Pati Valley 3 Days

General Information

The experience

Discover with mamut the most beautiful trekking in Brazil. Located in the heart of the Chapada Diamantina National Park (PNCD) surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and caves. Stunning views that lead us to deep reflections during walks in the valley. We can catch distant mountains, take cold waterfall baths, visit caves, listen to the stories of the old people who lived there, and taste the best of local food in the native’s homes. It is a true natural, historical, geological, and cultural show. 

The Pati Valley can provide us with many deep emotions such as overcoming, connection, and respect. Just look carefully around and be enchanted by the shapes, smells, sensations, and connections that only Pati can offer.

It is a very versatile trip that can be done by people of any age. There are many levels of difficulty and we can spend 02 to 05 days in the Pati Valley, depending on your group’s preference. Check here for more conditions.

What we'll eat?

Breakfast and Dinner

Breakfast and dinner are prepared at the accommodations where we stay. The menu varies daily and is very hearty.

Picnic

During the hikes, the picnic is equivalent to lunch. We prepare some meals aiming to balance vitamins, proteins, fibers, and carbohydrates.

Where we'll sleep?

We stay in the homes of natives in the Pati Valley, in shared rooms (please inform us in advance if you need private rooms).

Safety

Local trekking guides with extensive experience acquired through courses and journeys in the Chapada Diamantina region. In addition to safety protocols that begin with our participant inquiries through consultation forms.

During our operations, we use portable two-way radios as well as a satellite two-way communicator like the Spot X with an SOS button for extreme situations.

The itinerary may be subject to changes due to weather conditions or any major factor that the organizers deem necessary.

*This trekking is very dynamic and can be done in various ways due to multiple entrances and exits.Contact us to consult all the options.

1ST DAY - PATI VIEWPOINT + IGREJINHA

On the first day, we will leave Lençóis at 7:30 am towards the village of Guiné, where we will start the trail. We will walk about 3 hours (1 hour of steep ascent and 2 hours on flat terrain) to the Traditional Viewpoint of the Pati Valley After a snack, we will walk another 1:30 (One and a half hours) towards Igrejinha, where we will be very well received by Mr. João and his family in the famous Igrejinha..
Distance: 12km
Effort: Moderado

2ND DAY - CASTLE HILL + WATERFALLS

We will leave at 8:00 a.m. after a hearty breakfast at Igrejinha and head towards Morro do Castelo. This will be the most physically intense day of effort, as we will attack a hill that is over 1,200m high. At the top of Morro do Castelo, we will visit 3 different viewpoints and the Gruta da Lapinha, one of the rarest caves in the world with over 1,200m high. We will return by a different path and visit the Cachoeira das Lajes and Cachoeira dos Funis before returning to Igrejinha around 6:00 pm.
Distance: 18km
Effort: High

3RD DAY - CACHOEIÃO + ALEIXOS

We will say goodbye to our accommodation and leave at the same time, at 8:00 a.m. We will walk for about 3 hours to the Cachoeirão Viewpoint, with about 280m in height, if we are in a rainy season we can contemplate about 16 waterfalls around the valley, it is thrilling. After the snack prepared by our guide, we will follow through the Gerais do Vieira to the Aleixos descent where our car will be ready by around 5:00 pm to make the transfer back to Lençóis (80km).
Distance: 18KM
Effort: mODERATE

What should I bring to Pati Valley?

Water (1.5 liters per person);
Hiking shoes/boots;
Extra socks;
Two lightweight clothes for hiking;
Swimwear;
Sleepwear (can get as low as 15°C);
Cap/Hat;
Sunscreen;
Personal medication;
Identification documents;
Snacks or fruits to eat outside of meal times;
Backpack for belongings 0l+;
Attack backpack 10l;
Repellent;
Thin towel;
Walking stick (optional);
Raincoat;
Attack bag 10l.
Money for extra drinks;
Headlamp.

Accomodation

Shared room at native's hpuses at Vale do Pati
*Tell us if you need a private room.

Requirements

Participants must be over 18 years old. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
Physical conditioning for steep descents and climbs on rough terrain, crossing rivers and streams, scrambling, and walking long distances. Inform about dietary restrictions.
Prices are subject to change. Please consult our customer service to check the exact value within your stay period. *Confirmed reservations do not have a price adjustment.

Responsability Term

R$2.100 per person (min. 2 people).
Prices for payments in cash. Do contact with us to consult another ways to pay.
Do contact to know about wiretransfer (INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS).

PAYMENT METHODS:

To complete your reservation, an upfront payment of 50% is required, which can be made through bank transfer, bank deposit, or boleto (Brazilian payment method). For credit card payments, there is an additional 6% charge, and you can pay in up to 12 installments, depending on the rates of PagSeguro, Mercado Pago, and similar services. The remaining 50% must be paid upon check-in in cash or via bank transfer up to 2 business days before the trekking.*It's imperative to send the payment receipt with the confirmation of the dates, full name, and CPF (Brazilian tax ID) of the participant(s).

What's included:

Mountain guide speaking in English with WFA;
Tracking by Spot X;
Transfer Lençóis x Guiné (160km);
Lodging (02 nights);
Adventure Insurance;
All the food;
First aid kit.

What's not includes

Any items not specified in the "What's Included" section.
Extra drinks.
Breakfast on the 1st day.
Dinner on the 5th day.
Personal equipments.
Medical evacuation.
Accommodation and meals before and after the activity.
Tips for additional services (photography and additional assistance during the tour).

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Conditions: In the event of passenger-initiated cancellation, in accordance with Embratur Normative Deliberation No. 161 of August 9, 1985, MAMUT TREKKING will make refunds according to the conditions below:
We reserve the right to change the planned itinerary whenever weather conditions are unfavorable for the safety of participants.
There will be no cancellation due to bad weather, and the tour will be conducted even in the case of rain or cloudy weather, except in the event of force majeure.
In the case of cancellation by the consumer, refunds will be made according to Embratur Normative Deliberation No. 161 of August 9, 1985, under the following conditions:
The customer can provide a substitute.
The customer can keep the amount as credit to participate on another date.

If neither of the above options is viable, the following percentage deductions will be applied to the total paid:
Cancellation with 30 days or more in advance: 90% of the total amount paid.
Cancellation with 21 to 29 days in advance: 80% of the total amount paid.
Cancellation with 7 to 20 days in advance: 50% of the total amount paid.
Cancellation with less than 7 days in advance: No refund.
Cancellations during packages: No reimbursement.

Change in Itinerary: Verify with the agency the conditions.

Participation and Reservation Fee: Once the reservation is confirmed, a penalty of 10% of the value of this itinerary will be charged in the event of a no-show. No-Show is defined as not showing up on the date, time, and location specified for boarding, resulting in the total loss of the amount paid. Passengers who, of their own free will, disengage from the group during the trip or change the contracted accommodation will assume any and all expenses resulting from this decision, with no right to reimbursement.

No-Show: Failure to appear on the date, time, and location specified for boarding will be considered a no-show, resulting in the total loss of the amount paid. Passengers who, of their own free will, disengage from the group during the trip or change the contracted accommodation will assume any and all expenses resulting from this decision, with no right to reimbursement.
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