In the Center of the State of Bahia, in the district of palmeiras, at 1.000m above sea level, embraced by the National Park of the Chapada Diamantina, the Capao Valley is a fascinating place, covered by typical vegetation of Atlantic forest, full of mountains, waterfalls and plateaux which protect the mystery of the Valley.
With an average temperature of 19º C, the Valley has a micro-climate that contemplates the blue sky during the day and the cold nights. The nature of the CapaoValley and the district of Palmeiras tells us the history of our Planet, with its ancient mountains which keep thrilling prehistoric landscapes that record rocks with age over 1 billion of years, such as the Mount of Father Inácio, the Mount of the Camel and the Morrão (Tabor Mount).
The Valley possess a diversified culture, with people of different parts of the world gathered around a lifestyle directed to human development and respect of nature. With eight associations, the Valley congregates art, workmanship and sustainable activities, such as organic agriculture, medicinal herbs, phytotherapy and phytocosmetics, organic honey, theater, chorale, circus, dances, and tourism committed with the conservation of the natural and cultural patrimony.
In the Valley of Capao you can enjoy the main treks of the Chapada: (Capao/ Valley of Paty), (Capão/Andaraí), (Capão/Lençóis), (Capão/Mucugê), Cachoeira da Fumaça (Waterfall of Smoke), and treks through the plateaux of Rio Preto (the Black River),plateaux of the Vieira, plateaux of the Fumaça, finding wonderful waterfalls and surprising hidding places in the way. Between its main waterfalls is the impressive Cachoeira da Fumaça, the highest free fall of Brazil, with its 340 meters of height.
The ecological and cultural diversity is the nature of the Valley.