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Salvador & Chapada

Brazil

7 days

Summary

Welcome to one of Brazil’s most magical destinations! Salvador da Bahia has a unique beauty. It was once the capital of Portugal’s New World colony and is now filled with history, street art, vibrant music and exquisite food!
This itinerary, prepared by our Latin American specialists, has it all!  You will have the chance to visit Chapada Diamantina National Park and admire its spectacular waterfalls cascade, mountains, and crystal clear swimming holes. The flora and fauna will amaze you!
Please contact our South American experts for more information on this itinerary and prices.

Highlights

  • Salvador is the country’s Afro Brazilian jewel with incredible art, music, capoeira circles and the second biggest carnival after Rio!
  • Enjoy the Bahianos food! Locals in Salvador have a wide range of typical dishes for you try.
  • Panoramic city tour of Salvador. Walk through the beautiful cobble streets and admire the colonial architecture of the city.
  • Visit the fantastic Chapada Diamantina National Park. Surrounded by mountains and tall waterfalls, these lands were left untouched during the great diamond mining era.

ITINERARY

Day 1 Salvador

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2 Salvador

Morning walking tour of the UNESCO Heritage Listed centre. Explore Salvador’s African roots, which are evident in its music, dance, cuisine and culture. This evening enjoy a folkloric ballet at the Miguel Santana Theatre.

Day 3 Salvador/Chapada Diamantina

Wake up this morning and travel by bus to Lencois (6 hours) or take a direct flight (Thu and Sun only). On arrival, you will settled in your hotel and in the afternoon you will take a walking tour walking tour to Serrano pools and the Cachoeira da Primaveira waterfall.

Day 4 Chapada Diamantina

This morning you will visit Lapa Doce Cave, discovered in 1986. It covers an area of 20 km, with an area of 850 metres that is open to the public for the walk. This cave is the second largest in Brazil with impressive limestone formations. After this visit, you will continue to Pratinha where you will take a swim in the crystal clear waters. Finish your day trio at Pai Inacio table mountain for picture postcard views and a stunning sunset.

Day 5 Chapada Diamantina

Start your day with a beautiful trail. This morning you will be transferred to one of the many trailheads that this national park as. Hike up the hill for spectacular views of the valley and the mountain scenery, do not miss the opportunity to take a breathtaking photo. Continue for a leisurely hour to cachoeira do fumaca or smoking waterfall. This incredibly beautiful waterfall has it’s a 340 metres fall named for the thick mists of spray.

Day 6 Chapada Diamantina/Salvador

After breakfast, you will b e transferred to the airport or bus terminal for your trip back to Salvador. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 7 Salvador

Today you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight.

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