Travel to Bahia and Experience the Chapada Diamantina at the Pousada Mucuge
The Pousada Mucuge is located in the center of the town in an old house built by the Jesuits in the XIX century. Recently, the pousada annexed a new, more modern building to make it more comfortable for its guests. This charming pousada is equipped with 30 apartments, swimming pool, meeting center, restaurant, and parking.
Mucuge is a quaint little town located in the National Park of of the Chapada Diamantina. Its architecture reveals its colonial history. The houses are well-preserved and still in use today by locals. The Mucuge River was the first location where explorers found diamonds and established the settlements in this region during the XIX century. While visiting Mucuge, stop by O Museu do Diamante, the diamond museum which offers exhibits and information about the diamond history in this region.
While staying at the Pousada Mucuge don’t hesitate to visit some of the marvelous natural scenery in Chapada Diamantina and take the safe and organized tours offered by DiscoverBrazil with knowledgable and professional guides. Don’t miss the Sandália Bordada, do Tiburtino, da Sibéria, and das Andorinhas waterfalls, which are part of the trekking tours to the Garimpeiro routes (Garimpeiro means the person who exploits minerals in Portuguese).