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Sossego Waterfall

Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Great waterfall

The waterfall is gorgeous. I went one day after a raining day and the volume of water made the view... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Samuel N
via mobile

We decided to go sossego even though everyone said that the trail was very hard. The weather was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elias Q
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Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfall is gorgeous. I went one day after a raining day and the volume of water made the view astonishing. The trail is long (14km total) and full of rocks, ups and downs. Guide is extremely recommended. Some adventure without a guide but I've...More

Thank Samuel N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go sossego even though everyone said that the trail was very hard. The weather was very sunny and consequently dry, so it was easier. Yes, the way is full os rocks that you have to climb and jump from one to another,...More

Thank Elias Q
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Sossego waterfall is one of the most beautiful places there. However, if you are not experienced in trail, be prepared to face some dangerous paths. I am afraid of highs but I was able to complete the course. On some parts, I had to seat...More

Thank Rogério J
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Such an Incredible Walk, 3 hours worth of adventure. It can be done without the guide, we got lucky with others walking that wa. As 2.5 hours we lost the signs, it simply crossed the river, the tip is keep following the river up stream,...More

Thank Senhorpowers
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Great 6 hour walk, partly through the bedding of the river. You need an experienced guide to take you there. We had a native Dutch speaking guide, living in Lencois, Jochen Geerts. You can find him on Facebook. Absolutely recommended!

Thank LouisDumoulin
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

We went to Sossego waterfall on our second day in lençois. I must confess that our guide sold the place really high, saying that it was the most beautiful waterfall in the world, which probably collaborated to my disappointment. After 1.5 hours of canoeing and...More

Thank Victor A
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day hiking to and from Sossego Waterfall with my two daughters. Our guide was incredible- how did he know where to go? There seems to be no clear path and yet he confidently took us climbing over rocks and up hills - an...More

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

You have to be very carefull at the trail because of a lot of slippery stones and holes but it is totally worth! Very romantical, very natural and an amazing view on the waterfall! You can swim, climb and go under the waterfall. The trail...More

Thank Devilhead90
Reviewed April 13, 2016

We went with a tour group that brought us to several different places but this was one of my favorite. Be sure to be able to hike a moderate trail with rocks and slippery stones. The reward is worth it with a perfect waterfall and...More

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed March 9, 2016

The trail to Sossego Waterfall is very much worth it, however, it is poorly marked, so just be sure that you hire a guide. We joined a tour organized by Zen Tours with Pedro as our guide and we could not be more satisfied about...More

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Marcelo O
Olá, Marcelo. O que você gostaria de saber sobre esta atração? Oi Vanessa! Se possível me informe o valor cobrado pelo guia e se possível o contato dele. Obrigado!
May 4, 2017|
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Response from MayaraCereja | Reviewed this property |
Pagamos R$ 120.00 eu e meu namorado para ir até a Cachoeira do Sossego e voltar.
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Francisco R
Olá! boa tarde! eu gostaria de saber em que periodo do ano essas cachoeiras estão com maior queda de água e são de quais municipios da Bahia?
September 4, 2016|
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Response from Robbomtempo | Reviewed this property |
Boa tarde, Francisco. Estive lá em junho 2016 e fazia cerca de 3 meses que não chovia na região, mas foi bem legal pois as quedas não estavam muito forte permitindo a aproximação. a do sossego inicia a trilha a pé a partir... More
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