18 days in Brazil Itinerary

18 days in Brazil Itinerary

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18 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  2 h
1
Salvador
— 1 day
Ferry + Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Itacare
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Porto Seguro
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Canavieiras
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Marau
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Salvador
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

1
day
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a stroll through Pelourinho and then kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Salvador online tour itinerary maker.

Sao Paulo to Salvador is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in Fevereiro, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Salvador. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Beaches Parks
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Itacarezinho Beach and Jeribucacu Beach. Relax by the water at Concha Beach and Havaizinho Beach. When in Itacare, make a side trip to see Praia Dos Milionarios in Ilheus, approximately Ilheus away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tiririca, take some stellar pictures from Ponta do Xareu, and enjoy the sea views from Itacare Lighthouse.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Itacare tour itinerary app.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Salvador to Itacare in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In Fevereiro, daytime highs in Itacare are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia Dos Milionarios
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Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach
Itacarezinho Beach ©
Itacarezinho Beach
Concha Beach ©
Concha Beach

7
nights
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.
Caraiva Beach has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Mirror Beach and Pitinga Beach will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Coroa Vermelha Beach and Taperapua Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Porto Seguro side-trips: Santo Andre (Barra do Sul Beach & Guaiu Beach). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mucuge Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Satu Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muta Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Recife de Fora.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Itacare to Porto Seguro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In Março, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Prado.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Cabralia
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Passarela do Descobrimento ©
Passarela do Descobrimento
Mirror Beach ©
Mirror Beach
Pitinga Beach ©
Pitinga Beach

2
nights
Canavieiras

Canavieiras
Canavieiras is a municipality in the state of Bahia in the North-East region of Brazil.The municipality contains part of the Canavieiras Extractive Reserve, created in 2006. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Canavieiras trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Porto Seguro to Canavieiras in 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Porto Seguro in Março since evenings lows in Canavieiras dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Marau.

Things to do in Canavieiras

Beaches Parks Outdoors

4
nights
Marau

Marau ©
Crystal-clear water laps at golden sand and cascading waterfalls hide within lush mangroves, making Marau a treasured scenic spot in northeastern Brazil.
You'll get in some beach time at Taipus de Fora Beach and Algodoes Beach. Get in touch with nature at Ponta do Muta Beach and Tres Coqueiros Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marau: Barra Grande (Barra Grande Beach, Ilha do Goio Beach, &more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Tremembe, head off the coast to Ilha de Boipeba, get outside with Ilha Da Pedra Furada, and don't miss a visit to Farol.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Marau day trip site.

Drive from Canavieiras to Marau in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in Março, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Marau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Barra Grande, Ilha de Boipeba
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Taipus de Fora Beach ©
Taipus de Fora Beach
Cachoeira do Tremembe ©
Cachoeira do Tremembe
Ilha Da Pedra Furada ©
Ilha Da Pedra Furada

1
day
Salvador

Salvador ©
On the 17th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Porto da Barra, and finally contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salvador vacation maker app.

Getting from Marau to Salvador by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Praia do Porto da Barra ©
Praia do Porto da Barra

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