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Private Guided Tour in Pelourinho
"Enjoy a tour with a local no groups and great cost benefit all to ensure you have a great experience and full attention! A flexible and friendly staff will help you with better choices accordingly to your interests and without pressuring you to buy anything and letting you choose where you want to eat! This is a although our suggestion is to leave at 8am to avoid agglomeration or at 1 pm if you want to do the tour during the afternoon.We will visit all the important places in the center: Lacerda Elevator Rio Branco Palace the Cathedral Church of St. Francis of Assis
From $125.00
 
Private City Tour of Salvador da Bahia
"You will visit all the main attractions of Salvador including the old town's historical center the Pelorinho and the peninsula of Itapagipe with its amazing church Igreja do Bomfirm lighthouse and Fort Monte Serrat. You will stop here for a refreshing coconut water. Then you will drive over to the heart of the city
From EUR99.00
 
Private Full Day Tour of Salvador
"Option 1: Salvador City Tour10:00am: Pick up at central location Hotel - we suggest to leave around 9am but hours are flexible.10:30am: We will start the tour at the historical center.11:15am: Find out about the history of this place- a guide is very important to understand everything11:40am: Free time to know the locals 11:50am: Visit to a it will depend on the day time your energy and your interests. 2:30pm: São Francisco Church- Built in the 18th century and covered in gold in the inside it is a must see!3:30pm: We will be transfered to a boat for a tour. We will see the coast line and watch the sun set in the ocean. Options for a swim. 6:00pm Transfer back to the Hotel or if you rather we can take you to a local restaurant of yo it depends on the location of your hotel and on your interests.10:30am: Quick stop at a Famous Lake in Salvador- Lagoa de Abaeté (Not a very interesting place
From $250.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Salvador da Bahia

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Tamar Reserve

The Tamar reserve is a project that has been going on for many years at the little beach town called Praia do Forte 80 kilometers north of Salvador. The Tamar project protects the giant sea turtles...
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Morro de Sao Paulo

It takes two hours to get to Morro on the Catamaran from Mercado Modelo... and it really is idyllic heaven. I stayed on the fourth beach which is quiet and ideal fro a relaxing getaway... There is...
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Mercado Modelo

Just about everyone who goes to Salvador has been to Mercado Modelo, but whenever I go down to the basement, I rarely see a living soul. At the end of the building, where the Capoeira dancers perform,...
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Mangue Seco

You can get to Mangue Seco from getting a boat at Pontal. To get to Pontal you need to get on the Linha Verde (Green Line, the road that leads up to Pontal, the first ecological highway of the...
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Ilha dos Frades

A very small island across Ilha Itaparica. Without electricity it's not full open to tourist so if you schedule to stay you must arrange by your own (taking the trip boat to Itaparica, it stop for...
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Linea verde

The Green Line is one of the few bands left of Atlantic rainforest in Brazil: the development of agriculture, grazing and indiscriminate exploitation of coast have greatly reduced this natural...
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Litoral Norte - North Coast

Pesque-pague If you go to Litoral Norte and are already a bit tired of wonderful beaches, a good and relaxing and sure fun option is to stop by one of the pesque-pague (fish-and-pay) places. Here's...
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Chapada Diamantina

The Chapada Diamantina National Park is unique with its wonderful landascapes, waterfalls, canyons, natural swimming pools... Culture and Ecotourism in the Vale do Capao : Many tourists are going to...
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Ilha de Boipeba

A paradise...on earth! To get there first you have to go in Morro do Sao Paulo in Bahia and then travel by track about an hour and get across the canal by boat! Ilha Boipeba is a lovely island located...
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Ribeira

Ribeira is a neighbourhood on the bay side of the city on the peninsula of Itapagipe in the lower city (cidade baixa). It's not very far from the well-known Igreja (Church) de Bonfim. Ribeira was...
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Guarajuba.

Guarajuba is a beach around 70 kilometers north of Salvador and a really good place to go for a daytrip if you want to spend the day at a really good beach with fairly calm water and less people than...
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Walk to other neighborhoods

Missing the elevator, I found myself in a less touristy area, where the people are less pushy. The streets are filled with vendors, and you can see how the people live.Brasil is very warm for a man...
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Wash Day

If you miss the elevator, these huge things are remarkably easy to miss, you will have to walk up the hill to reach the upper city. Along the way you will see things that many tourists may miss, such...
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Mahi Mahi - sunbathing and cocktails

Not off the beaten track in terms of being an unusual destination, but more an unexpected little haven off one of Salvador's main residential streets. Mahi Mahi is part of the Vitoria Sol hotel on...
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Top Hotels in Salvador da Bahia

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Praa da S, 22, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40021-020, Brazil
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Av Oceanica 591, Farol Da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40170-010, Brazil
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Ladeira da Saude, 09, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Avenida 7 de Setembro, 3659, Porto da Barra, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40140-110, Brazil
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Avenida Oceanica 1545, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40140-131, Brazil
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13 Ordem Terceira Street, Pelourinho, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Top Things to Do in Salvador da Bahia

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Pelourinho

The historical centre itself, which revolves around the Pelourinho quarter with its triangular place, is characterized by its fidelity to the 16th-century plan, the density of its monuments, and the...
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Churches

A little away from the center of Salvador is a church called Nosso Senhor do Bomfim. That is a church build by portuguese sailors who survived a tropic storm on the way from Portugal to brazil and...
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Lacerda Elevator

In 20 seconds, Elevador Lacerda (Lacerda Elevator) takes you from Praca Tome de Souza in Cidade Alta (the Upper City) to the Praca Cairu in Cidade Baixa (the Lower City). You travel more than 70...
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Beaches

The lighthouse in Salvador is sitting very pretty on a little cape just where the beaches begin. It plays an important part in the history of salvador and you hear it mentioned in songs very...
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Capoeira

Around the city you can witness locals showing off their capoeira skills. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art using dance and music. It requires a lot of upper body strength and looks really...
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Barra

Porto da Barra is the beach that attracts many local people and foreigners. It's the closest to the city centre and easy of access with the public transport from Pelourinho and other parts of the...
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"Salvador"
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"Salvador da Bahia"
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MikeAtSea

"Salvador - Africa in Brazil"
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"All I want is some ACARAJE!"
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"Salvador de Bahia: african roots are here"
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