15 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

15 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
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Praia do Forte
— 1 night
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Lencois
— 1 night
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Salvador
— 2 nights
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
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Camacari
— 1 night
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Ilha de Boipeba
— 2 nights
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Itacare
— 1 night
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Ilheus
— 1 night

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Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Mucuge Street, take in panoramic vistas at Quadrado, stop by Terima Kasih, and take in the waterfront at Passarela do Descobrimento.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Porto Seguro trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto Seguro, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Praia do Forte.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

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Praia do Forte

Praia do Forte ©
A small coastal village of 1,800 people, Praia do Forte possesses a paradisal charm with an undercurrent of adventure.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): look for gifts at Centro de Artesanato de Praia de Forte, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Projeto Tamar, and then stroll through Forte Beach.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Praia do Forte online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Praia do Forte takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lencois.

Things to do in Praia do Forte

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
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Beach
Forte Beach
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Aquarium
Projeto Tamar
4.3

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Lencois

Lencois
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.
To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Lencois trip builder tool.

Drive from Praia do Forte to Lencois in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Lencois sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 29°C at night. You will leave for Salvador on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Lencois

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

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Salvador

Salvador ©

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 12th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Modelo, then wander the streets of Pelourinho, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, then kick back and relax at Praia do Porto da Barra, then contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Salvador trip planner.

You can fly from Lencois to Salvador in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Salvador are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Pelourinho
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Observation Deck
Elevator Lacerda
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Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
On the 14th (Mon), kick back and relax at Terceira Praia, kick back and relax at Segunda Praia, then visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Mirante. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ruinas da Fortaleza do Tapirandu.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Morro de Sao Paulo trip itinerary maker site.

Ride a ferry from Salvador to Morro de Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Camacari.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Beach
Quarta Praia
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Gamboa Beach
4.3

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Camacari

Camacari ©
A municipality based around an industrial city that gives access to some of the region's natural highlights, there are things to see in Camacari both inside and outside of its main urban areas.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): kick back and relax at Barra Do Jacuipe Beach and then kick back and relax at Guarajuba Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Camacari tour planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Morro de Sao Paulo to Camacari. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha de Boipeba.

Things to do in Camacari

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Ilha de Boipeba

Ilha de Boipeba ©
One of the islands of the Tinhare archipelago, Ilha de Boipeda hasn't reached the same level of development of some of its island neighbors, preserving it as an idyllic getaway destination that makes few concessions to the modern world.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Bainema and then kick back and relax at Ponta de Castelhanos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): kick back and relax at Morere, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tassimirim Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Divino Espirito Santo de Velha Boipeba Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Praca Santo Antonio.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ilha de Boipeba online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Camacari to Ilha de Boipeba with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Camacari to Ilha de Boipeba is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Itacare.

Things to do in Ilha de Boipeba

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Beach
Morere
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Beach
Bainema
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Itacare

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Passarela da Vila, then deepen your understanding at Casa do Boneco, then kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca, kick back and relax at Prainha Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Costa Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Itacare travel planner.

Take a bus from Ilha de Boipeba to Itacare in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ilha de Boipeba to Itacare due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ilheus.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping
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Ilheus

Ilheus ©

Little Princess of the South

Nestled in the heart of Brazil's cacao-producing region, Ilheus offers a blend of attractive architecture, coastal scenery, and intriguing history.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Batuba Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia Dos Milionarios, then see the interesting displays at Casa de Cultura Jorge Amado, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Sebastiao Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilheus road trip website.

Traveling by car from Itacare to Ilheus takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Ilheus sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilheus

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Casa de Cultura Jorge Amado
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