidon and team), this is arguably Brazil's best National Park. It is, of course, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This amazing...More

Thank Vanezza
Reviewed July 24, 2015

As a Brazilian interested in my country's wealth, I could hardly begin to imagine I would find such a dazzling place in one of the hottest and most underrated states in Brazil (Piauí). My visit to Serra da Capivara came as a great surprise and...More

2  Thank JOHN-SP09
Reviewed May 30, 2015

Amongst the most dazzling natural and historical sights in the world. The rocky formations, the parietal art made by people who lived tens of thousands of years ago, the hikes through the unique Brazilian biome known as Caatinga, everything compounds into an unforgettable experience. Though...More

1  Thank cpsw2002
Reviewed April 30, 2015

this park is well kept, as well as is possible to keep such a big area and complex wild structure. Deserves a full day visit, all trials explored. Weather is incredibly hot on summer, and hot all year around, be prepared since Piaui is the...More

Thank Ivan S
Reviewed September 4, 2014

Reserve 2 or 3 days to visit the park. Most of the attraction you visit by car. I loved. Really beautiful, organized and clean park.

Thank Vitor G
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Hilary C
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Response from Beatriz O | Reviewed this property |
You will need a car. It is better to go from Petrolina to São Raimundo Nonato. You can the Sobradinho dam on the way and visit a small but interesting museum in Remanso. I have already sent u the contact of a guide who can... More