16 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

16 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

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16 days in State of Bahia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Itacare
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Barra Grande
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
3
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Salvador
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Palmeiras
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Praia do Forte
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Itacarezinho Beach and Jeribucacu Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sao Sebastiao Cathedral and Itacare Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Itacare: Ilheus (Nossa Senhora das Vitorias Church & Centro Cultural Bataclan). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha Beach and kick back and relax at Prainha Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Itacare tour builder .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Itacare is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Buenos Aires in March; daily highs in Itacare reach 35°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Barra Grande.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ilheus
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Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach
Itacarezinho Beach ©
Itacarezinho Beach
Concha Beach ©
Concha Beach

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Barra Grande

Barra Grande ©
Off the beaten track, the chief attraction in Barra Grande remains its laid-back atmosphere.
On the 17th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Grande Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta do Muta Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Taipus de Fora Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Farol.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Barra Grande online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Itacare to Barra Grande takes 2 hours. March in Barra Grande sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Barra Grande

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Marau
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Taipus de Fora Beach ©
Taipus de Fora Beach
Farol ©
Farol

2
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Gamboa Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia. Keep things going the next day: stop by Eco Store, kick back and relax at Segunda Praia, then visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Barra Grande to Morro de Sao Paulo. In March, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Salvador.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Quarta Praia ©
Quarta Praia
Segunda Praia ©
Segunda Praia
Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach

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Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Get in touch with nature at Praia Farol da Barra and Praia do Porto da Barra. Get some historical perspective at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim and Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Pelourinho, contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Salvador itinerary builder app .

You can ride a ferry from Morro de Sao Paulo to Salvador in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Palmeiras.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra

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Palmeiras

Palmeiras ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta da Lapa Doce and then explore the striking landscape of Chapada Diamantina National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Palmeiras online route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Salvador to Palmeiras. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Praia do Forte.

Things to do in Palmeiras

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gruta da Lapa Doce
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Chapada Diamantina National Park ©
Chapada Diamantina National Park

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Forte Beach and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Projeto Tamar.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Praia do Forte online holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Palmeiras to Praia do Forte with the Route module. March in Praia do Forte sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Praia do Forte

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mirror Beach and Pitinga Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Historico and Espaco Coral Vivo Mucuge. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Coroa Vermelha Beach, look for gifts at Terima Kasih, stroll through Taperapua Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Quadrado.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Praia do Forte to Porto Seguro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Praia do Forte in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Porto Seguro. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Mirror Beach ©
Mirror Beach
Pitinga Beach ©
Pitinga Beach
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach