"This is the entrance of the park."  

Ubajara is known for sheltering the smallest National Park of the Country. It was created in 1959 and it is at 847m above the sea. There the vegetation varies from the Savannah to species of the Equatorial Forest, it has highland climate, with temperatures that varies from 18 to 25° C. 

There are many attractions, like natural swimming pools, waterfalls, ecological trails and fauna and flora, that mixes the Atlantic forest with the Northeastern savanna. The cable car that takes the tourist until the entrance of the grotto stands out, and it opens daily from 10 to 16 o'clock 

"The view from the cable car, when it's going down, is great!!"  

There are other beautiful waterfalls located inside the National Park, like "Bica da Gmeleira" (Gameleira Waterspout), that provides a view of other 03 waterfalls and the whole face of the mountain;"Bica do Gavião" (Waterspout of the Hawk), view of the cable car platform; "Bica da murimbeca" (Murimbeca Waterspout), also view of the cable car platform. 

Ubajara Grotto - it means "master of the canoe", located in the Ubajara National Park, at  3km downtown, it is the famous grotto with 1.120m of extension, where the tourist can contemplate several rocky formations with stalagmite and stalactites. 

"Gee! " 

"Cafundó" Waterfall - besides the high fall, the place offers a natural swimming pool and a privileged view of the Nacional Park.  From the cable car platform you can appreciate the view of the interior, which is blinding. 

"Cachoeira do Boi Morto" (Waterfall of the Dead Ox) - The access is made by a paved road, at 13km from the Municipal district. As attraction, falls of water, waterfalls and the spa. 

"The rocks have an odd formation."  

"Cachoeira do Frade" (Waterfall of the Friar) - Located at Jaburu River Canyon, 27km distant from the city, with several waterfalls and natural swimming pools along the canyon, being the most beautiful one, the Waterfall of the Friar, with approximately 15 meters of height, ideal for rappel practicing. You still have the option to get to know and to enjoy the Jaburu dam. 

"Bica do Ipu" (Ipu Waterspout) - it is at 68 km, in the municipal district of Ipu. Its waters fall for 90 meters and become a true "bride veil", before reaching the ground.

"Grottos of the park."  

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1. The Visitors Center of the Park has lodging for small groups and a snack bar.   

2. There are 4 lodgings in the area of the Park. In the city of Ubajara, 3 km from the Park, there are some simple restaurants with regional food. 

3. To arrive: coming from Teresina (Piauí) or Fortaleza and Sobral (Ceará), Ubajara is reached through the: federal highway BR-222 until the city of Tianguá, and soon afterwards, through the state highway CE-075 from Tianguá to Horto Florestal and, 3 km ahead, Ubajara 

4. The best time to visit the park is from June to July, the dry period. In January and February it rains a lot. 

5. In the winter it's very cold. Cold in the Northeast? It's difficult to believe, but it exists. 

6. " #1. On the description of the itinerary to Ubajara (CE), it would be interesting to associate it to the visit to "Sete Cidades" (Seven Cities), since that is just some 60/70 km from Ubajara - usually who visits the Grottos of Ubajara unavoidably, ends the trip in the Seven Cities, where, in fact, the tourist infrastructure is better than in Ubajara or Tianguá; #2. if the plan are for ecological tourism, I don't know how the access conditions are, but the canyons of the Jaburu Dam are simply blinding. About 1km from the Dam, when its bottom discharger is open, there is a delicious waterfall, it is worthwhile; #3. It's good to remind that close to Ubajara it is São Benedito city, famous for the "Cachaça" homely made, among other things and that Arabé River's Valley is also very beautiful... (a very strange landscape - the people that appear alone in the dense wood look like a picture of Rembrandt - traces of the Dutch invasions?) " tip from Jaiime

7."Yes, you are right - it is not really a good idea to go and see ubajara in  january. It does rain a lot and if it doesn't rain you get Fog. But well,  there are good fotos to be made with fog as well and at least everything  is extremely green because of the humidity (also there is one small  waterfall, that will not have any water in summer)  But you should in any case tell would-be-visitors to ask for a guided tour  down the park - instead of just taking the cable down, having a look at  the grutta and going back up it is possible to walk down through the  forest and only taking the cable on the way up. That takes roughly 4 hours  and you should be rather fit, but you get to have a much closer look at  everything and see a lot of sights you'd miss otherwise. Cheers" tip from Mike

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