Considered by many to be the most beautiful trekking in Brazil, the Vale do Pati is a protected area in the Chapada de Diamantina National Park. At the Trekking Vale do Pati 4 days, you will enjoy beautiful mountains, caves, plains, and waterfalls. A valley with preserved fauna and flora ideal for those who like a good adventure with comfort and exuberant and breathtaking nature.
Vale do Pati is also home to a few families that offer their homes as a support point for guides and visitors, who enjoy their warmth and hospitality and their homemade food prepared on a wood stove. A simple accommodation, with comfortable bathrooms and beds, perfect after a long day of hiking.
With different levels of difficulty, the trekking Vale do Pati, can be done by all ages and personalized according to the interests of each group. In addition to the help of guides, support porters or mules can be hired to assist with the weight of the backpacks.
Come live this unique adventure at Vale do Pati for 4 days.
The itinerary can change due to climate conditions or any factor that the host judges dangerous to the integrity of the group
Day 1 - Welcome to Vale do Pati and Cachoeirão Lookout
Duration: 8hrs | Distance: 16km
Welcome to Chapada Diamantina! Today we will start the journey of one of the most impressive treks in Brazil, the Trekking Vale do Pati for 4 days. A transfer will take us to the village of Guiné, the starting point for this adventure. We will do a briefing of the trip, giving instructions, demonstrating practices with minimal impact, and checking trail equipment.
We will begin the trekking in Vale do Pati with a steep climb of about 1 hour and a beautiful view of the mountains. After a walk between plains, streams, and mountains, we will reach the Cachoeirão Waterfall lookout, with a spectacular view of almost 260 meters with another beautiful view of the valley above. In times of rain, its walls impress with the formation of more than 20 waterfalls, making this place even more magical.
We will continue our trek by descending a rocky and steep followed by beautiful trail. Contemplating the sunset, we will continue hiking until we reach the homestay Igrejinha, where we will enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by this Pati host family and have a deserved rest. Hosted by João and Marinete, the small and symbolic church of the Valley is next to it, considered one of the attractions of Pati. The same has been and still is important for the community, it has already held masses, baptisms, religious parties, and weddings.
Day 2 - Morro do Castelo and Funis Waterfall
Duration: 7hrs | Distance: 6km
What a wonderful feeling is waking up at Vale do Pati! After a well-deserved night of rest, we will have breakfast and prepare for the challenge of the day: climb Morro do Castelo. Along a steep 2-hour trail, we will cross a beautiful forest until we reach a majestic cave. We will cross the cave from the inside with a flashlight until we reach the top of the castle overlooking the entire Pati Valley. After some time contemplating all the beauty and grandeur of the place, we descend back to the valley.
We will continue our walk down a rocky and steep mountain followed by a beautiful trail through the forest until we reach the Cachoeira dos Funis, over 30 meters high, and a natural pool perfect for cooling off and recharging.
Contemplating the sunset, we will continue the walk until we reach the house where we will be staying, and we will enjoy a delicious homemade dinner prepared by Mr. Wilson's host family, followed by a well-deserved rest. Mr. Wilson was one of the first two to receive tourists in 1997, becoming a reference in Vale do Pati for hospitality and delicious dinners. Today commanded by the sons Nara and Wilton.
Day 3 - Calixto Waterfall or Poço da Árvore
Enjoy the last moments in this enchanted valley! Another day of adventure awaits us in this beautiful valley. After breakfast, we will have two options depending on the mood of the group. Then, we will return to Mr. Wilson's house to sleep and enjoy a delicious dinner on our last night at Vale do Pati.
Duration: 6hrs | Distance: 12km
If the group chooses Calixto, we will go through the Calixto Forest trail, one of the few places in Chapada where remnants of the Atlantic Forest can be seen. Lots of adventure in the ascents and descents surrounded by huge trees and rocks full of life. In the forest, you will also be able to enjoy the beautiful Cachoeira do Calixto, with 40 meters.
Poço da Árvore
Duration: 5hrs | Distance: 8km
For those who want a more relaxing day, an alternative is Poço da Árvore where we can cool off in its pool and waterfalls surrounded by greenery and canyons.
Day 4 - Pati Lookout and Gerais do Rio Preto
Duration: 7hrs | Distance: 7km
Enjoy the last moments in this enchanted valley! After a hearty breakfast, we will say goodbye to Vale do Pati and climb a 1 hour steep to reach again the Vale do Pati lookout, one last chance to get the perfect postcard picture or just contemplate its panoramic landscape.
We will walk for approximately 5h through the plains of Gerais do Rio Preto, a flat path with a beautiful view of the mountains of the region. After a stop for a picnic and a bath, we will follow our trail until we reach Guiné village under a beautiful sunset, ending this great adventure.
Join us on this lifetime experience in trekking Vale do Pati.
Total Distance of 59 km in 4 days. This trekking is recommended for those who are in good physical condition to face some challenges: steep climbs and descents, taking off shoes to cross rivers, climbing over some rocks, and walking long distances.
Price for trekking Vale do Pati 4 days
Starts from R$ 1.633,00 per person, depending on the number of people in the group, car transfer logistics, and guides availability.
What is included?
- Experienced local guide for 4 days
- 3 nights with a family with breakfast and dinner.
- Transfer to the start of the trek from Palmeiras, Vale do Capão or Lençóis
- 4 picnic lunches during the trek.
- Travel insurance
What is NOT included?
- Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day
- Drinks or anything else sold during the activity
What to bring to the trekking Vale do Pati?
- Backpack of around 40L
- Trekking boots or appropriate shoes
- 1.5l water bottle or Camelbak
- Sweatshirt and pants for the night, as it can get cold at night in the Pati Valley
- Bermuda / shorts
- T-shirts 1 UV-protected t-shirt (optional)
- 1 pair of sandals/slippers
- At least 3 pairs of socks
- Headlamp + extra batteries
- Hat / Cap for protection Sun
Vale do Pati is a protected area in the Chapada de Diamantina National Park.The most common entry point of the trek is from the village of Guiné and Vale do Capão. A transfer can pick you up cities of Palmeiras, Vale do Capão, and Lençóis. See how to get to Chapada Diamantina here.