Exploring Five Great Places in Central Brazil’s Chapada dos Veadeiros

Around 155 miles - or three hours drive - from the nation’s capital, Brasilia, Chapada dos Veadeiros is located on the highest plain in Central Brazil and is part of the tropical savanna ecoregion known as the ‘Cerrado.’

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Chapada dos Veadeiros is a national park located in the state of Goias, in central Brazil, famous for its stunning waterfalls, crystals and unique flora and fauna. Created in 1961 by President Kubitscheck, it has since been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Sight in 2001. Here are five places that can’t be missed when visiting the area.

Vale da Lua
The ‘Vale da Lua’ (Valley of the Moon) earns its name due to the striking set of rock formations that give the area a particularly extra-terrestrial feel . . .

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