The streets of Central Salvador will take you back to the beginnings of Brazil.

After hotel pick-ups, this tour heads to Santo Antonio da Barra Fort, built in 1536 to protect the Bay of All Saints.  162 years later it gained a lighthouse to guide the boats coming to the coast, the "Farol da Barra," which still operates today (photo stop 15 minutes).  Then visit Sao Diogo Fort, from where you have an incredible view of All Saints Bay (10 minute stop).  The tour will pass the Corridor of Vitoria, Largo do Campo Grande and 7 de Setembro Avenue.  Next it's on to the Pelourinho (Historic Center of Salvador), stopping at Municipal Square which has a panoramic view of the Lower City (Lacerda Elevator, Commerce, Salvador Harbor and Mercado Modelo) and stop at Se Square, a place with ruins of the first Basilica of Brazil located next to Salvador's first Archbishop's Palace.  You'll then head toward Largo do Pelourinho, where there is the Rosario dos Pretos Church and the Jorge Amado House Foundation.  Then there's a 30 minute stop at the Sao Francisco Church and Convent, considered one of the most unique and rich expressions of Brazilian Baroque architecture (entrance fee - not included in tour price - is BRL 5.00).  After that stop, the bus takes you back to your hotel.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Ages 13+):
$26.45
Child Rate
(Ages 3-12):
$19.59
Child - Free
(Ages 2 and Under):
$0.00

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Tour / Activity Details

4 hours
8:00 am on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Estimated departure time; you will be provided your specific tour departure time when you reconfirm your reservation (details on E-Ticket).

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour includes pick-up and drop-off at most Salvador hotels.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

Currently, all travelers arriving in Brazil by air must provide all of the following documentation:

  • A negative Covid-19 Antigen test within 24 hours of flight departure OR a negative Covid-19 Laboratory RT-PCR test within 72 hours of flight.
  • Proof of vaccination for applicable ages - either printed or electronic - of immunization approved by ANVISA, WHO or health authorities in the country where immunized - whose last dose has occurred at least 14 days before the flight departure. Some exeptions apply for specific circumstances and anyone declared exempt must quarantine for 14 days.
  • Must present to airline before boarding printed or electronic proof of filling out the "Travelers Health Declaration" within a maximum of 24 hours before the flight.

 

Highlights

  • Gain a unique perspective of Salvador as you tour the city with a professional guide
  • Begin the day at the Barra Lighthouse, offering great views of All Saints Bay
  • Incredible panoramic view of the Lower City
  • Explore the Historical Center of Pelourinho
  • Enjoy the beautiful 16th century, baroque-style architecture

 

Included

  • Roundtrip Transportation from most Salvador hotels
  • Professional tour guide

 

Not Included

  • S. Francisco Church Entrance Fee - BRL 5.00 (subject to change)
  • Barra Lighthouse Museum Entrance Fee - BRL 15.00 (subject to change)
  • Entrance Fees to museums, churches or any other attractions
  • Food and Beverages

 

What to Wear/Bring

  • Light comfortable clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Cash in local currency for optional entrance fees
  • Camera

 

48 Hours Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Tour includes pick-up and drop-off at most Salvador hotels.  Rates are per person in US Dollars.  Please order online or call us in the USA at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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