At once laid-back and energetic, the colourful heart of Salvador da Bahia is a treat for the senses; the sound of rhythmic music, the sight of acrobatic capoeira dance performances and the warm sea breeze perfumed by the tempting aromas of Afro-Brazilian Salvadorian cuisine. Salvador is a mix of African and Portuguese influences and the colonial architecture here demonstrates the huge wealth generated in the area in the eighteenth century from its plantations of sugar-cane and tobacco. Salvador is also home of the biggest carnival in the world where, unlike Rio, everyone joins in the throngs and floats which carry musicians through Salvador's streets. Please contact one of our consultants if you would live to attend the Carnival in Salvador.
You might also want to venture across the bay of Salvador and stay in the idyllic small town of Morro de Sao Paulo or head five hours inland to explore the breathtaking table top mountains and colourful caves of the Chapada Diamantina.
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Discover a blend of African and Portuguese heritage in Salvador; hike the inland rivers and canyons of Chapada Diamantina, and unwind on idyllic beaches
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Our Nature & Wildlife Tour of Brazil focuses on the prolific birdlife of the Pantanal wetlands, and the exuberant vegetation of the Amazon rainforest
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Ideal for Honeymoons enjoy the sheer romance of Rio, the energy of Salvador before heading to your idyllic beach resort.
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Ideal for families, discover the exciting city of Rio, venture deep into the jungle of the Amazon, and relax on the soft white sands of Bahia and the golden beaches of Praia do For…
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Salvador City Break Tour
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Explore the fascinating essence of Brazilian identity: a blend of Portuguese and African heritage, visible in the colonial architecture, Orixas, Capoeira, paintings and music.
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Heritage Group Tour
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Enjoy cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, admire Iguassu magnificent waterfalls, explore the majestic setting, Royal history and vibrancy of Rio de Janeiro and discover Salvador's colonial …
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Shaman Landmark Tour
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Cross Continent with a cruise deep in the Amazon Rainforest, Cosmopolitan Cities, Colonial Heritage and magnificent Iguassu Falls, combine with stunning Andean Landscapes.
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