7 days in Lencois & Mucuge Itinerary

7 days in Lencois & Mucuge Itinerary

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7 days in Lencois & Mucuge Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Lencois
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Mucuge
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

3
nights
Lencois

One of a handful of former diamond mining towns in Bahia, Lencois charms visitors with its well-preserved colonial buildings linked by cobbled streets and surrounded by lush green hills.
Go for a jaunt from Lencois to Palmeiras to see Chapada Diamantina National Park about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the history behind Rancho do Garimpeiro, and admire the sheer force of Ribeirao do Meio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lencois itinerary maker tool .

Rio de Janeiro to Lencois is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Lencois sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mucuge.

Things to do in Lencois

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapada Diamantina National Park, Morro do Pai Inacio
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Chapada Diamantina National Park ©
Chapada Diamantina National Park
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Morro do Pai Inacio

3
nights
Mucuge

Mucuge ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Buracao Falls and then view the masterpieces at Atelier Silvio Jesse. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vivo do Garimpo Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Tiburtino, then admire the masterpieces at Galeria Arte & Memoria, then examine the collection at Mucuge History Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Cemiterio Bizantino.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mucuge road trip planning site .

You can drive from Lencois to Mucuge in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mucuge can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mucuge

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cachoeira do Buracao, Galeria Arte & Memoria
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Cachoeira do Buracao ©
Cachoeira do Buracao
Cemiterio Bizantino ©
Cemiterio Bizantino
Parque Natural Municipal de Mucuge ©
Parque Natural Municipal de Mucuge