Brazil's former colonial capital, lies on beautiful
Todos os Santos Bay. This is a striking city and the
largest in the northeast, with a population of more
than 2,300,000. Its strong African influence derives
from the slaves brought to work in the construction
of the city, capital of Brazil for over 200 years and
for the Portuguese landlords for 4 centuries.
a population dominantly black, their rich cultural heritage
is evident in music, dance, cuisine and Candomble religion.
The African cultures greatly contrast with the enduring
Portuguese flavor of the city's colonial past. Just
like in Rio, the people of Salvador know how to celebrate
life. They also have their own Carnival at the beginning
of each year, not to be missed.
is divided into an upper and lower section. The multicolored
homes, red-tiled roofs, a great market, twisting and
narrow cobblestone streets, beaches, old squares and
nearly 300 churches are all easily visited on foot.
Some of the available tours and/or shore excursions:
SAL-1, Salvador City sights
SAL-2, Full Day tour with lunch
SAL-3, Bahia by night
to these regular excursions from Salvador, we also offer
a series of special Interest Tours in the state of Bahia.
Contact us for more