Panoramic city tour + Stop for lunch (6 hours, meal not included)
A colorful and bright city, Salvador captivates everyone with the happiness of Afro-Brazilian culture. This unique charm is consequence of the mixture of races, cultures and religions since its foundation. The city separates beautiful beaches from the historical center in two levels: Upper and Lower Towns connected by the famous Lacerda Elevator. The icon of Bahia, Pelourinho, is located In the Upper Town and has a lovely architecture with colorful houses and colonial churches, besides having a delightful typical gastronomy and a special style of music and dance.
This is a tour around the Lower Town that visits the Itapagipe Peninsula, which is full of houses and beautiful landscapes bathed by the bay and the Bonfim Church, a symbol of religious syncretism in Bahia, being a place of pilgrimage and promises that shelters the traditional Lavagem do Bonfim, a ritual that people wash the steps of the church in January. It also goes to traditional neighborhoods, such as Ribeira and Montserrat, where the imposing fort of the same name is located. At last, there is a visit to Modelo Market, a traditional center of handicrafts produced in Bahia that expresses the multicultural aspect of the state.