Listed among the most visited national parks in Brazil, Chapada dos Veadeiros, in Goiás, has just been granted to the private sector
The concession agreement for the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park was signed by the Minister of the Environment, Edson Duarte, and the companies Parquetur Participações and Socicam Terminais Rodoviários e Representações.
“We are making concessions for what is not proper to the government. The contract is to guarantee excellence in the quality of service to visitors, to have a qualified tourism, based on the search for natural spaces, which is the fastest growing in the world”, explained the Minister of the Environment.
The company says it will invest in works to improve the park. Tickets will be charged for this. Brazilians will pay R$ 17.00; Mercosur residents, R$ 25.00, and nearby residents, R$ 3.00. Billing begins in the second half of 2019. Today, admission is free.
It is worth remembering that even with the budget cuts transferred to ICMBio, Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park has always offered an excellent structure, with marked trails, good signage and spaces for information to visitors.
The government schedule also provides that the national parks of Lençóis Maranhenses (MA), Itatiaia (RJ), Caparaó (MG), Jericoacoara (CE) and Serra da Bodoquena (MS), in addition to Chapada dos Guimarães (MT), Serra da Canastra (MG), Aparados da Serra and Serra Geral (RS) and Canela National Forest (RS).
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