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“Nice nature, so-so experience.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chapada Imperial natural reserve

Chapada Imperial natural reserve
Ranked #15 of 210 things to do in Brasilia
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Seoul, South Korea
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice nature, so-so experience.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

The place is just outside Brasilia, but the roads to get there are so horrible it feels like a journey.
Organisation is smooth, the guide knows the names of a couple of trees and waits while adults and kids splash in 2 very nice natural pools.
Apart from a couple of lizards I didn't see any animals or birds.
Paths are adequate, with wooden steps and platforms and a few benches where needed.
Then they ferry you back in a WW II grade truck, to a very simple lunch, to put it mildly.
All this for about the same price as an entry ticket to Disneyland... Not the best value in my view.

Visited April 2014
2 Thank Pepe L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Don't miss it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

This is an absolutely awesome experience! I am not much of a nature person, but hiking and swimming in the waterfalls here was incredible. All of the hikes are guided and it is a great experience for a solo or group activity. The hike is not difficult though there is a lot of going up and down, it is a not a flat path by any means. The ending is the most difficult because it is a steeper climb to the top. But there is a truck that waits for you at the end to take you back, so you can rest before lunch.

Visited February 2014
1 Thank pepino2366
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Brasilia, DF
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Excellent day out with friends/family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

I loved the place! Trails, nature, animals, nice guides, good service! A NICE WAY TO BE AROUND NATURE NEAR BRASILIA.

Visited September 2013
Thank Lucia D
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Should not be missed if you enjoy nature”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

Just 40 minutes from downtown Brasilia, Chapada Imperial is a true hiking and diving experience within the Cerrado's original flora and fauna (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerrado). Beautiful views, hills, lakes, pits, and waterfalls. You have different options of hiking being the longest one 4 hours (about 4 km/2.5 miles). Even on your way back inside an old truck (fun!) the viewing of the horizon is absolutely gorgeous. And after all the hiking/climbing/swimming effort you are rewarded with a delicious Galinhada (rice with chicken), a traditional local dish. The hiking is always guided and the pace is for kids and the elderly.

Visited January 2013
2 Thank Giovanni S
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