Route & dates
13 days in State of Bahia Itinerary
Salvador— 3 nights
bus + Fly: 4h
Lencois— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle: 3h 45min
Praia do Forte— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly: 2h 30min
Porto Seguro— 3 nights
Fly + Drive: 20h 45min
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Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.Step out of Salvador with an excursion to Sea and Captaincy Museum in Ilheus--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pelourinho, kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salvador trip itinerary site .
London, UK to Salvador is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Salvador. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Salvador reach 31°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lencois.
Things to do in Salvador
Sea and Captaincy Museum
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One of a handful of former diamond mining towns in Bahia, Lencois charms visitors with its well-preserved colonial buildings linked by cobbled streets and surrounded by lush green hills.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lencois: Chapada Diamantina National Park (in Palmeiras) and Gruta da Lapa Doce (in Chapada Diamantina National Park). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic scenery at Poco do Diabo Waterfall, and look for gifts at Cultural Market.
Make your Lencois itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Salvador to Lencois takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lencois, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Praia do Forte.
Things to do in Lencois
Chapada Diamantina National Park, Chapada Diamantina National Park
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Praia do Forte
A small coastal village of 1,800 people, Praia do Forte possesses a paradisal charm with an undercurrent of adventure.On the 1st (Thu), kick back and relax at Forte Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Projeto Tamar, and then see the interesting displays at Museu ao Ceu Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Imbassai Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Sauipe Eco Park.
For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Praia do Forte driving holiday tool .
Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Lencois to Praia do Forte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto Seguro.
Things to do in Praia do Forte
Imbassai Beach, Museu ao Ceu Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha, Sauipe Eco Park
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In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.Porto Seguro is known for beaches, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Mucuge Street, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mirror Beach.
For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Porto Seguro trip itinerary planner .
Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Praia do Forte to Porto Seguro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Praia do Forte in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Porto Seguro, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in Porto Seguro
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