Alto Paraìso is a small village at 1200 m altitude, 230 km north of the capital Brasilia in the region of Chapada dos Veadeiros in the immediate vicinity of the National Park. The lanscape is very charming, mountain ranges are followed by great planes and a vast hydrographical network. In the area, there are more than 150 waterfalls, and numerous pools with crystal clear water. The climate is tropical with an average daily temperature of 25 ° C. The rainy season lasts from November to April, the dry season from May to October. In July and August the nights are cool.